Our Goal

Our goal is to identify new cellular and small molecule-based strategies that improve the clinical treatment of nerve injury.  Our lab is the scientific arm of the Stanford Facial Nerve Center, a specialized, multidisciplinary treatment center for facial paralysis and related conditions.




Lab News

Pepper Lab received funding from the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI)

Pepper Research Lab has been awarded a grant from the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence for their research titled “Automated Assessment of Facial Palsy in Patient Videos via Deep Learning”.

Max Bjorni awarded a Goldwater Scholarship

Congratulations to Max Bjorni for his Goldwater Scholarship in recognition for his achievement and potential as a future scientist.

Way to go Max!

Chrisa Faniku wins the Stanford Bio-X best poster award

On February 26th, our postdoc, Chrisa Faniku,  presented her poster “The Role of Hedgehog Signaling in Facial Nerve Regeneration Following Injury”  at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Seed Grants Program Poster Session.

Bio-X program would like to congratulate her on the excellence and presentation of the poster.  Of the 100 posters presented, it was selected as a winner!



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