Sven-Eric Jordt PhD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Developmental TherapeuticsPharmacologyPsychiatry: Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science


Dr. Jordt is Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry and research project director and teaching faculty member for the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS).

His main affiliation is with Duke University, where he joined the Department of Anesthesiology in the School of Medicine in April 2014.

Research in the Jordt laboratory focuses on mechanisms of chemical sensing and their role in pain, inflammation, respiratory system function and in the adverse health effects of toxic chemicals.


  • 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)