Center for the Study of Tobacco Products

The overarching goal of the Center for the Study of Tobacco Products is to demonstrate empirically an integrated, iterative modified risk tobacco product (MRTP) evaluation model that uses analytical lab, human lab, randomized clinical trial, and quantitative and qualitative methods to inform tobacco product regulation across all product types.

Sponsor: National Institute on Drug Abuse / U.S. Food and Drug Administration

PIs: Dr. Tom Eissenberg

Co-Investigator: Dr. Mignonne Guy

Project Director for the work conducted by Dr. Guy: Dr. Pebbles Fagan, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (


This research is supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number P50DA036105 and the Center for Tobacco Products of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the views of the NIH or the FDA.