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Asthma Clinical Research Network (ACRN)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: October 27, 1999
Last updated: August 24, 2006
Last verified: August 2006

This study will establish a network of interactive asthma clinical research groups to evaluate current therapies, new therapies, and management strategies for adult asthma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Diseases
Drug: Albuterol
Drug: Colchicine
Drug: Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Drug: Adrenergic-Beta Agonists
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Asthma Clinical Research Network (ACRN)

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: September 1993
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2008
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Patients with asthma; specific eligibility criteria vary for each study.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00000577

United States, California
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, California, United States, 92103
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
United States, Colorado
National Jewish Medical & Research Center
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80206
United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
United States, Missouri
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, North Carolina
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27103
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin at Madison
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Homer A. Boushey University of California, San Francisco
Study Chair: William Calhoun University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
Study Chair: Mario Castro Washington University School of Medicine
Study Chair: Vernon Chinchilli Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Study Chair: Elliot Israel Brigham and Women's Hospital
Study Chair: Robert F. Lemanske, Jr. University of Wisconsin, Madison
Study Chair: Richard J. Martin National Jewish Medical & Research Center
Study Chair: Stephen P. Peters Wake Forest School of Medicine
Study Chair: Stephen I. Wasserman University of California, San Diego
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Additional Information:
King TS, Chinchilli VM and the Asthma Clinical Research Network:. Robust estimators of the concordance correlation coefficient. Joint Statistical Meetings, Page 50, August 2001. Identifier: NCT00000577     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 215, U10 HL51823, U10 HL51831, U10 HL51834, U10 HL51843, U10 HL51845, U10 HL56443, U10 HL74073, U10 HL74204, U10 HL74206, U10 HL74208, U10 HL74212, U10 HL74218, U10 HL74225, U10 HL74227, U10 HL74231, Y02 HL51810
Study First Received: October 27, 1999
Last Updated: August 24, 2006
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Bronchial Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic Agonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
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