Illinois Consortium: University of Illinois Breathe Chicago Center | American Lung Association

Airways Clinical Research Centers

Illinois Consortium: University of Illinois Breathe Chicago Center

Mile Square Building
1220 S Wood Street, 3rd Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60608 312-355-5127

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The Illinois Consortium (IC) consists of experienced investigators and coordinators who have worked together for up to 17 years and represent the major airways disease clinical research programs in Chicago. The physician leadership includes Lewis J. Smith, MD, professor of medicine, and Ravi Kalhan, MD, associate professor of medicine at Northwestern; James Moy, MD, associate professor of Immunology-Microbiology at Rush; Ted Naureckas, MD, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago; and Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The Illinois Consortium is also supported by an outstanding group of coordinators, led by lead coordinator, Jenny Hixon, who has served in this role for the Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) for more than 10 years. Since 2000, IC investigators have successfully completed more than 100 clinical trials including 14 ACRC trials.

Principal Investigator

  • Jerry Krishnan, MD, PhD
    Site PI, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois Consortium
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