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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: 6-week trial of oxytocin for co-occurring cocaine and opioid use disorders
Principal Investigator:

Christopher Stauffer

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $300,284
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


High rates of substance use disorders in Veterans compared to the general population are heavily influenced by psychosocial factors – such as difficulty reintegrating into civilian life due to avoidance of vital support systems – leading to disproportionately elevated unmet addiction treatment needs. Those using both cocaine and heroin have mortality rates 14.3 times higher than the general population. 30-60% of patients receiving methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) for opioid use disorder activ...

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