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Due to concerns around COVID-19 and our focus on helping to meet this momentous challenge, we have temporarily paused enrollment for all trials requiring an in-person visit. Learn more about COVID-19.
Since 1899, the driving force at National Jewish Health is our mission to heal, to discover and to educate. As the nation’s leading respiratory hospital and one of the top research centers, we are at the forefront of research and medicine. Learn more.
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Our researchers are currently in need of adult and pediatric study participants help us pursue better treatments and cures. Participants may receive medical evaluations and procedures, study medication, disease-related education and possible financial compensation for time, travel and participation.
Chances are that you or someone you know may be alive today thanks to people who have participated in clinical research. Knowing all you can about clinical trials can help you feel better when deciding whether or not to take part in one.
The National Jewish Health Department of Pediatrics in Denver, CO actively participates in both National Institutes of Health (NIH) and industry-sponsored clinical research. Our goal is to improve medical care for children by helping design, implement and interpret clinical studies safely and accurately.
At National Jewish Health, we study allergy, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, eczema, food allergies, heart, idiopathic lung disease (ILD), lung cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and sleep conditions. Most of our clinical research is conducted at our Denver location, but we also participate in medical research studies that are offered at other national centers.
Our research program in Denver, Colorado started in 1919 and includes groundbreaking discoveries for tuberculosis, asthma, allergies and pulmonary fibrosis. Integrating our research and clinical efforts gives our patients access to the latest medical advances.
Learn more about clinical research in our FAQs
If you are a National Jewish Health patient coming for a visit and are experiencing fever, new or increased cough, new or increased shortness of breath, sore throat, persistent nausea/vomiting, diarrhea or abdominal pain, please contact us before arrival at National Jewish Health so we can care for you in the appropriate setting. Call 303.398.1355. If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1.
All patients and visitors will be verbally screened upon arrival for symptoms and/or exposure to the new coronavirus, COVID-19. If needed, swab tests will be administered to National Jewish Health patients only.
For the safety of our patients and staff, the number of visitors will be limited to one per patient.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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