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Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults

May 17, 2023
For older adults, opioid use disorder (OUD) is a growing problem.
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A Collective of Shared Passion

April 27, 2023
Whatever your interest or passion, there are resources and places for you to connect and learn more.
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University of Minnesota Receives NIH Funding to Study Early Child Brain Development

October 5, 2021
The two grants are for research on the impact of substance exposure during pregnancy on child brain and behavioral development.

U of M Extension Program Guiding Community-based Addiction Recovery Efforts in Greater Minnesota

October 5, 2021
“Changemakers” retreats grew from community forums focused on the region’s addiction crisis. Story was originally published by MinnPost on Oct. 5, 2021.
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First-in-human Clinical Trial for a Vaccine to Treat Opioid Use Disorders Enrolls First Patients

September 8, 2021
The vaccine has been developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
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Extending Our Reach

July 29, 2021
Extension is a fantastic resource and potential partner for building long-term relationships with communities to improve health outcomes.
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The Long View

January 23, 2020
Carolyn Fairbanks and George Wilcox have worked for nearly 20 years on developing a non-opioid treatment for chronic pain management and have received a $4.5 million grant from the Department of Defense to continue their research As a…
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Collaborating to Advance Opioid Treatment for Patients

December 13, 2019
In January 2019, Associate Professor Keri Hager and colleagues from the College of Pharmacy, Duluth reached out to health care and social service partners to determine the needs of the community. Substance abuse disorders and mental health…