53 episodes

Forensic Toxicology: It's a matter of half-life and death

The Toxpod Tim Scott & Peter Stockham

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

Forensic Toxicology: It's a matter of half-life and death

    NPS Update - October 2022

    NPS Update - October 2022

    Keeping up to date with New Psychoactive Substances is hard! We've assembled a crack team of experts to help us do just that:
    Michael Evans-Brown, EMCDDAConor Crean, UNODCAlex Krotulski, CFSREThese updates will be a regular part of our podcast schedule, letting you know about recent developments in NPS markets, detection and harms. In this episode we discuss the recently released UNODC report on Current NPS Threats, as well as benzodiazepine trends and the importance of Drug Checking programs.

    Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.org

    Find out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.org

    The Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of TIAFT.

    • 45 min
    On the Spot at TIAFT2022

    On the Spot at TIAFT2022

    At the TIAFT2022 conference in Versailles, Peter caught up with a few fellow toxicologists:
    Michael Scholz (Switzerland), Brigitte Desharnais (Canada), Svante Vikingsson (USA), and Jean-Claude Alvarez (France).

    Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.org

    Find out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.org

    The Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of TIAFT.

    • 28 min
    A Royal Meeting (Live at TIAFT2022)

    A Royal Meeting (Live at TIAFT2022)

    TIAFT meetings are back! Peter is joined on stage in Versailles by Sarah Wille (Belgium), Rebecca Hartman (USA) and Jennifer Schumann (Australia) to discuss what's hot and what's not in the field of toxicology.


    Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.org

    Find out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.org

    The Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of TIAFT.

    • 22 min
    5 in 30 (Semi-liquid membranes, Kamini balls and mythical creatures)

    5 in 30 (Semi-liquid membranes, Kamini balls and mythical creatures)

    We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.
    Huen-Yin Tang M, et al.  Ropinirole metabolite mimics a new psychoactive substance (4-HO-MET) in LC-MS/MS. (2022) Forensic Science International, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2021.111151.Shang, Q. et al.  Multi-extraction system with identical supported semi-liquid membrane: Enhanced stability for coextraction of acidic and basic drugs. (2022) Talanta,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2022.123485.Khan, T.  Kamini, a little recognised source of illicit opioid: A case series of 12 patients. (2022) Drug and Alcohol Review,  DOI: 10.1111/dar.13475. Trigg, S.  The alprazolam analogue 4’-chloro deschloroalprazolam identified in seized capsules. (2022) Drug Testing and Analysis, DOI: 10.1002/dta.3325. Brooks-Lim, E.  Fatal ingestion of Taxus baccata: English yew. (2022) Journal of Forensic Sciences,  DOI: 10.1111/1556-4029.14941.
    Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.org

    Find out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.org

    The Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of TIAFT.

    • 33 min
    TIAFT Bulletin preview - Issue 52(2)

    TIAFT Bulletin preview - Issue 52(2)

    We'll be previewing issues of the TIAFT Bulletin as they are released each quarter.

    Special thanks to Jennifer Schumann and Sarah Wille, editors of the TIAFT Bulletin. For more information on the Bulletin, including how to submit content, click here.

    Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.org

    Find out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.org

    The Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of TIAFT.

    • 16 min
    Green Analytical Toxicology with Jose Luiz da Costa

    Green Analytical Toxicology with Jose Luiz da Costa

    Tim chats with Jose Luiz da Costa, Professor of Toxicology at the University of Campinas in Brazil, about his work with NPS and advancements in 'Green Analytical Toxicology'.

    Here's a link to his paper on Green Analytical Toxicology

    Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.org

    Find out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.org

    The Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of TIAFT.

    • 36 min

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15 Ratings

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