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NIH Unveils Research Plans To Fight Opioid Crisis

Law360 (June 12, 2018, 8:34 PM EDT) -- Leaders at the National Institutes of Health on Tuesday announced how the agency plans to spend the extra $500 million it received from the U.S. Congress to fight the opioid crisis, saying it will focus on strengthening addiction and abuse treatment and improving pain management.

The research plan was penned by Francis S. Collins, director of the NIH, Walter J. Koroshetz, director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and Nora D. Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It outlined priorities...
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