Asthma Clinic

The UCSF Asthma Clinic provides comprehensive, highly specialized care for patients with moderate to severe asthma. Our services include diagnostic testing, physiologic and allergic evaluation, optimization of medical management and education in asthma self-management.

We also have ongoing research studies to evaluate potential asthma treatments that some patients may be eligible for. Interested patients should inquire to see if they can participate.

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    Decorative Caduceus

    The Effect of NAC on Lung Function and CT Mucus Score

    The primary outcome is the % change in FEV1 from the start to the end of each two-week treatment period (either placebo or 20% NAC).

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Mechanisms of Exacerbation of Asthma

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    Decorative Caduceus

    RETHINC: REdefining THerapy In Early COPD for the Pulmonary Trials Cooperative

    Measured by units of improvement in SGRQ scores at Baseline and 12 weeks, as well as review of treatment failure status at 4 weeks and 12 weeks of treatment (treatment failure is defined by an increase in lower respiratory symptom...

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    Decorative Caduceus

    CF And Effects of Drugs Mixed Ex Vivo With Sputum for Mucolytic Treatment

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    Decorative Caduceus

    Characterization of Adult Subjects for Asthmatic Research Studies

    We will measure various indicators of airway inflammation and compare them with various phenotypic characteristics.

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    Study of the Inflammation and Airway Changes That Occur After Exposure to Allergen in Asthmatic...

    After processing of the sequencing data to read counts, the difference in read count in the allergen challenged as compared to the diluent challenged segment at the given follow-up time point will be calculated for each subject. T...

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    Characterizing Asthma Sputum Elasticity in the UCSF Severe Asthma Research Program

    Lung function as a measure of asthma severity.

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    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-pulmonology

      Best in Northern California for pulmonology and lung surgery

    • n7-2x

      Ranked No. 8 in the nation for pulmonology and lung surgery

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    What to Bring

    • Completed forms, which we will send to you before your appointment
    • ID
    • Insurance card
    • Medications or list of medications you are taking, including dosage, method and frequency
    • CD of past imaging studies, if possible

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    400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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