The purpose of this study is to test an experimental drug called CC-90001. This study will test CC-90001 (at doses of either 200 mg or 400 mg, given by mouth, once daily) compared to placebo, an inactive substance that contains no medicine. This study is being conducted to test the effect of CC-90001 on improving your IPF, and to see how well your body tolerates CC-90001.
Vertex is offering the EAP (Expanded Access Program) in order to respond to requests from physicians to make TEZ/IVA available for use by Eligible Patients under the supervision of the requesting physician. This program will be available until TEZ/IVA or a suitable alternative treatment has been approved and is funded or reimbursed by an insurance company or a publicly-funded program or agency or by private supplementary health benefits insurance.
This is a research study to test a new investigational drug, PTI-801. An investigational drug is one that is not approved by the US FDA. In this study, PTI-801 will be compared to placebo (a capsule that looks like the investigational drug, but does not contain an active drug substance). Although PTI-801 has been given to normal healthy adults, this is the FIRST time that PTI-801 has been given to people with CF.
We have already observed that the blood cells known as monocytes from patients with the fibrotic disease scleroderma behave differently from monocytes from healthy controls. Here we will test whether patients with other fibrotic diseases also have altered monocyte function. Specifically, we will get blood from congestive heart failure and lupus patients and compare their monocytes to scleroderma patient and healthy subject monocytes. Our recent results in a mouse model for congestive heart failure suggest that we will find altered monocyte behavior in human congestive heart failure patients.
This is a Randomized , Double blinded study to evaluate how effective a single dose of experimental drug called MEDI8897 is at preventing lung disease caused by RSV disease in healthy preterm infants born between 29 weeks 0 days and 34 weeks 6 days.This study also evaluate safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics (PK) of MEDI8897 in healthy preterm infants compared with placebo.
Screening for lung cancer at earlier, more treatable stages has the potential to reduce mortality from the U.S.'s most deadly cancer. Annual lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography is now recommended for high risk individuals based on age and smoking history. This study will evaluate a smoking cessation intervention for lung cancer screening patients. We will evaluate quit rates after a standard intervention (brief counseling session at time of LCS) versus a medication and text messaging intervention.
This study has two parts and will assess your hearing and the potential effects of antibiotic-induced ototoxicity. Ototoxicity is a potential effect of drugs used to treat your lung infections, and its effect on your ears (oto=ears), particularly structures in your inner ear that enable hearing and balance. Part One of the study will assess your inner ear function that may be associated with hearing loss and / or loss of balance in cystic fibrosis patients taking tobramycin. Part Two is looking to determine if SPI-1005, an investigational drug, influences hearing loss, due to mediations (tobramycin).
The purpose of this study is to determine if inhaled nitric oxide (study drug), when given and breathed through the INOpulse (investigational device), may help treat PAH.The drug being studied is "inhaled nitric oxide" and the device being studied is called the "INOpulse." Inhaled nitric oxide is a drug approved by the FDA and Health Canada for the treatment of infants who have difficulty breathing and have decreased oxygen in their blood associated with pulmonary hypertension. However, inhaled nitric oxide, in combination with the INOpulse delivery device, is an investigational treatment of PAH and is not currently approved by the FDA or Health Canada.