Gene Gillman, PhD
SVP, Lab Services
Patents include “Reduced Risk Tobacco Products and Use Thereof” Albino AP, Sulin GA, Coyte RL, Clark TJ, Rainey P, Gillman G. Patent Application US 20100711974 20100224, August 2010.
“Fluorescent Detection of Lipid Peroxidation Derived Iminium Crosslinks: Potential Biomarker for Cigarette Smoke Induced Oxidative Stress” Rainey P, Gillman G, Albino AP. Patent Application, January 2008.
Dr. Gillman is a bio-analytical / bio-organic chemist with more than 16 years of experience investigating the constituents and chemistry of tobacco smoke and, more recently, electronic cigarettes and e-liquids. He has many years of experience in developing and validating relevant LC, LC-MS, GC-MS, and biological based test methods. He brings expertise from both a cigarette manufacturing and a tobacco testing contract research organization (CRO) perspective. In his most recent position, he was the laboratory manager of an ISO 17025-accredited laboratory specializing in qualitative and quantitative analysis of tobacco smoke. Dr. Gillman has worked with domestic and international study groups and trade organizations.
Highlighted Publications and Presentations:
Farsalinos K, Gillman IG, Hecht S, et al. Analytical Assessment of E-cigarettes. Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc.; 2016.
Gillman IG, Kistler KA,·Stewart EW, et al. Effect of variable power levels on the yield of total aerosol mass and formation of aldehydes in e-cigarette aerosols Reg Tox Pharm 2016;75:58-65.
Farsalinos K, Gillman G, Poulas K, Voudris, V. Tobacco-specific nitrosamines in electronic cigarettes: comparison between liquid and aerosol levels. J Environ Res Public Health, 2015;12(8):9046-9053.
Farsalinos K, Gillman G, Melvin M, et al. Nicotine levels and presence of selected tobacco-derived toxins in tobacco flavoured electronic cigarette refill liquids Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015;12(4):3439-3452.
Rainey P, Gillman G, Shi X, et al. Fluorescent detection of lipid peroxidation derived protein adducts upon in-vitro cigarette smoke exposure. Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods 2009;19:401-409.
2016 CORESTA Congress, 9-13 October, 2016, Berlin Germany “Do temperature regulated e-cigarettes prevent the formation of thermal decomposition products under dry wick conditions? Gillman IG, Humphries KE.
2015 CORESTA Joint Study Groups Meeting, 4-8 October, 2015, Jeju, Korea “Effect of power level on the yield of total aerosol mass and formation of aldehydes in e-cigarette aerosols”, Gillman IG, Stewart EW, Paolantonio AR
2015 CORESTA Joint Study Groups Meeting, 4-8 October, 2015, Jeju, Korea “Analysis of nitrosamine content, moisture, and pH in pouched smokeless tobacco products: A comparison of constituents in the intact product, tobacco and pouching material”, Gillman IG, Brown SS, Hoffman KT
TMA eVapor Performance Standards Conference, October 28th, 2015, Leesburg, VA, “HPHCs and the Analytical Basis for Standards” Gillman IG.
Vector Research, Director of Analytical Services
PhD in Chemistry, Wake Forest University