Join Amy Baxter, a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine and CEO of Pain Care Labs, to unravel the complexities of this critical topic. We’ll explore the interconnectedness of pain and reward areas in the brain, genetic factors influencing addiction susceptibility, and the distinct feeling of euphoria in the context of opioids. Discover how the brain responds to prolonged opioid exposure and how liver metabolism genes play a role. Join us to gain valuable insights into the science behind addiction and treatment approaches for opioid use disorder.
Amy Baxter is a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine at Augusta University, federally funded for neuromodulation research to reduce needle pain, multimodal low back pain, and opioid reduction. After attending Yale University and Emory Medical School, she completed her residency and a child maltreatment fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, an emergency pediatrics fellowship in Norfolk, Virginia, and a K30-NIH Clinical Research Certificate at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is also CEO, Pain Care Labs, and can be reached on Twitter @AmyBaxterMD.
She discusses the KevinMD article, “Misunderstandings about opioid use disorder.”
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