Consider Volunteering in a Clinical Research Study!

Current: Clinical Trial for Nasal Polyps in Adults (OSTRO)

Do you suffer from growths in the nasal cavity or sinuses? You may qualify for a Clinical Research Study for Severe Nasal Polyposis. AstraZeneca is looking for individuals with nasal polyps to take part in a clinical research study assessing an investigational study medication. You may qualify if you are over the age of 18, currently have nasal polyps in both nostrils, and have unsuccessfully received treatment for nasal polyps. If you qualify, all study- related medication and care is provided at no cost to you.

This study is evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational treatment for patients with severe nasal polyps.


  • Are between 18-75 years old with nasal polyposis
  • Are on a stable dose of intranasal corticosteroid for at least 4 weeks
  • Have been experiencing ongoing symptoms for at least 12 weeks and are still symptomatic despite previous treatments and prior surgery
  • Are experiencing severe symptoms and contemplating surgery
  • Weight > 88 lbs.

At least 14 visits throughout a 56 week treatment period.
Dosage administered every 4 weeks for the first 3 doses and then every 8 weeks thereafter, patients will receive a total of 8 doses.
Daily diary entries to be completed at home through an electronic diary.

If you are interested, please contact Ninos Joseph at (773) 289-1832.