UCLA researchers are seeking smokers between the ages of 18 and 65 for a national study using an experimental vaccine to help them quit smoking.
The investigational vaccine produces antibodies that bind to nicotine. The resulting molecule is too large to reach the brain and gradually reduces the satisfaction smokers receive from their cigarettes.
To qualify for the yearlong study, volunteers must be in general good health and want to quit.
Participants who pass an initial scree...