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Lungs & Breathing

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about lungs and breathing. This page lists lungs and breathing studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

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UW Medicine Lung Care and Lung Transplantation Services
UW Medicine

UW Medicine’s lung care and lung transplantation services, located at Harborview and UW Medical Center in Seattle, combine pulmonary and critical care medicine, thoracic surgery and lung transplantation to provide the highest quality patient care for the entire spectrum of pulmonary and critical care illnesses.

Active Studies

  • This is a natural history study to define the contribution of known vEDS gene mutations to vEDS complications and outcomes. This will be achieved by the following: 1. Describe the genotype-phenotype correlation between vEDS gene mutations and complications. These complications include aortic and arterial pathology......

  • This Phase 2b study is designed to evaluate the treatment effect (change in forced vital capacity [FVC]) of a single dose of BG00011 (56 mg) administered subcutaneously (SC) once weekly for 52 weeks in subjects with mild to moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) who may......

  • PURPOSE The purpose of the project is to collect audio samples of coughs from different users to create an algorithm that can automatically identify which user produced the cough. Since a patient’s cough pattern and type of cough are indicators of a patient’s lung health,......

  • We are interested in collecting blood samples from people who have allergies and/or asthma. Allergies such as hay fever and pet allergy are very common health problems. Cells in the blood that are called “inflammatory cells” are involved in the development of asthma and/or allergies,......

  • The purpose of the study is to find out more about the underlying causes of asthma, particularly the reasons why some people have environmental allergies and do not have asthma, while other people with environmental allergies develop asthma. In this study you would visit ASTHMA......

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