blebbistatin

Opioid users could benefit from meth-relapse prevention strategy, study finds

New research raises the possibility that a wider group of people battling substance use disorders may benefit from a Scripps Research-developed relapse-prevention compound than previously thought. The research, published recently in the journal Learning and Memory, shows that the compound appears to be effective even if multiple drugs of abuse are…

Injection of Drug Prevents Relapse of Methamphetamine Addiction in Mice

Mice addicted to methamphetamine who received a single injection of an experimental drug called blebbistatin did not experience a relapse, a new study finds. The drug disrupts memories of addiction, without impacting other memories, according to The Washington Post. Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter, Florida say if…