Biomimetic Aerosol Exposure System for in vitro Human Airway Exposure Studies

November 10, 2023 Ph.D. Student: S. Emma Sarles; Advisor: Dr. Edward Hensel Faculty: Edward Hensel

Tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in the United States, disproportionately affecting residents of rural areas, people who are financially disadvantaged, and adults who identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual. The impact that electronic cigarettes will have on public health is not yet fully understood. Combinations of electronic cigarette products, human airway geometries, and user behaviors create barriers to understanding products’ interaction with the human airway and their health effects.