Opioid Addiction Research

Opioid Addiction Research Microgrant

Every year, the high school students of GIDAS vote on diseases of their choice, and set up projects to raise awareness locally, as well as raise funds for microgrants that research the chosen diseases. If you are interested in getting funding for your own research, please visit this link.


Rachel Fromwiller

$141.00 March 24, 2023

International Academy- Okma


Manasvi Patel

$100.00 March 5, 2023

Raised money from family and community for 6 MVP advocacy hours


See's Candy Shops

$25.90 March 3, 2023

Alexander Gaenko

$250.00 March 3, 2023

Shrinitha Balraj

$53.00 February 24, 2023

Go MVP !!!, Painted and sold paintings.


Girish Bhat

$100.00 February 18, 2023

Canyon Crest Academy


Shiban Tiku

$50.00 February 15, 2023

For Sushma


Aishwarya Shivaraman

$137.00 February 15, 2023

Northville GIDAS



$1,125.40 February 13, 2023

GIDAS fundraiser


Aparna Kaul

$100.00 February 13, 2023

Canyon Crest Academy


Vinila Yarlagadda

$100.00 February 13, 2023

Canyon Crest Academy

Opioid Addiction Research Microgrant

$8,083 of $10,000 raised

High school students are fundraising for opioid addiction research

It is hard to get government funding for innovative research due to the lack of supporting data. We provide microgrants so that an innovative researcher can obtain initial data. Please donate for opoid addiction research.


Microgrant Candidate

Shelly Flagel, Ph.D.

Dr. Flagel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan and Research Associate Professor in the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute. She is an Associate Member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and a Kavli National Academy of Sciences Fellow. Her research focuses on understanding the behavioral and neurobiological factors that contribute to individual differences in reward learning and susceptibility to addiction.



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