HLA-Matched Related Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Children with Less Severe Sickle Cell Disease: a Sickle Transplantation Alliance for Research (STAR) Trial Save

Date Added
May 2nd, 2017
PRO Number
Pro00063146
Researcher
Jennifer Jaroscak
Keywords
Transplant
Summary

This study is being conducted to assess safety and efficacy of bone marrow transplant in less severely affected children. In this study, we will transplant bone marrow or cord blood from a HLA-matched brother or sister instead of the currently more common method with a HLA-identical sibling donor. This is a multicenter, single arm trial for patients between 2 and 10 years of age who have less severe HbSS or sickle beta zero thalassemia. Patient must have an HLA identical sibling donor who is less than 10 years old and who does not have HbSS, SC or sickle beta zero thalassemia.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Brandi Day
843-792-3379
dayb@musc.edu

A Study to Compare Bone Marrow Transplantation to Standard Care in Adolescents and Young Adults with Severe Sickle Cell Disease Save

Date Added
December 6th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00056206
Researcher
Julie Kanter washko
Keywords
Blood Disorders, Transplant
Summary

This study is meant to compare transplant to standard care (regular care) for sickle cell patients. By comparing the health outcomes for patients who receive bone marrow transplant to those patients who receive standard of care, this study will be able to determine whether the two treatments are the same, or if one is better than the other.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Brandi Day
843-792-3379
dayb@musc.edu

Pathogen Identification in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients with Suspected Lower Respiratory Tract Infection Save

Date Added
December 6th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00060294
Researcher
Michelle Hudspeth
Keywords
Adolescents, Children's Health, Immune System, Lung, Pediatrics, Transplant
Summary

This study is for patient that have been diagnosed with suspected lower respiratory tract infection. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a new test that may be able to find more lung infections than current tests can. This new test is called next-generation sequencing and looks in respiratory secretions for bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other organisms that may cause infection. We hope to learn more about the usefulness of this new test in identifying infections.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Thomas Hortman
864-792-9579
hortman@musc.edu

A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label, Active-controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Maribavir Treatment Compared to Investigator-assigned Treatment in Transplant Recipients with Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infections that are Refractory or Resistant to Treatment with Ganciclovir, Valganciclovir, Foscarnet, or Cidofovir. Save

Date Added
November 8th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00058351
Researcher
Vinayak Rohan
Keywords
Drug Studies, Infectious Diseases, Transplant
Summary

This study is for patients who have received a kidney, liver, or pancreas transplant and who have developed resistant Cytomegalovirus infection. There will be two treatment groups to compare the improvement or resolution of Cytomegalovirus infection. Subjects will be randomized to receive 8 weeks of either the investigational drug, Maribavir, or physician assigned standard of care treatment.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Caitlin Schaffner
843-792-7558
schaffne@musc.edu

Advancing Treatment for Pancreatitis: A Prospective Observational Study of TPIAT (POST) Save

Date Added
August 16th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00055080
Researcher
Katherine Morgan
Keywords
Diabetes, Digestive System, Insulin, Pancreas, Surgery, Transplant
Summary

The purpose of this research study is to learn more about the outcomes of total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT). Total pancreatectomy is the removal of the pancreas and islet autotransplantation is the placement of the insulin producing cells back into you to prevent diabetes. This study is looking to enroll patients who are scheduled to have a TPIAT surgery to treat pancreatitis (inflammation and scarring of the pancreas).

In addition to the routine care for pancreatitis and TPIAT surgery, participation in this study will involve completion of some brief surveys about the subject's health before TPIAT, at 6 months after TPIAT, and each year after the TPIAT surgery for 4 years, as well as a lab test conducted at each of the follow-up visits.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Christine Perez Rosa
843-792-0387
perezaro@musc.edu

ALFSG-MBT-003: 13C-Methacetin Breath Test for the Prediction of Outcome in Acute Liver Failure (ALF-MBT) Save

Date Added
May 17th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00053899
Researcher
David Koch
Keywords
Liver, Transplant
Summary

This is an inpatient study to prove that the Methacetin Breath Test is a reliable tool to help doctors identify patients with acute liver failure who will or will not need a liver transplant.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Melanie Crolley
843-876-4273
crolley@musc.edu

A Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC) multi-center Phase II Pilot Trial of Myeloablative Conditioning and Transplantation of Partially HLA-mismatched T cell replete Bone Marrow with post-transplantation cyclophosphamide for Children and Young Adults with Hematologic Malignancies Save

Date Added
May 3rd, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00054276
Researcher
Michelle Hudspeth
Keywords
Cancer, Cancer/Other, Men's Health, Transplant, Women's Health
Summary

This study is for participants who have been diagnosed with cancers of the blood who do not have a related perfect tissue ?match? for BMT. This research is being done to find out if a bone marrow transplant (BMT) from a relative who is not a perfect tissue match is safe and effective in people with cancer. The primary goal of this study is to use chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy to completely get rid of a person?s existing bone marrow, give them new bone marrow from a relative who is not a perfect tissue match, and then give them two doses of additional chemotherapy shortly after receiving the new bone marrow. Participants can expect to be in this study for up to 2 years.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
HCC Clinical Trials Office
843-792-9321
hcc-clinical-trials@musc.edu

Improving Medication Safety and Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control in Kidney Transplant Recipients Save

Date Added
March 15th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00051804
Researcher
David Taber
Keywords
Cardiovascular, Kidney, Transplant
Summary

This study will provide evidence demonstrating the feasibility and the potential effectiveness of pharmacist-led technology interventions in an effort to improve medication adherence, medication safety and cardiovascular risk factor control within kidney transplant recipients.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Caitlin Schaffner
843-792-7558
schaffne@musc.edu

Sorafenib in Patients with Hepatopulmonary Syndrome: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial Save

Date Added
March 15th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00051418
Researcher
David Koch
Keywords
Liver, Transplant
Summary

This is a research study to test the safety and effectiveness of the study drug sorafenib, in adults diagnosed with hepatopulmonary syndrome.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Melanie Crolley
843-876-4273
crolley@musc.edu

CureGN: Cure Glomerulonephropathy Network Save

Date Added
December 2nd, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00038759
Researcher
Katherine Twombley
Keywords
Adolescents, Children's Health, Disease Prevention, Kidney, Minorities, Pediatrics, Transplant, Vaccine
Summary

Adult and Pediatric patients with glomerular disease:
Patients of all ages are needed to participate in a research study to investigate glomerular disease and create a worldwide database to help in the research and future treatment of this disease. To join this study, you must have a type of glomerular disease, have had a first kidney biopsy within the last 5 years, not be on dialysis, or not have had a kidney transplant.

The study is projected to last 4 years, and all study procedures will be done at regular clinic visits (between 1 and 3 yearly). Study procedures include filling out questionnaires and a blood draw at each visit.

Compensation is available for study participation.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Anna Tecklenburg
843-792-9454
tecklenb@musc.edu

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