UC San Diego pulmonary specialists are dedicated to clinical and basic science research to further advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of lung diseases.
Clinical trials can expand your treatment options by providing access to promising therapies and advanced technologies. Today's lung disease treatments are possible because of knowledge gained from past clinical trials.
Excellent patient care is available at UC San Diego Health System, whether or not you choose to participate in a clinical trial.
The decision to enter a clinical trial is up to you.
For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Emphysema
See clinical trials in cystic fibrosis.
For information on basic science research in pulmonary medicine see Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at UC San Diego School of Medicine.