Genetic Factors in Chronic Sinusitis

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified December 2012 by University of Chicago
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First received: April 9, 2009
Last updated: September 4, 2013
Last verified: December 2012

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the genetics of chronic sinusitis and identify genes involved in chronic sinusitis.

Chronic Sinusitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Genetic Factors in Chronic Sinusitis

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by University of Chicago:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Association of genetic variation with CRS disease status [ Time Frame: Adult age ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

peripheral blood for DNA

Estimated Enrollment: 1200
Study Start Date: April 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Adults with normal sinuses
Adults with chronic sinusitis and positive findings on imaging.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Adults with and without chronic sinusitis


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age> 18 years
  • Diagnosis of chronic sinusitis or normal sinuses (with verification by imaging.) You must have a recent CT scan showing either normal sinuses or the presence of sinus disease.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Genetic or acquired immunodeficiency
  • Ciliary dyskinesia
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Cancer of the sinuses
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00880516

Contact: Marcy deTineo, BSN 773-702-5889

United States, Illinois
University of Chicago Recruiting
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
Principal Investigator: Jayant Pinto, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Chicago
Principal Investigator: Jayant Pinto, MD University of Chicago
  More Information

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Responsible Party: University of Chicago Identifier: NCT00880516     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 16749A
Study First Received: April 9, 2009
Last Updated: September 4, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chronic Disease
Disease Attributes
Nose Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections processed this record on March 26, 2015