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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... 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

Convalescent Plasma to Limit SARS-CoV-2 Associated Complications
Johns Hopkins University SARS-CoV 2
To assess the efficacy and safety of Human coronavirus immune plasma (HCIP) to reduce the risk of hospitalization or death, the duration of symptoms and duration of nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal viral shedding. expand

To assess the efficacy and safety of Human coronavirus immune plasma (HCIP) to reduce the risk of hospitalization or death, the duration of symptoms and duration of nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal viral shedding.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2020

open study

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for Post-stroke Motor Recovery
Duke University Stroke, Ischemic Motor Activity Upper Extremity Paralysis
This research study is to find out if brain stimulation at different dosage level combined with an efficacy-proven rehabilitation therapy can improve arm function. The stimulation technique is called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). The treatment uses direct... expand

This research study is to find out if brain stimulation at different dosage level combined with an efficacy-proven rehabilitation therapy can improve arm function. The stimulation technique is called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). The treatment uses direct currents to stimulate specific parts of the brain affected by stroke. The adjunctive rehabilitation therapy is called "modified Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy" (mCIMT). During this therapy the subject will wear a mitt on the hand of the arm that was not affected by a stroke and force to use the weak arm. The study will test 3 different doses of brain stimulation in combination with mCIMT to find out the most promising one.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2019

open study

AHEAD 3-45 Study: A Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Treatment With Lecanemab in Participants...
Eisai Inc. Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease Early Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease
The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with lecanemab is superior to placebo on change from baseline of the Preclinical Alzheimer Cognitive Composite 5 (PACC5) at 216 weeks of treatment (A45 Trial) and to determine whether treatment with lecanemab... expand

The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with lecanemab is superior to placebo on change from baseline of the Preclinical Alzheimer Cognitive Composite 5 (PACC5) at 216 weeks of treatment (A45 Trial) and to determine whether treatment with lecanemab is superior to placebo in reducing brain amyloid accumulation as measured by amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) at 216 weeks of treatment (A3 Trial).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2020

open study

The RADIANCE II Pivotal Study: A Study of the ReCor Medical Paradise System in Stage II Hypertension
ReCor Medical, Inc. Hypertension Vascular Diseases Cardiovascular Diseases
The objective of the RADIANCE II Pivotal study is to demonstrate the effectiveness and safety of the Paradise System in subjects with Stage 2 hypertension on 0-2 medications at the time of consent. Prior to randomization, subjects will be hypertensive in the absence of hypertension... expand

The objective of the RADIANCE II Pivotal study is to demonstrate the effectiveness and safety of the Paradise System in subjects with Stage 2 hypertension on 0-2 medications at the time of consent. Prior to randomization, subjects will be hypertensive in the absence of hypertension medication.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

Oral Islatravir (MK-8591) Once-Monthly as Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Men and Transgender Women...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis
The main purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral Islatravir (ISL) once monthly (QM) as Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in cisgender men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) who have sex with men and who are at high risk of HIV-1... expand

The main purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral Islatravir (ISL) once monthly (QM) as Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in cisgender men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender women (TGW) who have sex with men and who are at high risk of HIV-1 infection with a minimum follow-up of 48 weeks and at least 50% of participants have 96 weeks of follow-up after randomization. The primary hypothesis of the study is that the administration of ISL QM as PreP reduces the incidence rate per year of the confirmed HIV-1 infections compared to the background incidence rates.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2021

open study

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

open study

A Study of Trastuzumab Deruxtecan (T-DXd) Versus Trastuzumab Emtansine (T-DM1) in High-risk HER2-positive...
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. HER2-Positive Primary Breast Cancer Residual Invasive Breast Cancer
Patients with HER2-positive primary breast cancer (BC) who do not achieve complete response after appropriate neoadjuvant therapy are at higher risk of disease recurrence. More effective treatment options are needed for this patient population. This study will examine the... expand

Patients with HER2-positive primary breast cancer (BC) who do not achieve complete response after appropriate neoadjuvant therapy are at higher risk of disease recurrence. More effective treatment options are needed for this patient population. This study will examine the efficacy and safety of trastuzumab deruxtecan (T-DXd) compared with trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) in high-risk patients with residual invasive breast cancer following neoadjuvant therapy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2020

open study

A Study of Tirzepatide (LY3298176) Versus Insulin Lispro (U100) in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes...
Eli Lilly and Company Type 2 Diabetes
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy of the study drug tirzepatide to insulin lispro (U100) three times a day in participants with type 2 diabetes that are already on insulin glargine (U100), with or without metformin. expand

The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy of the study drug tirzepatide to insulin lispro (U100) three times a day in participants with type 2 diabetes that are already on insulin glargine (U100), with or without metformin.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2020

open study

Intravesical Lactobacillus for Urinary Symptoms Among People With NLUTD Who Use Indwelling Catheters
Medstar Health Research Institute Neurogenic Bladder
The objectives of the proposed research among this population are: 1) to define clinically meaningful change (i.e. differentiating states of health and illness) with respect to urinary symptoms, urine inflammation, cultivable bacteria, and the urine ecosystem; and 2) to determine... expand

The objectives of the proposed research among this population are: 1) to define clinically meaningful change (i.e. differentiating states of health and illness) with respect to urinary symptoms, urine inflammation, cultivable bacteria, and the urine ecosystem; and 2) to determine the optimal intravesical Lactobacillus RhamnosusGG (LGG®) dose to be used to reduce urinary symptoms in a future clinical trial.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2020

open study

Tipifarnib for the Treatment of Advanced Solid Tumors, Lymphoma, or Histiocytic Disorders With HRAS Gene...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Recurrent Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma Recurrent Ectomesenchymoma Recurrent Ependymoma Recurrent Ewing Sarcoma Recurrent Hepatoblastoma
This phase II pediatric MATCH trial studies how well tipifarnib works in treating patients with solid tumors that have recurred or spread to other places in the body (advanced), lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders, that have a genetic alteration in the gene HRAS. Tipifarnib... expand

This phase II pediatric MATCH trial studies how well tipifarnib works in treating patients with solid tumors that have recurred or spread to other places in the body (advanced), lymphoma, or histiocytic disorders, that have a genetic alteration in the gene HRAS. Tipifarnib may block the growth of cancer cells that have specific genetic changes in a gene called HRAS and may reduce tumor size.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2020

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Qualitative Assessment of the Impact of the Connected Catheter on Quality of Life and Participation
Medstar Health Research Institute Neurogenic Bladder Urinary Retention Urinary Tract Infections Spinal Cord Injuries Spina Bifida
This study through the use of semi-structured interviews or focus groups will explore the lived experience with a Connected Catheter and usual customary care (UCC) of catheter users with Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction and their caretakers to generate user-defined... expand

This study through the use of semi-structured interviews or focus groups will explore the lived experience with a Connected Catheter and usual customary care (UCC) of catheter users with Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction and their caretakers to generate user-defined themes regarding bladder function and catheter-related barriers and the daily impacts on one's life.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2020

open study

Amplatzer Amulet LAAO vs. NOAC
Abbott Medical Devices Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Bleeding
The objective of this trial is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Amulet LAA occluder compared to NOAC therapy in patients with non-valvular AF at increased risk for ischemic stroke and who are recommended for long-term NOAC therapy. The clinical investigation... expand

The objective of this trial is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the Amulet LAA occluder compared to NOAC therapy in patients with non-valvular AF at increased risk for ischemic stroke and who are recommended for long-term NOAC therapy. The clinical investigation is a prospective, randomized, multicenter active control worldwide trial. Subjects will be randomized in a 1:1 ratio between the Amulet LAA occlusion device ("Device Group") and a commercially available NOAC medication ("Control Group"). The choice of NOAC in the Control Group will be left to study physician discretion.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2020

open study

Single Fraction Stereotactic Radiosurgery Compared With Fractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Treating...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Metastatic Malignant Neoplasm in the Brain
This phase III trial studies how well single fraction stereotactic radiosurgery works compared with fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery in treating patients with cancer that has spread to the brain from other parts of the body and has been removed by surgery. Single fraction... expand

This phase III trial studies how well single fraction stereotactic radiosurgery works compared with fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery in treating patients with cancer that has spread to the brain from other parts of the body and has been removed by surgery. Single fraction stereotactic radiosurgery is a specialized radiation therapy that delivers a single, high dose of radiation directly to the tumor and may cause less damage to normal tissue. Fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery delivers multiple, smaller doses of radiation therapy over time. This study may help doctors find out if fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery is better or worse than the usual approach with single fraction stereotactic radiosurgery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2019

open study

Vitamin D3 With Chemotherapy and Bevacizumab in Treating Patients With Advanced or Metastatic Colorectal...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Colorectal Adenocarcinoma
This phase III trial studies how well vitamin D3 given with standard chemotherapy and bevacizumab works in treating patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Vitamin D3 helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to make strong bones and teeth.... expand

This phase III trial studies how well vitamin D3 given with standard chemotherapy and bevacizumab works in treating patients with colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Vitamin D3 helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to make strong bones and teeth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as leucovorin calcium, fluorouracil, oxaliplatin, and irinotecan hydrochloride, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Giving vitamin D3 with chemotherapy and bevacizumab may work better in shrinking or stabilizing colorectal cancer. It is not yet known whether giving high-dose vitamin D3 in addition to chemotherapy and bevacizumab would extend patients' time without disease compared to the usual approach (chemotherapy and bevacizumab).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2019

open study

Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Pamrevlumab in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
FibroGen Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
This is a Phase 3 trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 30 mg/kg intravenous (IV) infusions of pamrevlumab administered every 3 weeks as compared to placebo in subjects with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis expand

This is a Phase 3 trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 30 mg/kg intravenous (IV) infusions of pamrevlumab administered every 3 weeks as compared to placebo in subjects with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

TRILUMINATE Pivotal Trial
Abbott Medical Devices Tricuspid Regurgitation
The primary objective of this trial is to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of the TriClip device in improving clinical outcomes in symptomatic patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR), who are at intermediate or greater estimated risk for mortality or morbidity... expand

The primary objective of this trial is to demonstrate the safety and effectiveness of the TriClip device in improving clinical outcomes in symptomatic patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR), who are at intermediate or greater estimated risk for mortality or morbidity with tricuspid valve surgery. This randomized controlled trial will compare the investigational device (TriClip device) to Control (Medical Therapy).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2019

open study

Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of Cilofexor in Non-Cirrhotic Adults With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Gilead Sciences Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate whether cilofexor reduces the risk of fibrosis progression among non-cirrhotic adults with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). expand

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate whether cilofexor reduces the risk of fibrosis progression among non-cirrhotic adults with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2019

open study

Use of a Pre-Surgical Toolkit in Improving Surgical Care and Outcomes in Older Participants With Cancer
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Malignant Neoplasm Surgical Procedure, Unspecified Health Care Provider Carcinoma
This trial studies how well the use of a pre-surgical toolkit (OPTI-Surg) works in improving surgical care and outcomes in older participants with cancer. In many elderly patients, surgery can greatly affect physical condition and the ability to return to pre-surgery levels... expand

This trial studies how well the use of a pre-surgical toolkit (OPTI-Surg) works in improving surgical care and outcomes in older participants with cancer. In many elderly patients, surgery can greatly affect physical condition and the ability to return to pre-surgery levels of physical functioning. Providing pre-surgical recommendations may help improve participants' recovery rate and functioning after surgery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2019

open study

VenaSeal Spectrum: Global Post-Market Randomized Controlled Trial
Medtronic Endovascular Venous Reflux
Global, Post-Market, Prospective, Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial of the VenaSeal™ Closure System vs. Surgical Stripping or Endothermal Ablation (ETA) for the Treatment of Early and Advanced Stage Superficial Venous Disease expand

Global, Post-Market, Prospective, Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial of the VenaSeal™ Closure System vs. Surgical Stripping or Endothermal Ablation (ETA) for the Treatment of Early and Advanced Stage Superficial Venous Disease

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2020

open study

Efficacy and Safety of Olaparib (MK-7339) in Participants With Previously Treated, Homologous Recombination...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Advanced Solid Neoplasms
This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of olaparib (MK-7339) monotherapy in participants with multiple types of advanced cancer (unresectable and/or metastatic) that: 1) have progressed or been intolerant to standard of care therapy; and 2) are positive for homologous... expand

This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of olaparib (MK-7339) monotherapy in participants with multiple types of advanced cancer (unresectable and/or metastatic) that: 1) have progressed or been intolerant to standard of care therapy; and 2) are positive for homologous recombination repair mutation (HRRm) or homologous recombination deficiency (HRD).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

A Study to Compare the Administration of Pembrolizumab After Surgery Versus Administration Both Before...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Acral Lentiginous Melanoma Clinical Stage III Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v8 Clinical Stage IV Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v8 Mucosal Melanoma Pathologic Stage IIIB Cutaneous Melanoma AJCC v8
This phase II trial studies how pembrolizumab works before and after surgery in treating patients with stage III-IV high-risk melanoma. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with... expand

This phase II trial studies how pembrolizumab works before and after surgery in treating patients with stage III-IV high-risk melanoma. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.. Giving pembrolizumab before and after surgery may work better compared to after surgery alone in treating melanoma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

A Phase Ib/II Study Investigating the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Efficacy of Mosunetuzumab...
Hoffmann-La Roche B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
This study will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, and preliminary efficacy of mosunetuzumab in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (M-CHOP) and, subsequently, in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and prednisone (CHP)... expand

This study will evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics, and preliminary efficacy of mosunetuzumab in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (M-CHOP) and, subsequently, in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and prednisone (CHP) plus polatuzumab vedotin (CHP-pola) in participants with relapsed or refractory (R/R) B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), and in previously untreated participants with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2019

open study

Cisplatin and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Children and Young Adults With Hepatoblastoma or Liver...
Children's Oncology Group Childhood Hepatocellular Carcinoma Childhood Malignant Liver Neoplasm Fibrolamellar Carcinoma Hepatoblastoma Hepatocellular Malignant Neoplasm, Not Otherwise Specified
This partially randomized phase II/III trial studies how well, in combination with surgery, cisplatin and combination chemotherapy works in treating children and young adults with hepatoblastoma or hepatocellular carcinoma. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, doxorubicin,... expand

This partially randomized phase II/III trial studies how well, in combination with surgery, cisplatin and combination chemotherapy works in treating children and young adults with hepatoblastoma or hepatocellular carcinoma. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, doxorubicin, fluorouracil, vincristine sulfate, carboplatin, etoposide, irinotecan, sorafenib, gemcitabine and oxaliplatin, 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. Giving combination chemotherapy may kill more tumor cells than one type of chemotherapy alone.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2018

open study

ECG Belt for CRT Response
Medtronic Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure Heart Failure
The purpose of this clinical study is to compare ECG Belt Research System managed cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) patients and a control CRT group with respect to left ventricular (LV) remodeling. expand

The purpose of this clinical study is to compare ECG Belt Research System managed cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) patients and a control CRT group with respect to left ventricular (LV) remodeling.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2018

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