URI, UMass Chan Medical School researchers developing high-tech armband to help people with opioid-use disorder


NIBIB in the News
October 19, 2023

Project funded by a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health

Backed by a $2.6 million federal grant, a team of researchers from the University of Rhode Island and the UMass Chan Medical School is developing a wearable device that would be able to detect if people are taking their medication for opioid-use disorder, increasing the likelihood they would remain in treatment and preventing overdose deaths. Source: URI Rhody Today

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