New Solutions to Opioids
Many routes, one mission: Non-opioid pain treatment.

Currently, the Allen Research Endowment is focused on the following conditions and diseases:

Pain Management Opioid-related deaths are an epidemic in the U.S., yet pharmaceutical companies and doctors continue to prescribe Opioids for pain treatment.
We believe Opioid-related addictions cause chronic inflammation of the body’s immune system, which may lead to contracting Complex diseases and death. Therefore, we prioritize medical technologies that can reset the body’s immune system and/or cure Complex diseases.
autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune Diseases

Chronic inflammation of the human immune system is the cause of over 50 diseases including Cystic Fibrosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes and HIV/AIDs.

We believe Opioid-related
addictions.

Superbug Infections

Drug resistant fungal infections.

This is an emergency threat today and the next worldwide epidemic not only to humans, but also foodsupply and development.

 

Superbug Infections
Advanced Cancers

Advanced Cancers

Cutaneous metastasis occurs
when cancer cells spread to the
skin, such as with breast cancer.

Stage 4 cutaneous breast cancer
is the 2nd leading cause of
cancer deaths.


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Recent Developments

Allen Family of Allen Research Foundation Donates Oxygen Generators for Greenwich Hospital 

Through their relationship with the Greenwich United Way, Greenwich residents Michelle and Laurence Allen have donated two oxygen generators to the Greenwich Hospital for use in surge areas where liquid oxygen is not available. 

Because of their portability, they can also be sent home with patients who otherwise would not have access to oxygen. The oxygen generators (also known as concentrators) provide 30- 93% oxygen purity, enabling the treatment of COVID-19 patients with milder symptoms, freeing up increasingly limited ICU space for patients requiring critical care. (Greenwich Sentinel, 2020)

Full Article Here:

Greenwich Sentinel: 04/16/2020 Allen Family Donates Oxygen Generators for Greenwich Hospital 


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Awards

Allen Endowment Research Awards are for outstanding achievement in journalism including newspaper, magazine, TV and social media worldwide.

Currently, the Award focuses on outstanding journalism in connection with the opioid epidemic, addiction and pain management.

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of an Allen Endowment Research Award for Outstanding Journalism:

1. CBS News: Aimee Picchi
2. National Institute of Mental Health: Joshua Gordon, Nora Volkow
3. National Institutes of Health & Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:  EE McGinty, EM Stone, A Kennedy-Hendricks, CL Barry
4. U.S. News: Katelyn Newman
5. ABC News & Associated Press: Cara Anna, Claire Galofaro
6. Fox News: Matthew Barnett
7. NY Times: Shreeya Sinha, Zach Liberman, Leslye Davis, Jennifer Harlan, Rumsey Taylor


Advisory Board
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Jerome D. Jabbour, ESQ

President

Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc

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Laurence G. Allen

Chairman

Allen Research Endowment

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Richard C. Roth III

Principal

Roth Equities, LLC

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Edward H. Morgan Jr

CEO

The Bowery Mission Foundation

News

The results of several new studies focusing on sex differences in pain and addiction indicate females could be more susceptible to drug addiction and addiction-like behaviors than males. Researchers also explored the role of lack of sleep on the likeliness to relapse. This is due in part to hormone differences in females and males. Data from the studies will be presented virtually October 19–22 at the American Physiological Society's seventh conference on New Trends in Sex and Gender Medicine.

KHN and policy colleagues at our parent organization KFF teamed up with Hulu for a discussion of America’s opioid crisis, following the Oct. 13 premiere of the online streaming service's new series "Dopesick."

Data from a nationally representative survey indicate that in 2019, nearly three-fourths of U.S. adults reporting buprenorphine use did not misuse the medication in the past 12 months.

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