Deployment-Related Lung Disease Study: Healthy Volunteers Needed


Trial Objective

Deployment-related lung disease study: healthy volunteers neededHealthy adults are needed to help researchers understand why U.S. military personnel and contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Southwest Asia after September 11, 2001 are developing severe lung disease. Participants will provide a sputum sample, and their sample will be compared to samples provided by U.S. military personnel and contractors with lung disease.  The goal of this study is to understand how inhaling very small particles and other harmful substances during deployment has impacted markers of respiratory disease in the lungs.


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Who Can Participate

Healthy adults with no history of a chronic lung condition (e.g. asthma or COPD); no history of respiratory illness for four weeks prior to the study visit.  Not currently pregnant.  Smokers are welcome.

Age: 18+    Gender: Any Gender

Estimated Time Commitment

One visit, 60-90 minutes in length

Payment & Reimbursement  

Payment: Provided

Travel Reimbursement: Not Available

Trial Contact

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Michelle Kramaric

Kathy Pang

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Trial Location

National Jewish Main Campus, Denver, CO

Trial Sponsors

Dept. of Defense

Principal Investigators


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