The University of Arizona

American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers


The University of Arizona is one of 19 centers in the United States designated as an Asthma Clinical Research Center (ACRC).  These centers work together to improve asthma care in diverse populations through clinical research studies.  Current projects include:

  • Long-acting Beta Agonist Step-Down Study (LASST)
  • Effect of Positive Airway Pressure on Reducing Airway Reactivity in Patients with Asthma (CPAP)
  • Smoking Asthmatics Pilot Study (SAPS)

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