April The headline in The Washington Post said it all: “A young couple died of overdose, police say. Their baby died of starvation days later.” The article that followed recounted a tragic story. It was specific to a community 60 miles outside Pittsburgh, and to a young family who lost their lives. But it also […]
OMRF scientists pinpoint brain cells linked to drug abuse relapse
Findings from OMRF could clarify a lingering mystery about chemical changes in the brain that occur during stress-induced drug abuse relapse of methamphetamine and cocaine.
OMRF scientist receives VA grant for opioid addiction research
Research will focus on the brain’s reward pathways that respond to opioids.
OMRF receives grant for Alzheimer’s research
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation $480,000 for research on dopamine’s role in Alzheimer’s disease.
Understanding the differences between Alzheimer’s and dementia
For years, the terms “Alzheimer’s” and “dementia” have been used interchangeably. But the difference between them is important.
OMRF honors scientists, board member at spring meeting
OMRF awarded scientific prizes to four scientists and honored a board member on Tuesday at its spring board meeting.