Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 15:30
Wayne Hall

The University of Queensland researchers are seeking to identify more effective ways of treating drug addiction to tackle the perceived prevalence of injecting drug use worldwide.

In 2009, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) estimated there were 15–39 million problem drug users globally.

Professor Wayne Hall from UQ’s Centre for Clinical Research leads a research team that aims to find out what causes drug addiction and the associated burden of harm and disease it has on society.

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