The respiratory system is complex.

The respiratory (breathing) system can be affected by many different kinds of disease. We seek to find ways to help this system work better when affected by disease.

Chronic cough

Although not life-threatening, chronic (long-lasting) cough affects people’s social lives and mental well-being. We’ve dedicated ourselves to researching treatments for those who live with a chronic cough.


RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is the most common virus that leads to bronchitis and pneumonia in children under age 1. It affects the very young and can also affect older adults, and we’re committed to researching potential new treatment options.

There is a lot to consider when deciding whether to participate in a clinical trial. Any clinical trial includes risks, which the study doctor will review with you. Make sure you understand the risks before participating.

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Resources for patients

For help understanding clinical trial listings and for other resources, visit our Patient Resources section.
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About clinical trials

Learn what clinical trials are, how they work, and if you may be eligible to participate.
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