Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD

Departments & Organizations

Developmental Therapeutics

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.

Education & Training

PhD Free University Berlin (1997)

Honors & Recognition

  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)President of the United States (2007)

  • Early Excellence AwardAmerican Asthma Foundation (Sandler Foundation) (2007)

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

  • Young Investigator Award LectureEuropean Society for Neurochemistry (2003)

  • Postdoctoral FellowshipGerman National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina (1998)

  • Undergraduate FellowshipGerman National Merit Foundation (1992)

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Contact Info

Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD
Mailing Address
Duke University Medical CenterDepartment of Anesthesiology
Box 3094 MS27

Durham, NC 27710-3094

Jordt Laboratory at Duke University