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Identifying Characteristics and Patterns of Asthma

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Trial Objectives


The purpose of this study is to better understand the clinical, physiologic, genetic and molecular characteristics of asthma. Participants will be given clinical exams and will provide biological samples such as blood, sputum, cheek swabs and nasal brushings that will help researchers learn more about asthma patterns. Samples collected will be stored for future research, as well.

Who Can Participate


Anyone over the age of 5, with or without asthma, as well as smokers and nonsmokers, without any respiratory infections requiring antibiotics for the previous 4 weeks prior to enrollment.

Age: 5+ Gender Any

Estimated Time Commitment


2-4 office visits and up to 3 follow up phone calls

Payment & Reimbursement


Payment Provided

Travel Reimbursement Not Available

Trial Contact


For more information, contact:

Genna Frappaolo
303.398.1443

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Trial Location


National Jewish Main Campus, Denver, CO

Trial Sponsors


Cohen Foundation

Co-Investigators

  • David A. Beuther

    David A. Beuther, MD, PhD, FCCP

  • Gregory P. Downey

    Gregory P. Downey, MD

  • Vamsi P. Guntur

    Vamsi P. Guntur, MD, MSc

  • Flavia Cecilia Lega Hoyte

    Flavia Cecilia Lega Hoyte, MD

  • Rohit K. Katial

    Rohit K. Katial, MD

  • Steven E. Lommatzsch

    Steven E. Lommatzsch, MD

  • Laurie A. Manka

    Laurie A. Manka, MD

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