Center for the Future of Forensic Science Publications

Canfield, J.R., Agarwal, S., Fortener, S.K. and Sprague, J.E. (2020), Fentanyl Detection Using Eosin Y Paper Assays,. J Forensic Sci, 65: 1432-1442.

Palmer CM, Canfield JR, Sprague JE, Oechsle CM, Worst TJ. Fentanyl transdermal patches: Extraction and evaluation of a novel disposal method using NarcX®. J Forensic Sci. 2021;00:1–8.

Wise, N.M.; Wagner, S.J.; Worst, T.J.; Sprague, J.E.; & Oechsle, C.M. Comparison of Swab Types for Collection and Analysis of Microorganisms.  MicrobiologyOpen, 2021, 10, e1244

Jollie, M.L.; Canfield, J.R.; Worst, T.J.; & Oechsle, C.M. Comparison of swab types & elution buffers for collection and analysis of intact cells to aid in deconvolution of complex DNA mixtures, Forensic Sci. Int., Volume 340, 2022, 111448,

C.M. Oechsle, T.A. Paul, J.D. Seichko, T.J. Worst. Salmon sperm DNA increases sample recovery from cotton swabs, FSI: Genetics. 2024; 69, 102996.

Gilman, T. L., Canfield, J. R., Worst, T. J., & Sprague, J. E. (2024). Effects of the designer drug 4-methylamphetamine on core temperature and serotonin levels in the striatum and hippocampus of rats. Neuroscience Letters, 137740.

Canfield, J.R., Sprague, J.E. (2023) Influence of carbon side chain length on the in vivo pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic characteristics of illicitly manufactured fentanyls. Drug Testing and Analysis. doi: 10.1002/dta.3636 

Canfield JR, Kisor DF, Sprague JE.  Designer benzodiazepine rat pharmacokinetics: a comparison of alprazolam, flualprazolam and flubromazolam.  Toxicol Appl Pharmacol.65(5):1432-1442, 2023.

Banks ML, Sprague JE. The dopamine 3 receptor as a candidate biomarker and therapeutic for opioid use disorder.  Addiction Biol.  In press.

Punches BE, Freiermuth CE, Sprague JE, Brown JL, Hutzel-Dunham E, Lambert J, Braun B, Littlefield A, Frey JA, Bachmann DJ, Bischof JJ, Pantalon MV, Ancona R, Kisor DF, Lyons MS.  Screening for problematic opioid use in the emergency department: comparison of tow screening measures.  J American College Emergency Physicians.  In press.

Schmuhl KK, Nagel S, Tamburro R, Jewell TM, Gilbert E, Gonzalez A, Sullivan DL, Sprague JE.  Better together: utilizing an interprofessional course and escape room to educate healthcare students about opioid use disorder.  BMC Med Ed.

Karnib N, Long B, van Staaden MJ, Sprague JE, Hall FS, Jacobson D, Huber R.  Opiate sensitivity in fruit flies.  Med Res Arch. 11(4), 2023.

Aburahma A, Rana S, Larsen R, Ward CS, Sprague JE.  Influence of adrenalectomy on the gut microbiome and MDMA-induced hyperthermia. Eur J Pharmacol. 945:175643, 2023.

Freiermuth CE, Kisor DF, Lambert J, Braun R, Frey JA, Bachman DJ, Bischof JJ, Lyons MS, Pantalon MV, Punches BE, Ancona R, Sprague JE. Genetic variants associated with opioid use disorder.  Clin Pharmacol Ther. 113(5):1089-1095, 2023.

Aburahma A, Stewart EL, Rana S, Larsen R, Ward CS, Sprague JE. Influence of fecal microbial transplant (FMT) between male and female rats on methamphetamine-induced hyperthermia. Int J Hyperthermia. 40:1, 2159072, 2023. DOI: 10.1080/02656736.2022.2159072.

Sprague JE, Yeh AB, Lan Q, Vieson J, McCorkle M. COVID-19 economic impact payments and opioid overdose deaths: A response.  International J Drug Policy. Epub 2022 June 16

Goldsmith R, Aburahma A, Pachhain S, Choudhury SR, Phuntumart V, Larsen RA, Ward CS, Sprague JE.  Reversal of temperature responses to methylone mediated through bi-directional fecal microbiota transplantation between hyperthermic tolerant and naïve rats. Temperature. 9(4):318-330, 2022.

Ojeda Shaw M, Chen AMH, Miracle T, Delaney E, Freiermuth CE, Sprague JE. Healthcare educational differences in pain management, adverse childhood experiences and their relationship to substance use disorder education. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy. 17(1): 1-8; 2022.

McCorkle ML, Kisor DF, Freiermuth CE, Sprague JE.  Systemic review of Pharmacogenomic Knowledgebase evidence for pharmacogenomic links to the dopamine reward pathway for heroin dependence.  Pharmacogenomics. 22(13): 849-857, 2021.

Vieson J, Yeh AB, Lan Q, Sprague JE.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, opioid overdose deaths revert to previous record levels in Ohio.  J Addict Med.  16(2):e118-e122, 2022.

Aburahma A, Pachhain S, Choudhury SR, Rana S, Phuntumart V, Larsen RA, Sprague JE. Potential contribution of intestinal microbiome to phenethylamine induced hyperthermia. Brain, Behav, Evol. 95(5): 256-271, 2020.

Chen A, Sweeney M, Sprague JE, Dowling T, Durst S, Eberle M, Stolte S, Talbot J.  Stimulating and sustaining scholarly activity at teaching intensive institutions. Currents Pharm Teaching Learning. 13(3): 228-237, 2021.

Gore S, van Staaden MJ, Sprague JE, Huber R. Synthetic cathinones and their phenethylamine analogues produce distinct psychomotor and reward behavior in crayfish. Behavioural Brain Research. 379: 112368, 2020.

Goldsmith R, Pachhain S, Choudhury SR, Phuntumart V, Larsen RA, Sprague JE.  Gender differences n tolence to the hyperthermia mediated by the synthetic cathinone methylone.  Temperature. 6(4):334-340, 2019.

Bodnar SR, Ciotti J, Soroka J, Larsen RA, Sprague JE.  Drone-assisted thermal imaging to determine the location of unmarked graves.  J. Forensic Identifcation. 69(3): 378-392; 2019.

Ridge EA, Pachhain S, Choudhury SR, Bodnar SR, Larsen RA, Phuntumart V, Sprague JE. The influence of the host microbiome on 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-induced hyperthermia and vice versa. Scientific Reports. 9:4313; 2019.

Rosansky JA, Rosenberg H, Cook JA, Sprague JE. PTSD symptoms experienced and coping tactics used by Crime Scene Investigators in the United States.  J. Forensic Sci.  64(5):1444-1450, 2019.

Grecco GG, Kisor DF, Sprague JE. Pharmacokinetic data of synthetic cathinones in female Sprague-Dawley rats. Data in Brief. 21:1045-1050; 2019.

Wentzolf CA, Kerka JE, Albert JH, Sprague JE, Maddox LO. Comparison of decision tree and logistic regression models for utilization in sexual assault kit processing. J Forensic Sci.  64(2):528-533; 2019.

Calinski DM, Kisor DF, Sprague JE. A review of the influence of functional group modifications to the core scaffold of synthetic cathinones on drug pharmacokinetics. Psychopharm.  236:881-890; 2019. (invited review).

Castellana MC, Andrea Castellar Montes AC, Sprague JE, Mahfouz TM. A high quality homology model for the human dopamine transporter validated for drug design purposes. Chemical Biol Drug Design. 1-12; 2019.

Kerka JE, Heckman DJ, Albert JH, Sprague JE, Maddox LO. Statistical modeling of the case information from the Ohio Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Kit Testing Initiative. J Forensic Sci. 63(4):1122-1133; 2018.

Froelich NM, Sprague JE, Worst TJ. Elbow grease and OxiClean™ for cleaning fentanyl and acetylfentanyl contaminated surfaces. J Forensic Sci. 63(1):336-338; 2018.

Grecco GG, Kisor DF, Magura JS, Sprague JE.  Impact of α-alkyl chain lengthening on synthetic cathinone “bath salt” plasma and brain pharmacokinetics. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2017.05.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Silwal AP, Yadav R, Sprague JE, Lu HP.  Raman spectroscopic signature of dopamine-human dopamine transporter interaction in live HEK-293 cells.  Analytical Chem.   doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.7b00048. [Epub ahead of print].

Lauritsen KJ, Rosenberg H, Sprague JE.  University students’ attribution for abstinence from synthetic cannabinoids and synthetic cathinones. Addictive Behaviors.  doi: 10.1080/00952990.2017.1289214. [Epub ahead of print].

Endres GW, Worst TJ, Sprague JE.  “Designer drugs: legislating for tomorrow through the use of class definitions and pharmacophore principles.”  In Chromatographic techniques in the forensic science analysis of designer drugs.  Teresa Kowalska, editor.  CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. In press.

Sprague JE, Riley CL, Mills EM.  Body temperature regulation and drugs of abuse. In Romanovsky AA, (Ed). Thermoregulation, Part II. San Diego: Elsevier BV, 2018: 623-634.

Horsfall JT, Sprague JE. The Pharmacology and Toxicology of the “Holy Trinity.” Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 120(2):115-119; 2017.

Zona LC, Grecco GG, Sprague JE.  Cooling down the bath salts: carvedilol attenuation of methylone and mephedrone mediated hyperthermia.  Toxicol. Let. 263:11-15; 2016.

Grecco GG, Sprague JE. Impact of functional group modifications on designer phenethylamine induced hyperthermia. Chem Res Toxicol 29(5):871-878; 2016. PMID: 26954347

Horsfall JT, Sprague JE. The pharmacology and toxicology of the “Holy Trinity.” Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. Epub ahead of print; 2016. PMID: 27550152

Sprague JE. From crime scene to crime lab: potential interactions between blood detection methods. Atas of Science ( Posted May, 2016.

Riley CL, Dao C, Kenaston MA, Muto L, Kohno S, Nowinski SM, Solmonson AD, Pfeiffer M, Sack MN, Lu Z, Fiermonte G, Sprague JE, Mills EM. The complementary and divergent roles of uncoupling proteins 1 and 3 in thermoregulation.  J Physiol. 594(24):7455-7464; 2016.

Hrometz SL, Ebert JA, Grice KE, Nowinski SM, Mills EM, Myers BJ, Sprague JE. Potentiation of Ecstasy induced hyperthermia and FAT/CD36 expression in chronically exercised animals. Temperature. 3(4):1-10; 2016.

Luedeke M, Miller E, Sprague JE.  Technical Note:  The Effects of Bluestar® and Luminol when used in conjunction with Tetramethylbenzidine or Phenolphthalein. Forensic Sci International.  262:156-159; 2016.

Worst TJ, Sprague JE. The “pharmacophore rule” and the spices. Forensic Toxicol. 33(1):170-173; 2015.

Banks ML, Worst TJ, Rusyniak DE, Sprague JE. The α- and β-Adrenergic Antagonist Controversy with Sympathomimetic Agents. J Emerg Med 49(6):871-878; 2015. PMID: 26277195

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