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Potential uses of naltrexone in emergency department patients with opioid use disorder.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2019 Mar 4:1-7. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

a Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology , University of Massachusetts Medical School and Umass Memorial Medical Center , Worcester , MA , USA.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15563650.2019.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2019.1583342DOI Listing
March 2019

A Case of Unintentional Opioid (U-47700) Overdose in a Young Adult After Counterfeit Xanax Use.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2019 Feb 15. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Center for Forensic Science Research and Education at the Fredric Rieders Family Foundation, Willow Grove, PA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000001775DOI Listing
February 2019

Evaluating the Patient with Reported Gadolinium-Associated Illness.

J Med Toxicol 2019 Jan 29;15(1):36-44. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour St, Room 139, Hartford, CT, 06103, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s13181-018-0689-x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-018-0689-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6314929PMC
January 2019

ATP-dependent membrane remodeling links EHD1 functions to endocytic recycling.

Nat Commun 2018 12 5;9(1):5187. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune, 411008, Maharashtra, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07586-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6281616PMC
December 2018

Recognition and Management of Pediatric Salt Toxicity.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2018 Nov;34(11):820-824

Division of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000001340DOI Listing
November 2018

Wnt Secretion Is Regulated by the Tetraspan Protein HIC-1 through Its Interaction with Neurabin/NAB-1.

Cell Rep 2018 Nov;25(7):1856-1871.e6

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, Knowledge City, Sector 81, SAS Nagar, Manauli PO 140306, Punjab, India. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2018.10.053DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6258899PMC
November 2018

Pentylenetetrazole (PTZ)-induced Convulsion Assay to Determine GABAergic Defects in .

Bio Protoc 2018 Sep;8(17)

Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, Punjab, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21769/BioProtoc.2989DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6166856PMC
September 2018

The Claudin-like Protein HPO-30 Is Required to Maintain LAChRs at the Neuromuscular Junction.

J Neurosci 2018 Aug 27;38(32):7072-7087. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali, Knowledge City, Punjab, India and

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3487-17.2018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6083452PMC
August 2018

Effect of a Data-driven Intervention on Opioid Prescribing Intensity Among Emergency Department Providers: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Acad Emerg Med 2018 May 2;25(5):482-493. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Worcester, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/acem.13400DOI Listing
May 2018

FLP-18 Functions through the G-Protein-Coupled Receptors NPR-1 and NPR-4 to Modulate Reversal Length in .

J Neurosci 2018 May 30;38(20):4641-4654. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Manauli PO 140306, Punjab, India

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1955-17.2018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5965667PMC
May 2018

Regulation of Glutamate Signaling in the Sensorimotor Circuit by CASY-1A/Calsyntenin in .

Genetics 2018 04 23;208(4):1553-1564. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Manauli, Mohali 140306, Punjab, India

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.118.300834DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5887148PMC
April 2018

The C-terminal of CASY-1/Calsyntenin regulates GABAergic synaptic transmission at the Caenorhabditis elegans neuromuscular junction.

PLoS Genet 2018 03 12;14(3):e1007263. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, Knowledge City, Sector 81, SAS Nagar, Manauli, Punjab, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1007263DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5864096PMC
March 2018

Energy Drinks: A Contemporary Issues Paper.

Curr Sports Med Rep 2018 Feb;17(2):65-72

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/JSR.0000000000000454DOI Listing
February 2018

Self-identification of nonpharmaceutical fentanyl exposure following heroin overdose.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2018 Jan 6;56(1):37-42. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

a Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine , University of Massachusetts Medical School , Worcester , MA , USA.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15563650.2017.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2017.1339889DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5975225PMC
January 2018

C. elegans Locomotion: Finding Balance in Imbalance.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2018;1112:185-196

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, Punjab, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-3065-0_14DOI Listing
January 2018

A Novel Oral Fluid Assay (LC-QTOF-MS) for the Detection of Fentanyl and Clandestine Opioids in Oral Fluid After Reported Heroin Overdose.

J Med Toxicol 2017 Dec 2;13(4):287-292. Epub 2017 Oct 2.

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-017-0632-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5711761PMC
December 2017

Pediatric Poisonings in a Rural Ugandan Emergency Department.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2017 Oct 9. Epub 2017 Oct 9.

From the *Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; †Harvard Medical School, ‡Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; §Global Emergency Care Collaborative, Shrewsbury; ∥University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, ¶New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, #University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000001265DOI Listing
October 2017

Accidental copper sulfate toxicity after flame colorant ingestion.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2017 09 8;55(8):943-945. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

c Department of Emergency Medicine , Division of Medical Toxicology, Brigham and Women's Hospital , Harvard Medical School, Boston , MA , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2017.1330958DOI Listing
September 2017

Regulation of WNT Signaling at the Neuromuscular Junction by the Immunoglobulin Superfamily Protein RIG-3 in .

Genetics 2017 07 17;206(3):1521-1534. Epub 2017 May 17.

Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, Punjab 140306, India

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.116.195297DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5500148PMC
July 2017

Canagliflozin-associated diabetic ketoacidosis: a case report.

Toxicol Commun 2017 25;1(1):2-5. Epub 2017 May 25.

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24734306.2017.1331604DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6029867PMC
May 2017

Suspected Adulteration of Commercial Kratom Products with 7-Hydroxymitragynine.

J Med Toxicol 2016 12 17;12(4):341-349. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-016-0588-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5135684PMC
December 2016

What is This Rash?

J Med Toxicol 2016 06;12(2):199-200

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-015-0526-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4880606PMC
June 2016

Case Files of the University of Massachusetts Toxicology Fellowship: Does This Smoke Inhalation Victim Require Treatment with Cyanide Antidote?

J Med Toxicol 2016 06;12(2):192-8

Department of Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-016-0533-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4880610PMC
June 2016

Medical Toxicology and the Crisis of Addiction--Introduction to the Proceedings from the 2015 ACMT Addiction Academy.

J Med Toxicol 2016 Mar;12(1):48-9

University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-016-0534-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4781810PMC
March 2016

A Review of the Toxicologic Implications of Obesity.

J Med Toxicol 2015 Sep;11(3):342-54

University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, 12401 East 17th Avenue, Rm 759, Aurora, CO, 80045, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-015-0488-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4547963PMC
September 2015

The Feasibility and Acceptability of Google Glass for Teletoxicology Consults.

J Med Toxicol 2015 Sep;11(3):283-7

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-015-0495-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4547955PMC
September 2015

Preventing iatrogenic overdose: a review of in-emergency department opioid-related adverse drug events and medication errors.

Ann Emerg Med 2015 Apr 18;65(4):423-31. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.11.016DOI Listing
April 2015

Prescription Opioid Use and Misuse Among Older Adult Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Department Patients.

R I Med J (2013) 2015 Mar 3;98(3):28-31. Epub 2015 Mar 3.

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI.

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March 2015

The virtual toxicology service: wearable head-mounted devices for medical toxicology.

J Med Toxicol 2014 Dec;10(4):382-7

Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, 55 Claverick St., Providence, RI, 02903, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-014-0420-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4252294PMC
December 2014

Lack of association between Press Ganey emergency department patient satisfaction scores and emergency department administration of analgesic medications.

Ann Emerg Med 2014 Nov 27;64(5):469-81. Epub 2014 Mar 27.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Brown University; Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.02.010DOI Listing
November 2014

Medical marijuana and driving: a review.

J Med Toxicol 2014 Sep;10(3):269-79

Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-014-0393-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4141931PMC
September 2014

Toxin-induced coagulopathy.

Emerg Med Clin North Am 2014 Feb;32(1):53-78

Department of Emergency Medicine, Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy Street, Claverick 274, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emc.2013.10.001DOI Listing
February 2014

Energy drink and other substance use among adolescent and young adult emergency department patients.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2013 Oct;29(10):1091-7

From the *Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Departments of †Emergency Medicine, ‡Epidemiology, and §Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School of Brown University; ∥Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University; and ¶Department of Pediatrics, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182a6403dDOI Listing
October 2013

Sodium acetate as a replacement for sodium bicarbonate in medical toxicology: a review.

J Med Toxicol 2013 Sep;9(3):250-4

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, 01655, USA,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-013-0304-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3771004PMC
September 2013

Cocaine-induced dystonic reaction: an unlikely presentation of child neglect.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2013 Sep;29(9):1006-8

From the *K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital, Neptune, NJ; †Rhode Island Hospital; and ‡Hasbro Children's Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182a3204dDOI Listing
September 2013

Caffeine reduces myocardial blood flow during exercise.

Am J Med 2013 Aug 10;126(8):730.e1-8. Epub 2013 Jun 10.

Memorial Hermann Ironman Sports Medicine Institute, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030-1501, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.12.023DOI Listing
August 2013

Toxicity of energy drinks.

Curr Opin Pediatr 2012 Apr;24(2):243-51

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0b013e3283506827DOI Listing
April 2012

Methadone, another cause of opioid-associated hearing loss: a case report.

J Emerg Med 2011 Dec 9;41(6):635-9. Epub 2010 Dec 9.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown University Alpert Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jemermed.2010.11.014DOI Listing
December 2011

Dabigatran: review of pharmacology and management of bleeding complications of this novel oral anticoagulant.

J Med Toxicol 2011 Dec;7(4):281-7

Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, WCC-2, Boston, MA 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-011-0178-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3550194PMC
December 2011

Levamisole exposure and hematologic indices in cocaine users.

Acad Emerg Med 2011 Nov;18(11):1141-7

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Alpert Medical School/Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01202.xDOI Listing
November 2011

The immunoglobulin super family protein RIG-3 prevents synaptic potentiation and regulates Wnt signaling.

Neuron 2011 Jul;71(1):103-16

Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2011.05.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3134796PMC
July 2011

First-Onset Seizure After Use of an Energy Drink [corrected].

Pediatr Emerg Care 2011 Jun;27(6):539-40

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0b013e31821dc72bDOI Listing
June 2011

Cevimeline (Evoxac ®) overdose.

J Med Toxicol 2011 Mar;7(1):57-9

Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hasbro Children's Hospital, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13181-010-0112-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3614114PMC
March 2011

Boy or girl?

Authors:
Kavita Babu

Ann Emerg Med 2010 Feb;55(2):215

Department of Emergency Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2009.05.027DOI Listing
February 2010

Head CT in patient with metabolic acidosis.

J Med Toxicol 2008 Dec;4(4):275-6

Brown University, Program in Medical Toxicology/Department of Emergency Medicine, Providence, RI 02903, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3550113PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/bf03161212DOI Listing
December 2008

Self-treatment of opioid withdrawal using kratom (Mitragynia speciosa korth).

Addiction 2008 Jun;103(6):1048-50

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02209.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3670991PMC
June 2008

Opioid receptors and legal highs: Salvia divinorum and Kratom.

Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2008 Feb;46(2):146-52

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15563650701241795DOI Listing
February 2008

Self-treatment of opioid withdrawal with a dietary supplement, Kratom.

Am J Addict 2007 Sep-Oct;16(5):352-6

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10550490701525368DOI Listing
January 2008

Serotonin syndrome in dextromethorphan ingestion responsive to propofol therapy.

Pediatr Emerg Care 2007 Nov;23(11):829-31

Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0b013e31815a0667DOI Listing
November 2007

Adverse effects in children after unintentional buprenorphine exposure.

Pediatrics 2006 Oct;118(4):1746-51

Program in Medical Toxicology, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2006-0948DOI Listing
October 2006

Bifocal and PP1 interaction regulates targeting of the R-cell growth cone in Drosophila.

Dev Biol 2005 Dec 8;288(2):372-86. Epub 2005 Nov 8.

Temasek Life Science Laboratory and Department of Biological Sciences, 1 Research Link, National University of Singapore, 117604, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ydbio.2005.09.017DOI Listing
December 2005

Roles of Bifocal, Homer, and F-actin in anchoring Oskar to the posterior cortex of Drosophila oocytes.

Genes Dev 2004 Jan;18(2):138-43

MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King's College London, London SE1 1UL, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gad.282604DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC324420PMC
January 2004