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Natural Toxins Academy: Clinical Applications of Cutting-Edge Research

March 27, 2014, 8am-5pm
Flagstaff Mesa Ballroom, Conference Center
Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, AZ

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Agenda

7:00-8:00am
Continental Breakfast
Flagstaff/Mesa
Ballroom
8:00-8:05am
Welcome and Introductions
Spencer C. Greene, MD, MS, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Christina H. Hernon, MD, University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital, Worcester, MA
 
8:05-8:50am
The Peas Are Red, the Crocus Are Blue. Have a Colorful Meal, Multiple Organ Failure Will Ensue: The Toxicology Behind Cytotoxic Plant Poisoning
Vikhyat S. Bebarta, MD, FACMT, Lt. Col., USAF, San Antonio Military Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
G. Patrick Daubert, MD, FACMT, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California Regional Toxicology Service, Sacramento, CA
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe those plants that contain colchicine alkaloids
  • Illustrate the intracellular binding site for colchicine alkaloids
  • Explain the phases of toxicity seen with cytotoxic plant poisoning
8:50-9:25am
The Retina: A Vulnerable, Sensitive, and Predictive Target of Toxicity
Donald A. Fox, PhD, University of Houston College of Optometry, Houston, TX
9:25-9:35am Break  
9:35-10:05am
The Bradykinin Bunch: Toxin-Induced Angioedema
Spencer C. Greene, MD, MSBaylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Review the role of bradykinin in the pathophysiology of certain envenomations
  • Describe the clinical features of envenomations in which bradykinin plays a prominent role
  • Discuss standard and novel approaches to the management of venom-induced angioedema
10:05-10:45am
Breakout Sessions (sessions repeated 2:10-2:50pm, attend 2/3) 
 
A.
Plantidotal Therapy: Common Remedies for Uncommon Plant Poisonings
Aaron Skolnik, MD, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Michael Levine, MD, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Amy E. Zosel, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
 
Handout
Available
at Session
B.
Tripping Out on Mother Nature's Dime: Hallucinogen Cases
Dan Quan, DO, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Jennie A. Buchanan, MD, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver, CO
Evan Schwarz, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Learning Objectives:

  • Interactive group case-based approach to 3 hallucingen cases
  • Expand differential diagnosis of the altered patient as it pertains to hallucinogenic agents
 
Handout
Available 
at Session
C.
Yo! GABA GABA and Other Key Players in "Natural" Seizures
Christina H. Hernon, MD, University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital, Worcester, MA
Brian J. Wolk, MD, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
10:45-11:20am
OPP….you don’t know me: Novel Therapies for Cholinesterase Inhibitor Toxicity
Steven B. Bird, MD, FACMT, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Review mechanisms of action of nerve agents and OP pesticides
  • Review and discuss novel therapies agents these toxins
11:20am-12:40pm Lunch - on your own  
12:40-1:25pm
Psychoactive Plants 2014: Herbal Products and Extracts Used as Recreational Drugs
Earth and Fire Erowid, Erowid Center, Grass Valley, CA

Learning Objectives:

  • Provide an overview of new trends in recreational plant and plant product use
  • Provide an overview of the complex nature of new mixed herbal and synthetic psychoactive products
  • Discuss health and toxicology issues

 

1:25-2:00pm
From Bt to RNAi: Current and Emerging Uses of Insecticidal Toxins in Genetically Engineered Crops
Daniel A. Goldstein, MD, FACMT, Monsanto, St. Louis, MO
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the application of Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) derived insecticidal proteins in GM (genetically modified) crops
  • Understand classification and basic mechanisms underlying the action and specificity of pore-forming class toxins
  • Describe the emerging uses of double-stranded RNA technology in GM crops, including uses for insect control
  • Recognize the potential safety advantages of the natural toxins used for pest control in GM crops
2:00-2:10pm Break  
2:10-2:50pm Breakout Sessions   
A.
Plantidotal Therapy: Common Remedies for Uncommon Plant Poisonings
Aaron Skolnik, MD, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Michael Levine, MD, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Amy E. Zosel, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Handout
Available
at Session
B.
Tripping Out on Mother Nature's Dime: Hallucinogen Cases
Dan Quan, DO, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
Jennie A. Buchanan, MD, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, Denver, CO 
Evan Schwarz, MD, Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Learning Objectives:

  • Interactive group case-based approach to 3 hallucingen cases
  • Expand differential diagnosis of the altered patient as it pertains to hallucinogenic agents
 
Handout
C.
Yo! GABA GABA and Other Key Players in "Natural" Seizures
Christina H. Hernon, MD, University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital, Worcester, MA
Brian J. Wolk, MD, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
 
2:50-3:25pm
Liver Let Die: Hepatotoxicity from Herbal Remedies
Ram Subramanian, MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Review various etiological agents of herbal hepatotoxicity
  • Describe patterns and proposed mechanisms of hepatic injury
  • Review toxicity related to interactions between hers and medications
3:25-3:35pm Break  
3:35-4:10pm
Coagulopathies in Rattlesnake Envenomations: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go from Here?
Shaun D. Carstairs, MD, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the possible mechanisms behind venom-induced thrombocytopenia (VIT)
  • Review defibrination syndome
  • Analyze the role of certain venom components in the development of snakebite-induced coagulopathy
  • Review the recurrence phenomenon
4:10-4:50PM
Panel Discussion: Does It Really Cost an Arm and a Leg to Save an Arm or a Leg? Pharmacoeconomics of Antivenom Therapy
Moderator: Lewis S. Nelson, MD, FACMT, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Discussants: Kenneth W. Kulig, MD, FACMT, Toxicology Associates, Denver, CO; Christian Tomaszewski, MD, FACMT, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA; Jude McNally, RPH, DBAT, Rare Disease Therapeutics, Franklin, TN
 
4:50-5:00pm
Concluding Remarks
Spencer C. Greene, MD, MS, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Christina H. Hernon, MD, University of Massachusetts Memorial Hospital, Worcester, MA 
 
 

Faculty

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Dr. Vik Bebarta is a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force. He is the Director of the Air Force Enroute Care Research Center at US Army Institute of Surgical Research and the Chief of Medical Toxicology and an academic staff emergency physician at San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. He is also Director of the Clinical Resuscitation, Emergency Sciences, and Toxicology (CREST) Research Program. Dr. Bebarta is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He graduated from the US Air Force Academy in 1994. He received his MD from George Washington University and he completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Colorado and Denver Health Medical Center. He then completed a two-year Medical Toxicology fellowship at the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center in Denver, CO.  Since 2005, he has deployed three times, twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan. In all three deployments he served as the Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Combat Theater Hospital and as the Theater Consultant for Medical Toxicology. He is the Air Force Representative for the Military Joint Program Committee-5 for Research, a member of the DoD Steering Committee for Hemorrhage and Resuscitation Research, DoD Steering Committee for Substance Abuse Research, and 5 additional federal  and non-federal review panels and research grant review committees. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications, 170 research presentations, 75 nationally invited lectures, 12 research staff, and several investigator initiated research grants addressing acute poisonings, opioid toxicity, chemical weapons, proteomics, and combat casualty care.   

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Dr. Steve Bird is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, the emergency medicine program director, and Vice Chair of Education at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he completed residency and training in medical toxicology. The recipient of 4 NIH grants, including a U01, Dr. Bird is an internationally recognized expert on the acute affects and neuromuscular junction deficits that occur after organophosphorus pesticide poisoning.

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Dr. Jennie Buchanan is a staff physician at Denver Health Medical Center and Associate Program Director of the Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine. She is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Medical Toxicologist at the Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center. Her interests include; education, adulterants, stimulants, DFSA and stuffers. Dr. Buchanan attended medical school and completed her internship at the University of California-San Diego, and her residency at Denver Health Residency in Emergency Medicine. She completed her medical toxicology fellowship at the Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Center, Denver, CO.

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Dr. Shaun D. Carstairs is an Associate Professor of Military & Emergency Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He earned his bachelor's degree from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA and his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Carstairs completed his emergency medicine residency at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego and his fellowship in medical toxicology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Carstairs has spent the last 20 years on active duty in the military and is currently a Commander in the United States Navy. He presently serves as the emergency medicine residency program director at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, CA.His research interests include psychoactive plants, substance abuse, and rattlesnake envenomations.

 

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Dr. G. Patrick Daubert is an Army veteran with the 1st Infantry Division and received his undergraduate education in biomedical engineering at The University of Iowa (Go Hawks!). He graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine following his military service. He completed his internship and residency in Emergency Medicine at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. This was followed by a toxicology fellowship with at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. Dr. Daubert currently works for Kaiser Permanente as part of their Northern California Regional Toxicology Service. He is the past Director of Clinical and Medical Toxicology Education at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center and past Program Director for the Fellowship in Medical Toxicology. He was previously an Associate Medical Director, Sacramento Division, of the California Poison Control System. His areas of interest include pediatric lead poisoning, poisonous plants and fellow-in-training education. In addition, Dr. Daubert is an avid road and mountain cyclist and races/rides off-road motorcycles.

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Earth Erowid is the Technical Director of the non-profit educational organization Erowid Center and Executive Editor of Erowid Extracts. In 1995, along with his partner Fire, he co-founded Erowid.org, an independent, public, web-based library that collects, reviews, and publishes data about psychoactive plants, drugs, technologies, and practices. He is Chief Software Engineer of the site, which hosts more than 58,000 documents and images and receives over 90,000 unique visitors each day. Earth designs and implements the custom software systems necessary for managing the large flow of information through the site and is the lead editor responsible for scientific information published by Erowid.

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Dr. Donald A. Fox earned a BS in chemistry (Miami University; Oxford, OH), PhD in toxicology (Department of Environmental Health at Kettering Laboratory, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine), a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (University of California: Davis). Currently he is a professor of vision sciences, biology and biochemistry, and pharmacology at the University of Houston; a Fellow of both the Academy of Toxicological Sciences (ATS) and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). He was elected councilor of the Society of Toxicology (SOT), President of the International Neurotoxicology Association, President of the Neurotoxicology Specialty Section of SOT, and Chair of the Retinal Cell Biology Program Committee for ARVO. Dr. Fox serves as an Associate Editor for Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Environmental Health Perspectives, and Molecular Vision, and Editorial Board member of Cutaneous and Ocular Pharmacology. He served on the National Toxicology Program Scientific Advisory Committee on Alternative Toxicological Methods; the NIH/FDA Advisory Panel on Ocular Toxicology for ICCVAM and NICEATM; National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Committees on Vision and Safe Drinking Water; and NIEHS Study Sections for Toxicology, Minority and ARCH Grants, and Superfund Grants. He has 100 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and technical reports. He has mentored 20 Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows, and 25 undergraduate students. His main scientific areas of interest are neurotoxicology during development and aging in humans and animals, heavy metal toxicology, retinal cell/molecular biology, energy and mitochondrial metabolism, apoptosis and neuroprotection, cellular and molecular imaging, and bioinformatics.

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Dr. Daniel Goldstein received a BS (Molecular Biology) from University of Wisconsin (1976) and an MD from Johns Hopkins (1981), followed by residency in Pediatrics (Johns Hopkins) and fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Toxicology  (University of Toronto). He is board certified by the American Boards of Pediatrics, Medical Toxicology, and Clinical Pharmacology, and by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Pediatrics) and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and ACMT. Following 10 years in clinical and consulting private practice in Denver, he joined Monsanto in 1998, was appointed Senior Science Fellow in 2002, and currently serves as Lead, Medical Sciences and Outreach.  He is involved in plant biotechnology, pesticide, and children’s health issues and has served on the EPA Child Health Protection Advisory Committee, EPA Science Advisory Board (early-life exposure to carcinogens), NAFTA Commission for Environmental Cooperation, and Leadership Counsel and Chair of the Chemical Use and Exposure Pathways Sub-Group for the National Conversation on Public Health and Chemicals in the Environment. Dr. Goldstein previously served on the ACMT Board of Directors, and currently serves as a Science Advisor to ILSI/HESI (International Life Sciences Institute/Health and Environmental Sciences Institute) and Chair of the Conjoint Medical Toxicology Sub-Board. 

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Dr. Spencer Greene is currently the Director of Medical Toxicology and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Emergency Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine. He is also the Director of the Medical Toxicology Consulting Service at Texas Children's Hospital, a consulting toxicologist for the Southeast Texas Poison Center, and the course director for the annual Houston Venom Conference. Dr. Greene graduated with bachelors degrees in biology and psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a masters of science degree in immunology from  C.W. Post, Long Island University. He earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College and completed his emergency medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. After residency, he went on active duty with the U.S. Air Force and was assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB, where he also served as the EMS Medical Director and an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. After he separated from the USAF, Dr. Greene completed his medical toxicology fellowship at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix. Prior to joining the Baylor College of Medicine faculty, he was the program director for the University of Arizona Medical Toxicology Fellowship and an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Greene's clinical and research interests include envenomations, anticonvulsant toxicity, substance abuse, alcohol withdrawal, and salicylate toxicity. In his free time he enjoys listening to music and attending Houston Rockets games with his family.

 

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Dr. Christina Hernon is an Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, Massachusetts, and an attending physician at 3 hospitals, both academic and community, in the UMassMemorial Healthcare System.  She is a product and enthusiastic fan of the University of Massachusetts system, with an undergraduate Biology degree at the Amherst Campus, and her medical degree, Emergency Medicine Residency, and Medical Toxicology Fellowship at the UMass Medical School campus in Worcester.   She is the Co-Director of Integrated Case Exercises, an innovative course to bring clinical cases to pre-clinical medical students, and has been recognized with several teaching awards.  With a foundation in Emergency Medical Services and Disaster experience, she has an interest in where these fields meet Toxicology, and  often teaches in topics of acute care toxicology, radiation emergencies, and is developing concepts related to acute, impromptu response in a potentially unsafe environment.  

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Dr. Ken Kulig is a graduate of Wayne State University Medical School, the Emergency Medicine Residency at Denver Health, and the Fellowship at Rocky Mountain Poison Center. He was Director of that Toxicology Fellowship for 10 years when he became one of the founding partners of Toxicology Associates, Prof LLC in Denver in 1995, which sees toxicology patients in three Denver area hospitals. He is past president of the medical staff of Porter Adventist Hospital, chair of P & T, chair of patient safety of the Board, and has been involved in numerous medication safety initiatives locally and nationally. He has over 100 publications and peer reviews for multiple scientific journals and is co-editor of the toxicology section of the Journal of Emergency Medicine. His primary interests are ICU patient care including their spiritual needs, inpatient and outpatient medication safety, drug allergy communication, and medical staff issues such as credentialing and peer review. 

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Dr. Michael Levine, a Southern California native, completed medical school in Chicago, and his residency in emergency medicine at the Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Following residency, he completed his medical toxicology fellowship at the Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. Currently, he is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Southern California, and also continues to attend part time on the in-patient toxicology service at Good Samaritan in Phoenix.

 

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From 1982 until 2009 I served as a poison specialist, assistant manager and eventually the managing director of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. My responsibilities included overseeing and supervising daily operations of the Arizona Poison Control Center (APDIC), including staff management; scheduling, grant writing, data management; report preparation, coordinating research; consultation on the management of poisoned patients both in community and emergency room settings.  Experience includes clinical toxicology practice; drug literature reviews; case presentations; developing management protocols; conducting clinical and basic science toxinology focused research. In 2009 I retired from the University and currently serve as Vice President, Medical Science Liaison for Rare Disease Therapeutic, Inc. I support the mission of our exclusively orphan drug company by providing medical and scientific information internally and externally throughout all phases of new drug development and post approval product support. I am currently involved in the development of antivenoms for scorpions, spiders and snakes.

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Dr. Lewis S. Nelson is currently a Professor of Emergency Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, and is an attending physician at both NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital. He is the Director of the Fellowship in Medical Toxicology at New York University School of Medicine and the New York City Poison Control Center. He is the President of the American College of Medical Toxicology and incoming Chair of the FDA’s Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. He is an editor of Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies, now in its 9th Edition, a major textbook in the field of medical toxicology. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and presents frequently at national and international meetings. The focus of his publications and presentations are medication-related adverse effects, chemical terrorism, and toxicity of abused drugs.

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Dr. Dan Quan is the director of the medical toxicology consultation service at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He has a private consultation service that serves several metro Phoenix area hospitals. He completed his medical toxicology fellowship at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix. Dr. Quan is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona - Phoenix campus.

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Dr. Aaron Skolnik was born in Washington, DC. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh, he finished residency in emergency medicine at Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Thereafter, he graduated from the medical toxicology fellowship at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ and subsequently joined their toxicology faculty. Aaron works full-time as a medical toxicologist and assistant medical director of the Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix. His hobbies include restoring and riding vintage Triumph and Moto Guzzi motorcycles.

Subramanian Dr. Ram Subramanian is a transplant hepatologist and intensivist at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. His clinical and research interests focuses on issues related to hepatic critical care, including acute liver failure and decompensated cirrhosis. He has developed a specific interest in artificial and bioartificial extracorporeal liver support.
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Dr. Christian Tomaszewski is faculty member at the emergency medicine residency at the University of California San Diego.After training in EM at East Carolina University, he completed at clinical toxicology fellowship at Rocky Mountain Poison Center in Denver. Simultaneously he trained and became boarded in underwater and hyperbaric medicine as well. After serving as toxicology fellowship director and medical director of hyperbaric medicine at Carolinas Medical Center, he completed two emergency medicine enhancement projects in United Arab Emirates and Qatar.   After four years abroad, he joined the faculty at the UCSD, where he serves as associate director of emergency clinical services as well associate medical director for the local poison center. His research interests continue to include carbon monoxide, cardiovascular toxins, and medication safety.

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Dr. Brian J. Wolk is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He completed a BA in chemistry at Cornell University followed by a medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Emergency Medicine Residency and Toxicology Training Program. Dr. Wolk’s interests include toxicology education, acute care toxicology and drugs of abuse, specifically the use and diversion of controlled prescription substances and designer drugs. 

 

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Venue 

Arizona Biltmore Hotel
2400 East Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
T: 602.955.6600