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Medical Toxicology Foundation / Emergency Medicine Foundation Research Grant

For Young Medical Toxicology Faculty, Medical Toxicology Fellows, and Emergency Medicine Residents

The Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF) along with the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) co-sponsor a Research Grant for Medical Toxicology fellows-in-training and Emergency Medicine residents with a research interest in Medical Toxicology. 

The MTF-EMF Directed Grant Program awards support for an active Emergency Medicine Resident, Medical Toxicology Fellow, Young Medical Toxicology Faculty (<5 years), or any other Emergency Medicine subspecialty training discipline to complete a medical toxicology research project. Applicants may apply for up to a total of $10,000 for a one-year period. Funds are not to be used for capital equipment purchases, faculty salary support, publication costs, travel, or institutional overhead.

Although not mandatory, proposals utilizing the ACMT Toxicology Investigators Consortium (ToxIC) Registry are particularly encouraged. This Registry is a multi-center database of medical toxicology patients. The Registry collects data on patients seen by medical toxicologists and includes include age, sex, agent class, specific agent name, clinical symptoms, syndromes and signs, and treatment rendered. From this database grantees can conduct epidemiologic studies or can collaborate with multisite investigators on retrospective studies. Investigators interested in using this database should click here to learn more about the ToxiC Registry. You can also contact ToxIC at ToxIC@acmt.net to get more information.

MTF-EMF Research Award

Eligible applicants: Young Medical Toxicology Faculty (<5 years), Medical Toxicology Fellows, and Emergency Medicine Residents and other Fellows in an EM subspecialty post-graduate training program

Award amount: up to $10,000

Application deadline: January 16, 2017

Notification: June 2017

Funding period: July 2017-June 2018

The Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF) along with the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) co-sponsors the award for fellows and residents with an interest toxicology-focused research. The award amount was increased from $5,000 to $10,000 beginning with the 2015-2016 grant cycle. Both scientific review and awarding decisions will be made independent of the sponsor. Funds are not to be used for capital equipment purchases, faculty salary support, publication costs, travel, or institutional overhead.

Submission guidelines and instructions can be found by clicking here

The application will be processed by the Emergency Medicine Foundation.
 
Further questions can be addressed to ACMT at info@acmt.net.

PAST RECIPIENTS

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2016-2017

PI: Christina Nussbaum, MD Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (Mentor: William Meggs, MD, Brody School of Medicine).

Amount: $10,000

Protocol: Naltrexone as an antidote to prevent delayed neuropsychological disabilities from acute poisoning with the sarin analogue diisopropylfluorophosphate

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2014-2015

PI: Lindsay Fox, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY (Mentor: Alex Manini, MD, Icahn School of Medicine)

Amount: $5,000

Protocol: Understanding Relationships Between Opioid Prescribing, Patient Characteristics, and Overdose 

Abstract: i. Fox et al. Prescription opioid use and knowledge of opioid prevention strategies among ED patients. J Med Toxicol 2016;12:31 (abstract #86)

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2013-2014

PI: Jennifer Parker Cote, MD, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (Mentor: William Meggs, MD, Brody School of Medicine)

Amount: $5,000

Protocol: Efficacy of Trypsin in Treating Coral Snake Envenomation in the Porcine Model

Abstract: Parker-Cote. Efficacy in treating coral snake envenomation in the porcine model. J Med Toxicol. 2015;11:2

Manuscript: Parker-Cote et al. Efficacy in treating coral snake envenomation in the porcine model. J Med Toxicol. 2015;11:430-432
 
 
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2012-2013

PI: James Cao, MD, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC (Mentor: Michael Beuhler, MD, Carolinas Medical Center)

Amount: $5,000

Protocol: Point of Care Testing in Setting of Nitromethane and Methanol Co-ingestion Will Not Mask True Creatinine, Anion Gap, or Osmolar Gap

Abstracts: Ann Emerg Med 2013;62:s42-3 and J Med Toxicol 2014;10:65

Maunscript: Cao JD et al. Clin Toxicol 2014;52:611-617