Front Row Lecture Series

Preventing Opioid Addiction and Overdose Fatalities Through Novel Therapies

Addiction to opioids, including illicit substances and prescription pain medications, has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. In this Front Row lecture, Scripps Research Professors Laura Bohn and Kim Janda presented their latest research on innovative strategies for developing therapies to address opioid addiction and preventing related fatalities. They also discussed advances in understanding the body’s pain pathways that could lead to improvements in pain therapy.

Presented: August 13, 2020