Welcome to the Allen Research Endowment. Our mission is to save lives of persons with Opioid-related addiction and other Complex diseases through a comprehensive approach focused on the development of new medical technologies, faith-based education and public policy.

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

Pain Management

  • In 2017, approximately 72,306 persons died from drug overdoses, a 13% increase compared to 63,632 deaths in 2016. Specifically, Opioid-related drug overdoses accounted for approximately 49,068 deaths in 2017 compared to 42,249 deaths in 2016. Source: Centers for Disease Control.
  • 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

  • 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 it is also the cause of Addictions

Superbug Infections

  • Drug resistant fungal infections
  • This is an emergency threat today and the next worldwide epidemic not only to humans, but also food supply and development. Source: World Health Organization

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


Women who undergo a hysterectomy are often prescribed at least twice [...]

One in five patients is prescribed opioids after having a pacemaker [...]

Nearly one-third of children who had surgery to remove their tonsils [...]

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