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Cincinnati.com: Study involving UC could help ID genetic markers...

October 12, 2020

In one of the first studies of its kind, a University of Cincinnati researcher is using a grant from the Ohio attorney general’s office to research the pharmacogenomics of opioid addiction. The grant was awarded to Caroline Freiermuth, MD, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC College of Medicine, the principal investigator for the study. The initial year will be supported with $1.63 million from the attorney general’s office, secured through money collected from pharmaceutical companies involved in opioid lawsuits.

UC researcher examines genetic role in addiction

October 12, 2020

In one of the first studies of its kind, a University of Cincinnati researcher is using a grant from the Ohio attorney general’s office to research the pharmacogenomics of opioid addiction. The grant was awarded to Caroline Freiermuth, MD, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the UC College of Medicine, the principal investigator for the study. The initial year will be supported with $1.63 million from the attorney general’s office, secured through money collected from pharmaceutical companies involved in opioid lawsuits. Pharmacogenomics, a relatively new field, is the study of how genes affect a person's response to drugs.

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