Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Medical Condition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Facility/Clinic: PMG Research of Wilmington

Age: 40 or older

Gender: Male/Female


A research study is evaluating an investigational medication as add-on treatment to standard therapy for patients with severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) experiencing frequent exacerbations.

This research study may be an option if you: 

•    Have been diagnosed with COPD for at least one year

•    Have a history of at least 2 moderate exacerbations (having to use systemic corticosteroids and/or treatment with antibiotics) or 1 severe exacerbation (requiring hospitalization) within the last year

•    Are required to be on standard therapy for COPD that includes an inhaler and 2 additional COPD medications

•    Are a current or former cigarette smoker with a history of smoking 10 pack-years or more. To calculate your pack-years visit

Other criteria apply.  Please make sure to discuss with a member of our research staff to ensure this study is a good fit for you.

Qualified participants will receive all study-related care and study medication at no cost.

Enrollment: Open

Patient Commitment Duration: Approximately 1 year

Number of visits in study: Approximately 16 clinic visits

Patient Compensation: Financial compensation may be provided for time and travel expenses

Apply for this study below:

The team at WH Research can guide interested clinical research participants through the process of enrolling in a trial.
Please call 910-799-5500 between the hours of 8am-5pm for general research questions.