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Addiction Science 

Our addiction science effort focuses on finding new non-opioid, non-addictive drugs for pain management and preventing opioid addiction altogether.

Therefore, we fund organizations and scientists with acute and chronic non-opioid, non-addictive pain management and related solutions.

Below is an illustration of our medical pipeline.

Addiction Science Effort
Addiction Science Effort
Addiction Science Effort
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November 3, 2023 🖶 ✉
Development of Non-Opioid Analgesics for Acute Pain

In February 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidance for the development of non-opioid analgesics for acute pain

Narcan Nasal Spray

May 2023 🖶 ✉
We sent Letters to States
recommending to prepare community leaders how to administer Narcan Nasal Spray to save lives and provided Q&A guidelines from the C DC, including:

Q. What should I do if overdosing person initial recovers, then minutes or hours later, starts overdosing again?

A. Since the opioid’s effective time period is longer than Narcan’s, repeat the Narcan spray process into the overdosing person’s nostrils—while waiting for professional help to arrive.

Addiction Risk of Pain Management Drugs

September 1, 2023 🖶 ✉
Addiction Risk of Pain Management Drugs

Drugs used for pain management, also known as analgesics, are medications used to relieve pain.

There are several different types of pain drugs, which can be categorized into three main classes: (1) non-opioid analgesics, (2) opioid analgesics, and (3) adjuvant medications.

Opioid Addiction Science

October 25, 2023 🖶 ✉
Opioid Addiction Science

The science of opioid addiction is a complex field of study that involves understanding the biological, neurological, and psychological aspects of addiction to opioids.

Opioid addiction, often referred to as opioid use disorder (OUD), is characterized by the compulsive use of opioids, despite negative consequences. Here are some key aspects of the science of opioid addiction:

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