Rush University (NU Consortium)

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.

Rush University Medical Center, Section of Allergy/Immunology
1725 W. Harrison Street, Suite 117
Chicago, IL 60612

If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial or learning more about the clinical trials at this center, please contact:

Jenny Hixon
Senior Coordinator
(312) 926-0975
[email protected]

Ben Hu
Coordinator
(312) 942-5987
[email protected]

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 ten years. Since 2000, IC investigators have successfully completed more than 100 clinical trials including 14 ACRC trials.

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