Toxicology Society Symposium 2019

  • Date 19 Sep 2019 (Thursday)
  • Time: 6-8pm (Dinner 5:30pm)
  • Venue: Health Science Authority Auditorium
  • Admission – Free

Topics and Speakers :

1. Spotting the unusual “high” – an insider’s scoop on new synthetic drugs

(An introduction to the types and control of new synthetic drugs encountered in Singapore.)
Ms Stephanie Lim Hui Jia, Senior Forensic Scientist, Illicit
Drugs Laboratory, Health Science Authority

2. Drug of Abuse Clinical Pictures

(To gain an appreciation of the clinical presentation of patients affected by drugs of abuse, together with general treatment principles.)
Dr Kelvin Kuan, Consultant, Changi General Hospital

3. What’s New in Paracetamol Toxicity

(Evidence based management of paracetamol overdose eg. Role of charcoal, new iv NAC regimes)
Dr Tang Dilin, Consultant, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

4. Adverse Outcomes in Cardiology – What do the genes have to do with it?

(To enunciate the link between gene variations and adverse outcomes for antithrombotic use in Cardiology patients.)
Dr Doreen Tan, Cardiology Specialist Pharmacist, Khoo Teck
Puat Hospital

Registration available via:

  • Toxicology Society (Singapore) – Please liaise with exco members of society or email us at TSS ( (Pls indicate name, department and number of pax attending)
  • Pharmaceutical Society Singapore – for members of PSS

Organised by Toxicology Society (Singapore)
In partnership with Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore
And A&E Department, Changi General Hospital

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