FDA supports science and research to help us better understand tobacco use and associated risks so that we can reduce the public health burden of tobacco in the United States.
Research programs and projects include, but are not limited to, the scientific fields of epidemiology, behavior, biology, medicine, economics, chemistry, engineering, toxicology, pharmacology, addiction, public health, communications, marketing, and statistics.
- Find out about active Funding Opportunities.
- Read about some preliminary PATH findings in “Flavored Tobacco Product Use Among US Youth Aged 12-17 Years ,” published November 2015 in JAMA Network, and view the youth questionnaire from the first wave of the study .
- Find statistics about flavored tobacco use and the frequency of tobacco use among middle and high school students in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released October 2015.
- Find recent CTP publications.
- Read about the research goals of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study, a collaboration between FDA and NIH, as well as availability of the Wave 1 Questionnaire Data Restricted Use File (RUF) and the newly released Public Use File (PUF).
- Learn about CTP's research priorities that build the science base behind FDA's authority to regulate tobacco products.
- Find out more about the Tobacco Regulatory Science Program (TRSP), FDA's partnership with NIH to foster tobacco regulatory research, including the 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS).
- Learn about FDA's collaboration with CDC on the National Youth Tobacco Survey.
- CTP Scientists Coming to a Conference Near You.
- FDA Science Forum.
- Review information on Harmful and Potentially Harmful Constituents.
- Understand more about Modified Risk Tobacco Products and the rigorous standards in place to protect the public's health.