October 04, 2013
Edward Bilsky, Ph.D., vice president for Research and Scholarship, professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, and director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, presented this week at the annual Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bilsky's presentation was titled "Neurobiology of Chronic Opioid Administration: Implications for Chronic Pain Management and Addiction Medicine." The talk presented some of the latest findings from the laboratory and the clinical literature on the effects that chronic opioid administration can have on the nervous system and body.
The presentation was part of an afternoon session jointly sponsored by the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine and the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.