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Clinical Toxicology/Drugs of Abuse Committee

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Chair

Manuela Neuman
Toronto, ON, Canada

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Clinical Toxicology/DOA Committee

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Vice-Chair

Katharina Rentsch
Basel, Switzerland

Background & Purpose of the Committee

To promote and advance the discipline of Clinical Toxicology within the Association by:

  • Developing relevant practice guidelines, when appropriate, in particular fields of clinical toxicology and drugs of abuse testing;
  • Publishing articles and other professional notes in the field of clinical toxicology and drugs of abuse in the Newsletter and on the web page;
  • Assist in the holding of specialist workshops and symposia at the IATDMCT Congresses;
  • Developing links and partnerships with other relevant professional societies; and
  • Attracting new members to the Association with interests in clinical toxicology and drugs of abuse.

Committee Initiatives for 2018/2019

Contributions to Compass:

  • March 2018: KRATOM – IS IT A CURE FOR OPIOID ADDICTION AND CHRONIC PAIN OR IS IT A DANGEROUS DRUG?
    By Kamisha L. Johnson-Davis. University of Utah, Department of Pathology, Utah, United States of America

  • June 2018: CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY AT THE INTERFACE BETWEEN NOVEL DRUGS OF ABUSE AND NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES
    By Cristiana Stefan, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada

  • September 2018: CANNABIS CONTROVERSY IN EPILEPSY
    By Manuela G. Neuman. In Vitro Drug Safety and Biotechnology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

  • 2019 - Is Gabapentin (Neurontin) Misuseon your radar?
    By Kamisha L. Johnson-Davis. University of Utah, Department of Pathology, Utah, United States of America

Committee Initiatives Completed in 2016/2017

    Contributions to Compass (2017)

    • December : ALCOHOL MISUSE CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY, MEDICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH
      By Manuela G. Neuman, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    • September: CLINICAL TOXICOLOGY IN CHINA:  CURRENT SITUATION AND CHALLENGES
      By Shusen Sun, PharmD, BCPS College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Western New England University

    • June : CLINICAL AND FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY IN THE NETHERLANDS
      By Annabel Werumeus Buning, Eric J.F. Franssen Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Toxicology, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Amsterdam

    • March: MEDICAL CANNABIS – The PLANT OF MANY WONDERS
      By Kamisha L. Johnson-Davis. University of Utah, Department of Pathology, Utah, United States of America.

    Also we congratulate
    Alain.Verstraete for receiving the highest recognition in toxicology:
    Sunshine Award

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