Sven-Eric Jordt PhD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Developmental Therapeutics

Pharmacology: Neuropharmacology


Research Interests

Sense of touch and pain in humans and animals; Chemosensory processes in sensory neurons and their role in chemical environmental exposures; Neural sensitization in asthma; Hypersensitivity disorders


  • Ph.D., Free University Berlin , 1997

Selected Publication

  • 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.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award (ONES) (2006) , National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)