Jackson Laboratory lands $255K grant to research drug addiction

Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor has received $255,000 from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support research into substance use disorder.

The funding has been awarded through DHHS’s National Institute on Drug Abuse.

“The important work being done at the Jackson Laboratory is making great strides to conquer a disease that affects far too many families in Maine and across the country,” U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, I-Maine, said Monday in a joint statement. “We welcome this continued funding to help support JAX’s efforts to understand, prevent, and treat substance use disorders.” Read more

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