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Tapentadol is a centrally acting opioid analgesic with dual mechanisms of action, specifically µ-opioid receptor agonist and noradrenaline reuptake inhibition. This dual action is thought to result... Read more
The world-first CESSATE Stop Smoking Study will compare two quitting aids (Desmoxan and Champix) to find out if both medications work equally as well as each other, or if one is more effective for... Read more
We have developed a multidisciplinary global consortium of researchers who can provide independent high-quality evidence regarding the scale of illicit drug use, harms, access to services at country... Read more
Over the past few years, there has been a significant increase in the number of seizures and unintentional overdose fatalities related to illicit synthetic opioids in multiple states across the U.S.... Read more
The global harm reduction response – an assessment of the current situation, interventions and evaluation of specific programsStatus: Current
This project attempts to understand the global epidemiology of infectious disease among prisoners in all countries. It will also assess the level of availability and coverage of interventions from... Read more
The study will examine all cases of fatal stroke in Australia amongst young people (<45 years) over the period 2009-2016 to determine the role of psychostimulants in these events.
The Horizons Project: An empirical analysis of alcohol and drug treatment funding, purchasing and workforce mechanismsStatus: Current
Alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment is key for improving health and reducing the social impact of AOD use. However, the treatment itself is not the only variable that impacts on whether health... Read more
This project is an international collaboration to assess the nature and extent of health outcomes from drug cryptomarkets, globally and specifically for Australians.
Adding an electronic-cigarette to standard behavioural treatment for low-socioeconomic status smokers: A randomised trialStatus: Current
Smoking is a leading cause of preventable disease and death. Limited progress has occurred in reducing smoking rates over the past decade for the most disadvantaged Australians (2001 = 24%, 2013 = 21... Read more
Cannabis remains one of the most commonly used psychoactive substances in the United States, and current epidemiological studies indicate broadening acceptability. This aim of this project is to... Read more