Novel Opioid Use Disorder Interventions in the Fentanyl Era: From Bench to Bedside to Community

May 13, 2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
700 - 828 W. 10 Ave., VGH Research Pavilion or Online via Zoom
Pouya Azar

This presentation will examine cutting-edge clinical opioid withdrawal management and opioid agonist treatment protocols developed to treat patients using unregulated fentanyl and its analogues. It will also explore non-opioid adjunct medications and molecular targets to reduce opioid tolerance, as well as the use of medical devices and digital health apps to facilitate the treatment of opioid use disorder. Finally, the presentation will discuss an innovative primary prevention program to engage youth aimed at preventing the development of substance use disorders.