We’re driven to end addiction
Substance abuse affects 24 million Americans, and the goals of controlling chronic pain without causing addiction and preventing relapse have proved elusive. We’re identifying the root causes of relapse and creating better painkillers to end addiction.
See how University of Minnesota researchers are tackling addiction from every angle
George Wilcox is developing nonaddictive pain medications Learn more
Carolyn Fairbanks is creating painkillers that won’t reach the brain Learn more
Kelvin Lim is mapping the brain to predict those most likely to relapse Learn more
Mark Thomas is working to find the switch that turns off addiction Learn more