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Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, the home of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, will collaborate with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the Durham County Sheriff’s Office to more

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Fentanyl is a deadly part of the opioid crisis. The synthetic drug can be up to 100-times more potent than morphine. Now researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond have not only tested a promising vaccine, but they’ve also developed a method to test other new treatments. "We more

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NIH leadership from across the agency has been working diligently over the past several months to identify areas of greatest opportunity for research to address the national opioid crisis. The result is  more

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What could be the first medical treatment for cocaine addiction is being created by Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM) researchers Ming Xu, PhD, and Xiaoyang Wu, PhD. Their research edits a patch of normal skin using an engineering technology that puts an anti-cocaine gene into skin stem more

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Many research strategies related to the opioid crisis focus on increasing access to effective treatments for opioid use disorders, but it’s also vital to prevent addiction before it starts. The Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN) more

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Survivors of opioid overdose have a higher risk of death than individuals who have not experienced an overdose. Effective strategies to lower that risk are critically important to combatting the opioid epidemic in the United States.

Medications to treat opioid use disorder (OUD) are one more

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It’s one of the largest, most wide-spread public health crises our country and our community has ever faced.  The incidence rate of heroin and prescription opioid abuse and related deaths has reached epidemic proportions. On today’s show, we’ll explore how this concerning problem is more

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The Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) is pleased to announce our Request for Applications for 2019 Traditional Pilot Awards as part of the Pilot Translational & Clinical Studies Program.

The total available funding CTSI is offering for the more

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Patients taking a class of drug known to increase the risk for overdoses were likelier to receive a first-time opioid prescription than the general population, according to new research in JAMA Psychiatry from KL2 scholar John Mafi and colleagues. Patients taking a class of anti-anxiety more

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