Boris Heifets

Anesthesiologist

Instructor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Anesthesia Preoperative Evaluation Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6412
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Professional Education

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2013) CA

Internship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2010) NY

Fellowship, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Research (2013)

Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2009) NY

PhD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Neuroscience (2009)

BS, Yale University, Psychobiology/Neuroscience (1999)

Honors & Awards

Mentored Research Training Grant - Basic Science, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (2013-2015)

Oustanding Contributions to Anesthesia Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain & Perioperative Medicine (2013)

Internal Grant Program Award, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain & Perioperative Medicine (2012)

Decreased motivation during chronic pain requires long-term depression in the nucleus accumbens
Schwartz, N., Temkin, P., Jurado, S., Lim, B. K., Heifets, B. D., & Malenka, R. C. (2014). Decreased motivation during chronic pain requires long-term depression in the nucleus accumbens. SCIENCE, 345(6196), 535-542.