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

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

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English


Episodes

5 in 30 (Ayahuasca, metabolomics and bone marrow)

10/8/2019
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In our last episode of the season, we look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:36:42

When is a Drug Not a Drug?

10/1/2019
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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 Workplace Drug Testing Society (EWDTS) Organisation of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) Gesellschaft für Toxikologische und Forensische Chemie (GTFCh) That article Pete mentioned on amphetamine isomers: Brown, D. H., et al. (2016)....

Duration:00:35:41

On the Spot at TIAFT2019

9/24/2019
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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 kratom Join the HighResNPS community Learn more about The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists at www.tiaft.org Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions...

Duration:00:29:03

Toxicology in the 21st Century (live at TIAFT2019)

9/17/2019
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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. Learn more about The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists at www.tiaft.org Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do...

Duration:00:30:04

Publish or Perish (or both!)

9/10/2019
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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, prolific writer, and editor-in-chief of Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology) as we peek behind the curtain of the publishing world. Roger's editorial - The forensic implications of predatory publishing ABC Radio podcast on predatory...

Duration:00:33:43

Dimitri Gerostamoulos

9/3/2019
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We are joined by Dimitri Gerostamoulos, Head of Forensic Science and Chief Toxicologist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:33:26

On the Spot at FACTA2019

8/27/2019
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Peter gets up close and personal with some delegates at the FACTA conference in Adelaide. Find out more about FACTA at www.facta.org.au Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:23:53

Emerging Risks in Toxicology (live at FACTA2019)

8/20/2019
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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.au You can read the available OSAC toxicology guidelines here Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not...

Duration:00:37:33

5 in 30 (oral fluid, 2D LC, and automated calibration)

8/13/2019
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In this episode, we look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:34:36

Myths in Forensic Toxicology

8/6/2019
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We're back and we're looking to bust some myths in forensic toxicology. No conventional idea is safe! Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:29:51

Season 2 preview

7/30/2019
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Season 2 drops on August 7. Subscribe now!

Duration:00:01:13

5 in 30 (Blood spots, pesticides, and post-mortem redistribution)

1/8/2019
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In the final episode of season 1, we look at five recent publications in the field of toxicology. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:33:53

The TOXINvestigator

1/1/2019
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What is the place of investigative work in forensic toxicology? Should the forensic toxicologist take the same approach in every case? Or should they use their judgement to decide on the best approach for each unique case? Either way, there are a lot of complex issues that arise. Luckily, Tim has all the answers! (or at least some of the questions...) Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department....

Duration:00:23:27

One Method to Rule Them All

12/25/2018
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We discuss the advantages and the limitations of comprehensive drug detection methods, and the quest for a truly universal method. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:27:50

David McCutcheon

12/18/2018
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In this episode, Peter chats with Dr David McCutcheon of Royal Perth Hospital about the Western Australian Illicit Substance Evaluation (WISE) project. McCutcheon, D. et al. An early warning system for emerging drugs of concern in the emergency department: Protocol for the Western Australian Illicit Substance Evaluation (WISE) study. Emergency Medicine Australasia (2018) https://doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13185 Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic...

Duration:00:27:36

Heesun Chung

12/11/2018
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In this episode, Tim sits down for a chat with renowned toxicologist Professor Heesun Chung CBE. Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:25:10

5 in 30 (Syncanns, STA, and opioid deaths)

12/4/2018
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In this episode, we look at 5 recent publications in the field of toxicology. EMCDDA: demystifying the chemistry of synthetic cannabinoids Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:32:39

A Bad Hair Day

11/27/2018
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In this episode, we talk about the analysis of drugs in hair. The use of hair as a preferred sample for drug testing has grown in popularity over the last couple of decades. But so too has our understanding of its limitations. What can hair analysis tell us about a person's drug history? Special thanks to Michaela Kenneally and Marc Grabowski for appearing in this episode. Peter's recommended hair collection device Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic...

Duration:00:30:16

No Drug is an Island

11/21/2018
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In the very first episode of The Toxpod, we talk about drug degradation. Where do the drugs go? What do they do when they get there? And how do we find them again? All good questions... Contact us at thetoxpod@sa.gov.au The Toxpod is a production of Forensic Science SA and the South Australian Attorney General's Department. The opinions expressed by the hosts are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of their employer.

Duration:00:28:15