Asthma and Allergy Clinical Children's Studies

Our dedicated pediatric research coordinators have lots of experience working with children. During your study involvement, we will always keep your child's best interest in mind. 

The following programs have opportunities for research studies. Please click on a program below, call us at 877-WI-ASTHMA, or email us at wiasthma@medicine.wisc.edu for more information.


infant photo Oral Bacterial Extract for the Prevention of Wheezing Lower Respiratory Tract Illness Study (ORBEX)
A research study in which infants (5 to 16 month olds) with a history of eczema or a parent with physician-diagnosed asthma are given a daily capsule of the investigational medication Broncho-Vaxom® (a mixture of bacteria products) to see if it helps prevent development of wheezing illness or asthma.

Childhood Origins of ASThma (COAST)
A research project funded by the National Institutes of Health, investigating the origins of childhood asthma. This prospective study enrolled children prior to their birth (1998-2000) and will follow these children, their respiratory illnesses and the development of wheezing illnesses to the age of eight.

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