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Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative 3 (ADNI3) Protocol
University of Southern California Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
Since its launch in 2004, the overarching aim of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has been realized in informing the design of therapeutic trials in AD. ADNI3 continues the previously funded ADNI-1, ADNI-GO, and ADNI-2 studies that have been combined public/private... expand

Since its launch in 2004, the overarching aim of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has been realized in informing the design of therapeutic trials in AD. ADNI3 continues the previously funded ADNI-1, ADNI-GO, and ADNI-2 studies that have been combined public/private collaborations between academia and industry to determine the relationships between the clinical, cognitive, imaging, genetic and biochemical biomarker characteristics of the entire spectrum of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The overall goal of the study is to continue to discover, optimize, standardize, and validate clinical trial measures and biomarkers used in AD research.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Oct 2016

open study

Improving Autonomic Function and Balance in Diabetic Neuropathy
VA Office of Research and Development Diabetes Neuropathy Impaired Glucose Tolerance
Type 2 diabetes (DM2) affects nearly 20 million people in the United States while impaired glucose regulation (IGR), which includes impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), impaired fasting glucose (IFG), and early diabetes affects a considerably larger but unknown population group.... expand

Type 2 diabetes (DM2) affects nearly 20 million people in the United States while impaired glucose regulation (IGR), which includes impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), impaired fasting glucose (IFG), and early diabetes affects a considerably larger but unknown population group. At the current time there is no effective therapy to completely prevent, or reverse neuropathy associated with IGR and this represents a considerable challenge in rehabilitation. There is a particularly strong incentive to prevent IGT and related complications from advancing to DM2. IGR is a growing problem among all older adults and its strong association with many functional limitations, particularly mobility limitations, is not always recognized, even though diabetes-related disability occurs in up to 2/3 of older adults with diabetes and is associated with dependency, poor quality of life, and increased acute and long-term care utilization. Autonomic dysfunction is a significant problem in subjects with IGT. The Preliminary Data shows that over 90% of subjects with IGT have an abnormal score on questionnaires about autonomic symptoms such as lightheadedness, dry mouth or dry eyes, pale or blue feet, feet that are colder than the rest of the body, decreased sweating in the feet or increased sweating in the hands, nausea or bloating after eating, persistent diarrhea or constipation, or leaking of urine. In addition, patients with IGR have impaired balance control. These factors can increase the risk of falls in affected subjects. A non-randomized and non-controlled study showed that a diet and exercise intervention in patients with diabetes led to an overall improvement in autonomic function. Furthermore, it was shown that standing balance can be improved with a balance intervention program. However, there are no published studies that assess the effect of an intense physical activity intervention on autonomic function in IGR related neuropathy. This study will test an aerobic exercise and balance intervention in participants with IGR. The investigators will examine if an individually tailored, carefully monitored, Diet, Physical Activity, and Balance Enhancement Program (DPAEP) can improve autonomic function and balance control when compared to patients who receive standard care. Improving balance control and autonomic function can decrease the risk of falls and have a significant effect on the health of participants. The research is also significant because it will test subjects either before they become diabetic, or at an early stage in their diabetes, thus enhancing the chance of reversing the autonomic neuropathy or balance impairment. Furthermore, the study is designed to test whether improvement in autonomic function and balance is associated with improvement in clinical outcomes, quality of life, and the metabolic state of participants. Thus, the proposed interventions are likely to have a real life impact on participants and their health.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2013

open study

Optimizing Risk Messages for Waterpipe Tobacco Cessation in Young Adults
Georgetown University Hookah Smoking
The objective of this study is to examine whether messages conveying the harms and addictiveness of waterpipe (i.e., hookah) tobacco delivered by mobile phone multimedia messaging (MMS) are effective for promoting hookah tobacco cessation among young adults ages 18 to 30 years.... expand

The objective of this study is to examine whether messages conveying the harms and addictiveness of waterpipe (i.e., hookah) tobacco delivered by mobile phone multimedia messaging (MMS) are effective for promoting hookah tobacco cessation among young adults ages 18 to 30 years.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

Children With Diabetes at Risk for Heart Disease.
Georgetown University Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 Diabetes Complications
Patients with type 1 diabetes type 1 (DM1) have increased risk of death due to heart disease and stroke. These cardiovascular conditions (CVD) are the leading cause of death in patients with DM1 younger than 40 years of age and up to 35% of all persons with DM1 will die before... expand

Patients with type 1 diabetes type 1 (DM1) have increased risk of death due to heart disease and stroke. These cardiovascular conditions (CVD) are the leading cause of death in patients with DM1 younger than 40 years of age and up to 35% of all persons with DM1 will die before age 55 from CVD. Strategies are needed to help identify adolescents with DM1 at risk for CVD so that interventions to prevent heart disease and stroke can be undertaken.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Oct 2014

open study

A Study of LY3154207 in Participants With Dementia Due to Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) Associated With Idiopathic...
Eli Lilly and Company Lewy Body Dementia
A randomized placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of three doses of study drug LY3154207 treated for 12 weeks in participants with mild-to-moderate dementia associated with LBD (PDD or DLB). expand

A randomized placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of three doses of study drug LY3154207 treated for 12 weeks in participants with mild-to-moderate dementia associated with LBD (PDD or DLB).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Phase 3 Trial of Elacestrant vs. Standard of Care for the Treatment of Patients With ER+/HER2- Advanced...
Radius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Breast Cancer
This Phase 3 clinical study compares the efficacy and safety of elacestrant to the standard of care (SoC) options of fulvestrant or an aromatase inhibitor (AI) in women and men with breast cancer whose disease has advanced on at least one endocrine therapy including a CDK4/6... expand

This Phase 3 clinical study compares the efficacy and safety of elacestrant to the standard of care (SoC) options of fulvestrant or an aromatase inhibitor (AI) in women and men with breast cancer whose disease has advanced on at least one endocrine therapy including a CDK4/6 inhibitor in combination with fulvestrant or an aromatase inhibitor (AI) .

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2018

open study

Efficacy and Safety of AG10 in Subjects With Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy
Eidos Therapeutics Amyloidosis Amyloid Cardiomyopathy Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiomyopathies Heart Diseases
Phase 3 efficacy and safety study to evaluate AG10 800 mg compared to placebo in subjects with symptomatic Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) expand

Phase 3 efficacy and safety study to evaluate AG10 800 mg compared to placebo in subjects with symptomatic Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM)

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2019

open study

Perioperative Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Versus Perioperative Placebo Plus...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Urinary Bladder Cancer, Muscle-invasive
A global study to evaluate peri-operative pembrolizumab with chemotherapy versus placebo to pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy in cisplatin eligible patients. expand

A global study to evaluate peri-operative pembrolizumab with chemotherapy versus placebo to pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy in cisplatin eligible patients.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

A Study of Lasmiditan (LY573144) Over Four Migraine Attacks
Eli Lilly and Company Migraine
The reason for this study is to see how effective and safe the study drug known as lasmiditan is in the acute treatment of 4 migraine attacks with or without aura. expand

The reason for this study is to see how effective and safe the study drug known as lasmiditan is in the acute treatment of 4 migraine attacks with or without aura.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

Perioperative Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Cystectomy Versus Cystectomy Alone in Cisplatin-ineligible...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Urinary Bladder Cancer, Muscle-invasive
A global, randomized phase III study to evaluate perioperative pembrolizumab with radical cystectomy + pelvic lymph node dissection (RC+PLND) versus RC+PLND alone in cisplatin-ineligible patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). expand

A global, randomized phase III study to evaluate perioperative pembrolizumab with radical cystectomy + pelvic lymph node dissection (RC+PLND) versus RC+PLND alone in cisplatin-ineligible patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2019

open study

Financial Incentives, Randomization With Stepped Treatment Trial
Yale University Unhealthy Alcohol Use
The investigators plan to determine the effectiveness of contingency management (CM) plus stepped care for unhealthy alcohol use in HIV-positive patients. expand

The investigators plan to determine the effectiveness of contingency management (CM) plus stepped care for unhealthy alcohol use in HIV-positive patients.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2018

open study

A Study of Multiple Immunotherapy-Based Treatment Combinations in Participants With Metastatic Pancreatic...
Hoffmann-La Roche Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
A Phase Ib/II, open-label, multicenter, randomized study designed to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and preliminary anti-tumor activity of immunotherapy-based treatment combinations in participants with metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC).... expand

A Phase Ib/II, open-label, multicenter, randomized study designed to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and preliminary anti-tumor activity of immunotherapy-based treatment combinations in participants with metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Two cohorts will be enrolled in parallel in this study: Cohort 1 will consist of patients who have received no prior systemic therapy for metastatic PDAC, and Cohort 2 will consist of patients who have received one line of prior systemic therapy for PDAC. In each cohort, eligible patients will be assigned to one of several treatment arms.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

Randomized Trial of the Neochord DS1000 System Versus Open Surgical Repair
NeoChord Mitral Valve Insufficiency
The objective of this trial is to assess the safety and effectiveness of the study device in subjects with degenerative mitral valve disease receiving a mitral valve repair without cardiopulmonary bypass (treatment group) when compared to subjects receiving mitral valve repair... expand

The objective of this trial is to assess the safety and effectiveness of the study device in subjects with degenerative mitral valve disease receiving a mitral valve repair without cardiopulmonary bypass (treatment group) when compared to subjects receiving mitral valve repair using standard surgical techniques with cardiopulmonary bypass (control group).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2016

open study

Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Atogepant for the Prevention of Chronic Migraine
Allergan Chronic Migraine
This study will evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of atogepant in participants with chronic migraine. This study includes a 12-week treatment period. expand

This study will evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of atogepant in participants with chronic migraine. This study includes a 12-week treatment period.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2019

open study

Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Plus Chemotherapy Versus Placebo Plus Chemotherapy in Participants With...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Gastric Cancer Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of pembrolizumab (MK-3745) in the neoadjuvant (prior to surgery) or adjuvant (after surgery) treatment of previously untreated adults with gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma. The primary hypotheses... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of pembrolizumab (MK-3745) in the neoadjuvant (prior to surgery) or adjuvant (after surgery) treatment of previously untreated adults with gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma. The primary hypotheses of this study are that pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy is superior to placebo plus chemotherapy in terms of overall survival (OS), event-free survival (EFS) and pathological complete response (pathCR) rate.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2017

open study

Study of Efficacy and Safety of Pembrolizumab Plus Platinum-based Doublet Chemotherapy With or Without...
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
This is a phase III study of pembrolizumab plus platinum-based doublet chemotherapy with or without canakinumab in previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic non-squamous and squamous NSCLC subjects. The study will assess primarily the safety and tolerability (safety... expand

This is a phase III study of pembrolizumab plus platinum-based doublet chemotherapy with or without canakinumab in previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic non-squamous and squamous NSCLC subjects. The study will assess primarily the safety and tolerability (safety run-in part) of pembrolizumab plus platinum-based doublet chemotherapy with canakinumab and then the efficacy (double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled part) of pembrolizumab plus platinum-based doublet chemotherapy with or without canakinumab.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2010

open study

A Study to Test Combination Treatments in Patients With Advanced Gastric Cancer
Bristol-Myers Squibb Advanced Gastric Cancer
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Nivolumab in combination with other therapies is more effective than Nivolumab in combination with Ipilimumab in treating patients/subjects with advanced gastric cancer. expand

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Nivolumab in combination with other therapies is more effective than Nivolumab in combination with Ipilimumab in treating patients/subjects with advanced gastric cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2016

open study

Safety and Efficacy of Lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) in Combination With Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Versus...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) in combination with pembrolizumab (MK-3745) versus lenvatinib in combination with placebo as first-line therapy for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in adult participants.... expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of lenvatinib (E7080/MK-7902) in combination with pembrolizumab (MK-3745) versus lenvatinib in combination with placebo as first-line therapy for the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma in adult participants. The primary hypotheses of this study are that lenvatinib plus pembrolizumab is superior to lenvatinib plus placebo with respect to progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

A Study of Repotrectinib (TPX-0005) in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors Harboring ALK, ROS1, or NTRK1-3...
Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. Locally Advanced Solid Tumors Metastatic Solid Tumors
Phase 1 dose escalation will determine the first cycle dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs), the maximum tolerated dose (MTD), the biologically effective dose and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of repotrectinib given to adult subjects with advanced solid malignancies harboring an... expand

Phase 1 dose escalation will determine the first cycle dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs), the maximum tolerated dose (MTD), the biologically effective dose and recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of repotrectinib given to adult subjects with advanced solid malignancies harboring an ALK, ROS1, NTRK1, NTRK2, or NTRK3 gene rearrangement. Midazolam DDI substudy will examine effect of of repotrectinib on CYP3A induction. Phase 2 will determine the confirmed Overall Response Rate (ORR) as assessed by Blinded Independent Central Review (BICR) of repotrectinib in each subject population expansion cohort of advanced solid tumors that harbor an ALK, ROS1, NTRK1, NTRK2, or NTRK3 gene rearrangement. The secondary objective will include the duration of response (DOR), time to response (TTR), progression-free survival (PFS), overall survival (OS) and clinical benefit rate (CBR) of repotrectinib in each expansion cohort of advanced solid tumors that harbor an ALK, ROS1, NTRK1, NTRK2, or NTRK3 gene rearrangement.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2017

open study

Clofazimine in the Treatment of Pulmonary Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)
Oregon Health and Science University Mycobacterium Avium Complex
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of clofazimine when used to treat Mycobacteria avium complex (MAC) lung disease. Funding Source - FDA OOPD expand

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of clofazimine when used to treat Mycobacteria avium complex (MAC) lung disease. Funding Source - FDA OOPD

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

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Study of Pembrolizumab With Maintenance Olaparib or Maintenance Pemetrexed in First-line (1L) Metastatic...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Carcinoma, Non-squamous Non-small-cell Lung
The current study will compare pembrolizumab (MK-3475) plus maintenance olaparib, v.s. pembrolizumab plus maintenance pemetrexed for the treatment of nonsquamous NSCLC. The study's 2 primary hypotheses are: 1. Pembrolizumab plus maintenance olaparib is superior to pembrolizumab... expand

The current study will compare pembrolizumab (MK-3475) plus maintenance olaparib, v.s. pembrolizumab plus maintenance pemetrexed for the treatment of nonsquamous NSCLC. The study's 2 primary hypotheses are: 1. Pembrolizumab plus maintenance olaparib is superior to pembrolizumab plus maintenance pemetrexed with respect to progression-free survival (PFS) per Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST 1.1) by blinded independent clinical review (BICR) and 2. Pembrolizumab plus maintenance olaparib is superior to pembrolizumab plus maintenance pemetrexed with respect to overall survival (OS).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

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SPYRAL HTN-ON MED Study
Medtronic Vascular Hypertension Vascular Diseases Cardiovascular Diseases
The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that renal denervation decreases blood pressure and is safe when studied in the presence of up to three standard antihypertensive medications. expand

The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that renal denervation decreases blood pressure and is safe when studied in the presence of up to three standard antihypertensive medications.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2015

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Safety and Efficacy Study of Gantenerumab in Participants With Early Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
Hoffmann-La Roche Alzheimer's Disease
This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of gantenerumab versus placebo in participants with early (prodromal to mild) AD. All participants must show evidence of beta-amyloid pathology. Eligible participants... expand

This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of gantenerumab versus placebo in participants with early (prodromal to mild) AD. All participants must show evidence of beta-amyloid pathology. Eligible participants will be randomized 1:1 to receive either subcutaneous (SC) injection of gantenerumab or placebo. The primary efficacy assessment will be performed at the end of the double blind period at week 104. Participants will then be offered to enter into an open-label extension (OLE). Participants not willing to go to the OLE will participate in a long term follow-up period for up to 50 weeks after the last gantenerumab dose.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

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Study of 2 Ribociclib Doses in Combination With Aromatase Inhibitors in Women With HR+, HER2- Advanced...
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Breast Cancer
QT interval prolongation and neutropenia are considered to be important identified risks for ribociclib (Kisqali® Prescribing Information, Investigator Brochure). The approved dosing regimen of ribociclib is 600 mg daily (QD) on a 3 weeks on/1 week off schedule. The purpose... expand

QT interval prolongation and neutropenia are considered to be important identified risks for ribociclib (Kisqali® Prescribing Information, Investigator Brochure). The approved dosing regimen of ribociclib is 600 mg daily (QD) on a 3 weeks on/1 week off schedule. The purpose of the study is to explore whether a reduced dosing regimen of 400 mg ribociclib orally QD 3 weeks on/1 week off may decrease the risk of QTc prolongation without compromising the efficacy of ribociclib in combination with an NSAI in pre- and postmenopausal women with HR-positive, HER2-negative aBC who have received no prior therapy for advanced disease. The risks of other AEs of special interest, such as neutropenia and hepatobiliary toxicity will be evaluated in this study as well. Approximately 350 patients will be randomly assigned to one of the below treatment arms in a 1:1 ratio: Experimental arm (Arm 1) - Ribociclib 400 mg QD 3 weeks on/1 week off + NSAI (+ goserelin in premenopausal women): 175 patients Control arm (Arm 2) - Ribociclib 600 mg QD 3 weeks on/1 week off + NSAI (+ goserelin in premenopausal women): 175 patients Randomization will be stratified by the presence of lung and/or liver metastases (yes versus no).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2019

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Negative Pressure Wound Therapy With Instillation of Saline Solution Versus Collagenase Ointment in Grade...
KCI USA, Inc. Pressure Ulcer Wounds and Injuries Wound Healing Skin Ulcer Granulation Tissue
Evaluation of wound bed surface area containing clean, healthy viable tissue in Grade 3 or higher pressure ulcers. expand

Evaluation of wound bed surface area containing clean, healthy viable tissue in Grade 3 or higher pressure ulcers.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

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