UNM Rainforest Innovations

Ludmila Bakhireva, M.D., Ph.D, M.P.H
Department of Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences
Department of Family Medicine
Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Substance Use Research & Education (SURE) Center

Co-Director, Brain and Behavioral Health Institute
The University of New Mexico
Active Startup: FYR Diagnostics, Inc.

Dr. Bakhireva’s research interests include:

  • Maternal, neonatal, and child health
  • Substance use epidemiology, mental health, and neurodevelopment
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Biomarkers in Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS), Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), and Substance Use Disorders
  • Validation of novel diagnostic and therapeutic targets in special populations

Signature miRNA to predict Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

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