The European Respiratory Journal publishes a study performed by FluidDA demonstrating the value of functional imaging as a biomarker in COPD patients:
Double blind, placebo controlled crossover study in COPD patients to assess the acute effect of budesonide/formoterol using multi-slice CT and lung function tests.
De Backer LA, Vos W, De Backer J, Van Holsbeke C, Vinchurkar S, De Backer W.
Eur Respir J. 2011 Dec 19.