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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

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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Subtopic: Toxicology AND Research and development

Number of Awards: 75
Total Amount Awarded: $26,618,180

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Real-Time Sample-Mining and Data-Mining Approaches for the Discovery of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2020-DQ-BX-0007 $555,401 Open
2020 Research on Forensic Toxicological Laboratory Testing and Reporting Practices NIJ Non-solicited Applications, FY 2020 Federal Bureau of Investigation DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0008 $562,700 Open
2019 Chemical Foundations of a Cannabis Breathalyzer Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-19-RO-0008 $481,103 Open
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 OF FL 2019-DU-BX-0002 $372,438 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 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 Open
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 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 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE 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 Evaluating Analytical Parameters and Understanding Drug-Matrix Interactions in Forensic Hair Analysis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 2018-75-CX-0037 $400,349 Open
2018 Fentanyl Contamination NIJ FY18 Non-solicited Applications Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health DJO-NIJ-18-RO-0506 $500,000 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 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 mechanism-based forensic investigation into the postmortem redistribution of morphine NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations Northeastern University MA 2016-DN-BX-0002 $48,818 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 EDUCATION PA 2017-R2-CX-0002 $49,994 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 Closed
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 Closed
2017 Evaluation of Acute Cell Toxicity of Pyrolytic Products of Synthetic Cannabinoids NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0032 $47,916 Closed
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 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY 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
2017 Prevalence of Novel Psychoactive Substances in Oral Fluid NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2017-R2-CX-0019 $311,221 Open