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Support of FDA Safe Use Initiative and CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $994,960)

Brandeis University, in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, will work together on a two part project which consists of studying approaches to increasing the safe prescribing of opioid analgesics, and addressing the priority for an early warning surveillance system to detect emerging trends in prescription drug abuse and diversion based on data from state prescription drug monitoring programs.


Date Created: September 20, 2011