Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation on cortical oscillations during a virtual reality task Save

Date Added
August 20th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00087153
Researcher
Nathan Rowland

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Brain, Parkinsons, Stroke, Stroke Recovery
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Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has shown the potential to improve symptoms in patients with movement deficits, such as Parkinson's disease and chronic stroke. However, the effects of tDCS have so far not been proven on a wider scale due to lack of knowledge regarding exactly how tDCS works. This has limited the adoption of this potentially useful therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease, chronic stroke and other conditions affecting movement. We think that by studying the effect of tDCS on brain signals while subjects perform a virtual reality task that requires integration of visual and motor information we can separate out exactly what occurs in the brain when tDCS is turned on. We expect this approach to broaden our understanding of tDCS application in conditions affecting movement and possibly lead to therapeutic advances in this population.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Scott Hutchison
(843)792-2712
hutchis@musc.edu

AMAG-423-201: A Phase 2b/3a, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of the Efficacy and Safety of AMAG-423, a Digoxin Immune Fab, in Antepartum Subjects with Severe Preeclampsia Save

Date Added
August 13th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00089350
Researcher
Scott Sullivan

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Obstetrics and Gynecology
Summary

This study aims to show the safety and effectiveness of AMAG-423, an IV medication, in women with severe preeclampsia. The purpose of this study is to see how well AMAG-423 might work to prevent some of the most serious complications in premature babies, as well as improve symptoms of preeclampsia. Women will be admitted with this diagnosis and receive IV medication, AMAG-423, every 6 hours for up to 4 days. Subjects will be followed through out their hospital stay and up until their post partum 6 week check. The only treatment for severe preeclampsia is delivery.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Jesslyn Payne
843-792-9302
paynej@musc.edu

OLANZAPINEWITH ORWITHOUT FOSAPREPITANT FOR THE PREVENTION OF CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED NAUSEA AND VOMITING (CINV) IN PATIENTS RECEIVING HIGHLY EMETOGENIC CHEMOTHERAPY (HEC): A PHASE III RANDOMIZED, DOUBLEBLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL Save

Date Added
March 1st, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00086739
Researcher
Scott Lindhorst

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Cancer
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This study is for patients receiving treatment for cancer that may cause side effects of nausea and vomiting. The purpose of this study is to see if olanzapine given in combination with other standard drugs, is still as effective without using the fosaprepitant.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Nancy McGaha
864-725-5105
nmcgaha@selfregional.org

A Single Arm, Pilot Study of Ramipril for Preventing Radiation-Induced Cognitive Decline in Glioblastoma (GBM) Patients Receiving Brain Radiotherapy Save

Date Added
February 19th, 2019
PRO Number
Pro00086308
Researcher
Scott Lindhorst

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Cancer, Cancer/Brain, Glioblastoma
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This study is for men and women with glioblastoma. The purpose is to see if we can lower the chance of memory loss by adding the drug Ramipirl to the usual chemoradiation treatment.

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

A novel therapy + e-learning self-management program for stroke survivors Save

Date Added
October 31st, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00081749
Researcher
Michelle Woodbury

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Rehabilitation Studies, Stroke, Stroke Recovery
Summary

Stroke survivors with arm paresis because of stroke use their "good" arm for daily activities, but in doing so may be self-limiting their own recovery of the "bad" arm. Traditional models of stroke rehabilitation fail to fully engage the survivor and care partner(s) in actively planning post-discharge habits that improve their capacity to live well over their entire lives. This study will test a cutting-edge in-person therapy + online training program designed to progressively transfer the responsibility of driving post-stroke recovery from the therapist to the survivor.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Scott Hutchison
843-792-2712
hutchis@musc.edu

A Phase 3 Prospective, Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Rebiotix RBX2660 (microbiota suspension) for the Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection Save

Date Added
March 13th, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00074072
Researcher
Scott Curry

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Digestive System, Infectious Diseases
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A clinical study for people with recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), which is an infection in the intestines. This infection causes severe diarrhea. Recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection is being studied as part of a medical research study for an investigational new drug called RBX2660, an enema made of a solution of stool (poop or feces).

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Scott Curry
843-876-8646
currysr@musc.edu

METIS: Pivotal, Open-Label, Randomized Study of Radiosurgery With or Without Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) for 1-10 Brain Metastases From Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC). Save

Date Added
March 13th, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00074473
Researcher
Scott Lindhorst

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Cancer/Brain, Cancer/Lung
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To test the efficacy, safety and neurocognitive outcomes of advanced NSCLC patients, following stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for 1 inoperable brain metastasis or 2-10 brain metastases, treated with NovoTTF-100M and supportive treatment compared to supportive treatment alone.
Participants will be randomized to the Supportive Care Group and will receive radiosurgery followed by supportive care, or to the NovoTTF-110M group who will receive radiosurgery then begin using the study device with supportive care. The device is to be worn at least 18 hours every day. There is a provision for those randomized to the supportive care arm to crossover to the study device after tumor has recurred twice. All participants will be seen every 8 weeks in the clinic until they progress a second time. Once study treatment is terminated, they will return to the clinic 8 weeks following the last visit, then be contacted once per month by telephone.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
John Keller
843-792-2209
kellej@musc.edu

Open-Label, Randomized,, Controlled, Phase 3 Safety and Efficacy Study of Trans Sodium Crocetinate (TSC) with Radiation Therapy and Temozolomide in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma (GBM) Biopsy-Only Patients Save

Date Added
January 23rd, 2018
PRO Number
Pro00074342
Researcher
Scott Lindhorst

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Glioblastoma
Summary

To assess the safety and efficacy of Trans Sodium Crocetinate (TSC) as first-line treatment for biopsy-only GBM when administered with the standard of care consisting of radiation therapy/temozolomide for 6 weeks, followed by 28 day rest followed by post-radiation temozolomide-only treatment for six 28 day cycles.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
John Keller
843-792-2209
kellej@musc.edu

A Phase 3, Randomized, Open-Label Study To Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Eflornithine with Lomustine Compared to Lomustine Alone in Patients with Anaplastic Astrocytoma That Progress/Recur After Irradiation and Adjuvant Temozolomide Chemotherapy STELLAR Study Save

Date Added
July 12th, 2016
PRO Number
Pro00056376
Researcher
Scott Lindhorst

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Brain, Brain Tumor, Cancer, Cancer/Brain, Drug Studies
Summary

Subjects are being asked to volunteer for a research study because they have their first anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) tumor progression (worsening) or recurrence.

The purpose of this study is to measure how well and how safe eflornithine is in combination with lomustine, compared to lomustine taken alone, in treating patients whose anaplastic astrocytoma has come back after radiation and chemotherapy. Eflornithine is an experimental drug that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved it for use by the general public. Lomustine has been approved by the FDA in the United States for this patient population.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Michele DeCandio
843-792-9016
decandio@musc.edu

Tissue Procurement Protocol for the Developmental Therapeutics Clinic, National Cancer Institute (NCI) Save

Date Added
May 20th, 2014
PRO Number
Pro00034264
Researcher
Steven Carroll

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Cancer, Cancer/Sarcoma
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This study is for adult males and females who are being treated for cancer. This study inovlves collecting samples and saving them for future research.

Institution
MUSC
Recruitment Contact
Scott Landreth
843-792-6429
landrets@musc.edu

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