Stuart R Hameroff, MD

Professor, Anesthesiology - (Clinical Scholar Track)
Professor, Psychology
Research Interests: 

Molecular/quantum mechanics of anesthetics Consciousness Cerebral protection via scalp/brain cooling Subjective time flow Computer modeling of cytoskeletal dynamics

  • BS: University of Pittsburgh, 1969
  • MD: Hahnemann University, 1973
  • The University of Arizona, Anesthesiology, 1975-1977
  • Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, 1973-1974
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 1979



Craddock, T. John Adria, D. Friesen, J. Mane, S. Hameroff, and J. A. Tuszynski, "The feasibility of coherent energy transfer in microtubules.", J R Soc Interface, vol. 11, issue 100, pp. 20140677, 2014 Nov 6. PMCID: PMC4191094  PMID: 25232047
Hameroff, S. R., T. J. A. Craddock, and J. A. Tuszynski, "Quantum effects in the understanding of consciousness.", J Integr Neurosci, vol. 13, issue 2, pp. 229-52, 2014 Jun. PMID: 25012711
Hameroff, S., "Quantum walks in brain microtubules--a biomolecular basis for quantum cognition?", Top Cogn Sci, vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 91-7, 2014 Jan. PMID: 24259348
Hameroff, S., and R. Penrose, "Consciousness in the universe: a review of the 'Orch OR' theory.", Phys Life Rev, vol. 11, issue 1, pp. 39-78, 2014 Mar. PMID: 24070914


Hameroff, S. R., "Quantum mathematical cognition requires quantum brain biology: the "Orch OR" theory.", Behav Brain Sci, vol. 36, issue 3, pp. 287-90, 2013 Jun. PMID: 23673035