Re-energizing the Development of Pain Therapeutics in Light of the Opioid Epidemic

  title={Re-energizing the Development of Pain Therapeutics in Light of the Opioid Epidemic},
  author={Phil Skolnick and Nora D. Volkow},
Limited options for treating moderate-severe pain led to an overreliance on opioids and the current opioid epidemic. Addressing the factors contributing to a dearth of effective alternatives and re-energizing the development of pain therapeutics is necessary to quell this epidemic. 
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