Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research & Teaching Grant(s)

The Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research & Teaching Grant is now administered under the MTF Innovative Research, Teaching, and Practice Grants.


Recipients

2021 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients

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Powell Graham, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
“CannFall: Evaluating Blood Biomarkers of Cannabis Use After Geriatric Falls”
Award Amount: $10,000
Funding Period: 7/1/2021 – 6/30/2022

2020 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients

Member_Profile_Photos/Carolyn_Fox_2020.jpgCarolyn Fox, MD and colleagues
Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center
"Platelet Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Acute Acetaminophen Toxicity and with 4-Methylpyrazole Treatment"
Award Amount: $10,823.11
Funding Period: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021



Member_Profile_Photos/David_Liss_2020.jpgDavid Liss, MD and colleagues
Washington University School of Medicine
"Liquid Chromatography Tandem-Mass Spectrometry as a Universal Screening Modality for High-Risk Pregnant Patients"
Award Amount: $10,000
Funding Period: July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021

 

2019 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients


Toce_Michael_Sq.jpgMichael Toce, MD
and colleagues 
Boston Children’s Hospital
“Effect of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Pediatric Opioid Prescribing and Opioid-related Overdoses” 
Award Amount: $6,625
Funding Period: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020
 

Abstract:

Michael S Toce, Karen Olson, Michael C Monuteaux, Florence T Bourgeois. Impact of Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs on Adolescent and Young Adult Opioid Prescribing. J. Med. Toxicol. 16, 116–168 (2020 Abstract #65)
 
 

MICCICHE_DREW_MD_EM_20160616.jpgAndrew Micchiche, MD and colleagues
University of Pittsburgh 
"Case-Control Study Comparing the Expression of GABAA and NMDA Receptor Subunits in Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Individuals With and Without Benzodiazepine-Resistant Alcohol Withdrawal” 
Award Amount: $10,000
Funding Period: July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020
 

2018 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients

No Award Given.

2017 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients

David JangPI: David Jang, MD, MSc
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

 

Utsha KhatriCo-Investigator: Utsha Khatri, MD
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Current Position (2018): Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Toxicology and Critical Care Medicine Department, Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Protocol: Investigation of a cell-permeable mitochondrial prodrug (NV-118) on mitochondrial function in human blood cells from patients with CO poisoning

Amount $10,000

Publications:

Grant:

  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Mentored Physician Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08HL136858)

Member_Profile_Photos/Kopec_Kathy_2020.jpgPI: Kathryn Kopec, DO
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Current Position (2018): Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center

Protocol: Global Educational Toxicology toolkit (GETKIT): A One Day Course for Teaching Poisoning Essentials in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC)

Amount: $9,680

2016 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients

Peter ChaiPI: Peter Chai, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

Current Position (2018): Faculty, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Protocol: Naloxone Distribution Patterns in Patients with a History of Heroin Abuse

Amount: $10,000

Abstract:

  • Lai J, Chai PR, Boyle K, Boyer EW. Acceptance Among Heroin Users of Advanced Technology in Studying Naloxone Distribution Programs. J Med Toxicol 2017;13:13.

Publication:

  • Lai J, Champan B, Boyle KL, Boyer EW, Chai PR. Low-Energy Bluetooth for Detecting Real-World Penetrance of Bystander Naloxone Kits: A Pilot Study. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences-51. Proc Annu Hawaii Int Conf Syst Sci. 2018 Jan 3; 2018: 3253–3258.

2015 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients

Member_Profile_Photos/Carey_Jennifer.jpgPI: Jennifer Carey, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Current Position (2018): Assistant Professor. Division Director, Undergraduate Medical Education. UMASS Med Center

Protocol: Adolescent at Risk: Intentional toxic exposures in self-harm attempts and the role of social media.

Amount: $6,042

Abstracts:

  • Chapman BP, Nader N, Lai J and Carey JL. #HelpMe Social Media Usage Among Suicidal Adolescents. UMass Center for Health and Social Media Conference, Worcester, MA. May 2017
  • Chapman BP, Lai J, Nader N and Carey JL. Do adolescents post social media content indicative of self-harm and intentional poisonings? J Med Toxicol 2017;13:3-46 Abstract #103
  • #HelpMe Social Media Usage Among Suicidal Adolescents. UMMS CCTS Community Engagement and Research Symposium, Worcester, MA. March 2017.

Publication:

  • Carey JL, Chapman B, Chai P, Jake-Schoffman DE, Carreiro S, Nader N, Pagoto S. Social Media and Self Harm: The use of social media in depressed and suicidal youth. Proc Annu Hawaii Int Conf Syst Sci. (accepted)

Member_Profile_Photos/Murphy125w.jpegPI: Christine Murphy, MD
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Current Position (2018): Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology Program Director, Carolinas Medical Center

Protocol: A pilot study of the efficacy of hydroxocobalamin in treating nifedipine-induced shock.

Award: $11,000

Abstracts:

  • Murphy CM, Williams C, Quinn M, Nicholson B, Shoe T, Beuhler MC, Kerns WP. Pilot trial of lipid rescue in a swine model of severe nifedipine toxicity. J Med Toxicol. 2013;9:82
  • Murphy CM, Williams C, Quinn M, Nicholson B, Shoe T, Dulaney AR, Beuhler MC, Kerns WP. Pilot study comparing hemodynamic measures in swine anesthetized with α-chloralose and isoflurane. Clin Toxicol 2014;52:358
  • Murphy CM, Williams C, Quinn M, Nicholson B, Shoe T, Dulaney AR, Beuhler MC, Kerns WP. Survival of swine with nifedipine toxicity treated with methylene blue. J Med Toxicol 2014;10:69
  • Murphy CM, Gellar M, Runyon MS, Rozario N, Kerns W. Efficacy of Hydroxocobalamin in Treating Nifedipine Induced Shock. J Med Toxicol 2016;12:5-6

Publication:

  • Murphy CM, Williams C, Quinn ME, Nicholson T, Shoe T, Beuhler MC, Kerns WP. Pilot trial of intravenous lipid emulsion treatment for severe nifedipine-induced shock. J Med Toxicol. 2016;12:380-5 PMID:27501853

2014 Medical Toxicology Foundation Innovative Research and Teaching Award Recipients

Member_Profile_Photos/Katzung_Katherine.jpgPI: Katherine Katzung, MD
HealthPartners Institute for Education & Research/Regions Hospital, Minneapolis, MN

Current Position (2018): Vice Chair, Emergency Medicine Department, Abbott Northwestern Hospital. Consultant, Minnesota Poison Control System. Assistant Medical Director, Mission Detox Facility, Plymouth, MN

Protocol: Effect of Norepinephrine on Cerebral Oxygenation in a Porcine Model of Propranolol Toxicity After Maximization of High Dose Insulin (HDI) Therapy.

Amount: $13,922

Abstract:

  • Katzung KG, LeRoy JM, Boley SP, Thomas AJ, Stellpflug SJ, Holger JM, Engebretsen KM. Randomized Controlled Study Comparing High Dose Insulin (HDI) to Vasopressors or Combination Therapy in Refractory Toxin-Induced Cardiogenic Shock (TICS). J Med Toxicol (2016); 12:3-47. Abstract #1.
Publication:

  • Katherine G. Katzung, Jenna M. Leroy, Sean P. Boley, Samuel J. Stellpflug, Joel S. Holger & Kristin M. Engebretsen (2019) A randomized controlled study comparing high-dose insulin to vasopressors or combination therapy in a porcine model of refractory propranolol-induced cardiogenic shock, Clinical Toxicology, 57:11, 1073-1079, DOI: 10.1080/15563650.2019.1580372

Member_Profile_Photos/Menke_125w.jpgPI: Nathan Menke, MD
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA

Protocol: Utilizing Machine Based Learning Algorithms to Predict Mortality in Acetaminophen Overdose

Amount: $10,000

Abstract:

  • Menke N, Pizon A, Menke M. Utilizing a machine-based algorithm to predict mortality in acetaminophen overdose. J Med Toxicol 2017;13:3-46 (abstract #6)