Duke researchers make progress on developing cocaine vaccine

//Duke researchers make progress on developing cocaine vaccine

Duke researchers make progress on developing cocaine vaccine

New research coming out of Durham could increase the effectiveness of a cocaine vaccine that blocks the illicit drug's effect – giving promise for therapeutic applications to help recovery. According to a new study by Duke University researchers, published in the journal npj Vaccines, a new formulation tested in mice has effectively negated the effects of cocaine. The drug works by pushing the body's immune system to create antibodies to respond against cocaine. The mice studies, according to…

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