The Perth-based doctor who pioneered a naltrexone implant to address drug addiction has been awarded a $US20 million ($28.6m) grant to trial his innovation in the US, which is dealing with an opioid epidemic.
By Bronwyn Herbert, 14 Oct 2015
More than 300 ice addicts a year are turning to controversial naltrexone implants at a Perth clinic in a bid to fight their drug addiction.
Professor Gary Hulse is an addiction specialist at the University of WA and believes naltrexone research should be fast tracked.
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