Breathing and Lung Disorders

  1. Participants are needed for a study to find the best asthma treatment to add for people that self-identify as African American/Black who have asthma that isn’t well controlled on a low dose of inhaled steroid. You may qualify if you have asthma & self-identify as African American/Black. The study lasts 66-68 weeks (about 1 year & 4 months). There are up to 18 study visits. Up to $1250 is provided. Call 314-747-3759. (Posted 2/3/14)

  2. Asthma patients! Washington University seeks participants for a research study to learn if a study drug decreases the amount of inflammation in the lungs of patients w/ asthma. You may qualify if you are 18-75 years old w/ asthma. This study lasts up to 6 months w/ 10 study visits. Study visits last up to 8 hours. There will be a biopsy of your lungs. Compensation is provided for time & effort. Call 314-747-4518. (Posted 10/22/15)

  3. Severe asthma? Participants are needed for a research study to evaluate the safety & effectiveness of an injectable study medication in participants w/ uncontrolled, severe asthma. You may qualify if you are 18 - 75 years old, have severe asthma, and use at least 2 daily controller medications. This study lasts 73 weeks. There are 15 study visits. Compensation is provided. Contact 314-996-3105 or srook@wustl.edu. (Posted 5/3/2017)

  4. Current or former smokers! Do you have COPD? A research study is underway at Washington University to determine if a study medication will help patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with emphysema (a disease of the lungs). You may qualify if you are 40 or older with COPD. There are 7 study visits. Up to $600 is provided for time & effort. Contact Jaime at 314-747-3074 or jtarsi@wustl.edu. (Posted 10/16/17)

  5. Do you have chronic cough? A research study is underway at Washington University to look at measures of cough and the impact of cough on quality of life. You may qualify if you are 18 or older with chronic cough, do not currently smoke or have COPD. There are 2 study visits. Up to $100.00 is provided. Contact Jaime at 314-747-3074. (Posted 10/25/17)