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To be eligible for the study, patients must be taking corticosteroids daily for chronic pulmonary sarcoidosis and lung impairment. As many as 90 accepted patients will receive infusion therapy every two weeks for 12 weeks, take CT and PET scans and submit questionnaires. Patients interested in participating in the trial should contact the Clinical Trials Office at 212-241-9538 or visit http://www.mssm.edu/research/resources/office-of-clinical-research.
The Phase I and II clinical trials have been funded by Pfizer.
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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