News

October 2019

Claire presented her summer research on marmoset spinal cord glia at the Symposium of Undergraduate Research and Public Service (SURPS). For her project, Claire used immunohistochemistry (IHC) to compare glial distribution and activation between mouse and marmoset spinal cord tissue following peripheral injury.

October 2019

Lauren joined the lab as a postdoc after completing her PhD in Neuroscience at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She is excited to investigate the glial contribution to acute and chronic pain conditions. She is looking forward to working with the wonderful people in the Tawfik lab!

September 2019

The Tawfik Lab is pleased to announce that Janelle Doyle will be joining the lab as a Neurosciences PhD student! Janelle completed her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology at California State University, San Bernardino and then entered the Neurosciences Graduate Program at Stanford. She is excited to conduct research that has the potential to help those suffering from chronic pain, especially since she gets to work with her favorite cell type — glia! She is passionate about science communication and diversity in science, and is very happy to have found her lab home.

March 2019

Stanford Medicine magazine article featuring our research.

March 2019

Stanford Scope article highlighting parts of the article.

May 2018

Vivianne, Elena and Thomas attend the Western Anesthesia Residents Conference (WARC) in San Diego, CA. Elena wins first prize for oral presentations for her talk entitled “A structured research program during residency increases academic productivity of graduates: the Stanford Experience.

May 2018

Emily Johnson joins the lab as a clinical research assistant.

May 2018

Stephanie Cordonnier joins the lab as a medical student intern from the University of Toledo, College of Medicine.

April 2018

Vivianne presents at the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Conference in Vancouver, Canada.

March 2018

Dr. Tawfik is interviewed for Stanford Scope.

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