How a light touch can spur severe itching

Hongzhen Hu, PhD has found that itching caused by touch is directly related to the number of touch receptors embedded in the skin. His team found, in mice, that fewer receptors make it more likely touching will induce itching.

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Jordan Shaker receives Spector prize for the best Undergraduate Research Thesis in biology.

Jordan’s thesis work, titled “Endogenous Opioidergic Circuits Involved in Thermoregulation” was based on his work in the Department of Anesthesiology.

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Jose Moron-Concepcion, PhD, Invited to Present at Illicit Synthetic Opioids Interdiction Summit

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s New York Field Office hosted an Illicit Synthetic Opioids Interdiction Summit in New York City on April 18, 2018.

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Research Team Wins Stanford Medicine X Nokia Digital Health Challenge

Five teams from some of the world’s leading medical research institutes were selected to explore how digital health devices could shape the future of research.

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Sixth Annual Academic Evening was held on Friday, April 20

The Department of Anesthesiology held its 6th Annual Academic Evening on Friday, April 20.  Four trainees won first place in their categories and were invited to present on their research projects.

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