Severe Asthma

People with severe asthma are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are at least 18 to 80 years of age
• Have a history of physician diagnosed asthma
• Have received long-term OCS therapy for asthma

You may not participate in this study if you:

• Have any clinically important pulmonary disease other than asthma
• Have any disorder, including, but not limited to, cardiovascular, hepatic, renal
• Have a known history of cancer
• Have a history of chronic alcohol or drug abuse within 12 months
• Have a major surgery within 8 weeks
• Have any viral or parasitic infection
• Are current smoker or former smoker with smoking history ≥ 10 pack-years
• Are known positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B, or C
• Are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant

Contact Information
Mydalyn D. Beronilla, Study Coordinator
Phone: (347) 829-7707