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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) / Emphysema Clinical Trials

Protocol Name: The Ohio State University COPD Registry
Sponsor: Pulmonary Division
PI: Philip Diaz, MD; Co-PI: Michael Ezzie, MD
Coordinator: PCTO
Synopsis: The purpose of this study is to help understand the causes of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).


Protocol Name: Long-term Oxygen Treatment Trial (LOTT) Consent for Enrollment, Randomization, and Specimen Banking
Sponsor: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
PI: Philip Diaz, MD
Coordinator: Rachel Compton
Synopsis: This study will help us understand if 24-hour oxygen therapy is helpful for people who have moderately low levels of oxygen in their blood at rest.


Protocol Name: Smoking Cessation and the natural history of HIV-associated emphysema
Sponsor: NIH
PI: Philip Diaz, MD
Coordinator: Karen Martin
Synopsis: The purpose of this study is to determine if quitting smoking by using a specialized smoking cessation treatment can prevent one from developing accelerated lung damage, particularly emphysema.in the HIV sero-positive population.


Protocol Name: Inflammation in Interstitial Lung Disease / Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Sponsor: Pulmonary Division
PI: Clay Marsh, MD; Nitin Bhatt, MD
Coordinator: Rachael Compton
Synopsis: The purpose of this study is to help understand the causes of interstitial lung disease (ILD).