Our Mission

The Breathe Chicago Center© (BCC), is a clinical research program within the division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. We conduct health services research and clinical trials that are aimed at improving health care delivery and testing new treatment options for patients with asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Our mission is to provide those with lung disease access to cutting edge research and education to better manage their condition. Along with the University of Illinois Health System, the BCC promotes healthier communities for a healthier city.

Recent News

PELICANstudy completes en...

Oct 28 2016
The PELICAN study PEer-Led o2 Info-line for patients and CAregivers (PELICAN) The PELICAN study...

NinaBracken awarded Early...

May 18 2016
Nina Bracken was awarded the 2016 Early Career Achievement Award from the American Thoracic Society’s...

PArTNERpartners with the ...

Apr 9 2016
The PArTNER Study (PATient Navigators to rEduce Readmissions) is collaborating with the Society of Hospital...