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Identifying people with allergic asthma who are sensitive to cat hair allergen

This is a study to identify people who have a late reaction to inhaled cat hair allergen for potential participation in future treatment studies.

Age & Gender

  • 18 years ~ 45 years
  • Male, Female

Visit Availability

  • Standard business hours (M-F, 8-5)


North Carolina (Orange)

What will be asked of you

During the study, you will be asked to complete questionnaires and we will do some tests to learn about how your lungs function normally and how they function when you breathe in cat allergen. Study participation also involves several blood draws, an EKG, a physical exam, and some other tests to learn more about your lungs. Contact the study team for more details.



In-person visits : 6
Phone or online visits : 1
Total length of participation : Two weeks

Looking for Specific Volunteers

Able to participate:

  • Asthma
  • Allergic to cats

Not eligible if:

  • Require daily asthma medication
  • Daily asthma symptoms

Contact the Team

Visit Location

100% Remote (online, phone, text)

Additional Study Information

Principal Investigator

Michelle Hernandez
Pediatrics - Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology

Study Type

Clinical or Medical

Study Topics

Lungs and Breathing

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