Phone Number: 832-750-1400
Population: Current smokers, both male and female, between the ages of 18-75
Brief Description: The goal of this research study is learn if Behavioral Activation Treatment (BATS) or Health Education/Smoking Cessation counseling (HE), combined with the nicotine patch, can help people with different types of emotion and attention levels quit smoking.
Phone Number: 713-794-LUNG (5864)
Population: Smokers at least 50 years of age interested in quitting
Brief Description: Participants will have a low dose CT scan for lung cancer
and will receive tobacco cessation counseling and medication.
Phone Number: 832-750-1714
Population: Smokers, community volunteers
Brief Description: The goal of this research study is to learn if performing working memory training at home can increase your working memory capacity. Working memory is the ability to remember multiple items at the same time which may have an impact on smoker's ability to quit.
Phone Number: 713-563-0222
Population: Smokers at least 18 years old, interested in quitting
Brief Description: The goal of this study is to help smokers who want to quit smoking within the next 30 days with the use of a smartphone-delivered therapy, combined with nicotine replacement therapy patches and counseling.
Phone Number: 713-792-2265
Population: Healthy smokers ages 18-65 who are interested in treatment that may change their smoking behavior
Brief Description: The goal of this clinical research study is to learn if the combination of the nicotine patch and nicotine lozenge is more effective at helping people to quit smoking or reduce the amount they smoke than Chantix (varenicline). Researchers also want to learn if it is more effective to leave people on their original treatment even if they do not quit smoking versus increasing their treatment dose or switching them to another treatment.