McGraw Opioid Innovator Award
Shark Tank Fall 2020

Hosted by the Brigham Research Institute, the Brigham Development office and the Brigham Program in Opioid and Pain Innovation (POPI), this year's virtual shark tank will showcase Brigham Health researchers, scientists and innovators who aim to address the challenges of opioid use disorder through research.

With a generous donation from the McGraw family, Up to two non-renewable grants will be awarded on a competitive basis with award denominations of up to $50,000 and $25,000 respectively.

This Year's Innovators and Topics

Christopher Connor, MD, BWH, Anesthesiology
Project Title:
Pan-neuronal imaging of pain, opioid effects, tolerance and addiction in C. elegans

Andrew Goldsmith, MD, Emergency Department
Project Title:
Ultrasound-guided transgluteal sciatic nerve block in patients with sciatic radiculopathy: A new method to improve patients pain in the emergency department

William Renthal, MD, Neurology

Project Title:
Targeted gene therapy for chronic pain

Wenyu Song, MD, General Medicine
Project Title:
Using patient-level clinical and genetic information to optimize opioid prescription clinical decision-making
Richard Urman, MD, MBA
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Pain Medicine
Project Title:
A Novel Group Teletherapy Paradigm to Reduce Disability and Opioid Burden in Subacute Lower Back Pain (sALBP)
We hope you will join us.
When:Tuesday, 10/20/20
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual- Zoom Webinar
This is event is exclusively for Brigham and Women’s Hospital Staff and Mass General Brigham affiliates.
Must register to attend.
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