Tai C. Kwong, Ph.D.

Tai C. Kwong, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 608
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-5654
Fax: (585) 273-3003

Research Bio

Dr. Kwong's research activities have also focused on toxicology and drug analysis. Recent projects have included assessments of test utility, the development of new methods and uses for toxologic tests, and participation in therapeutic drug clinical trials.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 11 available »

2015 Jun
Markman JD, Barbosa WA, Gewandter JS, Frazer M, Rast S, Dugan M, Nandigam K, Villareal A, Kwong TC. "Interpretation of urine drug testing results in patients using transdermal buprenorphine preparations for the treatment of chronic noncancer pain." Pain medicine : the official journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. 2015 Jun; 16(6):1132-6. Epub 2015 Mar 20.
2014 Sep 15
Cobaugh DJ, Gainor C, Gaston CL, Kwong TC, Magnani B, McPherson ML, Painter JT, Krenzelok EP. "The opioid abuse and misuse epidemic: implications for pharmacists in hospitals and health systems." American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2014 Sep 15; 71(18):1539-54.
2013 Jun
Zhang Y, Jones RG, Kwong T. "Blood gas analysis on penile samples." Clinical chemistry. 2013 Jun; 59(6):1001.
2010 May
Melanson SE, Baskin L, Magnani B, Kwong TC, Dizon A, Wu AH. "Interpretation and utility of drug of abuse immunoassays: lessons from laboratory drug testing surveys." Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 2010 May; 134(5):735-9.
2003 Dec
Scheidweiler KB, Plessinger MA, Shojaie J, Wood RW, Kwong TC. "Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of methylecgonidine, a crack cocaine pyrolyzate." The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. 2003 Dec; 307(3):1179-87. Epub 2003 Oct 15.

Current Appointments

Associate Director - Department of Lab Admin - Clin Labs, Regional Toxicology (SMH)
Director - Department of Automated Lab (SMH)
Professor - Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Biochemistry | Canada-U Toronto Med1973
BS | Biochemistry | Canada-Mac Master U Fac Med1969

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University 1976