Asthma Clinical Trial

Participants Wanted

Children ages 12-17, who have well-controlled asthma, are wanted in a clinical trial to study the effectiveness of mobile devices in an effort to determine the lowest dosage of medication needed to maintain control.

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Role of Regulator T-Cell Function in Asthma Severity of Obese Children (Treg)

Clinical Trial at Nemours Children's Specialty Care, Jacksonville

What is the study about?

We want to study the relationship between obesity, immune system function, inflammation, and lung function.

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) between 25% and 85%

What is the time commitment?

Participants will require 2 to 3 clinic visits in a 1 to 2 month period. 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 $75 for time and travel for completing all study visits and testing.

Contact Information

Asthma Research

(904) 697-3925

Study Name to Reference When Calling: Treg Study

For questions regarding the rights of research patients,
call the Nemours Office of Human Subjects Protection: (904) 697-4023.