Forensic Medicine



Current Research Projects

  • Physiological and molecular biological studies on ethanol and acetaldehyde.
  • Toxicological studies on volatile and gaseous substances.
  • Application of X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy in forensic practice.
  • Patho-physiological evaluation of poisoning cases.

Recent Publications

  • Comparison of histological findings and the results of energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometry analysis in experimental electrical injury. Tanaka N, et al. Leg.Med. 31, 20-23 (2018).
  • Application of energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (EDX) in forensics – titanium, silicon and magnesium in the stomach contents as good indicators for ingestion of pharmaceutical tablets. Tanaka N, et al. Rom.J.Leg.Med. 25, 89-91 (2017).
  • Ethanol and acetaldehyde differentially alter extracellular dopamine and serotonin in Aldh2-knockout mouse dorsal striatum: A reverse microdialysis study. Jamal M, et al. Neurotoxicology. 52, 204-209 (2016).

Contact Information

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