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  1. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 27

    Next generation product aerosol bubbled extracts show little to no effect in high content screening endpoints when compared to cigarette smoke bubbled extracts

    TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WIECZOREK R.(1); BODE L.M.(1); SIMMS L.(2); STEVENSON M.(2)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), BioToxLab, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, In vitro Research, Bristol, U.K.
    Tobacco-based and tobacco-free next generation products (NGPs) are understood to be a less harmful alternative to conventional combustible cigarettes. The objective of this study was to compare the in vitro biological response of cigarette smoke...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 33

    Quantitative risk assessment (QRA) indicates reduced risk potential for carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic effects of the aerosol of the next generation products (NGPs) compared to reference cigarettes

    AYALA-FIERRO F.(1); CZEKALA L.(2); SIMMS L.(2); RUDD K.(2); CAVA G.(2); STEVENSON M.(2)
    (1) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.; (2) Imperial Brands PLC, Bristol, U.K.
    In order to understand the potential relative health risks of NGPs compared to cigarettes, we compared the relative risks of aerosols from tobacco-containing and tobacco-free NGPs to the smoke generated from a reference cigarette. Quantitative Risk...
  3. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 34

    Next generation product aerosols induce lower biological activity than combusted cigarettes: a comparison of in vitro cell migration in the scratch wound assay

    RUDD K.(1); BUDDE J.(2); TRELLES STICKEN E.(2); WIECZOREK R.(2); SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1)
    (1) Imperial Brands PLC, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany
    Smoking combustible cigarettes is a cause of serious diseases in smokers, including heart disease. There are many commercially available next generation products (NGPs), such as tobacco-free e-vapour products, aiming to provide an alternative to...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STPOST 37

    Use of cell media nicotine concentration as a marker to predict cells surface deposited nicotine in transwells after fresh smoke/aerosol exposure

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); BODE L.M.(1); SIMMS l.(2)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany; (2) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Exposure of organotypic 3D lung models at the air liquid interface (ALI) to fresh whole smoke/aerosol provides a more human relevant exposure assessment of combustible cigarettes and e-vapour products. The aim of this study is to present a method...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2019, Hamburg, STW 01

    The application of in vitro Toxicity Testing in 21 Century (TT21C) for next generation products

    SIMMS L.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(2)
    (1) Imperial Brands PLC, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Hamburg, Germany
    The aim is to demonstrate the feasibility of TT21C in vitro methods as part of an overall assessment framework for next generation products (NGP). TT21C methodologies can be used to assess harm reduction potential of NGPs using human-derived...
  6. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 39

    The use of high content screening (HCS) in human primary lung cells to assess e-liquids of differing flavors and nicotine concentrations

    SIMMS L.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); PHILLIPS G.(1); WALELE T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Brands, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Due to the current scientific debate and evolving regulatory landscape, new assays are needed to quickly determine the subtle biological response of e-liquids for both stewardship and product development purposes. For stewardship, all ingredients in...
  7. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 52

    Biological test procedure for fresh generated cigarette smoke and e-cigarette aerosols under air-liquid interface (ALI) exposure in 24 and 96 multi-well plates

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    Cigarette smoke and e cigarette aerosol contain particulate matter/liquid droplets in the solid phase as well as volatile substances in the gas phase. Both fractions are of potential toxicological relevance and should be considered when assessing...
  8. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 53

    Use of human derived cell lines to increase the biological relevance of cigarette condensate, non-tobacco materials and e-liquids testing

    WIECZOREK R.(1); TRELLES STICKEN E.(1); WALELE T.(2); CZEKALA L.(3); SIMMS L.(3)
    (1) Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH, Imperial Brands plc, Hamburg, Germany; (2) Fontem Ventures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; (3) Imperial Tobacco Limited, Bristol, U.K.
    The in vitro testing strategy of tobacco products is mainly based on the testing of extracts from cigarette smoke condensates. An accepted industry wide assay battery has been developed over recent years which delivers reliable results for the...
  9. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, ST 62

    Overview of in vitro methods used to assess e-cigarettes based on “Toxicity Testing in 21st Century” principles

    SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); WALELE T.(2)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.; (2) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    When the National Academies of Sciences released “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy” a new toxicological paradigm was created, focusing on the use of human cell lines and the disruption of key cellular pathways. In keeping...
  10. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke Science/Product Technology, 2017, Kitzbühel, STPOST 21

    The use of in vitro human biomarkers from relevant primary cell lines, to assess the effects of increasing nicotine concentration in e-liquids

    SIMMS L.(1); STEVENSON M.(1); CZEKALA L.(1); TSCHIERSKE N.(1); BERG E.(2); WALELE T.(3)
    (1) Imperial Tobacco Ltd, Bristol, U.K.; (2) DiscoverX Corporation, Fremont, CA, U.S.A.; (3) Fontem Ventures B.V. (an Imperial Brands PLC Company), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    As part of the ongoing stewardship of electronic cigarettes, and in line with the National Academies of Sciences “Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy”, Fontem Ventures B.V. have investigated the utility of a series of...