E-Cigarette Shops Open Even as City Cracks Down

A half-dozen people were gathered around the tasting bar at the Henley Vaporium in SoHo on a recent Friday evening. Behind the bar, two vapologists in white lab coats stood before a selection of dozens of tiny bottles, each containing liquid nicotine. The customers, all students or young professionals, leisurely inhaled on their so-called vape pens. Clouds of mist curled upward and vanished. A slightly sweet smell lingered in the air.

Check out the full story at NYTimes.com: E-Cigarette Shops Open Even as City Cracks Down

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Seeking Non-Smokers for Research Study

Research Study

Seeking healthy non-smokers 18 years or older. Participants will be part of a study looking for precursors to lung disease in Weill Cornell Medical College. Offering $50 compensation for completing a screening consisting of a physical exam, Electrocardiogram (EKG), blood, urine tests, breathing test and chest x-ray, and if eligible $200 for completing a bronchoscopy.

Please call Malesa at 646-962-2672

Let Us Help You Quit Smoking for Free

The Department of Genetic Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College is seeking smokers, ages 18 or older to participate in a paid research study. Participants will be part of a study looking at the effects of smoking on lung disease.

Offering $50 compensation for a free, 3-4 hr, lung health exam consisting of a physical exam, Electrocardiogram (EKG), blood and urine tests, breathing test and a chest x-ray. Eligible volunteers will also receive $200 for a 3-4 hr bronchoscopy procedure.

Eligible volunteers can also participate in a year long study consisting of 8 additional visits:

3 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.

Compensation:

Month 3 exam and bronchoscopy: $350

Month 6 exam and bronchoscopy: $350

Month 12 exam and bronchoscopy: $350

Study completion bonus: $500

Please call Malesa at 646-962-2672

 

IRB Approved Protocol #0905010391

IRB Approval Date: 8.4.2010

 

Weill Cornell Medical College is Seeking Volunteers for a Research Study

Additional information about this study can be found on ClinicalTrials.gov

Please click here to see additional studies run by the Department of Genetic Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College

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.

Compensation:

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

Expires: 8/9/10

$1,800 Paid Research Study-Seeking Smokers and Non-Smokers in NYC

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.

Compensation:

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

Expires: 8/9/10

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