The 59th meeting of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists
September 4-8, 2022
Versailles, France


Meet Shimadzu at TIAFT


The 59th Annual Meeting of The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists (TIAFT) will take place between 5th and 8th September 2022 in Versailles (France). Join Shimadzu for a royal meeting!

At this event, we will introduce new instruments, organize a vendor workshop and support the Young Scientist reception. We kindly invite you to visit our booth to discover all the solutions (GCMS, LC-MS/MS, HRMS) including automation and PESI ion source.


Welcome reception Young Scientists wine & cheese

Monday 5th September 2022, 6 pm – 8 pm

Place: Room Lulli


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Lunch Workshop

Tuesday 6th September 2022, 12:45 pm - 14 pm

“Enhancing automation & reporting confidence | innovative approached in toxicology”

  • Enhancing reporting confidence in targeted and non-targeted workflows in high resolution LC-MS/MS
    Emily Armitage,Shimadzu Corporation
  • Introduction of a new Automated Sample Preparation Module for LCMS with LAS option capabilities
    Daisuke Kawakami, Shimadzu Europa GmbH
  • Innovative approaches for Toxicology studies using LCMS
    Franck Saint Marcoux, CHU Limoges

Oral Talks

Wednesday 7th September 2022, morning
Session: Recent trends in screening procedures


O51. Ultrafast measurement of drugs using Probe Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (PESI-MS) and isotope dilution: an example with metformin

Pauline Griffeuille1*, Elies Zarrouk1, Sandra Bodeau2, Fabien Lamoureux3, Sylvain Dulaurent1, Souleiman El Balkhi1, Franck Saint-Marcoux1,4
1| Unit of biological and forensic toxicology, Limoges University Hospital, 87000, Limoges, France
2| Department of pharmacology and toxicology, Amiens University Hospital, France
3| Department of pharmacology and toxicology, Rouen University Hospital, France
4| Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Limoges


O60. Quantitative screening of pesticides and their metabolites in human matrices: Are we ready to switch to high resolution mass spectrometry?

Zarrouk E1*, Griffeuille P1, El Balkhi S1, Saint-Marcoux F1, 2
1| Unit of biological and forensic toxicology, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France
2| Department of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Limoges, France


O87. Addressing new possibilities and new challenges: automated nondestructive hematocrit normalization for Dried Blood Spots

Luginbühl M.1
1| CAMAG, Muttenz, CH



Title: High-Throughput Analysis of Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids in Tea by Liquid Chromatography Vacuum Differential Mobility Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry

Maria Cifuentes Girard1, Patrick Knight2, Roger Giles2, Gérard Hopfgartner1
1| Life Sciences Mass Spectrometry, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, University of Geneva, Switzerland
2| Shimadzu Research Laboratory Manchester, United Kingdom


Product Lineup

Please contact us during the conference to get more information for the following instruments and solutions:



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