Tag: Biomedical research

Laura Simmons

Five researchers are awarded NIH grants to study opioid misuse and pain treatment

by Stanford Medicine Communications on November 5, 2019 3:45 pm
Five Stanford researchers have been awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health’s Helping to End Addiction Long-Term Initiative. The HEAL grants address the nation’s opioid crisis by funding research into opioid misuse as well as alternatives to pain treatment. LAURA SIMONS, associate professor of anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, was awarded $5.4 million to… Read more Five researchers are awarded NIH grants to study opioid misuse and pain treatment
Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Tessier-Lavigne participates in White House meeting on biomedical innovation

by Brad Hayward on May 8, 2017 12:33 pm
President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE was at the White House on Monday for a meeting with administration officials on the importance of basic biomedical research to improving human health and fueling economic growth. Tessier-Lavigne, a neuroscientist and former chief scientific officer of biotechnology company Genentech, was invited to join a group of university leaders, academic health care… Read more Tessier-Lavigne participates in White House meeting on biomedical innovation