1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 32

    Enumeration of TBNK cells: A case for a bioanalytical assay to support clinical studies for the development of modified risk tobacco products

    NEWLAND K.; MILLER P.; FARMEN R.
    Celerion, Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.
    Smoking has been reported to lessen the body’s immune response making it more susceptible to infections. Chronic cigarette smoke exposure causes imbalance in immune homeostasis affecting the circulating immune cells. Peripheral blood lymphocytes are ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 58

    A consortium approach for consumer-reported outcome measures to assess tobacco- and nicotine-containing products

    ACQUADRO C.(1) on behalf of the CORESTA CROM Task Force: AYALA-FIERRO F.(2); BLACK R.(3); CAHOURS X.(4); CHREA C.(5); CURTIN G.(6); GILES L.(7); McCAFFREY S.(3); PARK C.H.(8); PRASAD K.(9); SHERWOOD N.(10); SHIFFMAN S.(11); SMITH J.(6); SPIES E.(5)
    (1) Mapi Research Trust, Lyon, France; (2) ITG Brands, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (3) Altria Client Services, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (4) SEITA - Imperial Brands, Paris, France; (5) Philip Morris Products S.A., Neûchatel, Switzerland; (6) RAIS, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.; (7) JT Int'l SA, Genève, Switzerland; (8) KT&G Research Institute, Daejeon, Republic of Korea; (9) British American Tobacco, Southampton, U.K.; (10) Neil Sherwood Consulting, Commugny, Switzerland; (11) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.
    In the tobacco space, consumer-reported outcome measures (CROM) are essential for understanding motivations, subjective effects, and behavior. Such measures have become particularly important with the advent of candidate modified risk tobacco products ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 17

    A clinical study investigating changes in exposure to cigarette smoke chemicals in U.K. smokers who switch to using a tobacco heating product for a five-day period

    McEWAN M.(1); EBAJEMITO J.K.(1); GALE N.(1); ELDRIDGE A.(1); CAMACHO O.M.(1); MURPHY J.(1); HARDIE G.(1); PROCTOR C.J.(1)
    (1) British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited, R&D, Southampton, U.K.; (2) Celerion Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.
    Smoking is a leading cause of numerous diseases, particularly lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular diseases. Consequently, there is a recognized need to provide smokers with alternative nicotine-delivery devices that have ...
  4. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 44

    Time and spatially resolved in-situ determination of temperature, pressure and gas phase concentration of selected smoke constituents inside a burning superslim cigarette. Part I – Thermophysical mapping

    CUI Huapeng(1); EHLERT S.(2); XIE Fuwei(1); DENG Nan(1); LI Bin(1); LIU Chuan(3); McADAM K.(3); WALTE A.(2); ZIMMERMANN R.(2)
    (1) Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC, Zhengzhou, Henan, P.R. China; (2) Photonion GmbH, Schwerin, Germany; (3) British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited, Global R&D, Southampton, U.K.
    Superslim cigarettes in China are a relevant product category on the market. Accurate determination of key thermo-physical and-chemical parameters in superslim cigarettes are essential for the mechanistic understanding of combustion as well as pyrolysis ...
  5. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 52 (also presented at TSRC 2018)also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Consumers’ perceptions of disease-specific modified-risk claims are best evaluated in a disease-specific manner

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    Manufacturers seeking to make claims about modified-risk tobacco products (MRTPs) must assess consumers' perceptions of risk reduction for these products. Claims made for the MRTP and assessment of perceived risk reduction can be global (e.g. &quot ...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 53 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Comparing direct and indirect assessments of perceptions of reduced risk for a modified-risk tobacco product

    SHIFFMAN S.(1); CURTIN G.(2)
    (1) Pinney Associates, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.; (2) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    Manufacturers seeking to make claims about modified-risk tobacco products (MRTPs) must assess consumers' perceptions of absolute and relative risks for these products. We cross-validate data from two methods: (a) indirect assessments based on the ...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, ST 59

    An inter-laboratory comparison study focused on the determination of total NNAL in human urine

    NEWLAND K.(1); SCHERER M.(2); HECHT S.S.(3); TROUDE V.(4); PRASAD G.L.(5)
    (1) Celerion Inc., Lincoln, NE, U.S.A.; (2) ABF GmbH, Planegg, Germany; (3) University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A.; (4) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (5) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, U.S.A.
    In an ongoing effort to fulfil the second objective of the CORESTA Biomarker Sub-Group, periodic inter-laboratory comparison studies have been performed to evaluate the consistency of the quantitation for various harmful or potentially harmful exposure ...
  8. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 030

    Comparisons of dependence on cigarettes and e-cigarettes: data from the path study

    KIM M.M.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); SEMBOWER M.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    An Item-Response-Theory-based dependence scale, developed on PATH data, assesses e-cigarette dependence, and for the first time allows for direct comparison of dependence across products. Data were from adult established users of e-cigarettes (ECIG) and ...
  9. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 031

    Use patterns and tobacco use histories among users of diverse vapor products: cigalikes, tanks, and other vapor products

    KIM M.M.(1); SHIFFMAN S.(2); SEMBOWER M.(2)
    (1) RAI Services Company, Winston-Salem, NC, USA; (2) PinneyAssociates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    There are several types of vapor products, but little research has characterized differences in their use or users. We examined the differences in use and characteristics of users of cigalikes, tanks, and other, 'variant' vapor products in a ...