Skin, Airway & Esophageal Epithelial Barriers in Youth


Trial Objective

Skin, Airway & Esophageal Epithelial Barriers in YouthResearchers want to know if cells of the skin, airway and esophagus are different in people who have and those who don’t have allergic conditions. The goal is to understand if areas of the body that are exposed to environmental particles, from inhaling or touching them, contribute to the development of asthma, eczema, food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). The study requires samples of the skin, airways and esophagus.


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Who Can Participate

Children and young adults aged 2-25 who are undergoing routine bronchoscopy for physician-diagnosed asthma or chronic cough.

Age: Not Specified    Gender: Any Gender

Estimated Time Commitment

Not Specified

Payment & Reimbursement  

Payment: Not Provided

Travel Reimbursement: Not Available

Trial Contact

For more information, contact:

Diana Nabighian  303.398.1196
for Pamela Zeitlin, MD, MPhil, PhD

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Trial Location

National Jewish Main Campus, Denver, CO

Trial Sponsors

National Jewish Health


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