Registry for Advanced Sarcoidosis (ReAS) Save

Date Added
August 13th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00090539
Researcher
Walter James

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Lung, Pulmonary, Sarcoidosis
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The purpose of this research study registry is to identify patients with advanced sarcoidosis. This is an observational research study, which means you will not take study medication(s). The study will determine how many and how often patients are diagnosed with advanced disease in sarcoidosis clinics. The study will determine how many and how often patients are diagnosed with advanced disease in sarcoidosis clinics. This study will look at genetic markers; determine the risk factors for advanced sarcoidosis and the natural course of symptoms in advanced disease. You will be in the research study for approximately 36 months (3 years)and will be seen every 6 (six) months during the research study.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Abbi Reed
(843) 792-1820
reedab@musc.edu

A Phase 3, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-blind, Adaptive Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Inhaled Treprostinil in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (PH-COPD) Save

Date Added
July 23rd, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00090282
Researcher
Rahul Argula

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Lung, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of inhaled treprostinil in improving exercise ability in patients with PH (Pulmonary Hypertension) -COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) when compared to an inactive solution, or placebo. This is a 34-week study. Approximately 136 subjects will be enrolled at approximately 60 US centers in the Original Design. If the study is adapted to the Contingent Design, approximately 314 subjects will be enrolled at approximately 80 US centers.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Abbi Reed
(843) 792-1820
reedab@musc.edu

Multicenter Randomized Pragmatic Clinical Trial Comparing Two-versus-Three Antibiotic Therapy for Pulmonary Mycobacterium Avium Complex Disease Save

Date Added
July 16th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00089685
Researcher
Patrick Flume

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Infectious Diseases, Lung, Pulmonary
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The purpose of this study is to better understand treatment practices for Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease. This study is comparing the effectiveness and tolerability of taking 2 drugs compared to 3 drugs in people with MAC disease.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Abigail Grady
843-792-2072
gradyabi@musc.edu

Alvelestat (MPH996) for the Treatment of ALpha-1 ANTitrypsin Deficiency Save

Date Added
June 18th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00088962
Researcher
Charlie Strange

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Keywords
Lung, Pulmonary, Rare Diseases
Summary

Alpha-1 antitrypsin (Alpha-1, AAT) deficiency is an inherited disease which results from a defect in the alpha-1 gene. Severe AAT deficiency causes emphysema predominant chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This study is designed to test the effectiveness of an drug (Alvelestat) on lung damage caused by Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. This is blinded study and there is a 50% chance of receiving a placebo.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Whitney Billingsley
843-792-5526
billingw@musc.edu

Study to Understand Disease Course Inflammation and Endotype of South Carolinians with Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Save

Date Added
June 18th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00089284
Researcher
Bryan Garcia

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Healthy Volunteer Studies, Infectious Diseases, Lung, Non-interventional, Pulmonary
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The goal of this cohort and biorepository is to collect data and blood specimens on individuals with Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM), pulmonary disease, and healthy adults to better understand the illness and ultimately improve the care and survival of those with these conditions.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Abigail Grady
843-792-2072
gradyabi@musc.edu

A Placebo-Controlled, Multi-dose, Phase 2/3 Study to Determine the Safety, Tolerability and Effect on Liver Histologic Parameters in Response to ARO-AAT in Patients with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD) Save

Date Added
June 11th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00088982
Researcher
Charlie Strange

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Drug Studies, Lung, Pulmonary, Rare Diseases
Summary

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) is a naturally occurring protein involved in the protection of lungs from inflammation. A mutation in the AAT gene (a change in the body's genetic instructions on how to make AAT) causes it to be made incorrectly and very little of it gets into the bloodstream.This results
in the lung damage known as emphysema. ARO-AAT is an investigational drug, which means that it is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. ARO-AAT works by interrupting a step in the production of AAT. In a patient with AATD, this would stop the mutated protein from being made. This study is being carried out to see how safe and well tolerated ARO-AAT is, and to see if low, medium and high doses of the study treatment will decrease Alpha-1 Antitrypsin in the blood and in the liver compared to a placebo, or dummy injection. The Study medication is given via injection on Day 1, 29 and 133 and then every 84 days. The study includes approximately 17 visits over a period of 24 month. Compensation will be provided for study site visits. .

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
M. Gwen Blanton
843-792-8438
blantonm@musc.edu

Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging, Efficacy and Safety Study with Inhaled RVT-1601 for the Treatment of Persistent Cough in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF): SCENIC Trial Save

Date Added
May 28th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00087983
Researcher
Timothy Whelan

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Lung, Pulmonary
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The purpose of this study is to test the effects of the study drug, RVT-1601, in research subjects with persistent cough due to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in improving cough (frequency and severity) and quality of life. RVT-1601 is delivered as a mist through an eFlow® nebulizer that research subjects will inhale through a mouthpiece attached to the nebulizer. The Screening period will last up to 4 weeks, in order to give the study doctor time to determine if you qualify for the study. After the Screening Period, you will participate in the study for approximately 24 weeks (6 months). Your total study participation is expected to be 28 weeks (7 months).

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Abbi Reed
(843) 792-1820
reedab@musc.edu

A Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Photodynamic Therapy versus Argon Plasma Coagulation for Lung Cancer with Endobronchial Obstruction Save

Date Added
April 29th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00081628
Researcher
Nicholas Pastis

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Cancer, Lung, Pulmonary
Summary

Other than Nd:YAG laser, no other comparative studies of thermal ablative therapies with PDT for malignant airway obstruction have been performed. Little has been published about need for additional therapies and changes in quality of life following airway de-obstruction procedures in a randomized fashion comparing different modalities. The aim of this multicenter, prospective, randomized clinical study is to evaluate the efficacy of PDT vs APC.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Michael Balassone
843-792-6696
Balassom@musc.edu

A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-blind Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of VX-561 in Subjects Aged 18 Years and Older With Cystic Fibrosis Save

Date Added
April 23rd, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00087417
Researcher
Bryan Garcia

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Cystic Fibrosis, Lung, Pulmonary
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The purpose of this study is to learn more about the effectiveness and safety of VX-561 used in patients with cystic fibrosis. Patients who have cystic fibrosis and are currently taking a stable dose of ivacaftor (IVA) are invited to take part in this research study. VX-561 is a form of IVA, an approved medication for some types of CF, that lasts longer in the body, allowing the medicine to be taken once a day instead of twice a day. Participation could last for approximately 20 weeks. There will be approximately 88 people participating in this study.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Abbi Reed
(843) 792-1820
reedab@musc.edu

A Phase 3, randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, placebo-controlled multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of two doses of GLPG1690 in addition to local standard of care for minimum 52 weeks in subjects with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Save

Date Added
April 9th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00075953
Researcher
Timothy Whelan

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Keywords
Lung, Pulmonary
Summary

The main purpose of this study is to investigate how well GLPG1690, an experimental drug being investigated for the treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), is tolerated and to see how well GLPG1690 works together with your current treatment of pirfenidone or nintedanib. Approximately 750 participants will take part in the study. It has been described that patients with IPF have increased levels of autotaxin which leads to inflammation of the lungs. It is being investigated whether GLPG1690 can, by decreasing the activity of autotaxin, reduce safely the inflammation in the lungs that occurs in people with IPF, and therefore affect the progression of the disease.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Abbi Reed
(843) 792-1820
reedab@musc.edu

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