Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine researchers helped develop a tool that gives deeper insights into the brain’s response to opioids.
Professor of Pharmacology Lee-Yuan Liu-Chen, left, pictured here with Temple Center for Substance Abuse Research Executive Director Ellen Unterwald, led a team of researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine who worked with an international group to discover new information on how opioids interact with the brain.
Ryan S. Brandenberg

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 115 people die every day in the United States after overdosing on opioids, and overdoses in large