Podcast episode discusses research into flavored e-cigarettes

June 28, 2021

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute released the latest episode of its Engage Podcast discussing research into e-cigarettes. Andrea Hobkirk, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavior health, discussed her work into how the brain responds to flavored e-cigarettes compared to unflavored.

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute invested in Hobkirk’s work through its Bridges to Translation pilot grant program. This program provides funding for novel research ideas at Penn State to address health problems or make the research process more efficient. The program also promotes collaboration by encouraging scientists across specialties to work together. Hobkirk is also a member of Penn State Cancer Institute

Listen to episode 13 of the Engage Podcast.

Each episode of Engage Podcast educates listeners about the research process and how Penn State research helps improve our neighbors' and communities' health. Engage Podcast is available on all major platforms, including Apple Podcasts and Spotify. A monthly community-focused newsletter further explores podcast topics. The latest edition is now available here. Engage Podcast also is highlighted through a Linked In Spotlight page here

About Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute provides tools, services and training to make health research more efficient at Penn State. It advocates for translational science at the university and is a bridge between basic scientists and clinical researchers. The institute encourages collaboration to discover new treatments, medical procedures and ways to diagnose disease. Learn more at the institute's webpage.

Last Updated June 28, 2021