Dr. Evers’ research has focused on the molecular mechanisms through which anesthetics produce their effects. Specifically, he has used physical methods (NMR and mass spectrometry) to elucidate the binding sites of several anesthetic agents. His publications include original papers in major journals, including Nature, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Molecular Pharmacology. Dr. Evers’ work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health for the past 20 years. He has served as an editor for several journals, including Anesthesiology and the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. He also edits a textbook entitled Anesthetic Pharmacology.
Dr. Evers is a member of several professional and scientific societies. He is the former president of the Association of University Anesthesiologists and of the W.T.G. Morton Society. He is also a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.