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Awards Listing

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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 As part of accomplishing its mission, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for various research, development, and evaluation projects; forensic laboratory enhancement activities; and fellowship programs.

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Subtopic: Toxicology

Number of Awards: 92
Total Amount Awarded: $31,124,527

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Combining LC-MS/MS Product-Ion Scan Technology with GC-MS Analysis to Identify Drugs and Poisons in Postmortem Fluidsand Tissues Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 Miami-Dade County FL 2019-DU-BX-0002 $372,438 Open
2019 Electrochemical Aptamer-Based Sensor for Rapid Identification of Marijuana from Hemp Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Florida International University Board of Trustees FL 2019-R2-CX-0045 $50,000 Open
2019 Extraction and Quantification of Fentanyl and Metabolites from Complex Biological Matrices to Support Medicolegal Death Investigations Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 West Virginia University WV 2019-R2-CX-0037 $100,000 Open
2019 Phase II Metabolites of Drugs in Hair: A Potential Solution for Environmental Contamination Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Research Triangle Institute NC 2019-DU-BX-0021 $295,625 Open
2019 Prevalence of Fentanyl and Its Analogues in a Court-Ordered Mandatory Drug Testing Population Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime, FY 2019 Research Triangle Institute NC 2019-R2-CX-0017 $239,196 Open
2019 Research to Develop Validated Methods for THC Quantification in Complex Matrices by High-resolution DART-MS—Focus on Edibles and Plant Materials Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 The Research Foundation for the SUNY NY 2019-DU-BX-0026 $465,724 Open
2019 The Effects of Synthetic Cathinone Chirality on Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics and Its Implications for Forensic Toxicology Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2019-R2-CX-0046 $149,960 Open
2019 Through the Looking Glass Part II: Abuse of the Evolving Electronic Cigarette and the Impact of Vaping Ethanol in the Evaluation of Impairment Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2019-MU-MU-0007 $1,241,355 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2018 A Paradigm Shift in Forensic Toxicology Screening: The Development and Validation of Two Automated Sample Preparation Techniques for the Comprehensive Screening of Biological Matrices Using High Resol NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Department of Forensic Science VA 2018-DU-BX-0168 $448,063 Open
2018 Detection and Identification of Psychoactive Material Based On SPME-facilitated DART-MS-derived Headspace Chemical Signatures and Chemometrics NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics The Research Foundation for the SUNY, University at Albany NY 2018-R2-CX-0012 $100,000 Open
2018 Development of a Comprehensive Workflow for Postmortem Insulin Testing in Cases of Suspected Insulin Homicide NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Fredric Rieders Family Foundation PA 2018-75-CX-0039 $299,529 Open
2018 Development of Portable Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Nanosensors for Ultrasensitive Characterization of Drugs in Human Biofluids NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Trustees of Indiana University IN 2018-75-CX-0034 $445,244 Open
2018 Establishing Sufficiency Thresholds for Assessing the Quality of Mass Spectral Data NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Houston Forensic Science Center, Inc. TX 2018-DU-BX-0184 $282,703 Open
2018 Evaluating Analytical Parameters and Understanding Drug-Matrix Interactions in Forensic Hair Analysis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Florida International University Board of Trustees FL 2018-75-CX-0037 $400,349 Open
2018 High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Screening in Forensic Toxicology: Cost Benefit Analysis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Sam Houston State University TX 2018-75-CX-0040 $306,688 Open
2018 Identification of Drugs in Powders, Tablets, Liquids, and Plant Material Via Total Vaporization Solid Phase Microextraction (TV-SPME) NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Trustees of Indiana University IN 2018-75-CX-0035 $96,469 Open
2018 Structural Characterization of Emerging Synthetic Drugs NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2018-75-CX-0033 $368,415 Open
2018 Through the E-Cigarette Looking Glass: The Impact of Vaping Ethanol on DUI Investigations NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2018-75-CX-0036 $517,961 Open
2017 A More Timely Process for Identifying and Analyzing Trends of Emerging Novel Psychoactive Substances in the United States NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Temple University – Of The Commonwealth System of Higher Edu PA 2017-R2-CX-0002 $49,994 Open
2017 Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office, Regional Forensic Science Laboratory Opioid Detection Instrument NIJ FY17 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (Competitive) Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner''s Office OH 2017-CD-BX-0055 $250,000 Closed
2017 Development and Application of Small-molecule Spatial Distribution Imaging: Laser Ablation Direct Analysis in Real Time Imaging-Mass Spectrometry (LADI-MS) NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics The State University of New York, University at Albany NY 2017-R2-CX-0003 $50,000 Open
2017 Development of Improved Extraction/Purification Methods for LC-QqQ-MS Analysis of Novel Psychoactive Substances NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics The Florida International University Board of Trustees FL 2017-IJ-CX-0004 $50,000 Open
2017 Development of Matrix Matched Quality Control Materials and Sample Preparation Techniques for the Analysis of Marijuana Infused Products and their Application to Edible Testing NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2017-R2-CX-0029 $215,830 Open
2017 Novel Blood Protein Modification Assay for Retrospective Detection of Drug Exposure - Development and Validation NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The Florida International University Board of Trustees FL 2017-MU-BX-0002 $467,885 Open
2017 Optimization of Pretreatment Parameters in Hair Analysis for Drugs of Abuse and Understanding Protein-Drug Physicochemical Interactions NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics The Florida International University Board of Trustees FL 2017-IJ-CX-0005 $50,000 Open