Looking to Quit Smoking? Join a Compensated Study
Rutgers University researchers are conducting a research study aimed at finding better treatments for individuals who want to quit smoking.
Visits Conducted in New Brunswick, NJ
Compensation Provided
21 -50 Years Old
Daily Cigarette Smoker who wants to quit
Fast Facts
Virtual and In-person Sessions
Study Background
Our researchers want to learn more about the impact of adding a breathing treatment to traditional smoking cessation therapy.

Over 34 million adults currently smoke cigarettes in the United States and about 8.1 million adults have at least one serious illness that's caused by smoking.

Our study is committed to helping individuals quit smoking cigarettes and improve their mental and physical health. You can help us by volunteering for our paid research study!
Additional Information
Why is this study being done?
The goal of the Quit Smoking Study is to see if the addition of a breathing treatment to traditional smoking cessation therapy is practical and if it helps daily smokers with increased anxiety, depression, and stress quit smoking.
Is this study for me?
You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Inclusion Criteria
  • Age 21-50
  • Smoking ≥ 5 cigarettes, daily, for at least two years
  • Want to quit smoking
What will happen if I participate in the study?
There are a total of 8 visits that occur both virtually and at Rutgers University in downtown New Brunswick including:

  • An initial in-person baseline visit to confirm eligibility
  • Virtual and in-person visits once or twice a week for 6 weeks that include breathing therapy, counseling, and nicotine patches
  • An in-person follow-up visit after 3 months
Will I be paid for being in this research study?
You will be compensated up to $755.
Will it cost me anything to participate in this study?
There is no cost for you to participate in our research program.
Study Information
Principal Investigator: Teresa Leyro
Study Address: 1 Spring Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901