Preventing Opioid Addiction and Overdose Fatalities Through Novel Therapies with Laura Bohn, PhD & Kim Janda, PhD
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 will present the latest research on innovative strategies for addressing opioid addiction and preventing related fatalities, as well as advances in understanding the body’s pain pathways that could lead to improvements in pain therapy.
About the Front Row Lecture Series
Take a seat in the front row and listen as some of the world’s foremost scientists introduce you to the innovative medicines and treatments headed your way from Scripps Research. Each one-hour virtual lecture is free and can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home. Learn more at frontrow.scripps.edu.
About Scripps Research
Scripps Research is an independent, nonprofit biomedical institute ranked the most influential in the world for its impact on innovation. With campuses in La Jolla, California, and Jupiter, Florida, we are advancing human health through profound discoveries that address pressing medical concerns around the globe. Our drug discovery and development division, Calibr, works hand-in-hand with scientists across disciplines to bring new medicines to patients as quickly and efficiently as possible, while teams at Scripps Research Translational Institute harness genomics, digital medicine and cutting-edge informatics to understand individual health and render more effective healthcare. Scripps Research also trains the next generation of leading scientists at our Skaggs Graduate School, consistently named among the top 10 U.S. programs for chemistry and biological sciences. Learn more at www.scripps.edu.