Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50, and are currently killing people at a faster rate than the HIV epidemic at its peak.
Imagine if people could be screened at an early age for biological markers of addiction. Then, doctors could provide preventive medications before addiction takes hold and ruins lives.
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Through the power of genomics and powerful new mouse models, JAX is working to change the paradigm of addiction to identify the genes associated with addiction. Learn more