Archived Announcements
 

Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) Added to Our Endocrinology Menu
12/5/2014
DHT testing to analyze deficiencies & monitor treatment

Low Levels of PFOA (also known as C8) in Serum or Plasma
9/10/2014
PFOA detection levels tailored to general population exposure

Supporting New Guidelines for DUID
7/16/2014
New DUID test offerings are aligned with NSC guidelines for the control of alcohol and drug impaired ... [more]

Pyrrolidinophenones...a New Group of Designer Drugs
6/26/2014
Our newest test offering for the latest group of agents in the rapidly changing designer drug arena

Plasma Renin Activity by LC-MS/MS
6/14/2014
NMS Labs expands its endocrinology menu to include Plasma Renin Activity (PRA)

Iodine Testing to Monitor Patient Health
5/9/2014
Offering testing to monitor iodine levels in patients taking iodine-containing drugs

The Only Reliable Way to Monitor Patient Compliance of Suboxone
4/1/2014
Buprenorphine testing alone is only half of the equation when monitoring compliance of Suboxone®

The Next Generation of Designer Drugs Has Arrived
3/29/2014
NMS Labs offers testing for the synthetic phenethylamines recently banned by the DEA.

Pre-Pregnancy vs. TDM Testing for Leflunomide & Teriflunomide
2/22/2014
Leflunomide (Arava®) and Teriflunomide (Aubagio®) are teratogenic drugs. This means that they are ca ... [more]

Highly Specific Plasma Catecholamines Test by 2D-LC-MS/MS
1/21/2014
NMS Labs is the only known commercial laboratory to detect and quantify low levels of catecholamines ... [more]

Postmortem Ketoacidosis Testing
10/4/2013
NMS Labs now offers a ketoacidosis test for postmortem cases in which the cause of death is undeterm ... [more]

Genotype Tests for Pain Management
10/3/2013
NMS Labs now offers genotype testing for CYP2D6 to determine metabolizer status for tramadol, oxycod ... [more]

Designer Drugs Keep Changing; We Keep Adapting
9/11/2013
New tests, new compounds, new metabolites...NMS Labs is keeping up with the illicit designer drug ma ... [more]

New Bath Salts: Popular, Deadly and Now Detectable
7/30/2013
Alpha-PVP, Pentedrone and DMAA have been added to NMS Labs most popular bath salts test.

TDM Test Now Available for the Chemotherapeutic Agent 5-Fluorouracil
6/12/2013
NMS Labs launches another unique anti-cancer test suitable for evaluation of efficacy vs. toxicity

New Endocrinology and Vitamin Tests
5/20/2013
1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D and Vitamin K now available from NMS Labs.

Performance Enhancing Drugs: The Unfair Advantage
4/22/2013
NMS Labs offers testing for substances prohibited in and out of competition.

Everything You Need to Know About Designer Drugs
4/15/2013
NMS Labs fills a knowledge gap with the launch of DesignerDrugTrends.org, the nation's first central ... [more]

New and Improved Diuretics Screen
2/4/2013
At no added cost, NMS Labs now offers a new and improved diuretics screen to better aid in abuse det ... [more]

Psilocin & DMAA Individual Tests
1/24/2013
When you are certain of the substance you need to test for, you can now order a standalone test with ... [more]

The Next Generation of Synthetic Cannabinoids Has Arrived
1/14/2013
NMS Labs offers the newest test available to help corroborate your assessments and use in prosecutio ... [more]

Next Generation Synthetic Cannabinoids UR-144 and XLR-11
12/17/2012
Testing is now available in blood for UR-144 and XLR-11.

NMS Labs announces new Center for Innovation
11/21/2012
Introducing NMS Labs Center for Innovation, featuring the Designer Drugs Initiative.

Smithsonian Channel’s “Forensic Firsts”
9/3/2012
New series features NMS Labs Forensic Science expertise.

Journal of Forensic Sciences article written by NMS Labs scientists
8/21/2012
Identification of Synthetic Cannabinoids in Incense Blends

Designer Drug Trends - updated August 2012
8/1/2012
NMS Labs is keeping up with this rapidly-growing problem.

"Legal Weed?" - Evidence Technology Magazine, May/June 2012
5/1/2012
Dr. Barry Logan's article on synthetic cannabinoids appears in the May/June 2012 issue of Evidence T ... [more]

New Urine to Keep Pace with Changes in Compounds Found in “Fake Pot”
8/30/2011
NMS Labs Expands its Synthetic Cannabinoids Lab Tests in urine.

Dr. M. Fredric Rieders Attends and Presents at The 45th Anniversary of the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME)
8/15/2011
Dr. M. Fredric Rieders gives two presentations at the 45th Anniversary of the National Association o ... [more]

AACC presentation
4/29/2011
Dr. Robert Middleberg presented at the AACC's meeting, Contemporary Issues in Clinical TDM/Toxicolog ... [more]

Dr. Barry Logan co-authors report that begins effort to assess drug impairment while driving
4/12/2011
The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) consulted with Dr. Barry Logan to develop a ... [more]

Oil spill exposure monitoring
2/10/2011
More testing available to monitor oil spill exposure . . . newly added urine test for the metabolite ... [more]

Shelly H. Carolan appointed to board of The Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation
2/1/2011
Shelly H. Carolan was elected to the Fredric Rieders Family Renaissance Foundation Board of Director ... [more]

Dr. M. Fredric Rieders Invited to Speak at Matthew J. Ryan Law and Public Policy Forum
1/24/2011
Dr. M. Fredric Rieders, NMS Labs Chairman of the Board, was invited to participate in the Matthew J. ... [more]

NMS Labs Earns CAP ISO 15189 Accreditation
1/21/2011
NMS Labs Becomes One of the First American Laboratories to Earn the Prestigious ISO 15189 Accreditat ... [more]

The NAME Foundation
10/19/2010
Michael F. Rieders, PhD, newly appointed to Board of The National Association of Medical Examiners ( ... [more]

JWH-250 is tested at NMS Labs
10/13/2010
JWH-250 and other synthetic marijuana tested at NMS Labs. NMS Labs identifies new synthetic marijua ... [more]

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
6/28/2010
Gulf oil spill specific laboratory tests are available to aid physicians and medical researchers to ... [more]

Endocrinology dinner presentation
6/21/2010
Bisphenol-A and other suspected estrogenic endocrine disruptors were the topic for a recent dinner p ... [more]

Executive Leaders Radio Program
6/4/2010
Eric Rieders, PhD, President and CEO of NMS Labs was a guest of WWDB 860AM's Executive Leaders Radio ... [more]

Healthy workplaces
6/4/2010
Philadelphia Business Journal's Healthy Workplace names NMS Labs Best of Show.

Phthalate test launch
4/27/2010
Tests for MNMPB (Mono-n-butyl), MEHP (mono-ethylhexl), MEHHP (mono-(2-ethyl-5-hydroxyhexyl)), and ME ... [more]

2010 Dx Creative Communications Awards
4/7/2010
The Diagnostic Marketing Association (DxMA) awarded NMS Labs 3rd place for the 2010 Dx Creative Comm ... [more]

West Virginia OCME
3/4/2010
NMS Labs provided quantitation of blood thebaine to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in West ... [more]

G2 Reports interview with Eric Rieders
3/2/2010
The G2 Reports Diagnostic Testing and Technology Report features an interview with NMS Labs Presiden ... [more]

Barry K. Logan, PhD wins
2/23/2010
Barry K. Logan, PhD was presented with the Rolla N. Harger Award of the American Academy of Forensic ... [more]

Antiepileptic drug therapy tests
2/11/2010
Rufinamide, lacosamide and stiripentol are some of the new, hard-to-find tests are available at NMS ... [more]

BPA test launch
1/26/2010
NMS Labs responds to national health concerns with its groundbreaking test to monitor Bisphenol-A (B ... [more]

NMS Labs Suspends An Across-The-Board Price Increase Of Its Forensic Testing In An Effort To Assist With Public Budget Deficit Issues
1/19/2010
Suspends An Across-The-Board Price Increase Of Its Forensic Testing In An Effort To Assist With Publ ... [more]

NMS Labs offers law enforcement officials a powerful tool to assist with enforcing the ban of Salvinorin A & B
1/19/2010
Powerful tool for law enforcement officials that will assist with enforcing the ban of Salvinorin A ... [more]

NMS Labs Stands Up to Skyrocketing Healthcare Costs, Suspending Annual Across-the-Board Price Increase in 2010 for Esoteric Lab Tests
1/19/2010
Suspending Annual Across-the-Board Price Increase in 2010 for Esoteric Lab Tests

AACC Guest Speaker
12/1/2009
Barry K. Logan, PhD, DABFT, National Director of Forensic Services, will be the guest speaker at the ... [more]

New test
11/20/2009
Tamoxifen and Metabolites is a newly added test that offers clients the flexibility of submitting a ... [more]

Meconium testing
10/19/2009
Meconium is a biological specimen useful for detecting the presence of drugs in newborns. NMS Labs ... [more]

New drug identification tests
10/6/2009
Our controlled substance identification offering has been expanded to include Alpha-methyltryptamine ... [more]

Ketone Bodies
10/5/2009
Ketone Bodies can be measured at NMS Labs using a serum or plasma sample. Make this a part of your ... [more]

N-Benzylpiperazine
9/29/2009
N-Benzylpiperazine is now being tested for at NMS Labs in blood, serum/plasma, or urine. This test ... [more]

Penn State Seminar
9/21/2009
Penn State's Fall Forensic Science Seminar Series featured Dr. Barry K. Logan as a guest speaker. H ... [more]

Dr. Logan provides insight to the Diane Schuler case
9/9/2009
The Diane Schuler case has received much media attention. Dr. Barry K. Logan, Director of Forensic ... [more]

Dr. Robert A. Middleberg sheds light on forensic toxicology for members of the media
9/1/2009
From coast to coast, NMS Labs Vice President of Quality Assurance and Laboratory Director, Dr. Rober ... [more]

DRE Tests
8/17/2009
Toxicology testing designed specifically for drug recognition experts (DRE) and law enforcement was ... [more]

Freemont PD
7/30/2009
Dr. Barry K. Logan, Director of Toxicological Services at NMS Labs and noted expert on impaired driv ... [more]

Dr. Logan death penalty seminar
5/19/2009
Litigators of death penalty cases will be benefiting from the vast knowledge of NMS Labs Director of ... [more]

Pediatric reference ranges
4/9/2009
Pediatric reference ranges for aldosterone, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone, dehydroepiandrosterone, te ... [more]

Dr. Logan papers
4/6/2009
Dr. Barry K. Logan, Director of Toxicological Services at NMS Labs and a leading authority on alcoho ... [more]

ABFT Recertification
4/1/2009
The American Board of Forensic Toxicology(tm) (ABFT) has found NMS Labs to be in compliance with the ... [more]

Salvinorin A Identification
3/27/2009
Salvinorin A Identification is available in Liquid or Solid. NMS Labs continues its commitment to de ... [more]

Ethyl Sulfate Urine Screen
3/17/2009
Ethyl sulfate urine screens are being delivered with the "gold standard" methodology -- LC-MS/MS. T ... [more]

CSI -- Without a Clue
3/7/2009
New York Post quotes Dr. Michael Rieders in an article about the popular CSI television series. He ... [more]

Free T3, Free T4, Thyroid Panel
2/23/2009
Free T3, Free T4, and a Thyroid Panel are now part of the endocrinology test menu at NMS Labs.

Catecholamines, Metanephrines, and Thyroid Tests
2/23/2009
Our Endocrinology Test Menu Just Doubled. Catecholamines, Metanephrines, Free T3, Free T4 and new co ... [more]

Endocrinology Director
2/17/2009
Dr. Steven J. Soldin has joined NMS Labs as its Clinical Director of Endocrinology.

Niacin
2/2/2009
Vitamin B3 Niacin (Nicotinic Acid) is now offered at NMS Labs.

Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA), Homovanillic Acid (HVA), and 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (5-HIAA)
1/27/2009
Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA), Homovanillic Acid (HVA), and 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (5-HIAA) are NM ... [more]

Gabapentin Urine Test
1/8/2009
LC-MS/MS is being used to detect Gabapentin in urine at NMS Labs.

Endocrinology Test Launch
1/7/2009
NMS Labs provides endocrinologists with better diagnostic insights and patient care through tandem m ... [more]

Endo Tests
1/7/2009
Vitamin D, Estrogen, and other endocrinology tests are performed at NMS Labs using LC-MS/MS.

Postmortem Offering
12/8/2008
Three levels of lab testing available to the postmortem industry

Postmortem Offering
12/8/2008
NMS Labs provides medical examiners and coroners with three options to meet specific testing needs.

1-Hydroxypyrene
10/24/2008
1-Hydroxypyrene is now being performed at NMS Labs by LC-MS/MS. This test is one of NMS Labs newest ... [more]

Crime Lab Move
8/25/2008
The new location of the Crime Lab is now fully operational.

Dr. Logan
8/19/2008
Dr. Barry K. Logan, one of the world’s foremost authorities on alcohol and drug impaired driving, ha ... [more]

NMS Labs to Relocate Crime Lab
6/15/2008
NMS Labs is relocating its Crime Lab to a new location.

Montgomery County Law Enforcement Continuing Education
6/11/2008
In conjunction with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, NMS Labs will present two cont ... [more]

Dr. Michael Rieders to Speak at SPI
4/28/2008
Dr. Rieders speaks at SPI May 8th, 2008 on investigative learnings through forensic case studies

NMS Labs Cited in Washington Post "Slate" Article
1/17/2008
Juliet Lapidos of "Slate" discusses why toxicology reports take so long and how NMS Labs and other i ... [more]

NMS Labs Announces Client Online Access to Results
11/2/2007

NMS Labs New Online Account Access Makes it Easier for Customers to Obtain Test Results

NMS Labs Arthur Young to Present at the IHIA Meeting on September 19th
9/13/2007

NMS Labs Arthur Young to Present at the IHIA Meeting on September 19th.

May 13-19, 2007 National Police Week
5/13/2007

NMS Labs would like to honor the peace officers of our nation who dedicate themselves to the safe ... [more]

NMS Labs DNA Expertise Helps In the Advancement of Cold Case When Another Lab Could Not
5/10/2007

DNA analysis performed by NMS Labs Criminalistics Laboratory helped a cold case that occurred mo ... [more]

NMS Labs Launches Dynamic New Website
5/3/2007

NMS Labs is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, nmslabs.com, reemphas ... [more]

NMS Labs Forensic Scientist and Laboratory Director to serve as a Member on the Pennsylvania Commission’s Advisory Committee on Wrongful Convictions
3/27/2007
NMS Labs announces that Michael F. Rieders, Ph.D, Laboratory Director and Forensic Scientist, has be ... [more]

NMS Labs Releases New Test To Identify Insomnia Drugs Eszopiclone/Zopiclone And Help Provide Investigative Insights
2/23/2007

NMS Labs now offers a test that identifies and provides a quantitative result of Eszopiclone/Zopi ... [more]

NMS Labs’ Chairman, Michael Rieders, thinks he collected and identified the DNA of Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali
2/14/2007

"It was very geeky."

That's how scientist Dr. Michael Rieders explained months of hard ... [more]

Forensic Files Announcement
2/9/2007

NMS Labs Laboratory Director and VP of Quality Assurance, Dr. Robert A. Middleberg, and Forensic ... [more]

NMS Labs Experts Appear in the "Water Hazard" Episode of Forensic Files®
2/9/2007
NMS Labs Laboratory Director and VP of Quality Assurance, Dr. Robert A. Middleberg, and Forensic Che ... [more]

Frequently Asked Questions About Ethyl Glucuronide (ETG)
2/1/2007

1. What is Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG)?
Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) is a minor me ... [more]

Sunshine / Rieders Silenct Auction A Huge Success
12/14/2006

Two of the great founders and illustrious leaders of forensic toxicology passed away this year: D ... [more]

National Medical Services updates its name to NMS Labs, reemphasizing its role as the nation’s leading independent laboratory specializing in clinical toxicology and forensic science.
9/5/2006

September 5, 2006. Willow Grove, PA. National Medical Services, Inc. today annou ... [more]

NMS Labs, A New Name for the National Standard
9/5/2006
We are pleased to announce that National Medical Services, Inc. has updated its name to NMS Labs. As ... [more]