Publications - Oliver Grundmann, PhD

Oliver Grundmann, PhD
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Effects of Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa Korth.) Use in Regular Users. D. Singh, S. Narayanan, O. Grundmann, E.B. Dzulkapli, B. Vicknasingam, Substance Use & Misuse, 2019. PMID: 31347441.

Distinct kratom user populations across the United States: A regional analysis based on an online survey. J.A. Nicewonder, A.F. Buros, C.A. Veltri, O. Grundmann, Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 2019. PMID: 31347212.

Current perspectives on the impact of Kratom use. C.A. Veltri, O. Grundmann, Journal Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, 2019. PMID: 31308789.
The Use of Benzodiazepines among Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa Korth.) Users. D. Singh, S. Narayanan, O. Grundmann, E.W. Boyer, B. Vicknasingam, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 2019.

Kratom Policy: The Challenge of Balancing Therapeutic Potential with Public Safety. W.C. Prozialeck, B.A. Avery, E.W. Boyer, O. Grundmann, J.E. Henningfield, A.C. Kruegel, L.R. McMahon, C.R. McCurdy, M.T. Swogger, C.A. Veltri, D. Singh, International Journal of Drug Policy, 2019. PMID: 31103778.

Self-reported prevalence and severity of opioid and kratom (Mitragyna speciosa korth.) side effects. A. Saref, S. Suraya, D. Singh, O. Grundmann, S. Narayanan, M.T. Swogger, W.C. Prozialeck, E. Boyer, N.J.Y. Chear, V. Balasingam, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2019. PMID: 31014959.

Non-prescribed buprenorphine use mediates the relationship between heroin use and kratom use among a sample of polysubstance users. K.E. Smith, A.M. Bunting, R. Walker, M.T. Hall, O. Grundmann, O. Castillo, Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 2019. PMID: 30961450.

Patient Safety, O. Grundmann, E. Ko, K. Ulbricht, in: Clinical Pharmacognosy Series: Principles and Practice of Botanicals as an Integrative Therapy, 1st edition, Anne Hume, Katherine Kelly Orr (ed.), 2019, ISBN: 978-1-498-77114-6, CRC Press.

Association of Kratom Use with Impairment: Many Legal Questions Remain. C. Veltri, O. Grundmann, Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 2019. PMID: 30855680.

Augmentation of Cancer Cachexia Components With Targeted Acupuncture in Patients With Gastrointestinal Cancers: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. O. Grundmann, S.L. Yoon, J.J. Williams, L. Gordan, T.J. George Jr., Integrative Cancer Therapies, 2019. PMID: 30791747.

Constipation prevalence and fatigue severity in regular kratom (Mitragyna speciosa Korth.) users. D. Singh, T. Damodaran, W.C. Prozialeck, O. Grundmann, T. Karunakaran, B. Vicknasingam, Journal of Substance Use, 2018.
Gastrointestinal symptom improvement from fiber, STW 5, peppermint oil, and probiotics use-Results from an online survey. O. Grundmann, S.L. Yoon, S.R. Mason, K.F. Smith, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2018. PMID: 30477844.
Body composition changes differ by gender in stomach, colorectal, and biliary cancer patients with cachexia: Results from a pilot study. S.L. Yoon, O. Grundmann, J.J. Williams, L. Gordan, T.J. George Jr, Cancer Medicine, 2018. PMID: 29971962.
Dietary Supplement and Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Are Highly Prevalent in Patients with Gastrointestinal Disorders: Results from an Online Survey. S.L. Yoon, O. Grundmann, K.F. Smith, S.R. Mason, Journal of Dietary Supplements, 2018. PMID: 29958032.
The therapeutic potential of Kratom. O. Grundmann, P.N. Brown, J. Henningfield, M. Swogger, Z. Walsh, Addiction, 2018. PMID: 29949213.
Assessment of gonadotropins and testosterone hormone levels in regular Mitragyna speciosa (Korth.) users. D. Singh, V. Murugaiyah, S.B.S. Hamid, V. Kasinather, M.S.A. Chan, E.T.W. Ho, O. Grundmann, N.J.Y. Chear, S.M. Mansor, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2018. PMID: 29626673.
Pregnancy and herbal medicines: An unnecessary risk for women's health-A narrative review, L.O. Bruno, R.S. Simoes, M. de Jesus Simoes, M.J.B.C. Girão MJBC, O. Grundmann, Phytotherapy Research, 2018. PMID: 29417644.
The development and impact of active learning strategies on self-confidence in a newly designed first-year self-care pharmacy course – outcomes and experiences. K.J. Smith, O. Grundmann, R. Moorman Li, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2018, 10(4):499-504. PMID: 29793713.
The medicinal chemistry and neuropharmacology of kratom: A preliminary discussion of a promising medicinal plant and analysis of its potential for abuse, A.C. Kruegel, O. Grundmann, Neuropharmacology, 2017, S0028-3908(17):30393-3. PMID: 28830758.
Patterns of Kratom use and health impact in the US – Results from an online survey, O. Grundmann, Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2017, 176:63-70. PMID: 28521200.
Preclinical and Potential Applications of Common Western Herbal Supplements as Complementary Treatment in Parkinson’s Disease, L. Morgan, O. Grundmann, Journal of Dietary Supplements, 2017, 14(4):453-466. PMID: 28095073.
Pharmacology and Structure-Activity Relationship of Natural Products with psychoactive Effects from Salvia divinorum, Mitragyna speciosa, and Ayahuasca, S.M. Phipps, O. Grundmann, in: Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Bioactive Natural Products, Volume 53, Atta-Ur-Rahman (ed.), 2017, ISBN: 978-0-444-63930-1, Elsevier Science Publishers.
Evaluating the Knowledge Base and current Training of Paramedics in the Southwest United States in Assessing and Managing Toxic Alcohol Exposures, C. Bare, O. Grundmann, Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 2017.
Malnutrition & cachexia and influence on quality of life in patients with cancer, O. Grundmann, S.L. Yoon, J.J. Williams, in: Handbook of Famine, Starvation, and Nutrient Deprivation: from Biology to Policy, Victor Preedy (ed.), 2017, ISBN 978-3-319-55388-7, Springer Nature.
In Vitro Assays in Natural Products Research—A Matter of Concentration and Relevance to In Vivo Administration Using Resveratrol, α-mangostin/γ-mangostin, and Xanthohumol as Examples, C. Willson, O. Grundmann, Natural Products Research, 2017, 31(5):492-506. PMID: 27234135.
Review of Various Herbal Supplements as Complementary Treatments for Oral Cancer, J. Godsey, O. Grundmann, Journal of Dietary Supplements, 2016, 13(5):539-550. PMID: 26863913.
The pharmacology and toxicology of Kratom: from traditional herb to drug of abuse, M. Warner, N. Kaufman, O. Grundmann, International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2016, 130(1):127-138. PMID: 26511390.
The use of complementary and alternative medicines in psychiatric disorders, D. Thrower, O. Grundmann, in Alternative Medicine: Perceptions, Uses and Benefits and Clinical Implications, P. Cherniak (ed.), 2016, Nova Publishers, ISBN: 9781634848510.
The value of bioelectrical impedance analysis and phase angle in the evaluation of malnutrition and quality of life in cancer patients – a comprehensive review, O. Grundmann, S. Yoon, J. Williams, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2015, December;69(12):1290-1297. PMID: 26220573.
The Physicochemical and Pharmacokinetic Relationships of Barbiturates – from the past to the future, B. Ernst, G. Clark, O. Grundmann, Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2015, 21(25):3681-3691. PMID: 25824249.
Novel intervention with acupuncture for anorexia and cachexia in patients with gastrointestinal tract cancers: a feasibility study, S. Yoon, O. Grundmann, J. Williams, G. Carriere, Oncology Nursing Forum, 2015, 42(2):E102-109. PMID: 25806891.
World Clinical Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 1st edition, O. Grundmann (ed.), Baishideng Publishing Group, Pleasonton, CA, February 2015.
Mitochondriotropic nanoemulsified genistein-loaded vehicles for cancer therapy, J. Pham, O. Grundmann, T. Elbayoumi, Methods in Molecular Biology, 2015, 1265:85-101. PMID: 25634269.
Influence of acupuncture on bioelectrical impedance measures in patients with gastrointestinal cancer: results of a pilot study, O. Grundmann, S. Yoon, J. Williams, Acupuncture in Medicine, 2015, 33(1):16-22. PMID: 25413610.
The current state of bioterrorist attack surveillance and preparedness in the US, O. Grundmann, Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, 2014, 9(7):177-187. PMID: 25328421.
Complementary and alternative medicines in irritable bowel syndrome: An integrative view, O. Grundmann & S. Yoon, World Journal of Gastroenterology, 2014, January;20(2):346-362. PMID: 24574705.
A brief Review of Krill oil History, Research and the commercial market, J. Kwantes, O. Grundmann, Journal of Dietary Supplements, 2013, March;12(1):23-35. PMID: 24689485.
Career Readiness: an Old Idea Revived? (guest editorial), O. Grundmann, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2013, doi: 10.2505/4/jcst13_043_01_8.
Factors that influence the variability of anogenital injury in adult sexual assault: a review of the forensic literature, F.A. Laitinen, O. Grundmann, E.J. Ernst, American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2013, September;34(3):286-294. PMID: 23835534.
Mind-body therapies for functional bowel disorders - a review of recent clinical trials, O. Grundmann, S. Yoon, European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 2013, August;5(4):296-307.
Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, O. Grundmann, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research, 2013, March;2(3):391-393.
Menthol – pharmacology of an important naturally medicinal “cool”, J.A. Farco, O. Grundmann, Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, 2013, January;13(1):124-131. PMID: 23061635.
Graduate Distance Education Programs in Forensic Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Clinical Toxicology for Working Professionals: An Evolving Concept with Practical Applications, O. Grundmann, D. Lebow, in National Science Teachers Association Exemplary Science Program monograph series, Robert Yager (ed.), NSTA press, ISBN: 9781938946097.
Book review, Curbside Consultation in IBS: 49 clinical questions by Brian E. Lacey (editor), O. Grundmann, Practical Gastroenterology, accepted manuscript.
An Orthomolecular Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders, M. Zell, O. Grundmann, Advances in Mind-Body Medicine, 2012, Fall;26(2):14-29. PMID: 23341413.
Clinical Evaluation of liquid placebos for an herbal supplement, STW5, in healthy volunteers, S. Yoon, O. Grundmann, D. Keane, T. Urbano, B. Moshiree, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2012, October;20(5):267-274. PMID: 22863640.
Aloe vera gel research review, O. Grundmann, Natural Medicine Journal, 2012, September;9(4).
Recent developments in the Use of Pre- and Probiotics for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, S. Yoon, B. Moshiree, O. Grundmann, European Gastroenterology & Hepatology Review, 2012, January;7(4):237-241.
The Use of Glucosamine, Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens), and Acupuncture as Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Osteoarthritis, M. Sanders, O. Grundmann, Alternative Medicine Review, 2011, September;16(3):228-238. PMID: 21951024.
Educational Collaboration for a global Forensic Science Initiative, O. Grundmann, D. Wielbo, , N. Toffolo, I. Tebbett, Forensic Technology Review, 2011, 210-214.
Specialization and multidiscipline approaches in Forensic Science Education – new frontiers, O. Grundmann, D. Wielbo, N. Toffolo, I. Tebbett, Forensic Technology Review, 2011, 216-218.
Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in Adults: Conventional and Complementary/Alternative Approaches, S. Yoon, O. Grundmann, L. Koepp, L. Farrell, Alternative Medicine Review, 2011, June;16(2):134-151. PMID: 21649455.
Remembering the Past and looking forward into the Future (editorial), O. Grundmann, Alternative Medicine Studies, 2011, January;1(1).  
Recent Advances in the Prevention of Bioterrorism Attacks (editorial), O. Grundmann, Journal of Bioterrorism & Biodefense, 2011, January;2(1):1.
Social Annotation to enhance Learning and Assessment in higher Education (book chapter), D. Lebow, D. Lick, H. Hartman, C. Dalglish, O. Grundmann,  in Educating Educators with Social Media, Charles Wankel (ed.), Emerald Publishing, 2011. ISBN: 9780857246493.
Forensic Foundations, O. Grundmann, D. Wielbo, N. Toffolo, I. Tebbett, Forensic Technology Review, 2010, 186-189.
The gut microbiome and pre-systemic metabolism: current state and evolving research, O. Grundmann, Journal of Drug Metabolism & Toxicology, 2010, November;1:104.
Current Developments for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, O. Grundmann, S. Yoon, B. Moshiree, Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2010, November;16(33): 3638-3645. PMID: 21128902.
Propofol: An Analytical and Medico-legal Challenge, O. Grundmann, Forensic Magazine, 2010, October/November;7(5):13-15.
The Implementation and Growth of an International Online Forensic Science Graduate Program at the University of Florida, O. Grundmann, D. Wielbo, I. Tebbett, Journal of College Science Teaching, 2010, September/October;40(1): 34-40.
Restoration of radiation therapy-induced salivary gland dysfunction in mice by post therapy IGF-1 administration, O. Grundmann, J.L. Fillinger, K.R. Victory, R. Burd, K.H. Limesand, BMC Cancer, 2010, August;10:417. PMID: 20698985.
Insulin-Like growth factor-1 preserves salivary gland function after fractionated radiation, K.H. Limesand, J.L. Avila, K. Victory, H.H. Chang, Y.J. Shin, O. Grundmann, R.R. Klein, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 2010, October:78(2):579-586. PMID: 20638195.
Mechanism of St. John’s wort extract (STW3-VI) during chronic restraint stress is mediated by the interrelationship of the immune, oxidative defense, and neuroendocrine system, O. Grundmann, Y. Lv, O. Kelber, V. Butterweck, Neuropharmacology, 2010, March-April;58(4-5): 767-773. PMID: 20036263.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment - an update for healthcare practitioners, O. Grundmann, S. Yoon, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2010, April;25(4): 691-699. PMID: 20074154.
Sensitivity of salivary glands to radiation: From animal models to therapies, O. Grundmann, G.C. Mitchell, K.H. Limesand, Journal of Dental Research, 2009, October;88(10): 894-903. PMID: 19783796.
Kaempferol from the leaves of Apocynum venetum possesses anxiolytic activities in the elevated plus maze test in mice, O. Grundmann, J. Nakajima, K. Kamata, S. Seo, V. Butterweck, Phytomedicine, 2009, April;16(4): 295-302. PMID: 19303276.
Anxiolytic effects of a passion flower (Passiflora incarnata L.) extract in the elevated plus maze in mice, O. Grundmann, C. Wähling, C. Staiger, V. Butterweck, Pharmazie, 2009, January;64(1): 63-64. PMID: 19216234.
Deadly delicious – Mushroom poisoning, O. Grundmann, I. Tebbett, Forensic Magazine, 2009, February/March;6(1).
Radiation-induced salivary gland dysfunction results from p53-dependent apoptosis, J. Avila, O. Grundmann, R. Burd, K.H. Limesand, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 2009, February;73(2): 523-529. PMID: 19147016.
Anxiolytic activity of a phytochemically characterized Passiflora incarnata extract is mediated via the GABA-ergic system, O. Grundmann, J. Wang, G.P. McGregor, V. Butterweck, Planta Medica, 2008, December;74(15): 1769-1773. PMID: 19006051.
Ricin on the rise – are we prepared?, O. Grundmann, I. Tebbett, Forensic Magazine, 2008, June/July;5(3): 25-28.
Apocynum venetum L., a traditional herbal drug with up-to-date pharmacological effects, O. Grundmann, V. Butterweck, Zeitschrift für Phytotherapie, 2007, October;28(5): 215-222.
Salvia divinorum and Salvinorin A: An Update on Pharmacology and Analytical Methodology, O. Grundmann, S.M. Phipps, I. Zadezensky, V. Butterweck, Planta Medica, 2007, August;73(10): 1039-46. PMID: 17628834.
Hypothermic effects of hops are antagonized with the competitive melatonin receptor antagonist luzindole in mice, V. Butterweck, A. Brattstroem, O. Grundmann, U. Koetter, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2007, April;59(4): 549-552. PMID: 17430638.
Anti-anxiety Effects of Apocynum venetum L. in the Elevated Plus Maze test, O. Grundmann, J. Nakajima, S. Seo, V. Butterweck, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2007, April;110(3): 406-411. PMID: 17101250.
Effects of St. John’s wort extract and single constituents on stress induced hyperthermia in mice, O. Grundmann, O. Kelber, V. Butterweck, Planta Medica, 2006, December;72(15): 1366-1371. PMID: 17051457.
Antidepressant effect of extracts from Ginkgo biloba leaves in behavioral models, H. Sakakibara, K. Ishida, O. Grundmann, J. Nakajima, S. Seo, V. Butterweck, Y. Minami, S. Saito, Y. Kawai, Y. Nakaya, J. Terao, Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 2006, August;29(8): 1767-1770. PMID: 16880641.
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Last updated: August 2019
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