Research

Current Clinical Trials

Our Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine faculty participate in clinical trials that are sponsored by the NIH, industry, and the University. Below is a listing of our current clinical trials in pulmonary & critical care medicine. For more information on specific trials, please contact us at pccsmresearch@uth.tmc.edu.

Outpatient
Illness Study PI / CO-I
Pulmonary Nodule Nodify Data Registry
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Pushan Jani
Co-I: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I: Dr. Matthew Thau
Co-I: Dr. Kha Dinh
PAH INSMED 202
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Bindu Akkanti
INSMED 203
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Bindu Akkanti
UTC 301
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Bindu Akkanti
UTC 303
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Bindu Akkanti
PH AERAMI UNIPHIED
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Bindu Akkanti
Progressive PF BMS IM027-1015
Recruiting
PI: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I: Dr. Gautam Sikka
Co-I: Dr. Alisha Young
UTC 305 – TETON
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I: Dr. Maulin Patel
AP01-007 – AVALYN
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I: Dr. Gautam Sikka
Co-I: Dr. Bilal Zafar
ILD ENVISIA CU
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Pushan Jani
Co-I: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
IPF MOONSCAPE
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I: Dr. Maryam Kaous
Co-I: Dr. William Harding
BMS IM027-068
Recruiting
PI: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I: Dr. Gautam Sikka
Co-I: Dr. Alisha Young
BI 1305-0031
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I’s pending
PH-COPD MERCK 013
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Bindu Akkanti
Co-I: Dr. Javier Barreda Garcia
Co-I: Dr. Joanna Scoon
Refractory Chronic Cough BELLUS CALM-1
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Mark Warner
Co-I: Dr. Rodeo Abrencillo
Co-I: Dr. Sami Hossri
Co-I: Dr. Robert Feldman
COVID-Related Sleep Disturbances RECOVER Sleep
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Ruckshanda Majid
Co-I: Dr. Reeba Mathew Reeba
Asthma AEVICE
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Sami Hossri
Type II Diabetes (DM) WISHes 4 ME
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Mathew Reeba

 

Inpatient
Illness Study PI / CO-I
Small Phlebotomy Tubes vs Standard Phlebotomy Tubes in Reducing Blood Transfusions Phlebotomy Tube Study
Actively recruiting in Cypress and TMC
PI: Dr. Javier Barreda Garcia
Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Role of Palliative Medicine on patients admitted with diagnosis of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Gabriel Patarroyo Aponte
Co-I: Dr. Sujith Cherian
Co-I: Dr. Syed Zubair Ahmed
Patients admitted to MICU Role of Social Workers and Case Managers in an Intensive Care Unit:
A Multicenter Prospective Study
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Gabriel Patarroyo Aponte
Co-I: Dr. Sujith Cherian
Co-I: Dr. William Harding
Co-I: Dr. Mark Warner
Post Cardiac Arrest Syndrome PCAS + IVF
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Gabriel Patarroyo Aponte
Co-I: Dr. Christopher Bertine
Co-I: Dr. Sujith Cherian
Co-I: Dr. Shiba Armin
Co-I: Dr. Gunnar Reichenberger
PCAS + Vasopressin
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Gabriel Patarroyo Aponte
Co-I: Dr. Abdul Halawa
Co-I: Dr. Christopher Bertini
COVID-Related Respiratory Infection STRIVE
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Robier Aguillon Prada
Co-I: Dr. Christopher Harding
STRIVE 2
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Robier Aguillon Prada
Co-I: Dr. Christopher Harding
Mechanical Ventilation PREVENT
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Pushan Jani
Co-I: Dr. Pascal Kingah
COSMIC
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Sujith Cherian
Co-I: Dr. Rosa Estrada-Y-Martin
Co-I: Dr. Joanna Scoon
Mechanical Ventilation with Continuous Opioid Treatment IMPACTOR
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Pascal Kingah
Co-I: Dr. Bindu Akkanti
Co-I: Dr. Javier Barreda Garcia
Co-I: Dr. Jennifer Cortes
Co-I: Dr. Vishal Demla
Co-I: Dr. Sami Hossri
Co-I: Dr. Syed Ghazi Rizvi
Co-I: Dr. Alisha Young
Co-I: Dr. Robier Aguillon Prada
Pulmonary Embolism PE-TRACT
Actively recruiting
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Maulin Patel
Co-I: Dr. Pascal Kingah
Co-I: Dr. Sukhdeep Basra
Co-I: Dr. Brittany Owen
Co-I: Dr. Ahmed Kamel Abdel Aal
Co-I: Dr. Usha Menon
Co-I: Dr. Rodrick Zvavanjanja
Co-I: Dr. Juri Bassuner
Co-I: Dr. Mihir Patel
Co-I: Dr. Mohamed Shahin
Co-I: Dr. Shahroz Aziz
Pulmonary Embolism – Intermediate Risk NAIL-IT
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Maulin Patel
Co-I: Dr. Farah Kazzaz
Co-I: Dr. Sukhdeep Basra
Co-I: Dr. Ferdous Kadri
Pleural Effusion Pleurodesis study in malignant pleural effusion
Actively recruiting at LBJ
PI: Dr. Sujith Cherian
Co-I: Dr. Sabiha Armin
Co-I: Dr. Rosa Estrada-Y-Martin
Co-I: Dr. Saad Farooq
Co-I: Dr. Jordan Killingsworth
Septic Shock MiDO DOPA Study
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Gautam Sikka
Co-I: Dr. Gabriel Patarroyo Aponte
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) ERGOMED
Not recruiting yet
PI: Dr. Bela Patel
Co-I: Dr. William Harding
Co-I: Dr. Robier Aguillon Prada
Co-I: Dr. Ghazi Rizvi
Co-I: Dr. Matthew Thau

Additional Links:
Pulmonary Center of Excellence
Lung Tissue Biorepository – Pulmonary Center of Excellence


For more information, please contact our research team at pccsmresearch@uth.tmc.edu.