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Opioid Research

West Virginia University is proactively battling the opioid epidemic in our state. Our researchers are creating remedies to the current situation and lessening the impacts of future use by opiate abusers. We are finding solutions to the trafficking in our state and beyond. WVU is fighting back!

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Sponsored Research

WVU's sponsored research spans many years with a wide range of topics. Check out our current research projects.


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Opioid Researchers

Our researchers help West Virginia combat opioid use and abuse. We have compiled a comprehensive guide of those researchers.

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The most current news articles regarding opioid research at WVU.

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