Summary

Crystalline methamphetamine (aka ‘ice’) is a significant public health concern in Australia and globally.

Currently there are no approved medications to treat methamphetamine dependence.

We will trial tN-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) as a medications for methamphetamine dependence.

Funding body

National Health and Medical Research Council

Scheme name

Project Grant

Years funded

2017 – 2019

Lead institution

Curtin University

Other institutions

Deakin University; Monash University; Burnet Institute

Industry partner

National Drug Research Institute