Severe intoxications around the city of Ostrava, Czech Republic due to synthetic cannabinoids

TIAFT has been informed that since 11th September 2018 there has been a series of severe intoxications including one death around the city of Ostrava, Czech Republic due to synthetic cannabinoids. Within three days, 21 people were hospitalised with confirmed intoxications, including one fatal case where MDMB-CHMICA was present in the blood. The [...] Read more

TIAFT 2018 Abstract Book

Dear members, as an additional benefit of your membership, we now also offer the possibility to consult the abstract book from TIAFT conferences on the Member area of our website. So, even if you were not able to attend the TIAFT conference, you still have the opportunity to browse through the abstracts that were presented. The first abstract book [...] Read more

TIAFT Bulletin, June 2018 is now available

The latest issue of the TIAFT Bulletin is now available online for all TIAFT members and should also arrive shortly in your mail. Highlights of the issue include: A profile of forensic toxicology legend (and namesake if TIAFT’s highest award) Alan Curry In the Young Scientist’s Corner, Shimpei Watanabe writes about metabolism studies of NPS using [...] Read more

TIAFT Bulletin, March 2018 is now available

In this number, together with the President’s Message and the usual news about Committees, past and future meetings, you will find: Forensic Toxicology Profiles: Kurt M. Dubowski (1921-2017) by Alan Wayne Jones, PhD, DSc. Young Scientist Corner: "Linear or quadratic? Weighted or not? Stopping the guesswork in calibration model picking" by Brigitte [...] Read more

Call for nominations for the TIAFT Achievement award 2018

All members are invited to nominate candidates for the TIAFT achievement award, by sending a completed form (attached) to the immediate past-president Heesun Chung (hschung@cnu.ac.kr) before 15 July 2018. The recipient should be a TIAFT member under 46 years of age by December 31st of the year that the award is given and have been an active member [...] Read more

Travel Grants to attend TIAFT annual meeting 2018 are expiring on May 9

The travel grants are awarded to selected members actively working in the field of forensic toxicology that show the need for financial assistance, have an accepted, high-quality abstract for the annual meeting, and agree to certain requirements of receiving the grant. Any TIAFT DCF member or Standard member is eligible to receive a travel grant [...] Read more

TIAFT Regional Meeting in Greece

Almost 25 years after the last TIAFT meeting in Greece, the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology of the University of Athens has the honor and the pleasure to welcome the TIAFT Board in Greece. Through the 1st Regional TIAFT meeting in Athens they will offer the opportunity to the local Toxicologists but also to scientists from other [...] Read more

TIAFT Members Elect New Board

Our Members in attendance at the 5th Joint Meeting of SOFT and TIAFT in Boca Raton, Florida, USA, voted for a new TIAFT Board to join President Marc LeBeau, PhD (USA) serving our membership for the next three years. The new TIAFT Board is: President: Marc LeBeau (USA) President-Elect: Dimitri Gerostamoulos (Australia) Secretary: Carmen Jurado [...] Read more

TIAFT Bulletin, December 2017 is now available

In this number, together with the President’s Message and the usual news about Committees, past and future meetings, you will find: Forensic Toxicology Profiles: Alphonse Poklis by Alan Wayne Jones, PhD, DSc. Young Scientist Corner: "Proof of synthetic cannabinoid uptake" by Florian Franz, Institute of Forensic Medicine, Medical Center (University [...] Read more

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