Recent CODA Research Scientific Publications

  • Waddell EN, Springer SA, Marsch LA, Farabee D, Schwartz RP, Nyaku A, Reeves R, Goldfeld K, McDonald RD, Malone M, Cheng A, Saunders EC, Monico L, Gryczynski J, Bell K, Harding K, Violette S, Groblewski T, Martin W, Talon K, Beckwith N, Suchocki A, Torralva R, Wisdom JP, Lee JD. Long-acting buprenorphine vs. naltrexone opioid treatments in CJS-involved adults (EXIT-CJS). J Subst Abuse Treat. 2021 Sep;128:108389. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108389. Epub 2021 Apr 8. PMID: 33865691; PMCID: PMC8384640.
  • Miner NB, Schutzer WE, Zarnegarnia Y, Janowsky A, Torralva R. Fentanyl causes naloxone-resistant vocal cord closure: A platform for testing opioid overdose treatments. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021 Aug 28;227:108974. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108974. PMID: 34492557.
  • Torralva R, Eshleman AJ, Swanson TL, Schmachtenberg JL, Schutzer WE, Bloom SH, Wolfrum KM, Reed JF, Janowsky A. Fentanyl but not Morphine Interacts with Nonopioid Recombinant Human Neurotransmitter Receptors and Transporters. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2020 Sep;374(3):376-391.
  • Eshleman AJ, Nagarajan S, Wolfrum KM, Reed JF, Nilsen A, Torralva R, Janowsky A. Affinity, potency, efficacy, selectivity, and molecular modeling of substituted fentanyls at opioid receptors. Biochem Pharmacol. 2020 Dec;182:114293. doi: 10.1016/j.bcp.2020.114293. Epub 2020 Oct 20. PMID: 33091380.
  • Cook RR, Torralva R, King C, Lum PJ, Tookes H, Foot C, Vergara-Rodriguez P, Rodriguez A, Fanucchi L, Lucas GM, Waddell EN, Korthuis PT. (2021). Associations between fentanyl use and initiation, persistence, and retention on medications for opioid use disorder among people living with uncontrolled HIV disease. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 109077, ISSN 0376-8716,

Recent CODA Research Conference Presentations

  • Bass S, Wisdom J, Kelly P, Pilla J, Pandit-Kerr S, Morris K, Torralva R. (2021, October). “It’s my frenemy”: Understanding the effect of fentanyl use in those who inject drugs. American Public Health Association Annual Conference. Denver, CO.