Tobacco Regulatory Research Tools & Resources

Resources for Researchers

Explore databases and tools for research to support the regulation of tobacco and tobacco products.

PhenX Toolkit: Tobacco Regulatory Research (TRR) Collections

A catalog of recommended standard measures of phenotypes and environmental exposures for use in biomedical research. This includes common data elements for tobacco regulatory research.

Learn more about the PhenX Tobacco Regulatory Project. Contact Dr. Kay Wanke, Deputy Director, TRSP/OD/NIH, for more information.

NIDA Nicotine Research Cigarettes Drug Supply Program

Nicotine research cigarettes (NRC) available to research investigators. 

Regulatory Research Project Search Tool

Access to information about active research projects in the FDA Center for Tobacco Products research portfolio.

Tobacco Control Monograph Series

Ongoing and timely information about emerging public health issues in smoking and tobacco use control from the National Cancer Institute.

Regulatory Research Information

Clinical Studies Involving Electronic Cigarettes and INDs – FAQs

Answers to common questions about clinical studies of e-cigarettes examining a potential therapeutic purpose (e.g., smoking cessation), which may require an investigational new drug application. Such studies are not funded through TRSP.

Informing Tobacco Regulation Through Research

Addresses the importance of tobacco research, research advances, funding opportunities, and ways to use the research.

Tobacco Researcher Interviews

Video interviews with leading researchers in tobacco regulatory research who share their work and discuss its importance to public health.

Tobacco Regulatory Science: Research To Inform Regulatory Action at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products

Clarifies the definition and role of regulatory science and describes the types of research efforts that will inform the FDA’s public health framework for tobacco product regulation.