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A Methodology Study To Look At Genes In Lung Cells And Tissue From Asthmatic Patients

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by:
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: May 26, 2006
Last updated: October 15, 2008
Last verified: October 2008
The primary goal of this study is to identify a gene or panel of genes which are differentially expressed in lung cells and tissue from asthmatic patients following administration of Ipratropium bromide and eiTher nebulised Albuterol or saline. Each subject in this study will undergo two bronchoscopies.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Study to Identify a Transcriptomic Profile Indicative of Cycle AMP Pathway Activation in the Lung

Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: August 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Have a history of intermittant asthma.
  • Have asthma symptoms less than once per week.
  • Have no other significant disease.
  • Do not take regular oral or inhaled steroids.
  • Are a non-smoker for the past 12 months with a pack history of less than 5 years.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Have a history of drug or alcohol abuse.
  • Have poorly controlled asthma or a history of life-threatening asthma.
  • Have a history of hypersensitivity to bronchodilators.
  • Are unable to abstain from inhaled steroids from 14 days prior to the first study visit until completion of the study.
  • Have received oral steroids within 3 months of study entry.
  • Have been hospitalized for your asthma within 3 months of study entry.
  • Have had treatment with an investigational drug within 30 days or 5 half-lives (whichever is longer) preceding the first dose of study medication.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00331292

United States, Pennsylvania
GSK Investigational Site
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK Identifier: NCT00331292     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRB100706
Study First Received: May 26, 2006
Last Updated: October 15, 2008

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Asthma bronchoscopy processed this record on August 16, 2017