Press releases and research updates from the team

Mobile app engages individuals with opioid use disorders

By Doug Brunk   SAN DIEGO – Individuals with opioid use disorder generally embraced the idea of using a novel mobile application to learn about recovery options and medication-assisted treatment, according to results from a pilot study. “We found that, after...

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Initiative to help cancer patients quit smoking

A new program funded by the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Moonshot initiative will help patients at Siteman Cancer Center quit smoking. The national smoking rate is about 15 percent, but some 23 percent of Siteman patients smoke.

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Washington University wants to help smokers kick the habit

By Marquise Middleton     ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ Today is "The Great American Smoke-Out", a day where smokers are urged to kick the habit. It's hard yes, but it is possible, especially with this free program at Washington University. Brad Serengeli, a former smoker who quit...

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Langley Award for Basic Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

  Congratulations to Dr. Laura Bierut for winning the Langley Award. The 2018 Langley Award for Basic Research on Nicotine and Tobacco is awarded by the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT). The Langley Award is named in honor of John Newport Langley...

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