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Lung Injury from Military Deployment

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Trial Objectives

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. The information collected with be used to learn about respiratory diseases associated with the inhalation of very small particulate matter and other harmful substances during deployment.

Who Can Participate

Patients who have been seen at National Jewish Health for evaluation of respiratory symptoms and have been deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation New Dawn or Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Age: 18-70 Gender: Any

Estimated Time Commitment

1 to 2 visits

Payment & Reimbursement

Payment: Provided

Travel Reimbursement: Not Available

Trial Contact

For more information, contact:

Kathy Pang


Tayla Lange

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Trial Location

National Jewish Main Campus, Denver, CO

Trial Sponsors

Department of Defense

Principal Investigators

Gregory P. Downey

Gregory P. Downey, MD, FRCPC


  • Hong Wei Chu

    Hong Wei Chu, MD

  • Brian J. Day

    Brian J. Day, PhD

  • Cecile S. Rose

    Cecile S. Rose, MD, MPH

  • Max Seibold

    Max Seibold, PhD

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