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African Americans with Asthma Study (Kids & Adults)

Trial Location:
Main Campus, Denver, CO
Principal Investigator:

Michael Wechsler, MD

Trial Objective:

Are you an asthmatic of African American descent? Is your asthma out of control despite using the usual asthma medications? Do you need frequent rescue from coughing, wheezing and interrupted sleep?

National Jewish Health is performing a study looking at why some asthmatics of African American ancestory do not respond to usual asthma treatments. If you are 5 years of age or older, a non-smoker and use inhaled asthma medications but don’t get complete relief, then you may qualify. Asthma tests and financial compensation provided to qualified participants.

View the clinical trial brochure

Qualifications include:

  • Currently taking daily asthma medication
  • Diagnosis of asthma

If you participate you will receive:

  • Study related medical care and study drug at no cost
  • Reimbursement for time and travel for qualified participants
  • Lung function testing


Who Can Participate:

This study is for Pediatric patients age 5-17 and Adult patients age 18 and up.


Active Clinical Trials Currently Recruiting

How to Participate:

For pediatrics, please call 303.398.1470 or email and for adults, please call 303.398.1443 or email

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