New CODA Research study

UPDATE:  Thanks to everyone who expressed interest in this important study. At this time, we are no longer recruiting and are closed to enrollment. Thank you for helping treatment providers bring the best medicines available to you and others in recovery. We are looking for adults aged 18 – 65 […] Read more »

Want to get and keep a meaningful job?

UPDATE: Recruiting has closed for this study. Thank you to everyone who signed up – we look forward to sharing the study results with our CODA community. CODA Research wants to help! We are looking for interested individuals who are receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT) at CODA’s Portland Recovery Center to […] Read more »

New Research trials at CODA

CODA research is excited to be participating in two new trials: CODA research is recruiting for a study of an investigational medication for individuals with opioid dependence. We are looking for adults aged 18 – 65 years, who are dependent on opioids such as heroin, OxyContin, Vicodin, etc. Eligible volunteers […] Read more »

Latest CODA Research Studies

The results of a CODA’s Research Department study has been accepted for publication by the peer-reviewed journal International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. In 2011, CODA received a $30,000 grant from the Massage Therapy Foundation to study whether Swedish massage impacts pain in patients beginning methadone treatment who also […] Read more »

Marijuana Study

UPDATE:  Thanks to everyone who expressed interest in this important study. At this time, we are no longer recruiting and are closed to enrollment. We look forward to sharing with you the results of the clinical trial in the future:”  Want marijuana out of your life? CODA and OHSU […] Read more »

CODA Research at American Assoc for Treatment of Opioid Dependence

Two papers were presented by CODA Research staff at the November meeting of the American Association for Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) in Philadelphia. The first was “Impact of Readiness-to-Change on Massage Therapy for Chronic Pain in Opioid Dependent Patients.” It reported that regardless of baseline pain level, people with […] Read more »

CODA explores role of nutrition assessments in improving treatment

CODA Researchers recently published a preliminary study exploring the role of nutritional assessments in treatment for opioid-dependent populations. Experts have long agreed that opioid users are at risk of poor nutritional health, but using a related screening tool during treatment intake had not been formally considered. The tool provides information about […] Read more »

CODA Research co-authors publication on treatment retention

CODA research staff is a co-author of a recent publication, “Treatment Retention among Patients Randomized to Buprenorphine/Naloxone Compared to Methadone in a Multi-site Trial,” which examined treatment retention and continued illicit opioid use by individuals receiving methadone versus buprenorphine/naloxone. Some background: From 2006-2010, CODA Research participated in a randomized clinical trial […] Read more »

PROMIS research enters new phase

The CODA Research team is currently working on another phase of the PROMIS project. PROMIS stands for “Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System” and is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As the NIH PROMIS website notes, it is “a system of highly reliable, valid, flexible, precise, and […] Read more »