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Research Brief: Vaccines to treat opioid abuse and prevent fatal overdoses

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Vaccines offer a potential new strategy in treating a nationwide epidemic.

Assessing how alcohol affects the adolescent brain

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University researchers are part of a large national study to combat adolescent drug abuse.

Fighting addiction close to home

Laura Palombi

U of M pharmacists are mobilizing communities to fight the opioid epidemic in Northern Minnesota.

Opioids not superior pain relievers

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A U-led study lends no support to preference for opioid pain relievers.

Ending addiction in our communities

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The College of Pharmacy is preparing students to fight the opioid crisis in our communities.

Weighing in on the opioid crisis

Roon Makhtal.

Roon Makhtal is researching ways to meet the opioid epidemic in Minnesota.

Attacking the problem

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The U of M’s School of Dentistry is actively working to prevent opioid addiction.

U of M to host MN Sparks event in Andover

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MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Beating addiction: a nondrug approach

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A veteran U researcher’s work underlies much of the progress in understanding and treating addiction.

Tackling substance abuse together

Young people talk with a middle-aged counselor.

A Duluth pharmacy faculty member helps a northern Minnesota community fight heroin and opioid addiction.

U of M to host Minnesota Sparks event in Willmar

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MN Sparks brings U researchers—who are tackling the state's critical issues—into conversation with the community. 

Long night’s journey into day

Several dancers bedevil a recumbent Jonathon Young.

Northrop presents Betroffenheit, a searing odyssey from trauma and addiction to recovery.

 

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