The Toxpod

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We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.Polettini A, et al. LC–QTOF-MS Presumptive Identification of Synthetic Cannabinoids without Reference Chromatographic Retention/Mass Spectral Information. II. Evaluation of a Computati
We chat with Alex Krotulski about his work with CFSRE and NPS Discovery. You can find out more about these initiatives, and access the many resources they produce, at https://www.npsdiscovery.org/Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more abou
Modern forensic toxicologists are able to detect tiny amounts of drugs in a sample.  Is it possible we are now too sensitive?Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a production of The International
We chat with Jenny Button, Deputy Director of Chiron, about the use of reference standards in forensic toxicology.Jenny's written a book chapter about all this - it's really good! Here's a link. Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about
Tim chats with Marthe Vandeputte about the current and potential uses of activity based assays in forensic toxicology. Links to a couple of Marthe's papers on the topic are below:Validation of activity-based screening for synthetic cannabinoid
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.Karoly, H. et al. Effects of high-potency cannabis on psychomotor performance in frequent cannabis users. (2020) Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, X:X, 1-9Prado, E. et al. Metabolism
We chat with Hilary Hamnett about the complex issue of cognitive bias in forensic toxicology.If you'd like to hear more from Hilary about cognitive bias, you can contact her at HHamnett@lincoln.ac.uk Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more
How confident are you that your analytical methods won't miss a target analyte? In the first episode of season 4, we discuss the potential for false negative results in forensic toxicology.  Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIA
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.Costa, C. et al. Distinguishing between contact and administration of heroin from a single fingerprint using high resolution mass spectrometry. (2020) Journal of Analytical Toxicology.
Tim chats with Alberto Salomone about workplace testing, hair analysis, and new psychoactive substances. Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Fore
Peter chats with Richard Bade about the advantages and challenges of wastewater analysis.Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologis
Tim chats with Michelle Peace about her current research on vaping, and her experiences in the field of forensic toxicology.Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a production of The International
We channel our sports withdrawal into a toxicology related draft.Thanks to Michaela Kenneally and Stephen Trobbiani for participating in this episode.Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a produc
The California Association of Toxicologists Spring meeting has been postponed due to COVID restrictions, but that won't stop us from chatting with some of the planned speakers! Thanks to Luke Rodda, Jarrad Wagner, Juliet Kinyua and Alan Wu for
We talk about synthetic cannabinoids (or is that SCRAs?) with medicinal chemist Samuel Banister. Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a production of The International Association of Forensic Tox
We look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.Blanckaert, P. et al. Report on a novel emerging class of highly potent benzimidazole NPS opioids: Chemical and in vitro functional characterization of isotonitazene. (2020) Drug Testi
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In our last episode of the season, we look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology.Steuer, A. et al. Identification of new urinary gamma-hydroxybutyric acid markers applying untargeted metabolomics analysis following placebo-control
In this episode, we dive into the techniques, practices, and guidelines used in forensic toxicology for drug identification. Do we have the balance right?Some of the available identification guidelines:World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)European Wo
During his recent trip to the TIAFT2019 conference in Birmingham, England, Peter caught up with a few toxicologists to discuss some of their recent work.Barry Logan's group has published their findings on kratomJoin the HighResNPS communityCont
Peter is joined by toxicologists Sarah Wille (Belgium) and Luke Rodda (USA) to discuss how the field of toxicology is changing and where it will lead us. Recorded live at TIAFT2019 in Birmingham, England.Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out m
The world of scientific publishing is a mysterious place - even to many who publish regularly! How does reviewing work? What are predatory journals? Why should scientists write?We are joined by Professor Roger Byard (forensic pathologist, proli
We are joined by Dimitri Gerostamoulos, Head of Forensic Science and Chief Toxicologist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Contact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a production of The I
Peter gets up close and personal with some delegates at the FACTA conference in Adelaide. Find out more about FACTA at www.facta.org.auContact us at toxpod@tiaft.orgFind out more about TIAFT at www.tiaft.orgThe Toxpod is a production of The Int
TIAFT President Marc LeBeau joins The Toxpod for a special episode recorded live at the FACTA conference in Adelaide. We discuss some of the emerging risks in the field of toxicology.Find out more about FACTA at www.facta.org.auYou can read the
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