A Phase III Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475, NSC #776864) in Addition to Paclitaxel and Carboplatin for Measurable Stage III or IVA, Stage IVB or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer Save

Date Added
October 23rd, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00093541
Researcher
Michelle Davis

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Cancer/Gynecological
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This study is for women with endometrial cancer. The purpose is to find out if adding a new immunotherapy drug to the usual combination of chemotherapy drugs can lower the chance of your endometrial cancer growing or spreading.

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

Aging Brain Cohort Study-Longitudinal Save

Date Added
August 23rd, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00091014
Researcher
Julius Fridriksson

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Aging, Brain, Healthy Volunteer Studies
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This study will examine the behaviors and brains of adults between the ages of 60 and 80. Our goal is to better understand changes associated with the aging process. This includes potential changes in behavior/cognition as well as potential biomarkers for these changes (i.e. biological data like DNA, brain scans or brain activity that are related to these changes). Participants in the study will complete a number of tests that measure their cognitive, language, and sensory abilities. We will collect information about their brains using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) and we will collect information about their genes using DNA extracted from blood samples. We will examine and compare the relationship between brain and behavior at 2 time points for the same 200 individuals. All data collected in this study will be stored in the Aging Brain Cohort repository study.

Institution
USC
Recruitment Contact
Briana Davis
803 576-8420
abcstudy@mailbox.sc.edu

Determining Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation generated Intracerebral Electric Fields Save

Date Added
February 16th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00052146
Researcher
Wuwei Feng

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Brain, Parkinsons
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In this study, we plan to record electric fields (EF) in the brain while transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is applied through the scalp. We will include patients who are scheduled to undergo deep brain stimulation (DBS) procedure to participate in the study, after explaining the procedures, answering any questions and receiving informed consent. The study might prolong the duration of the DBS procedure by a few minutes because of the time taken to apply tDCS. However, no other deviations from standard DBS procedures will be made. That is, no additional DBS electrode penetrations will be performed for research purposes - we will record from DBS electrodes that are being inserted exclusively as a part of clinical care.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Fay Davis
8437920883
davisfa@musc.edu

Prediction and Imaging Biomarker for Post-Stroke Motor Recovery. Save

Date Added
February 18th, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00032062
Researcher
Wuwei Feng

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Keywords
Rehabilitation Studies, Stroke
Summary

During the acute stroke phase, physicians are frequently asked by patients and or their family members about their recovery potential and functional outcome at 3 months. It is of critical importance for clinicians to predict motor outcome from the acute phase. Being able to make outcome predictions in the acute phase allows clinicians to triage patients for the most appropriate rehabilitation and provides the patient and the patient's caregivers with a reasonable expectation of functional recovery. This study aim to predict motor outcomes at 3 months post-stroke using mutliple measures including neuroimaging, genetic and behavioral measures collected during the acute phase.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Fay Davis
843-792-0883
davisfa@musc.edu

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