Sven-Eric Jordt PhD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Developmental Therapeutics


Psychiatry: Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

Research Interests

Pain; Touch; Pruritus; Chemical Sensing; Sensory Neurons; TRP Ion Channels; Environmental exposures; Neural sensitization in asthma; Hypersensitivity disorders; Dermatitis; Smoking; Menthol; Electronic cigarettes; Tear Gas more...


  • Ph.D., Free University Berlin, 1997

Selected Publications

  • Willis, D.N., Liu, B., Ha, M.A., Jordt, S.E., and Morris, J.B. (2011). Menthol attenuates respiratory irritation responses to multiple cigarette smoke irritants. The FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
  • Caceres, A. I., Brackmann M., Elia M. D., Bessac B. F., Del Camino D., D'Amours M., Witek J. S., Fanger C. M., Chong J. A., Hayward N. J., Homer R. J., Cohn L., Huang X., Moran M. M., Jordt S. E. (2009). A sensory neuronal ion channel essential for airway inflammation and hyperreactivity in asthma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 May 19.
  • Bessac, B. F., Jordt S. E. (2008) Breathtaking TRP channels: TRPA1 and TRPV1 in airway chemosensation and reflex control. Physiology (Bethesda). 2008 Dec23:360-70.



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