Clinical Research

Participating in Research

Our division engages in both interventional and observational studies. Each clinical trial has its own set of inclusion/exclusion criteria for recruitment.


Clinical Research Focus Areas

CF Studies

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that affects the lung, digestive system, sweat glands, & male fertility. Because CF is genetic, clinical research is the only way to develop better treatments and, hopefully, a cure for CF in the near future.

Research Resources

Research Facilities

Pulmonary division Research Laboratories have over 10,000 sq.ft. of research space, both at the VA Hospital and at other university facilities. They are equipped with state-of-the-art equipments, including computers and confocal microscopy.

scientist in a lab