Andrew Jenkins, PhD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology

Department of Anesthesiology

1510 Clifton Road NE
Suite #5013

Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-727-3910


Dr. Jenkins is a tenured Associate Professor and Division Chief for Anesthesiology Research.

He has received numerous awards and fellowships, and serves on NIH study sections and the Editorial Boards of PLosOne and Molecular Pharmacology. He is a member of the Dean’s Faculty Development Advisory Committee and is an active teacher in Emory’s graduate schools. A recognized leader in ion channel pharmacology, his work focuses on the molecular mechanisms of anesthesia and sleepiness.
Ph.D. Biophysics, Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom
Dr. Jenkins’ research has been funded by multiple NIH research grants. Current translational research projects include high-throughput single cell electrophysiology for molecule discovery, discovery of endogenous somnogens and development of new quantitative methods for diagnosing hypersomnia disorders.