Find NHLBI Clinical Trials

Search selected NHLBI-supported clinical trials and observational studies by condition, location, or age group. You can also view the complete list of NHLBI-funded studies at ClinicalTrials.gov.

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Do you or your child have severe sickle cell disease and also know a half-matched bone marrow donor? This study is seeking to improve bone marrow transplantation success from half-matched donors by testing a different conditioning procedure that uses a variety of medicines to prepare for the transplant. To participate in this study, you must be 15 to 45 years old and have severe sickle cell disease or have a child 5 to 14 years old who has had a stroke. This study is located in many sites across the United States, including Miami, Florida, and St. Louis, Missouri.
Child, Adult
Recruiting
Alabama
Do you have chronic bronchitis and COPD and want to improve treatment? This study will be testing how well a medicine called ivacaftor that is used to treat cystic fibrosis works also to treat symptoms of chronic bronchitis. New research suggests chronic bronchitis may be due to a problem similar to cystic fibrosis. To participate in this study, you must be 40 to 80 years old, have a history of smoking, and have not been diagnosed with asthma or cystic fibrosis. This study will be conducted in Birmingham, Alabama.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Are you scheduled for a stem cell transplant with cord blood? This study will assess the safety and effectiveness of certain cord blood transplants. The study will help researchers learn the best methods for collecting, storing, and using cord blood in transplants. To participate in this study, you must have a disorder that compromises your body’s ability to make blood cells. This study is located in Bethesda, Maryland.
All Ages
Recruiting
Alabama
Are you between 40 and 85 with worsening idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis? This study aims to test a new combination treatment for acute exacerbations, a life-threatening complication of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) that has no approved treatment. The treatment is meant to help stop part of the immune system from further injuring the lung tissue. To participate in this study, you must be between 40 and 85 years old and have worsening IPF. This study is located in Birmingham, Alabama; Boston, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Alabama
Do you have HIV and insomnia? This study is looking at whether insomnia increases pain and inflammation in people who have HIV. To participate in this study, you must be 18 to 85 years old and either be healthy or diagnosed with HIV, with or without insomnia. This study is located in Birmingham, Alabama.
Adult, Older Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers
Recruiting
Do you want to help find new treatments for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction? This study is testing whether a medicine called spironolactone can help treat heart failure with preserved ejection fraction when paired with the standard treatment. Spironolactone helps to remove excess water and sodium from the body. To participate in this study, you must be between 50 and 99 years old and diagnosed with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Adult, Older Adult
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Do you or your child have dilated cardiomyopathy? This study aims to investigate the genetic causes of dilated cardiomyopathy to improve early diagnosis and prevention. To participate in this study, you or your child can be any age but must have dilated cardiomyopathy. This study takes place at multiple locations across the United States.
All Ages
Recruiting
Do you have heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF)? This study is testing the efficacy of a diuretic medicine called spironolactone that stops your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from dropping too low. Participants of this study must be between 50 and 99 years old and already taking diuretic medicine. This study takes place in multiple locations across the United States and Sweden.
Adult, Older Adult
Recruiting
Alabama
Are you an adult with sickle cell disease and living near Birmingham, Alabama? This study is gathering input on an exercise program for people with sickle cell disease. The researchers aim to use this information to develop and implement and exercise program that is safe and effective for people living with sickle cell disease. To participate in this study, you must be 18 years or older and have access to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Exercise Medicine. This study takes place in Birmingham, Alabama.
Adult, Older Adult
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Alabama
Illinois
Tennessee
Do you or your child have sickle cell disease? This study aims to develop a mathematical equation to estimate the functioning of the kidneys in children and adults with sickle cell disease. To participate in this study, you or your child must be between 5 and 50 years old. This study takes place in Birmingham, Alabama; Chicago, Illinois; and Memphis, Tennessee.
Child, Adult
Accepting Healthy Volunteers