Dr. Pascal Kintz

Dr. Pascal Kintz has a degree in Pharmacy (1985), a Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies in Molecular Pharmacology and a PhD in Toxicology (1989) of the Université Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg. He was Associate Director of the Institute of Legal Medicine of Strasbourg and Associate Professor of Legal Medicine until the end of 2004. Then, he was Head of the Scientific Affairs at ChemTox Laboratory, a private structure in Strasbourg, France (2005-2010). Currently, he is consultant in Toxicology, President of his own company, X-Pertise Consulting.

His main topics of interest include: alternative specimens with a special focus on hair and oral fluid, pharmacology of drugs of abuse, postmortem toxicology, drug-facilitated crimes and doping control.

He is active in several national and international scientific societies, such as Société Française de Toxicologie Analytique, SFTA (President 1997-2003), The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists, TIAFT (President 2005-2008) and the Society of Hair Testing, SoHT (Founding Member in 1995, President 2008-2012).

He received the TIAFT Award for Excellence in 2001, the SFTA Grand Prix (2003) and the IATDMCT Irving Sunshine Award in 2011.

He is an Expert for Justice, appointed by the Court of Cassation (French Supreme Court) since 2007, for Pharmacology / Toxicology and blood alcohol determination and an Expert certified by the Gesellschaft für Toxicologische und Forensische Chemie (Germany) and Eurotox.

Dr Kintz has published more than 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 6 books, including 3 in English. He was associate editor of Journal of Analytical Toxicology and regular reviewer for Journal of Chromatography, Forensic Science International, Clinical Chemistry, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Annales de Toxicologie Analytique.