Clinical Trials Search

Our researchers are currently in need of adult and pediatric study participants to 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.

 

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Deployment-Related Lung Disease Study: Healthy Volunteers Needed

U.S. military personnel and contractors who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and southwest Asia are contracting severe lung disease, and researchers want to know why.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: One visit, 60-90 minutes in length

Investigational Gene Therapy for Adults with CF

Adults with Cystic Fibrosis who are unable to take CFTR modulators are being asked to participate in a clinical trial for an investigational gene therapy drug known as 4D-710.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 24 months

SOURCE Study for Younger Smokers

Current or former smokers ages 30-55 are needed for a national research study called SOURCE to determine how cigarette smoke affects the lungs.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 30-55
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 office visit lasting approximately 5 hours

Predict and Prevent Lung Disease

Researchers are asking healthy adults, 25-35 years old, to join a five-year study exploring factors that may affect lung health with the goal of understanding lung disease.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 25-35
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 four-hour in-clinic visit, followed by remote follow up for up to 4 ½ years

Pseudomonas and Cystic Fibrosis

Researchers want to determine if a possible new inhaled therapy, AR-501, is a safe and effective treatment for Pseudomonas infections in adults with cystic fibrosis.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 10 visits over 2 months

Effects of Pregnancy for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

If you are a pregnant with cystic fibrosis, consider participating in this trial to learn how pregnancy affects your health.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 16+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 7 to 9 clinic visits

Adults with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) & Exercise Intolerance

This exercise study is investigating how an already FDA approved drug for treatment of pulmonary vascular disease, sildenafil (Revatio ®), impacts exercise tolerance and capacity in people with cystic fibrosis (CF).

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 16 weeks, five in-person visits, three phone contacts

REGAIN Study to Understand Asthma

The purpose of this study is to collect data on what drives asthma in the body and how it reacts depending on the environment and treatment.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 4 clinic visits for asthmatics over a year, One clinic visit for healthy people

Predicting Asthma Attacks During Sleep

Researchers are developing a way to predict asthma attacks in adults with severe, difficult-to-treat asthma by collecting data while they sleep.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 months with 1 clinic visit required to receive equipment

Lung Function in ILD Patients

Researchers at National Jewish Health are trying to determine if the medication trans sodium crocetinate (TSC) can improve lung function in people with interstitial lung disease.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 30-85
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 31 days

Smartwatch Monitoring of COPD Symptoms

The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors that are predictive of COPD exacerbations.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 45-100
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 year

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Lung Function Medication

Researchers are trying to determine if an investigational medication called CMK389 improves lung function for people with chronic pulmonary sarcoidosis.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-75
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 13 clinic visits lasting 4-8 hours each over 9 to 11 months

SEAL Study: Stopping Eczema and Allergy

Can allergies be prevented in infants? Researchers want to know if keeping a baby’s skin healthy and hydrated with moisturizer will prevent the child from developing allergies such as food allergies. Learn how you and your child can help researchers.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Newborn to 12-weeks-old
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Three years, with six clinic visits and weekly or monthly phone calls with researchers

Response to COVID-19 Vaccines in People with Chronic Conditions

National Jewish Health researchers are studying the antibody response to COVID-19 vaccines in people with chronic conditions.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 10 visits over the course of about 2 years

Healthy People Needed for Sarcoidosis Research

Researchers are working to understand the different ways sarcoidosis, a disease that causes scarring in the lungs, develops.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Skin, Airway & Esophageal Epithelial Barriers in Youth

Researchers want to better understand if the causes of asthma, eczema, food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis and GERD can be determined at a cellular level.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 2-25
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 visits for a total 1 hour

Creating Asthma Measurements through the MORRE Study

Researchers want to find new measures of asthma control by tracking each participant’s asthma symptoms and response to omalizumab, while collecting data with a FitBit® and smartphone.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-85
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Improving Asthma Treatment Using Video Chat

Can frequent video calls with a pharmacist via smart phone or computer help 14-30-year-olds take their prescribed asthma medications regularly and have fewer asthma symptoms?

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Biomarkers & Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Progression

Are biomarkers in the blood of patients with hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) predictive? Researchers understand if biomarkers can help doctors understand how quickly the disease will progress

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Does Keto Diet Help Reverse Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction?

Studies have shown that weight loss can improve heart function. Researchers want to see if a ketogenic diet is an effective treatment for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 21-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Effects of Investigational Pulmonary Fibrosis Drug

If you have pulmonary fibrosis, you may be able to help researchers understand if an investigational drug known as BMS-986278 can prevent or slow down pulmonary fibrosis progression.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: IPF patients: 40+ PF-ILD patients: 21+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 34 weeks

SUNBEAM: Studying Allergy Development in Babies

Why do babies develop food allergies and eczema? Researchers are studying factors before birth and through age 3 that may influence the development of allergic conditions.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 years of participation

CHARM Study for Asthma

Researchers want to improve medical care for asthmatics with new mobile health technologies. Study participants will use at-home technologies to track and record health data and participate in surveys and questionnaires about their health.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Blood Test and Lung Nodule Treatment

Researchers want to know if a new blood test for patients with lung nodules may reduce the need for physicians to order lung nodule biopsies or invasive procedures.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 40+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Skin Reactions to Cancer Immunotherapy

Adults with cancer who are receiving immunotherapy are needed for a new research study to understand how immunotherapy changes the body’s immune response leading to skin reactions.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 2 visits over 3 months, with possible phone follow-up after 12 months depending on cancer...

Potential New Treatment for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Researchers want to see if a new drug, alvelestat, improves the symptoms of lung disease caused by COPD due to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD), as well as symptoms of AATD.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 5 months

Understanding Skin Problems from Eczema and Food Allergies

Researchers are studying the differences in the skin and immune cells of people with food allergies and eczema, and those without.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 1-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1-2 visits, approximately 5 hours

Improving Treatment for IPF

Researchers want to know if a new medication, Saracatinib, is a more safe and effective treatment for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) when compared to treatments that are currently available.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 40+
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: 8 visits to the study center, plus phone visits to review lab results

Alternative Treatment for Insomnia in Adults

Adults ages 21 and older with chronic insomnia who have taken sleep medication for more than one year are needed for a clinical trial.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 21+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 15 visits to our sleep clinic over a 12-month period

Understanding Allergy Development in Infants

Researchers want to know what causes food allergies, eczema and wheezing in infants. If you’re pregnant, you may be able to help find the answer.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 0-50
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 in person visits and 1 telephone call, followed by 4 optional visits

PrecISE Severe Asthma Interventions

If you have uncontrolled asthma you may qualify for a study to help researchers understand how to treat different types of severe asthma using precision medicine.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 12+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 phases, approximately 9 visits per phase for up to 2 years

Can Pembrolizumab (MK3475) with SBRT Treatment Stop or Slow Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?

Patients with medically inoperable stage I/IIA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have not received prior anticancer therapy for lung cancer, may qualify for a clinical trial investigating if the combination of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) may help...

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 7 years

Silicosis Registry

If you’ve been exposed to silica dust, like stone and concrete, you may have developed a silica-related disease. National Jewish Health is creating a registry for silicosis and related diseases in order to better understand their risk factors and prevention.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 clinic or phone visit lasting 1 hour, as well as 15 minute follow-up phone interviews once a...

COPD Patient Knowledge

National Jewish Health researchers want to understand what people with COPD know about their disease.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-99
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 2-3 visits approximately 60 minutes in length each

Investigational Treatment for Food Allergies

Our researchers are trying to determine if a study medication called omalizumab alone or combined with oral immunotherapy may help people with multiple food allergies.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: This is a multi-stage study, with an individual study participation of up to 4 years and 8 months...

Predicting ILD from Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Anyone with hypersensitivity pneumonitis may qualify for this observational study and help researchers find patterns for predicting ILD.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-90
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Clinic visits every 6 months over approximately 2 years (4 visits total)

Atopic Dermatitis & Skin Infections

National Jewish Health researchers are trying to determine why people with atopic dermatitis or eczema are more susceptible to bacterial infections. Learn how you can participate in our research study.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 visits or approximately 3 hours

Treating Insomnia & OSA with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Does your mind race at night when you're trying to sleep? Our researchers are studying how people with insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea can benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy, a goal-oriented type of treatment that aims to identify and change inaccurate or negative thinking patterns...

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 21-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Identifying Characteristics and Patterns of Asthma

Our researchers are working to identify the clinical, physiologic, genetic and molecular characteristics of asthmatics.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 5+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 2-4 office visits and up to 3 follow up phone calls

New Trial Medication for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

By adding a new investigational Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) medication to your current therapy, you could experience relaxed and widened artery walls.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-75
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 42 months

Healthy Adults Needed for Beryllium Disease Study

By participating in our study, you can help forward research on lung disease. Our researchers are hoping to learn more about the blood cells involved in the development of scarring lung diseases and create new treatment therapies.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 5 hours over 2 visits

Lung Injury from Military Deployment

The purpose of this study is to learn more about lung disease found in contractors and U.S. military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan after September 11, 2001.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-70
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 to 2 visits

Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis & Lung Disease

Our researchers are trying to understand the connection, as well as how to prevent and treat lung disease in RA patients.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: 6 in-person visits, performed every year over 4 years

ILD & Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Our researchers are trying to understand how interstitial lung disease (ILD) develops in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and how it may impact their quality of life.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-90
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: 5 in-person visits over 18 months

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) & GERD

The purpose of this study is to measure and accurately identify the presence and severity of gastroesphageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly called acid reflux, in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients using the Supraglottic Index (SGI).

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 40-95
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 5 visits over a 6-month period, visits are every 3 months

Current & Former Smokers Needed for Lung Research Study

Our researchers are studying the lungs of current and former smokers to understand how to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a disease that is common among smokers. You do not need to have COPD to participate in this study.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 55-77
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1-2 hour visit (can be scheduled immediately after your CT if there is space available)

Immune Pathways & Development of Sarcoidosis

If you are an adult with sarcoidosis who is not on immunosuppressive therapy, you may be able to help our researchers learn more about different types of sarcoidosis and how it develops.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 2 visits

Mineral Dust & Lung Disease

Our researchers are studying lung diseases that develop from inhaling mineral dust over time. Although the cause of diseases such as "black lung" are known, it is not well understood why some people develop these diseases and others don't.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Pulmonary Fibrosis & Genetic Factors

The purpose of this study is to investigate inherited genetic factors that play a role in the development of familial pulmonary fibrosis and to identify a group of genes that predispose individuals to develop pulmonary fibrosis.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Adult Clinical Trials

Investigational Gene Therapy for Adults with CF

Adults with Cystic Fibrosis who are unable to take CFTR modulators are being asked to participate in a clinical trial for an investigational gene therapy drug known as 4D-710.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 24 months

SOURCE Study for Younger Smokers

Current or former smokers ages 30-55 are needed for a national research study called SOURCE to determine how cigarette smoke affects the lungs.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 30-55
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 office visit lasting approximately 5 hours

Predict and Prevent Lung Disease

Researchers are asking healthy adults, 25-35 years old, to join a five-year study exploring factors that may affect lung health with the goal of understanding lung disease.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 25-35
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 four-hour in-clinic visit, followed by remote follow up for up to 4 ½ years

Pseudomonas and Cystic Fibrosis

Researchers want to determine if a possible new inhaled therapy, AR-501, is a safe and effective treatment for Pseudomonas infections in adults with cystic fibrosis.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 10 visits over 2 months

Effects of Pregnancy for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

If you are a pregnant with cystic fibrosis, consider participating in this trial to learn how pregnancy affects your health.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 16+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 7 to 9 clinic visits

Adults with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) & Exercise Intolerance

This exercise study is investigating how an already FDA approved drug for treatment of pulmonary vascular disease, sildenafil (Revatio ®), impacts exercise tolerance and capacity in people with cystic fibrosis (CF).

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 16 weeks, five in-person visits, three phone contacts

REGAIN Study to Understand Asthma

The purpose of this study is to collect data on what drives asthma in the body and how it reacts depending on the environment and treatment.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 4 clinic visits for asthmatics over a year, One clinic visit for healthy people

Predicting Asthma Attacks During Sleep

Researchers are developing a way to predict asthma attacks in adults with severe, difficult-to-treat asthma by collecting data while they sleep.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 months with 1 clinic visit required to receive equipment

Lung Function in ILD Patients

Researchers at National Jewish Health are trying to determine if the medication trans sodium crocetinate (TSC) can improve lung function in people with interstitial lung disease.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 30-85
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 31 days

Smartwatch Monitoring of COPD Symptoms

The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors that are predictive of COPD exacerbations.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 45-100
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 year

Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Lung Function Medication

Researchers are trying to determine if an investigational medication called CMK389 improves lung function for people with chronic pulmonary sarcoidosis.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-75
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 13 clinic visits lasting 4-8 hours each over 9 to 11 months

Response to COVID-19 Vaccines in People with Chronic Conditions

National Jewish Health researchers are studying the antibody response to COVID-19 vaccines in people with chronic conditions.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 10 visits over the course of about 2 years

Healthy People Needed for Sarcoidosis Research

Researchers are working to understand the different ways sarcoidosis, a disease that causes scarring in the lungs, develops.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Skin, Airway & Esophageal Epithelial Barriers in Youth

Researchers want to better understand if the causes of asthma, eczema, food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis and GERD can be determined at a cellular level.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 2-25
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 visits for a total 1 hour

Creating Asthma Measurements through the MORRE Study

Researchers want to find new measures of asthma control by tracking each participant’s asthma symptoms and response to omalizumab, while collecting data with a FitBit® and smartphone.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-85
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Improving Asthma Treatment Using Video Chat

Can frequent video calls with a pharmacist via smart phone or computer help 14-30-year-olds take their prescribed asthma medications regularly and have fewer asthma symptoms?

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Biomarkers & Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Progression

Are biomarkers in the blood of patients with hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) predictive? Researchers understand if biomarkers can help doctors understand how quickly the disease will progress

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Does Keto Diet Help Reverse Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction?

Studies have shown that weight loss can improve heart function. Researchers want to see if a ketogenic diet is an effective treatment for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 21-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Effects of Investigational Pulmonary Fibrosis Drug

If you have pulmonary fibrosis, you may be able to help researchers understand if an investigational drug known as BMS-986278 can prevent or slow down pulmonary fibrosis progression.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: IPF patients: 40+ PF-ILD patients: 21+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 34 weeks

SUNBEAM: Studying Allergy Development in Babies

Why do babies develop food allergies and eczema? Researchers are studying factors before birth and through age 3 that may influence the development of allergic conditions.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 years of participation

CHARM Study for Asthma

Researchers want to improve medical care for asthmatics with new mobile health technologies. Study participants will use at-home technologies to track and record health data and participate in surveys and questionnaires about their health.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Blood Test and Lung Nodule Treatment

Researchers want to know if a new blood test for patients with lung nodules may reduce the need for physicians to order lung nodule biopsies or invasive procedures.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 40+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Skin Reactions to Cancer Immunotherapy

Adults with cancer who are receiving immunotherapy are needed for a new research study to understand how immunotherapy changes the body’s immune response leading to skin reactions.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 2 visits over 3 months, with possible phone follow-up after 12 months depending on cancer...

Potential New Treatment for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Researchers want to see if a new drug, alvelestat, improves the symptoms of lung disease caused by COPD due to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD), as well as symptoms of AATD.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 5 months

Understanding Skin Problems from Eczema and Food Allergies

Researchers are studying the differences in the skin and immune cells of people with food allergies and eczema, and those without.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 1-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1-2 visits, approximately 5 hours

Improving Treatment for IPF

Researchers want to know if a new medication, Saracatinib, is a more safe and effective treatment for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) when compared to treatments that are currently available.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 40+
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: 8 visits to the study center, plus phone visits to review lab results

Understanding Allergy Development in Infants

Researchers want to know what causes food allergies, eczema and wheezing in infants. If you’re pregnant, you may be able to help find the answer.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 0-50
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 in person visits and 1 telephone call, followed by 4 optional visits

PrecISE Severe Asthma Interventions

If you have uncontrolled asthma you may qualify for a study to help researchers understand how to treat different types of severe asthma using precision medicine.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 12+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 phases, approximately 9 visits per phase for up to 2 years

Can Pembrolizumab (MK3475) with SBRT Treatment Stop or Slow Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?

Patients with medically inoperable stage I/IIA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have not received prior anticancer therapy for lung cancer, may qualify for a clinical trial investigating if the combination of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) may help...

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 7 years

Silicosis Registry

If you’ve been exposed to silica dust, like stone and concrete, you may have developed a silica-related disease. National Jewish Health is creating a registry for silicosis and related diseases in order to better understand their risk factors and prevention.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 clinic or phone visit lasting 1 hour, as well as 15 minute follow-up phone interviews once a...

COPD Patient Knowledge

National Jewish Health researchers want to understand what people with COPD know about their disease.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-99
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 2-3 visits approximately 60 minutes in length each

Investigational Treatment for Food Allergies

Our researchers are trying to determine if a study medication called omalizumab alone or combined with oral immunotherapy may help people with multiple food allergies.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: This is a multi-stage study, with an individual study participation of up to 4 years and 8 months...

Predicting ILD from Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Anyone with hypersensitivity pneumonitis may qualify for this observational study and help researchers find patterns for predicting ILD.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-90
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Clinic visits every 6 months over approximately 2 years (4 visits total)

Atopic Dermatitis & Skin Infections

National Jewish Health researchers are trying to determine why people with atopic dermatitis or eczema are more susceptible to bacterial infections. Learn how you can participate in our research study.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 visits or approximately 3 hours

Identifying Characteristics and Patterns of Asthma

Our researchers are working to identify the clinical, physiologic, genetic and molecular characteristics of asthmatics.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 5+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 2-4 office visits and up to 3 follow up phone calls

New Trial Medication for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

By adding a new investigational Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) medication to your current therapy, you could experience relaxed and widened artery walls.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-75
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 42 months

Healthy Adults Needed for Beryllium Disease Study

By participating in our study, you can help forward research on lung disease. Our researchers are hoping to learn more about the blood cells involved in the development of scarring lung diseases and create new treatment therapies.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 5 hours over 2 visits

Lung Injury from Military Deployment

The purpose of this study is to learn more about lung disease found in contractors and U.S. military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan after September 11, 2001.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-70
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 to 2 visits

Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis & Lung Disease

Our researchers are trying to understand the connection, as well as how to prevent and treat lung disease in RA patients.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: 6 in-person visits, performed every year over 4 years

ILD & Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Our researchers are trying to understand how interstitial lung disease (ILD) develops in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and how it may impact their quality of life.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-90
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: 5 in-person visits over 18 months

Current & Former Smokers Needed for Lung Research Study

Our researchers are studying the lungs of current and former smokers to understand how to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a disease that is common among smokers. You do not need to have COPD to participate in this study.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 55-77
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1-2 hour visit (can be scheduled immediately after your CT if there is space available)

Immune Pathways & Development of Sarcoidosis

If you are an adult with sarcoidosis who is not on immunosuppressive therapy, you may be able to help our researchers learn more about different types of sarcoidosis and how it develops.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 2 visits

Mineral Dust & Lung Disease

Our researchers are studying lung diseases that develop from inhaling mineral dust over time. Although the cause of diseases such as "black lung" are known, it is not well understood why some people develop these diseases and others don't.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Pulmonary Fibrosis & Genetic Factors

The purpose of this study is to investigate inherited genetic factors that play a role in the development of familial pulmonary fibrosis and to identify a group of genes that predispose individuals to develop pulmonary fibrosis.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Pediatric Clinical Trials

SEAL Study: Stopping Eczema and Allergy

Can allergies be prevented in infants? Researchers want to know if keeping a baby’s skin healthy and hydrated with moisturizer will prevent the child from developing allergies such as food allergies. Learn how you and your child can help researchers.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Newborn to 12-weeks-old
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Three years, with six clinic visits and weekly or monthly phone calls with researchers

Skin, Airway & Esophageal Epithelial Barriers in Youth

Researchers want to better understand if the causes of asthma, eczema, food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis and GERD can be determined at a cellular level.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 2-25
  • Compensation: Not Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 visits for a total 1 hour

Improving Asthma Treatment Using Video Chat

Can frequent video calls with a pharmacist via smart phone or computer help 14-30-year-olds take their prescribed asthma medications regularly and have fewer asthma symptoms?

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

SUNBEAM: Studying Allergy Development in Babies

Why do babies develop food allergies and eczema? Researchers are studying factors before birth and through age 3 that may influence the development of allergic conditions.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 years of participation

Understanding Skin Problems from Eczema and Food Allergies

Researchers are studying the differences in the skin and immune cells of people with food allergies and eczema, and those without.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 1-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1-2 visits, approximately 5 hours

Understanding Allergy Development in Infants

Researchers want to know what causes food allergies, eczema and wheezing in infants. If you’re pregnant, you may be able to help find the answer.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 0-50
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 in person visits and 1 telephone call, followed by 4 optional visits

PrecISE Severe Asthma Interventions

If you have uncontrolled asthma you may qualify for a study to help researchers understand how to treat different types of severe asthma using precision medicine.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 12+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 3 phases, approximately 9 visits per phase for up to 2 years

Investigational Treatment for Food Allergies

Our researchers are trying to determine if a study medication called omalizumab alone or combined with oral immunotherapy may help people with multiple food allergies.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: Not Specified
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: This is a multi-stage study, with an individual study participation of up to 4 years and 8 months...

Identifying Characteristics and Patterns of Asthma

Our researchers are working to identify the clinical, physiologic, genetic and molecular characteristics of asthmatics.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 5+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 2-4 office visits and up to 3 follow up phone calls

Healthy Participant Clinical Trials

Deployment-Related Lung Disease Study: Healthy Volunteers Needed

U.S. military personnel and contractors who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and southwest Asia are contracting severe lung disease, and researchers want to know why.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: One visit, 60-90 minutes in length

Predict and Prevent Lung Disease

Researchers are asking healthy adults, 25-35 years old, to join a five-year study exploring factors that may affect lung health with the goal of understanding lung disease.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 25-35
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1 four-hour in-clinic visit, followed by remote follow up for up to 4 ½ years

REGAIN Study to Understand Asthma

The purpose of this study is to collect data on what drives asthma in the body and how it reacts depending on the environment and treatment.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18+
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 4 clinic visits for asthmatics over a year, One clinic visit for healthy people

Healthy People Needed for Sarcoidosis Research

Researchers are working to understand the different ways sarcoidosis, a disease that causes scarring in the lungs, develops.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Not Specified

Understanding Skin Problems from Eczema and Food Allergies

Researchers are studying the differences in the skin and immune cells of people with food allergies and eczema, and those without.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 1-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 1-2 visits, approximately 5 hours

Atopic Dermatitis & Skin Infections

National Jewish Health researchers are trying to determine why people with atopic dermatitis or eczema are more susceptible to bacterial infections. Learn how you can participate in our research study.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-65
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: Up to 3 visits or approximately 3 hours

Healthy Adults Needed for Beryllium Disease Study

By participating in our study, you can help forward research on lung disease. Our researchers are hoping to learn more about the blood cells involved in the development of scarring lung diseases and create new treatment therapies.

  • Gender: Any Gender
  • Ages: 18-80
  • Compensation: Provided
  • Time Required: 5 hours over 2 visits