A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Phase 3 Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of ARGX-113 in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis Having Generalized Muscle Weakness Save

Date Added
January 22nd, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00084665
Researcher
Katherine Ruzhansky

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Muscle, Nervous System
Summary

Patients who have been diagnosted with Myasthenia Gravis having generalized muscle weakness may qualify to participate in this study.

Subjects that volunteer to participate will undergo a screening visit to assess their health. The purpose of the screening visit is to determine if the requirements to take part in this study are met. If you meet all of the requirements, you will be randomly assigned (like the flip of a coin) to either the study drug that is being researched called ARGX-113 or a placebo treatment group. You will have a one in two chance of being placed in either group. Neither you nor your study doctor will know what group you will be in. If you are in the placebo group, you will receive a substance that looks like ARGX-113 but contains no active medication. This is called a placebo. During the study, both treatment groups will be given the ARGX-113 or placebo through a vein in their arm, called an infusion. Participants will continue to take their current medicines for gMG.

The trial will include a Screening period of a maximum of 2 weeks, a first Treatment Cycle and a maximum of 2 of subsequent Treatment Cycles given on an "as needed basis". Each Treatment Cycle has 9 visits over 8 weeks consisting of a Treatment period of 4 weekly infusions and a Follow-up period of 5 weeks. There are also Inter-treatment Cycle Visits every 2 weeks between Treatment Cycles. The study will last for approximately 28 weeks, and qualified participants will need to come to MUSC at least 19 times over this period.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Katrina Madden
843-792-9186
maddenka@musc.edu

PROMISE-MG: Prospective Multicenter Observational Cohort Study of Comparative Effectiveness of Disease-Modifying Treatments for Myasthenia Gravis Save

Date Added
September 24th, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00077927
Researcher
Katherine Ruzhansky

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Muscle, Nervous System
Summary

This is an observational study to develop a research registry to collect information from subjects with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) to evaluate the effects of the treatments they receive and to understand how their medical condition and treatment affects their daily life.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Katrina Madden
843-792-9186
maddenka@musc.edu

Expanded Access Program for Inotersen (ISIS 420915) in Patients with Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis (hATTR) Save

Date Added
May 22nd, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00078144
Researcher
Katherine Ruzhansky

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Keywords
Genetics
Summary

This is an expanded access program, and the primary objective is to provide access to inotersen for patient with hATTR.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Katrina Madden
843-792-9186
maddenka@musc.edu

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