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An Investigational Immuno-therapy Study of Nivolumab or Placebo in Patients With Resected Esophageal...
Bristol-Myers Squibb Advanced Cancer
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Nivolumab will improve overall survival, disease-free survival, or both compared with placebo. expand

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Nivolumab will improve overall survival, disease-free survival, or both compared with placebo.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2016

open study

Vedolizumab Intravenous (IV) Dose Optimization in Ulcerative Colitis
Takeda Colitis, Ulcerative
The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) dose optimization on mucosal healing compared with the standard vedolizumab IV dosing regimen over a 30 week treatment period in subjects with moderately to severely active ulcerative... expand

The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab intravenous (IV) dose optimization on mucosal healing compared with the standard vedolizumab IV dosing regimen over a 30 week treatment period in subjects with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) and high vedolizumab clearance, based on a Week 5 predefined serum vedolizumab concentration threshold less than (<) 50 microgram per milliliter (microg/mL) and who are Week 6 non-responders based on partial Mayo score.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

Registry for Participants With Short Bowel Syndrome
Shire Short Bowel Syndrome
This is a global prospective, observational, multi-center registry to evaluate the long-term safety profile for participants with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who are treated with teduglutide in a routine clinical setting. The registry will also evaluate the long-term clinical... expand

This is a global prospective, observational, multi-center registry to evaluate the long-term safety profile for participants with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who are treated with teduglutide in a routine clinical setting. The registry will also evaluate the long-term clinical outcomes in participants with SBS. SBS participants treated and not treated with teduglutide will be enrolled.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Jun 2014

open study

An Investigational Immuno-therapy Study of BMS-986205 Given in Combination With Nivolumab and in Combination...
Bristol-Myers Squibb Advanced Cancer Melanoma Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
The purpose of the study is to determine safety and effectiveness of experimental medication BMS-986205 when combined with Nivolumab and in combination with both Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in patients with cancers that are advanced or have spread. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics... expand

The purpose of the study is to determine safety and effectiveness of experimental medication BMS-986205 when combined with Nivolumab and in combination with both Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in patients with cancers that are advanced or have spread. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of BMS-986205 when combined with Nivolumab and in combination with Nivolumab and Ipilimumab in this patient population will also be assessed.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

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Phase II Venetoclax, Obinutuzumab and Bendamustine in High Tumor Burden Follicular Lymphoma as Front...
PrECOG, LLC. Follicular Lymphoma Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Follicular Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Adult High Grade
Patients with high tumor burden, low grade follicular lymphoma that has never been treated, will receive venetoclax in combination with obinutuzumab and bendamustine. Venetoclax is an oral Bcl-2 family protein inhibitor. It targets the B-cell lymphoma 2 (BCL-2) protein, which... expand

Patients with high tumor burden, low grade follicular lymphoma that has never been treated, will receive venetoclax in combination with obinutuzumab and bendamustine. Venetoclax is an oral Bcl-2 family protein inhibitor. It targets the B-cell lymphoma 2 (BCL-2) protein, which supports cancer cell growth and is overexpressed in many patients with follicular lymphoma. Venetoclax may help to slow down the growth of cancer or may cause cancer cells to die. The purpose of this study is to see whether adding venetoclax to obinutuzumab and bendamustine improves the response (the tumor shrinks or disappears) in patients with follicular lymphoma. As of 9/5/2018, a higher than expected incidence of tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) was experienced among patients receiving venetoclax, obinutuzumab and bendamustine on Cycle 1, Day 1 of treatment. TLS is caused by the fast breakdown of cancer cells. These patients developed an increase in some of their blood tests (uric acid, phosphorus, potassium and/or creatinine). They received a medication called rasburicase and continued with treatment. It is unclear if the TLS was due to the venetoclax or the standard treatment of obinutuzumab and bendamustine. For the remaining patients, venetoclax will start on Cycle 2, Day 1 (previously Cycle 1, Day 1).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

Medtronic Evolut Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Low Risk Patients
Medtronic Cardiovascular Aortic Valve Stenosis
The study objective is to demonstrate that the safety and effectiveness of the Medtronic TAVR system as measured by rates of all-cause mortality or disabling stroke at two years is noninferior to SAVR in the treatment of severe aortic stenosis in subjects who have a low predicted... expand

The study objective is to demonstrate that the safety and effectiveness of the Medtronic TAVR system as measured by rates of all-cause mortality or disabling stroke at two years is noninferior to SAVR in the treatment of severe aortic stenosis in subjects who have a low predicted risk of operative mortality for SAVR. The purpose of the expanded use addendum to the Medtronic TAVR in Low Risk Patients Trial protocol is to conclude the randomized phase of the trial and initiate the single-arm, non-randomized, continued access phase of the trial.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2016

open study

Natural History of Rett Syndrome & Related Disorders
University of Alabama at Birmingham Rett Syndrome MECP2 Duplication dIsorder RTT-related Conditions
The purpose of this study is to advance understanding of the natural history of Rett syndrome (RTT), MECP2-duplication disorder (MECP2 Dup), RTT-related disorders including CDKL5, FOXG1, and individuals with MECP2 mutations who do not have RTT including the range of clinical... expand

The purpose of this study is to advance understanding of the natural history of Rett syndrome (RTT), MECP2-duplication disorder (MECP2 Dup), RTT-related disorders including CDKL5, FOXG1, and individuals with MECP2 mutations who do not have RTT including the range of clinical involvement and to correlate genotype-phenotype over a broad spectrum of phenotypes. While much has been learned about RTT, improvements are required in understanding the role of factors such as X chromosome inactivation, genetic background, and others including the environment, on the great variability observed even between individuals with the same MECP2 mutation. These data will be essential to the development and conduct of clinical trials that are anticipated from ongoing studies in animal models for RTT. This study will not include clinical trials, but should set the stage for such trials and other translational research projects (e.g., development of biomarkers).

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2015

open study

Evaluation of the PK and PD of Ganciclovir (GCV) in Premature Infants Receiving Treatment for CMV Infection
University of Alabama at Birmingham Cytomegalovirus Infections
This is a clinical sampling study, and no study drugs will be administered under this protocol. Premature infants who receive intravenous ganciclovir as part of clinical care will be eligible for participation in this study. Intravenous ganciclovir will not be provided under... expand

This is a clinical sampling study, and no study drugs will be administered under this protocol. Premature infants who receive intravenous ganciclovir as part of clinical care will be eligible for participation in this study. Intravenous ganciclovir will not be provided under this protocol.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2013

open study

Radiation Therapy and Cisplatin With or Without Triapine in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Stage...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cervical Adenocarcinoma Cervical Adenosquamous Carcinoma Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Not Otherwise Specified Stage IB2 Cervical Cancer AJCC v6 and v7 Stage II Cervical Cancer AJCC v7
This randomized phase III trial studies radiation therapy and cisplatin with triapine to see how well they work compared to the standard radiation therapy and cisplatin alone in treating patients with newly diagnosed stage IB2, II, or IIIB-IVA cervical cancer or stage II-IVA... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies radiation therapy and cisplatin with triapine to see how well they work compared to the standard radiation therapy and cisplatin alone in treating patients with newly diagnosed stage IB2, II, or IIIB-IVA cervical cancer or stage II-IVA vaginal cancer. Radiation therapy uses high energy protons to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, 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. Triapine may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. It is not yet known whether radiation therapy and cisplatin are more effective with triapine in treating cervical or vaginal cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2016

open study

Study to Compare Oral PF-06651600, PF-06700841 and Placebo in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Ulcerative...
Pfizer Ulcerative Colitis
The purpose of this study is to determine whether PF-06651600 and PF-06700841 are effective in treatment of moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. expand

The purpose of this study is to determine whether PF-06651600 and PF-06700841 are effective in treatment of moderate to severe ulcerative colitis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2017

open study

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Induction Study to Evaluate the Efficacy...
AbbVie Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
The objectives of Sub-Study 1 are to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of risankizumab as induction treatment in subjects with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), and to identify the appropriate induction dose of risankizumab for further evaluation... expand

The objectives of Sub-Study 1 are to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of risankizumab as induction treatment in subjects with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC), and to identify the appropriate induction dose of risankizumab for further evaluation in Sub-Study 2. The objective of Sub-Study 2 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of risankizumab compared to placebo in inducing clinical remission in subjects with moderately to severely active UC.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2018

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A Safety and Tolerability Study of INCAGN02385 in Select Advanced Malignancies
Incyte Biosciences International Sàrl Cervical Cancer Microsatellite Instability (MSI)-High Endometrial Cancer Gastric Cancer (Including Stomach and Gastroesophageal Junction [GEJ]) Esophageal Cancer Hepatocellular Carcinoma
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of INCAGN02385 in participants with advanced malignancies. expand

The purpose of this study is to determine the safety, tolerability, and preliminary efficacy of INCAGN02385 in participants with advanced malignancies.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2018

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This Study Tests Whether BI 409306 Prevents Patients With a Specific Type of Mental Illness (Attenuated...
Boehringer Ingelheim Psychotic Disorders
To investigate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of BI 409306 once daily compared to placebo given for 52 weeks to subjects with attenuated psychosis syndrome. expand

To investigate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of BI 409306 once daily compared to placebo given for 52 weeks to subjects with attenuated psychosis syndrome.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2017

open study

Open-Label Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of SCY-078 in Patients With Refractory or Intolerant...
Scynexis, Inc. Invasive Candidiases Mucocutaneous Candidiasis
This is a multicenter, open label, non-comparator, single arm study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of SCY-078 in patients ≥ 18 years of age with a documented fungal disease that has been intolerant or refractory (rIFI) to Standard of Care (SoC) antifungal treatment. expand

This is a multicenter, open label, non-comparator, single arm study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of SCY-078 in patients ≥ 18 years of age with a documented fungal disease that has been intolerant or refractory (rIFI) to Standard of Care (SoC) antifungal treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

open study

Collaborative Assessment of ICU Recovery Needs
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
The primary purpose of this study is to better understand the impact of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) THRIVE Collaboratives on patients, their families and clinicians. The investigators have formed an international and interprofessional evaluative team with... expand

The primary purpose of this study is to better understand the impact of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) THRIVE Collaboratives on patients, their families and clinicians. The investigators have formed an international and interprofessional evaluative team with experts in the field in an effort to explore interactions between survivors and THRIVE. This approach is reflective of the international ethos of SCCM and its collaboratives, with the potential to improve the generalizability of this survivorship research to different health systems.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Apr 2018

open study

Safety of LAIV4 in Children With Asthma
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Asthma in Children Vaccine Adverse Reaction Vaccine Reaction Asthma Wheezing
This is a prospective randomized, open label clinical trial in approximately 300 children aged 5-11 years with a physician diagnosis of persistent asthma. Participants will be randomized 1:1 to receive either a single intranasal dose of licensed quadrivalent LAIV (LAIV4) or an... expand

This is a prospective randomized, open label clinical trial in approximately 300 children aged 5-11 years with a physician diagnosis of persistent asthma. Participants will be randomized 1:1 to receive either a single intranasal dose of licensed quadrivalent LAIV (LAIV4) or an intramuscular injection of quadrivalent IIV4 (IIV4).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2018

open study

Evaluation of the Duration of Therapy for Thrombosis in Children
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital Venous Thrombosis
The Kids-DOTT trial is a randomized controlled clinical trial whose primary objective is to evaluate non-inferiority of shortened-duration (6 weeks) versus conventional-duration (3 months) anticoagulation in children with first-episode acute venous thrombosis. The first stage... expand

The Kids-DOTT trial is a randomized controlled clinical trial whose primary objective is to evaluate non-inferiority of shortened-duration (6 weeks) versus conventional-duration (3 months) anticoagulation in children with first-episode acute venous thrombosis. The first stage of the trial has consisted of a pilot/feasibility component, which then continues as the definitively-powered trial.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2008

open study

Impact of a Procalcitonin Testing and Treatment Algorithm on Antibiotic Use and Outcomes in the Pediatric...
Vanderbilt University Medical Center Sepsis Procalcitonin Antimicrobial Stewardship
The timely use of antibiotics can reduce morbidity and mortality associated with bacterial infections, particularly in the intensive care unit setting (ICU). Long courses of antibiotics, however, are associated with the emergence of multi-drug resistant organisms and antibiotic-associated... expand

The timely use of antibiotics can reduce morbidity and mortality associated with bacterial infections, particularly in the intensive care unit setting (ICU). Long courses of antibiotics, however, are associated with the emergence of multi-drug resistant organisms and antibiotic-associated adverse events, such as C. difficile infections. Thus, antibiotic de-escalation is an important goal of antimicrobial stewardship programs. Procalcitonin (PCT) has been investigated as a biomarker for critically ill adult patients with bacterial infection, particularly pneumonia and sepsis. The proposed project will evaluate whether a PCT testing and treatment algorithm, implemented through daily antimicrobial stewardship audit and feedback, can promote early and safe antibiotic de-escalation in the pediatric ICU.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2018

open study

A Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Risankizumab in Subjects With Moderately to Severely Active...
AbbVie Crohn's Disease
The objective of Study M15-991 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of risankizumab versus placebo during induction therapy in subjects with moderately to severely active CD. expand

The objective of Study M15-991 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of risankizumab versus placebo during induction therapy in subjects with moderately to severely active CD.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

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

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

open study

WP01 - Normothermic Liver Preservation
OrganOx Ltd. Liver Transplantation
A multicenter randomized controlled trial to compare the efficacy of ex-vivo normothermic machine profusion with static cold storage in human liver transplantation. expand

A multicenter randomized controlled trial to compare the efficacy of ex-vivo normothermic machine profusion with static cold storage in human liver transplantation.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2016

open study

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of CC-90001 in Subjects With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Celgene Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Fibrosis Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias Pathologic Processes Lung Diseases, Interstitial
This is a Phase 2, multicenter, multinational, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics (PK), quality of life and exploratory pharmacodynamics (PD) of two treatment doses of CC-90001, 200 mg and 400 mg, compared with... expand

This is a Phase 2, multicenter, multinational, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics (PK), quality of life and exploratory pharmacodynamics (PD) of two treatment doses of CC-90001, 200 mg and 400 mg, compared with placebo, when delivered once daily per os (PO) in subjects with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). This study is designed to assess response to treatment by using measures of lung function, disease progression, fibrosis on radiography, and patient-reported outcomes. It will also assess dose response.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Bezlotoxumab (MK-6072) Versus Placebo in Children With Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) (MK-6072-001)
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Clostridium Difficile Infection
The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK), safety, and tolerability of bezlotoxumab in children aged 1 to <18 years of age with a confirmed diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) who are receiving antibacterial drug treatment.... expand

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK), safety, and tolerability of bezlotoxumab in children aged 1 to <18 years of age with a confirmed diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) who are receiving antibacterial drug treatment. The primary hypothesis is that the area under the concentration-time curve from 0 to infinity (AUC0-inf) of bezlotoxumab after treatment of pediatric participants with bezlotoxumab is similar when compared to the AUC0-inf of bezlotoxumab after treatment of adults with bezlotoxumab,

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

open study

A Study of GDC-9545 Alone or in Combination With Palbociclib and/or Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone...
Genentech, Inc. Breast Cancer
This study will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetic (PK), pharmacodynamic (PD) activity, and preliminary anti-tumor activity of GDC-9545 as a single agent and in combination with palbociclib and/or luteinizing hormone−releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist in patients with advanced... expand

This study will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetic (PK), pharmacodynamic (PD) activity, and preliminary anti-tumor activity of GDC-9545 as a single agent and in combination with palbociclib and/or luteinizing hormone−releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist in patients with advanced or metastatic estrogen receptor (ER)-positive (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 [HER2]-negative) breast cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

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