Akira Namera

Last Updated :2020/10/08

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Medicine), Professor
E-mail
namerahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Science, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Pharmaceutical Science, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Society medicine;Legal medicine

Research Keywords

  • separation
  • biological materials
  • drugs
  • poisoning
  • Analysis
  • drugs
  • simple analysis
  • natural toxin
  • Drugs

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Association of Forensic Toxocology
  • The International Association of Forensic Toxicoloists
  • The Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry
  • The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
  • The Japanese Society of Clinical Toxicology, 1999

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester,
  2. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lecture on Clinical Forensic Medicine
  3. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced seminar on forensic toxicology
  4. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced seminar on forensic toxicology
  5. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced research on forensic toxicology
  6. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced research on forensic toxicology
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lecture on Clinical Forensic Medicine
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Forensic Toxicology
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Seminar on Forensic Toxicology
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Research on Forensic Toxicology
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Research on Forensic Toxicology
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 1Term, Cause of Death Investigation

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. High-Throughput MonoSpin Extraction for Quantification of Cardiovascular Drugs in Serum Coupled to High-Performance Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry, ACTA CHROMATOGRAPHICA, 31(4), 294-298, 201912
  2. Assessment of Concentrations of Four Phenothiazine Antipsychotics in Serum and Whole Blood Using Different Diatomaceous Earth-based Solid-phase Columns: A Comparative Analysis, ANALYTICAL SCIENCES, 35(7), 815-819, 201907
  3. Direct methyl esterification with 2,2-dimethoxypropane for the simultaneous determination of urinary metabolites of toluene, xylene, styrene, and ethylbenzene by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, 61(1), 82-90, 201901
  4. Optimization and application of octadecyl-modified monolithic silica for solid-phase extraction of drugs in whole blood samples, JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A, 1517, 9-17, 2017
  5. A neonatal prolonged QT syndrome due to maternal use of oral tricyclic antidepressants, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 175(8), 1129-1132, 2016
  6. Comprehensive review of the detection methods for synthetic cannabinoids and cathinones, FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY, 33(2), 175-194, 2015
  7. Evaluation of urinary cyclohexanediols and cyclohexanol as biomarkers of occupational exposure to cyclohexane, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, 57(4), 365-370, 2015
  8. Spin column extraction as a new sample preparation method in bioanalysis, BIOANALYSIS, 7(17), 2171-2176, 2015
  9. A Case of Severe Puffer Fish Poisoning: Serum Tetrodotoxin Concentration Measurements for 4 Days after Ingestion., J Clin Toxicol., 5, 226, 2015
  10. Time-course profile of urinary excretion of intravenously administered alpha-pyrrolidinovalerophenone and alpha-pyrrolidinobutiophenone in a human, FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY, 32(1), 68-74, 2014
  11. Detection of abused drugs in human blood by using the on-site drug-screening device Oratect (R) III, LEGAL MEDICINE, 16(5), 308-313, 2014
  12. A Method for Routine Analysis of Urinary 4,4 '-methylenebis (2-chloroaniline) by Gas Chromatography-Electron Capture Detection, JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, 56(5), 347-350, 2014
  13. ★, Advances in monolithic materials for sample preparation in drug and pharmaceutical analysis, TRAC-TRENDS IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 45, 182-196, 2013
  14. Recent advances in unique sample preparation techniques for bioanalysis, BIOANALYSIS, 5(8), 915-932, 2013
  15. ★, Sequential extraction of amphetamines, opiates, and 11-nor-Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol-9-carboxylic acid from a limited volume of urine using a monolithic silica spin column coupled with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY, 31(2), 312-321, 2013
  16. A fatal case of 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone poisoning: coexistence of alpha-pyrrolidinobutiophenone and alpha-pyrrolidinovalerophenone in blood and/or hair, FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY, 31(2), 338-343, 2013
  17. A screening tool to prioritize public health risk associated with accidental or deliberate release of chemicals into the atmosphere, BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 13, 2013
  18. Simple segmental hair analysis for alpha-pyrrolidinophenone-type designer drugs by MonoSpin extraction for evaluation of abuse history, JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY B-ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN THE BIOMEDICAL AND LIFE SCIENCES, 942, 15-20, 2013
  19. ★, Sequential extraction of inorganic arsenic compounds and methyl arsenate in human urine using mixed-mode monolithic silica spin column coupled with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, JOURNAL OF SEPARATION SCIENCE, 35(18), 2506-2513, 201209
  20. Monolithic silica with HPLC separation and solid phase extraction materials for determination of drugs in biological materials, ANALYTICAL METHODS, 3(10), 2189-2200, 201110
  21. ★, Simultaneous extraction of acidic and basic drugs from urine using mixed-mode monolithic silica spin column bonded with octadecyl and cation-exchange group, JOURNAL OF SEPARATION SCIENCE, 34(16-17), 2232-2239, 201109
  22. Monolith as a new sample preparation material: Recent devices and applications, JOURNAL OF SEPARATION SCIENCE, 34(8), 901-924, 201104
  23. Colorimetric detection and chromatographic analyses of designer drugs in biological materials: a comprehensive review, FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY, 29(1), 1-24, 201101
  24. Extraction of amphetamines and methylenedioxyamphetamines from urine using a monolithic silica disk-packed spin column and high-performance liquid chromatography-diode array detection, JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A, 1208(1-2), 71-75, 20081024
  25. Miniaturized sample preparation method for determination of amphetamines in urine., Forensic Sci. Int., 143, 163-7, 20040401
  26. Monolithic silica capillary column as a new tool for extraction of methamphetamine in urine., Jpn. J Forensic Toxicol., 22, 200-4, 20040401
  27. Simple and simultaneous analysis of fenfluramine, amphetamine and methamphetamine in whole blood by gas chromatography - mass spectrometry after headspace-solid phase microextraction and derivatization., Forensic Sci. Int., 109(3), 215-223, 20000401
  28. Direct colorimetric method for determination of organophosphates in human urine., Clin Chim Acta, 291(1), 9-18, 20000401
  29. Simple and sensitive analysis of nereistoxin and its metabolites in human serum using headspace solid-phase microextraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, J. Chromatogr. Sci., 37(3), 77-82, 19990401
  30. Solid phase microextraction in forensic toxicology, Jpn. J Forensic Toxicol., 16(1), 1-15, 19980401
  31. Simple analysis of local anaesthetics in human blood using headspace-silod phase microextraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometer/electron impact ionization-selected ion monitoring(GC-MS/EI-SIM), J. Chromatogr. B, 709(2), 225-232, 19980401
  32. Simple analysis of tetracyclic antidepressants in blood using headspace solid-phase microextraction and GC-MS, J. Anal. Toxicol., 22, 396-400, 19980401
  33. Clinical evaluation of Triage for drugs of abuse : the second report, Jpn. J. Med. Pharm. Sci, 40(1), 175-180, 19980401
  34. Clinical evaluation of Triage for drugs of abuse, Igaku to Yakugaku, 37(3), 723-731, 19970401
  35. Some problems of detecting amphetamines in biological materials by using Triage TM, Res. Pract. Forens. Med., 40, 99-102, 19970401
  36. Rapid quantitative analysis of oleandrin in human blood by high-performance liquid chromatography., Jpn. J. Legal Med., 51(4), 315-318, 19970401

Publications such as books

  1. 2019/03/01, Sample Preparation in LC-MS Bioanalysis, Monolithic Spin Column Ectraction in LC-MS Bioanalysis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019, 03, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 978-1-119-27429-2, 400, 163-173
  2. 2018, Chromatographic Techniques in the Forensic Analysis of Designer Drugs, Mass Spectrometric Analysis Applied for the Determination of Synthetic Cannabinoids, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018, 2018, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 478, 235-250
  3. 2017, Recent Advances in Analytical Techniques, Recent advances in unique sample preparation techniques for biological and environmental analysis, Bentham Science Publishers, 2017, 2017, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 300, 1-53
  4. 2014, Analytical detection of arsenic species in enviromental and biological materials., Nova Science Publishers, 2014, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Akira Namera, Akita Takeuchi, 152, 47-66
  5. 2007/12, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Research Focus - Chromatographic Determination of Methamphetamine and Amphetamine Analogues in Human Urine and Blood - , NOVA Science Publishers= Inc., 2007, 12, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 1600218083, 189
  6. 2006/06, New Research on Methamphetamine Abuse - Single Hair and Segmental Analysis of Methamphetamine and Amphetamine - , NOVA Science Publishers= Inc., 2006, 06, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 1600213782, 182