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ACMT is Awarded Subcontract on NIDA R01 Grant

In April 2020, the Toxicology Investigator’s Consortium was awarded a 5-year subcontract to the Icahn School of Medicine on a new R01 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Alex Manini, MD, MS, FACMT, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine in New York is the Principal Investigator, and Jeffrey Brent, MD, PhD, FACMT, and Paul Wax, MD, FACMT are the co-investigators from ToxIC. The project, entitled "Predicting Medical Consequences of Novel Fentanyl Analog Overdose Using the Toxicology Investigators Consortium (ToxIC)" will utilize high volume geographically diverse ToxIC sites over the next 5 years to evaluate risk factors, treatment needs, and regional trends for fentalog overdoses.