Andrew Strasser

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of menthol on cigarette smoking behaviors, biomarkers and subjective responses
    Andrew A Strasser
    Corresponding Author Andrew A Strasser, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:382-9. 2013
  2. pmc Graphic warning labels in cigarette advertisements: recall and viewing patterns
    Andrew A Strasser
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:41-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Digital image analysis of cigarette filter stains as an indicator of compensatory smoking
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2565-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint An association of CYP2A6 genotype and smoking topography
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:511-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint PREP advertisement features affect smokers' beliefs regarding potential harm
    A A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Tob Control 17:i32-8. 2008
  6. pmc Experimental evaluation of antitobacco PSAs: effects of message content and format on physiological and behavioral outcomes
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:293-302. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Behavioral filter vent blocking on the first cigarette of the day predicts which smokers of light cigarettes will increase smoke exposure from blocked vents
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:405-12. 2009
  8. pmc Nicotine metabolite ratio predicts smoking topography and carcinogen biomarker level
    Andrew A Strasser
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:234-8. 2011
  9. pmc Graphic-enhanced information improves perceived risks of cigar smoking
    Andrew A Strasser
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Addict Behav 36:865-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint New lower nicotine cigarettes can produce compensatory smoking and increased carbon monoxide exposure
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 86:294-300. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc The effect of menthol on cigarette smoking behaviors, biomarkers and subjective responses
    Andrew A Strasser
    Corresponding Author Andrew A Strasser, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:382-9. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Graphic warning labels in cigarette advertisements: recall and viewing patterns
    Andrew A Strasser
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 3309, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:41-7. 2012
    ..The FDA requires that these graphic warning labels be embedded into cigarette advertising and packaging by September 2012...
  3. ncbi request reprint Digital image analysis of cigarette filter stains as an indicator of compensatory smoking
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2565-9. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint An association of CYP2A6 genotype and smoking topography
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:511-8. 2007
    ..The results from this study also suggest a behavioral mechanism that may account for reduced cancer risk in slow metabolizers...
  5. doi request reprint PREP advertisement features affect smokers' beliefs regarding potential harm
    A A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Tob Control 17:i32-8. 2008
    ..Belief that a product is less harmful may increase use or prevent smoking cessation...
  6. pmc Experimental evaluation of antitobacco PSAs: effects of message content and format on physiological and behavioral outcomes
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:293-302. 2009
    ..Research on what makes an effective PSA has had mixed outcomes. The present study tested the effects of specific message features in antitobacco PSAs, using theory-based physiological and self-report outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Behavioral filter vent blocking on the first cigarette of the day predicts which smokers of light cigarettes will increase smoke exposure from blocked vents
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 17:405-12. 2009
    ..Total puff volume predicted CO boost, and results suggest that smokers adjust their smoking behavior by cigarette blocking status. Those smokers who block filter vents may be increasing their exposure by 30%...
  8. pmc Nicotine metabolite ratio predicts smoking topography and carcinogen biomarker level
    Andrew A Strasser
    Department of Psychiatry and Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:234-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that faster NMR would be associated with greater cigarette puff volume and higher levels of total 4-(methylnitrosamino)-1-(3-pyridyl)-1-butanol (NNAL), a carcinogen biomarker...
  9. pmc Graphic-enhanced information improves perceived risks of cigar smoking
    Andrew A Strasser
    Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Nicotine Addiction, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Addict Behav 36:865-9. 2011
    ..Utilizing graphics on health information internet pages can increase knowledge and perceived risks of cigar smoking...
  10. ncbi request reprint New lower nicotine cigarettes can produce compensatory smoking and increased carbon monoxide exposure
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 86:294-300. 2007
    ..Although marketed as a PREP, increases in CO boost suggest this product can potentially be a harm-increasing product...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of filter vent blocking and smoking topography on carbon monoxide levels in smokers
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 82:320-9. 2005
    ..When participants do not switch brands within a session, smoking topography measures are predictive of CO boost...
  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking topography predicts abstinence following treatment with nicotine replacement therapy
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3309, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:1800-4. 2004
    ..A secondary objective was to determine the relationship of smoking topography to carbon monoxide (CO) exposure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of different nicotine replacement therapies on postcessation psychological responses
    Andrew A Strasser
    Tobacco Use Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19140 3309, USA
    Addict Behav 30:9-17. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that, although TN may enhance positive affect for smokers in treatment compared with NS, only changes in negative affect predict treatment outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint Naltrexone reduces the relative reinforcing value of nicotine in a cigarette smoking choice paradigm
    Margaret Rukstalis
    Tobacco Use Research Center, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, Suite 4100, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 180:41-8. 2005
    ..Naltrexone and bupropion have been shown to alter ad lib smoking behavior; however, medication effects on nicotine reward in a cigarette choice paradigm have yet to be investigated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reduced nicotine reward in obesity: cross-comparison in human and mouse
    Julie A Blendy
    Department of Pharmacology, 125 John Morgan Building, 3620 Hamilton Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6084, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 180:306-15. 2005
    ..Tobacco use and obesity lead to significant morbidity and mortality...
  16. pmc Smoking cues, argument strength, and perceived effectiveness of antismoking PSAs
    Sungkyoung Lee
    Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:282-90. 2011
    ..Argument strength indicates smoker's judgments of perceived strength and persuasiveness of the arguments extracted from the PSAs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lower nicotine cigarettes may not lower harm
    Andrew A Strasser
    Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Center, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 12:1-4. 2006
    ..These complementary studies send a cautionary signal about the ability of these new cigarettes to reduce the harmful effects of smoking...
  18. pmc Working memory deficits predict short-term smoking resumption following brief abstinence
    Freda Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:61-4. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Varenicline improves mood and cognition during smoking abstinence
    Freda Patterson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 65:144-9. 2009
    ..Varenicline, a partial agonist at the alpha4beta2 nAChRs, is a new, efficacious medication for nicotine dependence. Its effects on the affective and cognitive dimensions of nicotine withdrawal have yet to be well characterized...
  20. pmc Mouse model predicts effects of smoking and varenicline on event-related potentials in humans
    Noam D Rudnick
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:589-97. 2010
    ..Nicotine alters auditory event-related potentials (ERPs) in rodents and humans and is an effective treatment for smoking cessation. Less is known about the effects of the partial nicotine agonist varenicline on ERPs...
  21. pmc Reduced prefrontal and temporal processing and recall of high "sensation value" ads
    Daniel D Langleben
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroimage 46:219-25. 2009
    ..These findings demonstrate the potential of using neuroimaging in the design and evaluation of mass media public health communications...
  22. doi request reprint Translating basic science to improve pharmacotherapy for nicotine dependence
    Jennifer M Phillips
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S583-98. 2007
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Smoking status and the human dopamine transporter variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) polymorphism: failure to replicate and finding that never-smokers may be different
    David J Vandenbergh
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, Center for Developmental and Health Genetics, The Pennsylvania State University, 225 Research Building E, University Park, PA 16802 2321, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:333-40. 2002
    ..We have also developed an improved set of polymerase chain reaction conditions to increase the frequency of successful amplification of DAT'sw VNTR, which is a long, G+C-rich repeat...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dopamine receptor genes (DRD2, DRD3 and DRD4) and gene-gene interactions associated with smoking-related behaviors
    David J Vandenbergh
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 2321, USA
    Addict Biol 12:106-16. 2007
    ..020) and trouble sleeping (P = 0.015). An interaction between DRD2 and DRD3 was found for trouble concentrating (P = 0.020). These relationships present possible dopamine-related responses to nicotine that warrant further study...
  25. ncbi request reprint DAT's not all, but it may be more than we realize
    David J Vandenbergh
    Nicotine Tob Res 4:251-2. 2002
  26. ncbi request reprint Evaluating smokers' reactions to advertising for new lower nicotine quest cigarettes
    William G Shadel
    Department of PsychologyUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 20:80-4. 2006
    ..e., lower in tar, healthier, less likely to cause cancer). Two individual-differences variables, need for cognition and perceived vulnerability, moderated smokers' health beliefs about Quest cigarettes...
  27. ncbi request reprint An examination of early smoking experiences and smoking status in a national cross-sectional sample
    RICHARD J O'CONNOR
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16801, USA
    Addiction 100:1352-7. 2005
    ..To extend previous work showing lightheadedness from and liking for smoking to be associated with continued smoking while controlling for demographics and social influences that can also contribute to progression to established smoking...
  28. ncbi request reprint Using a telephone survey to acquire genetic and behavioral data related to cigarette smoking in "made-anonymous" and "registry" samples
    Lynn T Kozlowski
    Department of Biobehavioral Health, College of Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:68-77. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that random digit dialing surveys coupled with mail collection of DNA may constitute a practical method of obtaining DNA samples for biobehavioral research...

Research Grants5

  1. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will determine how a new PREP is actually used. It will also determine how product use relates to harm exposure. Finally, it will identify those most susceptible to changes in smoking topography that may increase harm exposure. ..
  2. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It will determine how a new PREP is actually used. It will also determine how product use relates to harm exposure. Finally, it will identify those most susceptible to changes in smoking topography that may increase harm exposure. ..
  3. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will determine how a new PREP is actually used. It will also determine how product use relates to harm exposure. Finally, it will identify those most susceptible to changes in smoking topography that may increase harm exposure. ..
  4. Smoking topography and harm exposure in a new PREP
    Andrew Strasser; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It will determine how a new PREP is actually used. It will also determine how product use relates to harm exposure. Finally, it will identify those most susceptible to changes in smoking topography that may increase harm exposure. ..