Less Addictive Opioid May Slow Progression of Osteoarthritis

The study’s lead author Alexander Weber, MD, sports medicine physician and orthopaedic surgeon with Keck Medicine, and co-author Denis Evseenko, MD, PhD, vice chair for research and associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, tested the drug by injecting it into arthritic mice knees.

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