The purpose of this study is to develop transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a novel, non-pharmacologic approach to decreasing pain in individuals with chronic pain. This study will test whether rTMS over the prefrontal cortex can produce a reduction in your perception of pain, your desire to use opiates, and your brain's response to opiate cues. The results of this study will be used to design and develop a large clinical trial of rTMS as an innovative, new treatment option for chronic lower back pain in individuals that have used chronic opiates.
This study will examine whether the investigational medication PF-0447845 is safe and effective in reducing cannabis use among people who frequently use cannabis. This is a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled outpatient clinical trial that will be conducted at 4 research sites in the eastern U.S.
The purpose of this study is to find out whether patients with pancreatic cancer will live longer when receiving treatment with nab-Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine, a standard chemotherapy regimen, given in combination with a new drug, BBI-608, or live longer when receiving treatment with nab-Paclitaxel and Gemcitabine alone for pancreatic cancer. The length of participation for this study will continue until your doctor feels you are no longer benefitting from your treatment. This study is expected to take 2-3 years to complete. This research is being done to improve on existing treatments for pancreatic cancer.
The purpose of this study is to determine if CB-839 (an "investigational" drug), given together with cabozantinib (an "approved" drug) is able to stop or reduce the rate of cancer growth in patients with advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma better than cabozantinib alone. This study will also look at any possible effect that CB-839 in combination with cabozantinib may have on your cancer.
The purpose of this study is to see whether an investigational drug called CDX-3379 combined with cetuximab, a monoclonal antibody that targets a protein called EGFR, will shrink tumors for subjects with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). This study is for patients who have been diagnosed with HNSCC and who have previously received cetuximab but who have since experienced progression. Both the investigational drug, CDX-3379, and cetuximab are administered intravenously (into a vein). Subjects can expect to participate in the study for 2 years or longer.
The proposed study is looking to recruit smokers over the age of 18 to complete a four visit study. Participants will be randomized to receive either rapamycin (sirolimus) or a placebo at the second visit to assess potential effects on craving and relapse. Four study visits will be completed over the course of about three weeks.
This study is for subjects that have been diagnosed with multiple myeloma. The investigational drug in this study is atezolizumab.The purpose of this study is to test the safety of various combinations of an experimental (not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [FDA] or any other regulatory authority outside the United States) drug called atezolizumab given with daratumumab, lenalidomide, and/or pomalidomide with or without dexamethasone (all approved by the FDA for the treatment of multiple myeloma) at different dose levels and to find out what effects, good or bad, the combination of these drugs has on you. Participants can expect to be in this study for 36 months.
The study seeks to determine how well semaglutide, the study medication, works in people suffering from overweight or obesity over a period of 68 weeks along with a 7-week follow-up period. Participants will be randomly assigned to receive semaglutide or an inactive placebo. All participants will receive diet and physical activity counseling. Participants will inject themselves once-weekly with study medication. The primary measure of the study will be weight change.
This study will assess how 18 months of oral mycophenolate will compare to 18 months of mycophenolate plus pirfenidone, in the treatment of Systemic Sclerosis related Interstitial Lung Disease. Tolerability and toxicity will also be assessed, during this study.
This research is designed to test whether combining pirfenidone and mycophenolate will result in a more rapid and possibly greater improvement in lung function than occurs when mycophenolate is used alone. While both of these drugs have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat other medical conditions, neither drug has been FDA-approved for the treatment of scleroderma related lung disease. This research is being funded by the drug company, Genentech.
This study evaluates the efficacy and safety of pembrolizumab + epacadostat vs pembrolizumab + placebo as a treatment for recurrent or progressive metastatic urothelial carcinoma in patients who have failed a first-line platinum-containing chemotherapy regimen for advanced/metastatic disease.