The landscape of the illegal drug trade changes constantly, particularly amid the current opioid crisis. Law-enforcement officers regularly find or confiscate pills, powders, and other substances and need to know their composition as quickly as possible to determine legal charges and sometimes to issue lifesaving warnings. Carfentanil is a case in point. This cousin to […]
Nov. 13, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: chemistry basic-research fas george-whitesides health-medicine fentanyl opioid-epidemic caitlin-mcdermott-murphy engineering-technology cambridge carfentanil christoffer-abrahamsson dea drug-analysis drug-enforcement-administration forensic-science law-enforcement
A University of Michigan-Harvard University summit brought experts from the two universities as well as outside organizations to consider ways to address the opioid epidemic.
May 13, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: addiction health-medicine alvin-powell harvard-th-chan-school-of-public-health opioid barbara-mcquade craig-summers david-clayton marketing meredith-rosenthal opioid-epidemic pharmaceutical-companies university-of-michigan
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