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Boston Medical Center Receives $89M Federal Grant For Opioid Study

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by Ysabelle Kempe

Boston Medical Center has received an $89 million federal grant to participate in a nationwide research study addressing the opioid crisis, with an ambitious goal of curbing opioid deaths in a broad swath of Massachusetts by 40 percent in the next three years.

The grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, spans four states and totals more than $350 million. Other institutions receiving grants are Columbia University in New York, Ohio State University, and the University of Kentucky.

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