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Flavors in Tobacco and Nicotine Products: Science-based Regulation

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Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, Ph.D

Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, Ph.D

Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine

Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar: Flavors in Tobacco and Nicotine Products: Science-based Regulation

Date: May 10, 2024

Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

About this Seminar

Dr. Krishnan-Sarin will highlight the use of flavors in tobacco product innovation and how they are used to enhance appeal. She will discuss contemporary issues like the use of colors, descriptors and flavor constituents to challenge proposed flavor regulations, and highlight concerns about flavor chemicals including toxicity and sensory effects. 

Additional Details

This is a free event hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and co-sponsored by the institute's Center for Health Behaviors Research and the Addiction Recovery Research Center. The Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar Series, which runs annually from September to May, has featured leading biomedical researchers from throughout the country since the program began in 2012. The lectures are also open to all members of the Virginia Tech community including graduate students, undergraduates, faculty, and staff, as well as the public.

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