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An Open-Label Study of the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Profile of VX-803/M4344...
EMD Serono Research & Development Institute, Inc. Solid Tumor Advanced Solid Tumor
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of multiple ascending doses of single-agent M4344 administered twice-weekly (BIW), twice daily (BID) or once daily dose schedule in participants with advanced solid tumors. This investigation is a three part... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of multiple ascending doses of single-agent M4344 administered twice-weekly (BIW), twice daily (BID) or once daily dose schedule in participants with advanced solid tumors. This investigation is a three part study examining M4344 alone and in combination with carboplatin, gemcitabine, and cisplatin to determine the safety and maximum tolerated dose.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2015

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A Study of Atezolizumab Versus Placebo in Combination With Paclitaxel, Carboplatin, and Bevacizumab in...
Hoffmann-La Roche Ovarian Cancer Fallopian Tube Cancer Peritoneal Neoplasms
This is a Phase III, global, double-blind, 2-arm randomized study designed to compare the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab + paclitaxel + carboplatin + bevacizumab versus placebo + paclitaxel + carboplatin + bevacizumab. Study participants will have Stage 3 or 4 ovarian cancer... expand

This is a Phase III, global, double-blind, 2-arm randomized study designed to compare the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab + paclitaxel + carboplatin + bevacizumab versus placebo + paclitaxel + carboplatin + bevacizumab. Study participants will have Stage 3 or 4 ovarian cancer (OC), fallopian tube cancer (FTC), or primary peritoneal cancer (PPC) with macroscopic residual disease postoperatively (i.e., after primary tumor reductive surgery) or who will undergo neoadjuvant therapy followed by interval surgery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

Safety and Efficacy Study of JNJ-64304500 in Participants With Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's...
Janssen Research & Development, LLC Crohn Disease
The purpose of the study is to assess the safety and efficacy of JNJ-64304500 in participants with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease. expand

The purpose of the study is to assess the safety and efficacy of JNJ-64304500 in participants with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

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A Randomized Controlled Trial to Deprescribe for Older Patients With Polypharmacy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Polypharmacy Care Transitions Geriatric Syndromes
This randomized, controlled trial will evaluate the effects of an intervention to reduce exposure to medications among hospitalized older adults discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The goal of the intervention is to safely deprescribe medications, as defined by dose... expand

This randomized, controlled trial will evaluate the effects of an intervention to reduce exposure to medications among hospitalized older adults discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The goal of the intervention is to safely deprescribe medications, as defined by dose reductions and stopped medications, based on a combination of clinical criteria and patient preferences. The investigators will evaluate the effects of the intervention on the total number of medications prescribed to patients at hospital and SNF discharge and at home 90-days after SNF discharge along with the prevalence of eight geriatric syndromes, medication adherence, and health status.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

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Naloxone Hydrochloride Study for Relief of Pruritus in Patients With MF or SS Forms of CTCL
Elorac, Inc. Mycosis Fungoides Lymphoma, T-Cell, Cutaneous Sézary Syndrome
This multi-center, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, randomized crossover design study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of topically applied naloxone lotion, 0.5%, for the treatment of pruritus in patients with the mycosis fungoides (MF) or Sézary syndrome (SS) Forms of... expand

This multi-center, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, randomized crossover design study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of topically applied naloxone lotion, 0.5%, for the treatment of pruritus in patients with the mycosis fungoides (MF) or Sézary syndrome (SS) Forms of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma (CTCL). This study will also determine if there is systemic absorption of the drug in a subset of subjects and if so, describe the range and mean plasma levels reached after two weeks of three time daily (TID) dosing. Funding Source - FDA OOPD

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

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Tumor-Treating Fields Therapy in Preventing Brain Tumors in Participants With Extensive-Stage Small Cell...
Albert Attia Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
This trial studies how well tumor-treating fields therapy works in preventing brain tumors in participants with small cell lung cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Tumor-treating fields therapy involves the use of the NovoTTF-200A which delivers alternating electrical... expand

This trial studies how well tumor-treating fields therapy works in preventing brain tumors in participants with small cell lung cancer that has spread to other places in the body. Tumor-treating fields therapy involves the use of the NovoTTF-200A which delivers alternating electrical fields, or tumor treating fields, through ceramic discs placed on the head. This electric force may slow and/or reverse tumor growth by disrupting the way cancer cells grow.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

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BI 655130 Induction Treatment in Patients With Moderate-to-severe Ulcerative Colitis
Boehringer Ingelheim Colitis, Ulcerative
This trial has two sequentially enrolling parts with different objectives. The primary objectives of this trial are - to prove the concept of clinical activity of BI 655130 in patients with moderate-to-severely active ulcerative colitis who have failed previous biologic... expand

This trial has two sequentially enrolling parts with different objectives. The primary objectives of this trial are - to prove the concept of clinical activity of BI 655130 in patients with moderate-to-severely active ulcerative colitis who have failed previous biologic treatments and to identify efficacious and safe dose regimens in Part 1 (Phase II) - to confirm efficacy and safety of BI 655130 in patients with moderate-to-severely active ulcerative colitis who have failed previous biologic treatments in Part 2 (Phase III) - To provide, along with induction study 1368-0018 and the run-in cohort of 1368-0020, the target population to be evaluated in study 1368-0020.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

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Efficacy and Safety of Filgotinib in the Treatment of Perianal Fistulizing Crohn's Disease
Gilead Sciences Fistulizing Crohn's Disease
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib as compared to placebo in establishing combined fistula response at Week 24. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension study if they meet eligibility requirements. expand

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib as compared to placebo in establishing combined fistula response at Week 24. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension study if they meet eligibility requirements.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

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Efficacy and Safety of Filgotinib in the Treatment of Small Bowel Crohn's Disease (SBCD)
Gilead Sciences Small Bowel Crohn's Disease
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib, when compared to placebo, in establishing clinical remission in participants with Crohn's disease involving the small bowel. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension... expand

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of filgotinib, when compared to placebo, in establishing clinical remission in participants with Crohn's disease involving the small bowel. Participants will have the option to enter a separate long-term extension study if they meet eligibility requirements.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

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A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Upadacitinib (ABT-494) for Induction and Maintenance Therapy...
AbbVie Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
This study comprises three sub-studies. The objective of sub-study 1 is to characterize the dose-response, efficacy, and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in inducing clinical remission in order to identify the induction dose of upadacitinib for further evaluation in... expand

This study comprises three sub-studies. The objective of sub-study 1 is to characterize the dose-response, efficacy, and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in inducing clinical remission in order to identify the induction dose of upadacitinib for further evaluation in sub-study 2. The objective of sub-study 2 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in inducing clinical remission in participants. The objective of sub-study 3 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of upadacitinib compared to placebo in achieving clinical remission in participants who had a response following induction with upadacitinib.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2016

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The Comparison of Outcomes of Antibiotic Drugs and Appendectomy (CODA) Trial
University of Washington Appendicitis
For the past 130 years, appendectomy has been the standard treatment for appendicitis. Recent studies from Europe have challenged the notion that surgery is the best option, showing that antibiotics alone can treat appendicitis without a need for appendectomy in as many as 3 out... expand

For the past 130 years, appendectomy has been the standard treatment for appendicitis. Recent studies from Europe have challenged the notion that surgery is the best option, showing that antibiotics alone can treat appendicitis without a need for appendectomy in as many as 3 out of 4 patients and without safety issues for up to one year of follow up. Despite these results, it remains to be determined if the antibiotic strategy is as good as an appendectomy for the outcomes that most patients care about. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)-funded Comparison of Outcomes of Drugs and Appendectomy (CODA) trial will be the first American, and largest-ever randomized trial of the issue and its results should help surgeons and patients make more informed healthcare decisions.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

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A Study of a Drug to be Used in Addition With Another Drug to Treat Adults With Uncontrolled Partial-onset...
Sunovion Epilepsy With Partial On-set Seizures
A study of a drug to be used in addition with another drug to treat adults with Uncontrolled Partial-onset Seizures expand

A study of a drug to be used in addition with another drug to treat adults with Uncontrolled Partial-onset Seizures

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

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Phase 4 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Vedolizumab in the Treatment of Chronic Pouchitis
Takeda Colitis, Ulcerative
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) in participants with a proctocolectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis (UC) who have developed chronic or recurrent pouchitis, or require continuous antibiotic... expand

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) in participants with a proctocolectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis (UC) who have developed chronic or recurrent pouchitis, or require continuous antibiotic treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2016

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Restoration of Standing and Walking With ISMS in Humans
Vanderbilt University Spinal Cord Injury Paralysis
Spinal cord neural circuitry exists in the lumbar enlargement that makes it possible to stand and create synergistic, rhythmic stepping activity in the lower limbs. In the past 20 years, clinicians have tried to reengage such these circuits for standing and walking in the lower... expand

Spinal cord neural circuitry exists in the lumbar enlargement that makes it possible to stand and create synergistic, rhythmic stepping activity in the lower limbs. In the past 20 years, clinicians have tried to reengage such these circuits for standing and walking in the lower spinal cord of paralyzed humans through novel paradigms of physical therapy, pharmacological stimulation of the spinal cord, or recently - epidural stimulation of the spinal cord. Although standing and stepping with these maneuvers are rudimentary at best, these human studies offer promise to restore controlled, lower extremity movement to the spinal cord injured (SCI) individual. Evidence from animal data suggests that more focal activation of intraspinal circuitry (IntraSpinal Micro-Stimulation - ISMS) would produce more fatigue resistant, natural standing and stepping activity in humans. To date, there has been no direct confirmation of such circuitry in the spinal cord of bipedal humans who have been paralyzed. Furthermore, mapping of such circuitry would provide the basis of a novel intraspinal neuroprosthetic that should be able to restore control of standing or walking in a manner that is much more physiologically normal and tolerable than by stimulating each individual muscle group. Proof of the existence of these spinal circuits in man, and the ability to activate and control these circuits by first mapping the spinal cord is the basis of this proposal.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2015

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Memory Improvement Through Nicotine Dosing (MIND) Study
University of Southern California Mild Cognitive Impairment
The purpose of the study is to see if daily transdermal nicotine is able to produce a significant cognitive, clinical and functional improvement in participants with MCI. Neuronal nicotinic receptors have long been known to play a critical role in memory function in preclinical... expand

The purpose of the study is to see if daily transdermal nicotine is able to produce a significant cognitive, clinical and functional improvement in participants with MCI. Neuronal nicotinic receptors have long been known to play a critical role in memory function in preclinical studies, with nicotine improving attention, learning, and memory function. The study will enroll 300 participants for a 2 year period. Participants will be randomized (50:50) to either the transdermal nicotine, beginning at 7mg/day, and increasing to 21mg/day, or placebo skin patch.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

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Safety of Sugammadex for the Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockade in American Society of Anesthesiologists...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockade
This is a randomized, active comparator-controlled, parallel-group, multi-site, double-blind safety trial of sugammadex (MK-8616) for the reversal of neuromuscular blockade (NMB) induced by rocuronium or vecuronium in adult ASA Physical Status Class 3 and 4 participants. The... expand

This is a randomized, active comparator-controlled, parallel-group, multi-site, double-blind safety trial of sugammadex (MK-8616) for the reversal of neuromuscular blockade (NMB) induced by rocuronium or vecuronium in adult ASA Physical Status Class 3 and 4 participants. The first primary objective of this study is to characterize the incidence of treatment emergent sinus bradycardia, treatment emergent sinus tachycardia, or other treatment emergent cardiac arrhythmias after administration of sugammadex. The second primary objective of this study is to evaluate the general safety of sugammadex in a population of ASA Class 3 and 4 subjects in a surgical setting.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

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A Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of KITE-585 in Subjects With Relapsed/Refractory Multiple...
Kite, A Gilead Company Multiple Myeloma
To evaluate the safety and tolerability of KITE-585, an autologous engineered CAR T-cell product targeting a protein commonly found on myeloma cells called BCMA. Patients will be given a 3 day course of chemotherapy followed by a single infusion of KITE-585. expand

To evaluate the safety and tolerability of KITE-585, an autologous engineered CAR T-cell product targeting a protein commonly found on myeloma cells called BCMA. Patients will be given a 3 day course of chemotherapy followed by a single infusion of KITE-585.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2017

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A Neoadjuvant Study of Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab or Nivolumab Plus Chemotherapy Versus Chemotherapy Alone...
Bristol-Myers Squibb Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of nivolumab plus ipilimumab or nivolumab plus chemotherapy compared to chemotherapy alone in the treatment of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung This study has multiple primary endpoints. The first primary... expand

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of nivolumab plus ipilimumab or nivolumab plus chemotherapy compared to chemotherapy alone in the treatment of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung This study has multiple primary endpoints. The first primary completion date of Pathological Complete Response is anticipated to be reached September 2020. The completion date for all primary outcome measures is expected May 2023.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

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Study To Compare Avelumab In Combination With Standard of Care Chemoradiotherapy (SoC CRT) Versus SoC...
Pfizer Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
This is a phase 3 randomized, placebo controlled study to evaluate the safety and anti-tumor activity of Avelumab in combination with standard of care chemoradiation (SoC CRT) versus SoC CRT alone in front-line treatment of patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer. expand

This is a phase 3 randomized, placebo controlled study to evaluate the safety and anti-tumor activity of Avelumab in combination with standard of care chemoradiation (SoC CRT) versus SoC CRT alone in front-line treatment of patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2016

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Allo vs Hypomethylating/Best Supportive Care in MDS (BMT CTN 1102)
Medical College of Wisconsin MDS
This study is designed as a multicenter trial, with biological assignment to one of two study arms; Arm 1: Reduced intensity conditioning allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (RIC-alloHCT), Arm 2: Non-Transplant Therapy/Best Supportive Care. expand

This study is designed as a multicenter trial, with biological assignment to one of two study arms; Arm 1: Reduced intensity conditioning allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (RIC-alloHCT), Arm 2: Non-Transplant Therapy/Best Supportive Care.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2013

open study

TGR-1202 + Ruxolitinib PMF PPV-MF PET-MF MDS/MPN Polycythemia Vera Resistant to Hydroxyurea
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Myelofibrosis Polycythemia Vera
This is a Phase 1, open-label, study of TGR-1202, a PI3K delta inhibitor, administered together with ruxolitinib in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (specifically: polycythemia vera, primary myelofibrosis, PPV-MF or PET-MF) and MDS/MPN. expand

This is a Phase 1, open-label, study of TGR-1202, a PI3K delta inhibitor, administered together with ruxolitinib in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (specifically: polycythemia vera, primary myelofibrosis, PPV-MF or PET-MF) and MDS/MPN.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2015

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A Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Intratumoral IMO-2125 in Combination With Ipilimumab or...
Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Metastatic Melanoma
The goal of this clinical research study is to find the recommended dose of the study drug IMO-2125 that can be given in combination with ipilimumab or in combination with pembrolizumab to patients with metastatic melanoma. Researchers also want to learn if the study drug combination... expand

The goal of this clinical research study is to find the recommended dose of the study drug IMO-2125 that can be given in combination with ipilimumab or in combination with pembrolizumab to patients with metastatic melanoma. Researchers also want to learn if the study drug combination can help to control the disease. The safety of the drug combination will also be studied.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2015

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A Study Evaluating KTE-C19 in Adult Subjects With Relapsed/Refractory B-precursor Acute Lymphoblastic...
Kite, A Gilead Company Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
The primary objectives of this study are to determine the safety and efficacy of KTE-C19 adult participants with relapsed/refractory (r/r) B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). expand

The primary objectives of this study are to determine the safety and efficacy of KTE-C19 adult participants with relapsed/refractory (r/r) B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2016

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Evaluating the Use of Pitavastatin to Reduce the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in HIV-Infected Adults
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) HIV Infections Cardiovascular Diseases
The study is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, with additional infrastructure support provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. People infected with HIV are at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study will evaluate... expand

The study is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, with additional infrastructure support provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. People infected with HIV are at risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study will evaluate the use of pitavastatin to reduce the risk of CVD in adults infected with HIV who are on antiretroviral therapy (ART).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2015

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Platinum Based Chemotherapy or Capecitabine in Treating Patients With Residual Triple-Negative Basal-Like...
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group Estrogen Receptor Negative HER2/Neu Negative Invasive Breast Carcinoma Progesterone Receptor Negative Stage II Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies how well cisplatin or carboplatin (platinum based chemotherapy) works compared to capecitabine in treating patients with remaining (residual) basal-like triple-negative breast cancer following chemotherapy after surgery (neoadjuvant). Drugs... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well cisplatin or carboplatin (platinum based chemotherapy) works compared to capecitabine in treating patients with remaining (residual) basal-like triple-negative breast cancer following chemotherapy after surgery (neoadjuvant). Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, carboplatin and capecitabine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known whether cisplatin or carboplatin is more effective than capecitabine in treating patients with residual triple negative basal-like breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2015

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