Clinical Research

Clinical Research Trials – Volunteers may be compensated for their time and travel.

Current Enrolling Protocols:

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

  • 40 + year old diagnosed with Moderate to Severe COPD
  • Current or former smoker
  • Either:  a) documented history of cardiovascular disease or coronary artery disease
  •                b) diabetes, hypertension or dyslipidemia
  • Has had at least 1 COPD exacerbation (flare-up) that required antibiotic or steriod treatment and/or hospitalization within the last 12 months
  • Do not have asthma, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, bronchiectasis or pulmonary thromboembolic disease
  • Do not have history of drug or alcohol abuse within the last 12 months
  • Have not had diagnosis of cancer in the last 5 years (exception: basal or squamous cell skin cancer)
  • Do not have uncontrolled infection resulting from HIV and/or active hepatitis

Non-arteric Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION)

  • Males 40 years and older
  • History of erectile dysfunction at least 1 year prior to study enrollment
  • Sudden visual loss in 1 eye within 45 days before entry to the study
  • No history of multiple sclerosis or optic neuritis
  • No Evidence of temporal arteritis
  • No history of vasculitis or collagen vascular disease
  • No previous history of NAION

Call (770) 507-8344 for further details or to pre-screen for one of our currently enrolling protocols.