Research at TCORS
Research at the USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science takes the form of four primary research projects, initiatives within the Population Resources Core, pilot projects and rapid response projects.
Primary Research Projects
Effects of Social Media Messages and Marketing on Tobacco Transitions
Influence of Tobacco Product Characteristics and Marketing on Diverse Populations of Vape Shop Customers
Product Characteristics, Marketing, and E-cigarette and Cigarette Use Across Adolescence and Young Adulthood
Human Laboratory Research to Inform Precision Regulation of E-cigarettes Across Populations
Additional Research at TCORS
Pilot Projects Program
Aims to support new and innovative research relevant to the regulation of tobacco products by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Population Resources Core
Provides access to population resources with sufficient representation of tobacco product exposures, population subgroups, and longitudinal follow-up by recruiting and maintaining a sufficiently large, diverse, and well-followed sample to address the proposed scientific goals.