Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Investigating a novel regulatory pathway for opioid-induced synaptic plasticity and behavior|
John A. Wemmie
||Iowa City, IA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
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The United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic and risk is especially high in veterans. Current therapies consist mainly of alternative opioids, but their efficacy is limited. Thus, new treatments for pain and addiction are in high demand. Improved knowledge of the mechanisms underlying opioid addiction and relapse could help predict who might be a risk for addiction, and help to develop better therapies for those already battling addiction and relapse. The reinforcing effects of opioid...
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