The Department of Genetic Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College is seeking smokers, ages 18+, to participate in a research study. Participants will be part of a study looking at the effects of smoking on lung disease.
If you qualify and complete all tests and visits, you will receive 4 free lung health exams and $1,800.00 in compensation.
The study will follow you over 12 months and consist of 9 study visits:
4 lung health exams (including physical exam, electrocardiogram (EKG), blood and urine tests, chest x-ray and a breathing test) and bronchoscopy procedures lasting 3-4 hours each and 5 visits to provide routine blood and urine tests lasting 30 minutes each.
Initial screening: $50
Initial bronchoscopy: $200
Month 3 exam and bronchoscopy: $350
Month 6 exam and bronchoscopy: $350
Month 12 exam and bronchoscopy: $350
Study completion bonus: $500
For more information, please call Mylene at 646-962-2672
IRB Approved Protocol #0905010391
IRB Approval Date: 12/1/09