U.S. Surgeon General’s Visit

Washington University in St. Louis hosted special guests HHS Deputy Secretary Eric D. Hargan, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams, and Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, Assistant Secretary of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to share how researchers are combatting the opioid epidemic. The visitors toured the lab of Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion, who studies the molecular mechanisms that underlie opioid addiction.

Moron Lab