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We are devoted to tackling everyday problems with academic rigor and technological innovation. With help from our global board of scientific advisors, we harness the latest research, proprietary extraction methods and best ingredients to help you do more the next day.

Dr. Jing Liang, MD, PhD, Research Professor at USC

Dr. Jing Liang, MD, PhD

Research Professor at University of Southern California (USC)

Dr. Liang has over 25 years of experience in drug development across China, Japan and North America. Her achievements include discovering novel methods for treatment of CNS disorders like Alzheimer’s, Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and other anxiety disorders. Her longstanding research with AUD in particular has led to over 30+ publications, with even more to come.

Dr. Daryl Davies, PhD, Professor & Director of MS Program at USC

Dr. Daryl Davies, PhD

Professor at University of Southern California (USC)

Dr. Davies is a Professor and the Director of the MS program in Management of Drug Development at USC. He has over 30 years of experience within the drug discovery & development space. With funding from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Dr. Davies leads his team in developing solutions to treat Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).

Dr. Joris C Verster, PhD, Founder of the Alcohol Hangover Research Group

Dr. Joris C Verster, PhD

Founder of the Alcohol Hangover Research Group

Dr. Verster has a track record of clinical trials examining the effects of CNS drugs and psychoactive substances on cognitive and psychomotor functioning, mood, and daily activities (such as driving a car). He has conducted extensive research into the causes and consequences of alcohol hangovers. He is also an associate professor at Utrecht University.

Dr. Marc Lemay, PhD

Dr. Marc Lemay, PhD

Founder of SupplFocus Inc., Dietary Supplement Expert

Dr. Lemay is a consultant in the dietary supplement industry. Previously, he was a global technology scout where he designed and conducted a dozen controlled clinical trials in the U.S., Japan, and South Korea. Lemay holds a PhD degree in Experimental Neuropsychology from the University of Montreal.

Dr. Chris Alford, PhD

Dr. Chris Alford, PhD

Founding member of the British Sleep Society

Dr. Alford’s research has a strong focus on sleep, fatigue, and alcohol hangovers, in psychopharmacology. With experience as a consultant and scientific advisor to pharmaceutical companies, his work spans across 3 continents and over 150 published works. He is also an associate professor at the University of West England (UWE).

Morning Recovery's donation to USC to drive innovation in dihydromyricetin (DHM) research

Partnership with USC

In 2018, we donated $230,000 to form the 82 Labs Inc., Research Fund. Led by our advisors, Dr. Jing Liang and Dr. Daryl Davies, the team will use this donation to drive innovation in using dihydromyricetin (DHM) to treat Alzheimer’s, Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and other anxiety disorders.

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Sisun Lee

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Sisun leads day-to-day operations at 82 Labs. Prior to starting the company, Sisun led product teams at Tesla, Uber, and Facebook. He graduated with an Systems Design Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.

Misha Frolov

Chief Design Officer & Co-Founder

Misha leads all things design and creative at 82 Labs. Beforehand, Misha led product design across different teams at Uber and Secret Location. He graduated with a Print Media degree from the Alberta College of Art and Design.

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