Adults age 40+ who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).


          You must go over a study phone questionnaire BEFORE coming in for your screening appointment.  Please be sure to provide a working number when scheduling your appointment.  If recruiters are unable to contact you, the appointment will be canceled.  If contact is made later, recruiters will try to reschedule your appointment, if possible.


Additional Study Information

  • This is a device study.  No investigtional medication will be given.
  • WE ARE CURRENTLY ONLY LOOKING FOR PATIENTS WITH COPD. The healthy patient portion of this study has been completed.
  • Please note:  You must be able to access/record information on your phone or devices throughout the day.  If your work or schedule does not allow you to do this, you will not qualify for this study.
  • Please be sure to bring all medications (pills, inhalers, etc.) you are taking to your screening appointment.
  • Medical documentation of your COPD diagnosis may be required.

San Antonio - Texas

ICON Early Phase Services is conducting a non-interventional device research study adults age 40+ who are either healthy, or, have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study is being done to test the potential of using devices to help manage disease symptoms.

Participants will complete a screening visit to determine eligibility. 

Participants will complete:

  •  1 screening visit
  •  1 training visit   *same day as screening visit
  •  15 days on-study collecting data
  •  1 exit interview by phone

Qualified participants may be compensated up to $1,350 for time and travel.


If you are able to answer “YES” to the following statements, you may qualify for this study.

  • I am a healthy adult, meaning no significant medical conditions  *NOTE: WE ARE DONE WITH THE HEALTHY PORTION OF THIS STUDY.         --OR --
  • I have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/COPD (self-reported)
  • I am at least 40 years old or older
  • I am able to read speak and understand English fluently
  • I am willing to wear an activity tracker on my wrist over a 15-day period and charge this device as needed
  • I am willing to wear data transfer patches over 15 days and charge the units regularly
  • I am willing to record night time cough for 15 days
  • I am willing to keep the hotspot powered on and charging
  • I am willing to complete questionnaires throughout the study
  • I own/have access to a smartphone or tablet to use in this study
  • I have Wi-Fi or mobile data connectivity to enable the study app to be downloaded and sufficient storage space to download the app
  • I am able to download an application to my personal device (smartphone or tablet)
  • I have an Android (version 4.4 or higher) or iOS (version 10 and 11)
  • I have an active and accessible app store (Android or Apple) associated with my device to enable app download.

It is important to understand that even if you feel that you meet all the above criteria, you are still required to complete the protocol screening procedures.  Scheduling a screening appointment does not guarantee that you will qualify for that study.

Additionally, subjects are screened on a first come-first served basis and studies may complete enrollment prior to your visit.  No guarantees can be made regarding group assignments for any particular study.  ICON will not assume any liability for lost time, travel or failure to qualify.

Please note, you need to bring a valid, non-expired photo ID with you when you attend your screening visit.  We accept a government issued identification card such as a driver's license, state issued ID card, military ID or passport.  You will be required to show this same photo ID at all study visits.

You will be filling out paperwork for the study.  Please arrive at least 30 minutes in advance of your screening appointment.  If you are late for your appointment you may not be seen or may need to reschedule. 

If you are able to answer “YES” to the above questions and would like to make an appointment online please click on the following link:

                 Click Here to Make An Appointment for NO 0050-0367

Please call are Recruitment Department at 210-225-5437 to be scripted prior to coming in for your appointment.  *We will need to know your current medications.


STUDY DATES - Note: All dates and times are tentative and may change.

      *Note: Your actual dates depend on when you screen. The screening day is your first day in the study, if you pass the screening.


 Cohort 13

Visit 1/ Day 1 Baseline (consent, devices issued with instructions) Sep 29, 2020 Tue
End of Study Visit Oct 16, 2020 Fri
Exit Interview *Note: This is only for selected patients Oct 16, 2020 Fri


Cohort 14

Visit 1/ Day 1 Baseline (consent, devices issued with instructions) Oct 01, 2020 Thurs
End of Study Visit Oct 16, 2020 Fri
Exit Interview *Note: This is only for selected patients Oct 16, 2020 Fri

Cohort 15

Visit 1/ Day 1 Baseline (consent, devices issued with instructions) Oct 06, 2020 Tue
End of Study Visit Oct 23, 2020 Fri
Exit Interview *Note: This is only for selected patients Oct 23, 2020 Fri


Cohort 16

Visit 1/ Day 1 Baseline (consent, devices issued with instructions) Oct 08, 2020 Thurs
End of Study Visit Oct 23, 2020 Fri
Exit Interview *Note: This is only for selected patients Oct 23, 2020 Fri


In order to schedule a screening appointment online, you will be required to enter your personal information (name, date of birth, etc.) into a secure, password protected database.  Your information will remain confidential and will not be accessible by any party that does not work directly for ICON Early Phase Services.  It may be necessary for the recruitment staff to contact you by phone in the event of a schedule change or if more information is needed.  You have the right to remove your information from the database at any time by logging in to the scheduling program and choosing “My Profile” and then selecting the “Terminate Account” button.  


Pursuant to section 30.06,

penal code (trespass by holder of a licence to carry a concealed handgun) a person licensed under subchapter h, chapter 411, government code (concealed handgun law) may not enter this property with a concealed handgun.

NO 0050-0367
Now screening for patients with COPD. This study has a $300 Refer A Friend. This only applies to referrals for patients with COPD.
Male or Female
Payment amount
up to $1,350
40 plus -