Emphysema Research Registry and Biosample Repository
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00307281|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 27, 2006
Last Update Posted : July 23, 2020
|Condition or disease|
|Emphysema Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Chronic Bronchitis|
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Estimated Enrollment :||3000 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||2 Years|
|Official Title:||Emphysema Research Registry; Screening Study and Genetic Testing|
|Actual Study Start Date :||August 2000|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||July 2030|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2030|
10 pack year tobacco smoking history required, current or former smokers accepted.
- To gather information and create a research registry of people who have been diagnosed with emphysema and a control cohort of research participants without lung diseases, [ Time Frame: Indefinite ]This research registry will allow us to to advance the understanding of emphysema and to evaluate new therapies for patients with emphysema.
- To continue communications with past, present, and future research participants. [ Time Frame: Indefinite ]To utilize this research registry with the purpose to learn more about the pathogenesis of emphysema and the efficacy of new therapies, and to provide a mechanism for improving the quality of treatment for emphysema and advance the field.
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
The DNA studies that will be done as a part of this study will be restricted to/used for studies of genetics associated with COPD. Optional Alpha-1 Antitrypsin swab testing will also be performed on COPD subjects.
Specimens will assigned a study ID#
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00307281
|Contact: Paula Consolaro, CCRCfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Elizabeth Stempkowski, BAemail@example.com|
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pittsburgh Emphysema/COPD Research Center||Recruiting|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|Contact 412-692-4800 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact 1-866-948-COPD(2673) email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Frank C. Sciurba, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Jessica M. Bon, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Divay Chandra, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||Frank C. Sciurba, MD||University of Pittsburgh Medical Center|