Florence Chaverneff, Ph.D.

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Identification of Active-State Kappa-Opioid Receptor Crystal Structure May Facilitate the Design of Improved Analgesics

Identification of Active-State Kappa-Opioid Receptor Crystal Structure May Facilitate the Design of Improved Analgesics

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Elucidation of the crystal structure of κ-opioid receptors in their active state may facilitate the design of optimized analgesics, devoid of psychoactive effects and of addictive properties.

FDA Approves Once-Monthly Buprenorphine Injection for Opioid Use Disorder

FDA Approves Once-Monthly Buprenorphine Injection for Opioid Use Disorder

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In a press release issued November 30, 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration announced it has approved Sublocade, a once-monthly buprenorphine injection for moderate to severe opioid use disorder.

Hypoalgesia, Hyperalgesia Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location

Hypoalgesia, Hyperalgesia Linked to Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Location

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In patients with multiple sclerosis, lesions in the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior periventricular area may be associated with hypo and hyperalgesia.

Obama Administration Senior Policy Advisor and Addiction Expert on White House Initiative to Address the Opioid Crisis

Obama Administration Senior Policy Advisor and Addiction Expert on White House Initiative to Address the Opioid Crisis

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On October 30, 2017, the Clinton Foundation's Health Matters Initiative held a panel event at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for the release of a report co-written by these 2 organizations, titled "The Opioid Epidemic - From Evidence to Impact."

Opioid Crisis Declared Public Health Emergency by White House: Implications According to Pain Specialists

Opioid Crisis Declared Public Health Emergency by White House: Implications According to Pain Specialists

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On October 26, 2017, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency.

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