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News & Recognition
- All Asthma Clinical Trials in Jacksonville
- Effect of Positive Airway Pressure on Reducing Airway Reactivity in Patients With Asthma (CPAP)
- Obesity & Asthma: Genetics and Nutrigenetic Response to Omega-3 Fatty Acids (GenOA/NOOA)
- Long-Acting Beta Agonist Step Down Study (LASST)
- Molecular Phenotyping of Asthma in Sickle Cell Disease (MoP-ASC)
- Role of Regulator T-Cell Function in Asthma Severity of Obese Children (Treg)
Obesity & Asthma: Genetics and Nutrigenetic Response to Omega-3 Fatty Acids (GenOA/NOOA)
Clinical Trial at Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville
What is the study about?
We want to find out if omega-3 fatty acids (from fish oil) reduce the body’s inflammation and improve lung function and asthma symptoms in overweight teens and young adults with asthma.
Who can participate?
We are recruiting patients who:
- are between the ages of 12 and 25 years
- have asthma with symptoms at least 5 days a week
- take asthma controller medication 5 or more days a week
- have a BMI (Body Mass Index, which is used to indicate if a person is over or under weight) greater than 90%
What is the time commitment?
Participants will require 4 to 5 clinic visits and 6 phone calls to monitor asthma over a 6 month period. Clinic study visits range from 2.5 to 3 hours each.
What are the costs of being in this study?
There are no costs involved in the study.
Will I be compensated for my time?
Participants can receive up to $200 for time and travel for completing all study visits and testing.
Study Name to Reference When Calling: GenOA/NOOA Study
For questions regarding the rights of research patients,
call the Nemours Office of Human Subjects Protection: (904) 697-4023.