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Research study for individuals who use an electronic vaping device.

Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine and the Center for Environmental Medicine and Lung Biology are recruiting otherwise healthy individuals who currently vape. There is a good deal of scientific information available on the effects of regular cigarette smoking on lung tissue, but very little on how electronic vaping devices may affect lung tissue. You will have a small amount of blood drawn and also undergo other procedures to make measurements of your lungs and how they clear lung secretions.

Contact ·    (919) 966-5638 or email

·    submit a questionnaire at

Requirements ·    You must be between 18 and 40.

·    You must be a healthy person with NO significant health problems, including asthma, chronic lung disease, cardiac disease, or any immune deficiencies.

·    Women who are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or nursing a baby cannot participate.

Time Commitment ·    Research study participation will consist of 4 visits, ranging from 1.5 to 4.5 hrs.
Compensation If all visits are completed:

·  Compensation for control cohort: $350.00

·  Compensation for the vaping cohort is $370.00

This study is sponsored by the UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology.

IRB# 21-0641 was approved by the UNC Biomedical IRB on 05/11/2021.

This message is sponsored by: Center for Environmental Medicine Asthma and Lung Biology