Dr. Ruth Landau

Dr. Ruth Landau Cahana is the Professor & Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology & Clinical Genetics, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle USA.
Her research interests include the long term effects of post-partum pain on the mother, the effect of pregnancy on pain modulation (pregnancy-induced endogenous analgesia), the influence of genetics on pain perception and labor or post-CS analgesia requirements, and ways to predict who will suffer acute severe pain and potentially chronic pain.