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UVa Health System seeks adults to donate specimens for research

IRB/UVa Tracking #: 11928

Principal Investigator: Shim Yun, M

Contact: Yun Shim

Tel: 4349245210

Email: yss6n@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Study Description

UVa Health System, Department of Medicine- Pulmonary Division seeks adults, ages 18 to 65, for a research study. The purpose of the study is to investigate how cigarette smoke induces chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Study involves one time blood draw, sputum, urine, and/or lung sample collection, possible breathing test (spirometry) all to be done during one visit lasting 60 minutes. You may qualify if you: § Are a smoker OR a non-smoker § have healthy lungs OR § have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), chronic bronchitis or emphysema Study-related tests provided free of charge. Compensation for study completion is $20.00 For more information please contact: Yun Michael Shim, MD Primary Investigator: Yun Michael Shim, M.D.