The Effects of Ozone on the Lung – Healthy Volunteers Needed

  • How can you help?

    If you are a healthy, non-smoking adult, between the ages of 18 and 40, with no known respiratory problems, you may be eligible to participate – see the Study Details tab to learn more. If you are interested in volunteering, please click the Contact Form tab above or contact us directly by email or phone (848-445-6049).

  • Title of Study: Activate Macrophages and Ozone Toxicity

    Principal Investigator: Howard Kipen, MD, MPH

    Purpose: In this study, we are trying to determine the effect of ozone, a common air pollutant, on the health and function of the human lung.

    Who Participates: Non-smoker adults between the ages of 18 and 40.

    Study Procedures: 

    The study requires five (5) visits to the EOHSI clinic:

    • A physical exam with blood test
    • Exposure to ozone
    • Mild to moderate exercise
    • Collection of sputum, blood, urine and breath samples

    Compensation: Up to $450 for completing all parts of the study.

  • If you are interested in participating in this study...

    Please fill out the form below and hit send. We will then contact you to gather other necessary information.

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    Or for more information you may contact Dr. Kathleen Black:
    Email: kgblack@eohsi.rutgers.edu | Phone: 848-445-6049