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How Opioid Use Affects Offspring in Rats

Monday, February 28th, 2022

For years, researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine have examined the effects of opioid use in rats to better understand the drugs’ effects in humans

Cummings School professor and neuroscientist Elizabeth Byrnes oversees a research technician using a pipette in a lab.

Helping Women in Recovery

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Creating better animal models may help pregnant women—and support children exposed to opioids in utero.