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282 matching studies

Condition of Interest
Cellular Immunotherapy in Recipients of HLA-matched, Living Donor Kidney Transplants
Kidney Transplant Rejection
The primary objective of this study is to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of cellular immunotherapy with MDR-101 for induction of functional immune tolerance in recipients of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-matched, living donor kidney transplants. expand

The primary objective of this study is to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of cellular immunotherapy with MDR-101 for induction of functional immune tolerance in recipients of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-matched, living donor kidney transplants.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2018

open study

Phase II Venetoclax, Obinutuzumab and Bendamustine in High Tumor Burden Follicular Lymphoma as Front...
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

Tepotinib Phase II in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Harboring MET Alterations
Advanced (Stage IIIB/IV) Non-small Cell Lung Cancer With MET Exon 14 (METex14) Skipping Alterations or MET Amplification
This study will look at how effective the study drug (tepotinib) is at stopping the growth and spread of lung cancer. This study will also measure a number of other things including safety of the study drug and the side effects, how body processes the study drug, or how the study... expand

This study will look at how effective the study drug (tepotinib) is at stopping the growth and spread of lung cancer. This study will also measure a number of other things including safety of the study drug and the side effects, how body processes the study drug, or how the study drug affects your quality of life. The study also has an optional pharmacogenetic research part. Pharmacogenetic research is an important way to try to understand the role of genetics in human disease and how genes impact the effectiveness of drugs, because differences in genes can change the way a person responds to a particular drug.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2016

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High Dose Flu Vaccine in Treating Children Who Have Undergone Donor Stem Cell Transplant
Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Recipient Malignant Neoplasm Influenza
This phase II randomized trial studies how well high dose flu vaccine works in treating children who have undergone done stem cell transplant. Higher dose flu vaccine may build a better immune response and may provide better protection against the flu than the standard vaccine.... expand

This phase II randomized trial studies how well high dose flu vaccine works in treating children who have undergone done stem cell transplant. Higher dose flu vaccine may build a better immune response and may provide better protection against the flu than the standard vaccine.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2016

open study

The Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Antitumor Activity of BGB-A317 in Combination With BGB-290 in Participants...
Solid Tumors
The Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Antitumor Activity of the Anti-PD-1 Monoclonal Antibody BGB-A317 in Combination With the PARP Inhibitor BGB-290 in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors expand

The Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Antitumor Activity of the Anti-PD-1 Monoclonal Antibody BGB-A317 in Combination With the PARP Inhibitor BGB-290 in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

open study

Nivolumab Plus Relatlimab or Ipilimumab in Metastatic Melanoma Stratified by MHC-II Expression
Metastatic Melanoma Advanced Melanoma Metastatic Melanoma Stratified by MHC-II Expression
This is an open-label, non-randomized two arm Phase 2 study of intravenous nivolumab plus intravenous ipilimumab or intravenous relatlimab in patients with metastatic melanoma stratified by MHC-II expression. expand

This is an open-label, non-randomized two arm Phase 2 study of intravenous nivolumab plus intravenous ipilimumab or intravenous relatlimab in patients with metastatic melanoma stratified by MHC-II expression.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2019

open study

Study of Brimonidine Tartrate Nanoemulsion Eye Drops in Patients With Ocular Graft-vs-Host Disease
Graft Versus Host Disease Ocular Surface Disease oGVHD Ocular Graft vs Host Disease Brimonidine Tartrate
This study evaluates the use of Brimonidine tartrate nanoemulsion eye drop solution in the treatment of ocular Graft Verses Host Disease (oGVHD). Two thirds of participants will receive Brimonidine and one third will receive ophthalmic buffered saline (placebo). expand

This study evaluates the use of Brimonidine tartrate nanoemulsion eye drop solution in the treatment of ocular Graft Verses Host Disease (oGVHD). Two thirds of participants will receive Brimonidine and one third will receive ophthalmic buffered saline (placebo).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

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A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Induction Study to Evaluate the Efficacy...
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: Mar 2018

open study

Dietary Salt in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
In this study investigators propose to address the following hypotheses: 1) Reduction in dietary sodium will decrease inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 2) Reduction in dietary sodium will decrease blood pressure in patients with RA. 3) Reduction in dietary... expand

In this study investigators propose to address the following hypotheses: 1) Reduction in dietary sodium will decrease inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). 2) Reduction in dietary sodium will decrease blood pressure in patients with RA. 3) Reduction in dietary sodium will decrease tissue sodium in patients with RA.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2020

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Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous BIIB093 (Glibenclamide) for Severe Cerebral...
Brain Edema Stroke, Acute
The primary objective is to determine if BIIB093 improves functional outcome at Day 90 as measured by the modified Rankin Scale (mRS) when compared with placebo in participants with Large Hemispheric Infarction (LHI). The secondary objectives are to determine if BIIB093 improves... expand

The primary objective is to determine if BIIB093 improves functional outcome at Day 90 as measured by the modified Rankin Scale (mRS) when compared with placebo in participants with Large Hemispheric Infarction (LHI). The secondary objectives are to determine if BIIB093 improves overall survival at Day 90 when compared with placebo, if BIIB093 improves functional outcome at Day 90 on the mRS dichotomized 0-4 vs. 5-6 when compared with placebo, if BIIB093 reduces midline shift at 72 hours (or at time of decompressive craniectomy [DC] or comfort measures only [CMO], if earlier) when compared with placebo, and to evaluate the safety and tolerability of BIIB093 in participants with LHI.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

Early Detection of Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer
This research trial studies the long term follow-up for early detection of lung cancer in current or former smokers. Following up on smokers by collecting and analyzing specimens in the laboratory, performing chest computed tomography (CT) scans, as well as reviewing medical... expand

This research trial studies the long term follow-up for early detection of lung cancer in current or former smokers. Following up on smokers by collecting and analyzing specimens in the laboratory, performing chest computed tomography (CT) scans, as well as reviewing medical records may help doctors detect lung cancer at an earlier stage.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2017

open study

Dietary Carbohydrate and GERD in Veterans
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Obesity
4-Arm Diet Intervention Investigating Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Type and Amount on gastroesophageal pH, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms and medication use. expand

4-Arm Diet Intervention Investigating Effects of Dietary Carbohydrate Type and Amount on gastroesophageal pH, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms and medication use.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2016

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A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Upadacitinib (ABT-494) for Induction and Maintenance Therapy...
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

open study

Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy (CHAP) Project
Hypertension
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a blood pressure treatment strategy during pregnancy to achieve targets that are recommended for non-pregnant reproductive-age adults (<140/90 mmHg) compared ACOG- recommended standard during pregnancy (no treatment unless BP is severe) is effective and safe.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2015

open study

Open-Label Extension of RPC1063 as Therapy for Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative Colitis
The purpose of this study is to determine the long-term safety of RPC1063 for the treatment of all patients with moderate to severe Ulcerative Colitis (UC) as well as the long-term efficacy of RPC1063 for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe UC. Additionally,... expand

The purpose of this study is to determine the long-term safety of RPC1063 for the treatment of all patients with moderate to severe Ulcerative Colitis (UC) as well as the long-term efficacy of RPC1063 for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe UC. Additionally, to determine the long-term efficacy of RPC1063 for the treatment of adolescent patients with moderate to severe UC.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2015

open study

Study Evaluating KTE-X19 in Pediatric and Adolescent Participants With Relapsed/Refractory B-precursor...
Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Relapsed Non Hodgkin Lymphoma Refractory Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety and efficacy of KTE-X19 in pediatric and adolescent participants with relapsed/refractory (r/r) B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or relapsed or refractory (r/r) B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).... expand

The primary objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety and efficacy of KTE-X19 in pediatric and adolescent participants with relapsed/refractory (r/r) B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or relapsed or refractory (r/r) B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2016

open study

Theophylline Treatment for Pseudohypoparathyroidism
Pseudohypoparathyroidism Albright Hereditary Osteodystrophy
Pseudohypoparathyroidism is a genetic disorder with limited treatment options. Patients have early-onset obesity, short stature and increased risk of type 2 diabetes. This phase 2 clinical trial will test the efficacy of theophylline, a phosphodiesterase inhibitor, in pseudohypoparathyroidism.... expand

Pseudohypoparathyroidism is a genetic disorder with limited treatment options. Patients have early-onset obesity, short stature and increased risk of type 2 diabetes. This phase 2 clinical trial will test the efficacy of theophylline, a phosphodiesterase inhibitor, in pseudohypoparathyroidism. The investigators hypothesize that theophylline will cause weight loss, improve glucose tolerance and slow growth plate closure in children and young adults.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

An Efficacy and Safety Study of Alirocumab in Children and Adolescents With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Hypercholesterolaemia
Primary Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of alirocumab administered every 2 weeks (Q2W) and every 4 weeks (Q4W) versus placebo after 24 weeks of double-blind (DB) treatment on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia... expand

Primary Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of alirocumab administered every 2 weeks (Q2W) and every 4 weeks (Q4W) versus placebo after 24 weeks of double-blind (DB) treatment on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (heFH) 8 to 17 years of age on optimal stable daily dose of statin therapy ± other lipid modifying therapies (LMTs) or a stable dose of non-statin LMTs in case of intolerance to statins. Secondary Objective: - To evaluate the efficacy of alirocumab versus placebo on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels. - To evaluate the effects of alirocumab versus placebo on other lipid parameters. - To evaluate the safety and tolerability of alirocumab in comparison with placebo. - To evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of alirocumab after open label treatment. - To evaluate the development of anti-alirocumab antibodies.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2018

open study

A Mobile Health Intervention in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Heritable Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
This study proposes the use of a mobile health intervention (utilizing a smart phone app) to encourage increased exercise in PAH patients. The study will be a randomized trial to examine feasibility of an mHealth (mobile device) Fitbit Charge HR and cell phone application intervention... expand

This study proposes the use of a mobile health intervention (utilizing a smart phone app) to encourage increased exercise in PAH patients. The study will be a randomized trial to examine feasibility of an mHealth (mobile device) Fitbit Charge HR and cell phone application intervention to improve step counts and increase participants activity level as compared to no intervention. The Fitbit Charge Heart Rate (HR) monitors activity and the cell phone application provides encouragement notifications to half the subjects while the other half do not receive encouragements.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

A Study of the Safety and Effectiveness of Apixaban in Preventing Blood Clots in Children With Leukemia...
Lymphoma Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of a blood thinning drug called Apixaban versus no administration of a blood thinning drug, in preventing blood clots in children with leukemia or lymphoma. Patients must be receiving chemotherapy, including asparaginase, and... expand

The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of a blood thinning drug called Apixaban versus no administration of a blood thinning drug, in preventing blood clots in children with leukemia or lymphoma. Patients must be receiving chemotherapy, including asparaginase, and have a central line (a catheter inserted for administration of medications and blood sampling)

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2015

open study

Gemcitabine + Carboplatin + Nivolumab Versus Gemcitabine + Oxaliplatin + Nivolumab in Cisplatin-ineligible...
Metastatic Urothelial Cancer
This is a randomized phase 2 trial of gemcitabine + carboplatin + nivolumab or gemcitabine + oxaliplatin + nivolumab for the treatment of cisplatin-ineligible patients with metastatic urothelial cancer. Randomization will be stratified on the lymph node only (and/or unresectable... expand

This is a randomized phase 2 trial of gemcitabine + carboplatin + nivolumab or gemcitabine + oxaliplatin + nivolumab for the treatment of cisplatin-ineligible patients with metastatic urothelial cancer. Randomization will be stratified on the lymph node only (and/or unresectable primary) metastatic status.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2018

open study

A Gene Therapy Study for Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)
Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)
This first-in-human study is intended to evaluate the safety and preliminary effectiveness of AAV-based liver-directed gene therapy in the treatment of adults with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH). expand

This first-in-human study is intended to evaluate the safety and preliminary effectiveness of AAV-based liver-directed gene therapy in the treatment of adults with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2016

open study

Trial of Olaparib in Patients With Metastatic Urothelial Cancer Harboring DNA Damage Response Gene Alterations
Metastatic Urothelial Cancer
This is a single arm open label multi-institutional phase II trial of olaparib monotherapy in subjects with metastatic urothelial cancer harboring somatic DNA damage response (DDR) alterations. The primary objective of the study is to estimate the objective response rate (per... expand

This is a single arm open label multi-institutional phase II trial of olaparib monotherapy in subjects with metastatic urothelial cancer harboring somatic DNA damage response (DDR) alterations. The primary objective of the study is to estimate the objective response rate (per RECIST 1.1) to treatment with olaparib.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2018

open study

Examination of the Metabolic Effects of Direct Bile Salt Delivery to the Ileum in Humans
Glucose Intolerance Gastric Bypass Surgery
This project will evaluate distal intestinal bile salt administration in humans by deliving ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) into the terminal ileum of subjects with a pre-existing ileostomy and assessing several hormone levels following an oral glucose tolerance test compared to a... expand

This project will evaluate distal intestinal bile salt administration in humans by deliving ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) into the terminal ileum of subjects with a pre-existing ileostomy and assessing several hormone levels following an oral glucose tolerance test compared to a placebo.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2018

open study

Expanded Indications in the Adult Cochlear Implant Population
Hearing Loss, Sensorineural
The purpose of this investigation is to expand FDA-approved labeling for MED-EL cochlear implants to include adults who have moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss and obtain limited benefit from appropriately fit hearing aids. expand

The purpose of this investigation is to expand FDA-approved labeling for MED-EL cochlear implants to include adults who have moderate to profound sensorineural hearing loss and obtain limited benefit from appropriately fit hearing aids.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2018

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