Fellowship Program
The center offers a broad interdisciplinary postdoctoral training program to prepare individuals to become academic leaders in tobacco control.
Our Faculty
The Center's 60 faculty are spread across 11 departments and four schools at UCSF.
Annual Tobacco Symposium
FREE and Streamed Live! Open to all in the UCSF community and the public.

The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education serves as a focal point for a broad range of research, education, and public service activities for 60 faculty in 11 departments and all 4 schools at UCSF.

It is part of the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute and its membership is congruent with the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Tobacco Control Program. The Center is also a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Tobacco Control.

Programs

Learn about our collaborations and resources.

 

From Our Blog

Pawan Sharma and colleagues recently published “IQOS exposure impairs human airway cell homeostasis: direct comparison with traditional cigarette and e-cigarette” in which they measured a wide range of effects of cigarette smoke extract (from Philip Morris’ Marlboro cigarettes, Philip Morris International’s heated tobacco product IQOS, and an e-cig using Blu liquid) on human lung cells.  All three products adversely affected lung cells with a dose-response (i.e., bigger effects at higher doses).