Background and Purpose
Mitragyna speciosa, more commonly known as kratom, is a plant that contains opioidergic alkaloids, but is unregulated in most countries. Kratom is used in the self‐medication ...
Van Rijn LabThe accepted manuscript of our #kratom study is now online.
Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Harder to Treat Than Leukemia — Opioid Use Disorder in Survivors of Cancer
Van Rijn LabWe tend to think of opioids being ok for terminal cancer patients, but interesting to consider opioids in cancer patients that actually get cured. Harder to Treat Than Leukemia — Opioid Use Disorder in Survivors of Cancer | NEJM
Alcohol use is a leading risk factor for global disease burden and causes substantial
health loss. We found that the risk of all-cause mortality, and of cancers specifically,
rises with increasing levels of consumption, and the level of consumption...
Van Rijn Lab"level of [#alcohol] consumption that minimises health loss is zero". #Lancet
A postdoctoral position is open in the laboratory of Dr. Richard van Rijn in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology in the College of Pharmacy at Purdue University to work on a new NIH-funded R01 grant. The project...