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Phase I Dose Escalation of Single Fraction Adjuvant Stereotactic Body Partial Breast Irradiation Early Stage Breast CA

Radiation, Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.
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Assal Rahimi
115315
Female
18 Years and over
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02685332
STU 062015-085
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• Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) or invasive epithelial (ductal, medullary, papillary, mucinous (colloid), or tubular histologies
• Willing and able to provide consent
• Age >=18 years.
• Performance status Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) 0-2
• Women of child-bearing potential and men must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry, for the duration of study participation, and for 90 days following completion of therapy. Should a woman become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while participating in this study, she should inform her treating physician immediately.
• Appropriate staging studies identifying as American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) stage 0, I, or II breast cancer. If stage II, the tumor size must be 3 cm or less.
• Surgical treatment of the breast with lumpectomy Clinical Target Volume (CTV) margin up to 5 cm in maximum dimension with histologically confirmed margins free of tumor (negative margins defined as no tumor on ink in all directions). Re-excision of surgical margins is permitted.
• Gross disease within the breast must be unifocal. (Patients with microscopic multifocality are eligible as long as the total extent of tumor, gross and microscopic, occupies a volume with greatest dimension 3 cm or less)
• Patients with invasive disease are required to have axillary staging including: sentinel node biopsy alone if sentinel node is negative, sentinel node biopsy followed by axillary dissection with a minimum of 6 axillary nodes sampled if sentinel node is positive, or axillary dissection alone (with a minimum of 6 axillary nodes). Patients with DCIS are not required to have axillary staging.
• Patients with a history of non-breast invasive malignancies are eligible if they have been disease-free for 3 or more years prior to entry into the study
Exclusion Criteria:

• T2 (>3.0 cm), T3, stage III, or stage IV breast cancer
• More than 3 histologically positive axillary lymph nodes or axillary lymph nodes with microscopic or macroscopic extracapsular extension.
• Positive non-axillary sentinel nodes or evidence of suspicious supraclavicular, infraclavicular, or internal mammary nodes by imaging or physical exam, unless biopsied and found to be negative for tumor.
• Evidence by physical examination or mammography of other suspicious masses, densities, or microcalcifications in either breast, unless biopsied and found to be benign.
• Non epithelial breast malignancies such as sarcoma or lymphoma.
• Multicentric gross breast carcinoma (either DCIS or invasive cancer) or microscopic breast carcinoma occupying a volume with maximum dimensions of more than 3 centimeters.
• Synchronous bilateral invasive or non-invasive breast cancer.
• Paget's disease of the nipple.
• Previous breast radiation on ipsilateral side or thoracic radiation on the ipsilateral side.
• Treatment plan that includes regional nodal irradiation.
• Any prior treatment with radiation therapy or chemotherapy for the currently diagnosed breast cancer prior to registration. Endocrine therapy may be given but not within 28 days prior to study entry and must be stopped if the patient will be receiving chemotherapy until completion of chemotherapy. Patients must discontinue any hormonal agents such as raloxifene, tamoxifen, or other selective estrogen receptor modulators prior to registration.
• Patients with collagen vascular disease, specifically dermatomyositis with a Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) level above normal or active skin rash, systemic lupus erythematosis, or scleroderma.
• Pregnancy or lactation at the time of registration. For women of childbearing age, they must agree to use effective contraceptive methods such as condom/diaphragm and spermicidal foam, intrauterine device, or prescription birth control pills.
• Patients with severe co-extensive comorbidities or significant psychiatric illness.
Radiation: Stereotactic Radiation
Early Stage Breast Cancer, Breast - Female
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Platinum Based Chemotherapy or Capecitabine in Treating Patients With Residual Triple-Negative Basal-Like Breast Cancer Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

This randomized phase III trial studies how well cisplatin or carboplatin (platinum based chemotherapy) works compared to capecitabine in treating patients with remaining (residual) basal-like triple-negative breast cancer following chemotherapy after surgery (neoadjuvant). Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, carboplatin and capecitabine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known whether cisplatin or carboplatin is more effective than capecitabine in treating patients with residual triple negative basal-like breast cancer.
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Barbara Haley
30339
All
18 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02445391
STU 092016-078
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• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SCREENING AND MOLECULAR PROFILING (STEP 0)
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0 or 1 within 2 weeks prior to screening
• Female and male patients must have histologically confirmed invasive breast cancer that meets the following criteria:
• Clinical stage II-III (American Joint Committee on Cancer [AJCC] 7th edition) at diagnosis, based on initial evaluation by clinical examination and/or breast imaging; no metastatic disease allowed
• ER- and PR- should meet one of the following criteria:
• =< 10% cells stain positive, with weak intensity score (equivalent to Allred score =< 3)
• =< 1% cells stain positive, with weak or intermediate intensity score (equivalent to Allred score =< 3)
• HER2 negative (not eligible for anti-HER2 therapy) will be defined as:
• Immunohistochemistry (IHC) 0, 1+ without in situ hybridization (ISH) HER2/neu chromosome 17 ratio OR
• IHC 2+ and ISH HER2/neu chromosome 17 ratio non-amplified with ratio less than 2.0 and if reported average HER2 copy number < 6 signals/cells OR
• ISH HER2/neu chromosome 17 ratio non-amplified with ratio less than 2.0 and if reported average HER2 copy number < 6 signals/cells without IHC
• NOTE: Patients that originally present with synchronous bilateral tumors are eligible provided both tumors are TNBC, and at least one of them fulfills the remainder eligibility criteria of the protocol; multifocal or multicentric breast cancers are eligible as long as all tumors fulfill eligibility criteria
• NOTE: Patients that have a discrepancy in ER/PR/HER2 status between original diagnosis and surgical specimen (if ER/PR/HER2 status were repeated) are not eligible for study participation (i.e. ER/PR/HER2 has to fulfill above criteria in both scenarios)
• Patients must have completed neoadjuvant taxane +/- anthracycline; patients must NOT have received cisplatin or carboplatin or capecitabine as part of their neoadjuvant therapy regimen
• NOTE: Patients who received preoperative therapy as part of a clinical trial may enroll
• NOTE: Patients that were not able to complete their planned neoadjuvant chemotherapy for any reason (i.e. toxicities, etc.) are eligible to participate as long as no further systemic standard of care therapy is planned by the treating physician
• Must have completed definitive resection of primary tumor
• Negative margins for both invasive and ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) are desirable, however patients with positive margins may enroll if the treatment team believes no further surgery is possible and patient has received radiotherapy; patients with margins positive for lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) are eligible
• Either mastectomy or breast conserving surgery (including lumpectomy or partial mastectomy) is acceptable
• Sentinel node biopsy either pre or post neoadjuvant chemotherapy (i.e. at the time of definitive surgery) are allowed; axillary dissection is encouraged in patients with lymph node involvement, but is not mandatory
• Post neoadjuvant chemotherapy, patients must be found to have residual invasive cancer in the breast at the time of definitive surgery; residual cancer is defined as a contiguous focus of residual invasive cancer, in the breast, measuring >= 1 cm in diameter, and with more than minimal cellularity, as per local pathologist determination; this is required due to constraints in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) extraction for PAM50 analysis
• NOTE: The presence of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) without invasion does not qualify as residual invasive disease in the breast
• NOTE: Despite lymph node involvement if residual invasive cancer in the breast is < 1 cm in diameter patients are not eligible for participation
• Radiotherapy may be given before or after protocol treatment per standard of care guidelines; when radiotherapy is planned prior to protocol treatment administration, patients may be registered and screened while receiving radiation
• Post-mastectomy radiotherapy is required for all patients with the following:
• Primary tumor >= 5 cm (prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy [clinically] or at the time of definitive surgery) or involvement of 4 or more lymph nodes at the time of definitive surgery
• For patients with primary tumors < 5 cm or with < 4 involved lymph nodes prior to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and at the time of definitive surgery, provision of post-mastectomy radiotherapy is at the discretion of the treating physician
• Radiation of regional nodal basins is at the discretion of the treating radiation oncologist
• NOTE: Breast radiotherapy (whole breast or partial) is required for patients who underwent breast-conserving therapy, including lumpectomy or partial mastectomy
• Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9.0 g/dL
• Platelets > 100,000 mm^3
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) > 1500 mm^3
• Calculated creatinine clearance of > 50 mL/min using the Cockcroft-Gault formula
• Bilirubin =< 1.5 x ULN upper limit of normal (except in patients with documented Gilbert?s disease, who must have a total bilirubin =< 3.0 mg/dL)
• Aspartate aminotransferase (AST, serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase [SGOT]) =< 2.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN)
• Alanine aminotransferase (ALT, serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase [SGPT]) =< 2.5 x ULN
• No history of TNBC invasive breast cancer within 5 years of enrollment, no concurrent malignancies of any sort
• No clinically significant infections as judged by the treating investigator
• Patients with active >= Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) version (v.) 4 grade 2 neuropathy are ineligible
• Adjuvant chemotherapy after surgery other than that specified in this protocol is not allowed; luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonists and adjuvant bisphosphonate or denosumab use is allowed
• Patients must have archived formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor tissue specimen from the residual disease on the definitive surgical specimen available for PAM50 analysis for stratification
• Tumor tissue specimen from the definitive surgery has been collected and is ready to ship to the ECOG-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) Central Biorepository and Pathology Facility (CBPF) within 21 weeks post-surgery
• The Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (MDL) at MD Anderson Cancer Center will perform the PAM50 analysis and notify the ECOG-American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) operations office within three (3) weeks of receipt of the tumor tissue specimen via secure electronic messaging to the ECOG-ACRIN database; results will not be reported to the submitting institution
• NOTE: Tissue must be submitted any time during screening period, even if patient is getting radiation
• NOTE: Every effort should be made to submit the tumor tissue specimen to the ECOG-ACRIN CBPF immediately
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): No specific timeframe between registration and randomization needs to be observed, as long as:
• Patients randomized to the chemotherapy arms have their cycle 1/ day 1 (platinum based or capecitabine) start within 3 weeks (15 working days) following randomization date
• Randomization occurs no more than 24 weeks from surgery date
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Must have PAM50 analysis by digital mRNA quantitation on the formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tumor tissue specimen (FFPE) of the residual disease in the breast or axilla resected at the time of definitive surgery completed
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): ECOG performance status 0 or 1 within 2 weeks prior to randomization
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Radiotherapy may be given before or after protocol treatment. when radiotherapy is planned prior to protocol treatment administration, patients must have completed adjuvant radiotherapy >= 2 weeks prior to randomization for protocol therapy, if applicable
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Patients must have completed treatment with any investigational agent >= 30 days prior to randomization for protocol therapy, if applicable
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Patients must be randomized within 24 weeks from surgery
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Women must not be pregnant or breast-feeding; all females of childbearing potential must have a blood test or urine study within 2 weeks prior to randomization to rule out pregnancy
• A female of childbearing potential is any woman, regardless of sexual orientation or whether they have undergone tubal ligation, who meets the following criteria: 1) has not undergone a hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy; or 2) has not been naturally postmenopausal for at least 24 consecutive months (i.e., has had menses at any time in the preceding 24 consecutive months
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Women of childbearing potential and sexually active males must be strongly advised to use an accepted and effective method of contraception or to abstain from sexual intercourse for the duration of their participation in the study
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9.0 g/dL
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Platelets > 100,000 mm^3
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) > 1500 mm^3
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): International normalized ratio (INR) =< 3 (to be done/tested only for subjects on warfarin)
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Calculated creatinine clearance of > 50 mL/min using the Cockcroft-Gault formula
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Bilirubin =< 1.5 x ULN (except in patients with documented Gilbert?s disease, who must have a total bilirubin =< 3.0 mg/dL)
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Aspartate aminotransferase (AST, SGOT) =< 2.5 x ULN
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR RANDOMIZATION (STEP 1): Alanine aminotransferase (ALT, SGPT) =< 2.5 x ULN
Drug: Capecitabine, Drug: Carboplatin, Drug: Cisplatin, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Procedure: Quality-of-Life Assessment, Other: Questionnaire Administration
HER2/Neu Negative, Stage IIA Breast Cancer, Stage IIB Breast Cancer, Stage IIIB Breast Cancer, Estrogen Receptor Negative, Progesterone Receptor Negative, Invasive Breast Carcinoma, Stage IIIA Breast Cancer, Stage IIIC Breast Cancer, Triple-Negative Breast Carcinoma, Stage III Breast Cancer, Stage II Breast Cancer, Breast - Female, Breast - Male
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Comparative Effectiveness Research Trial for Antidepressant Incomplete and Non-responders With TRD (ASCERTAINTRD)

This is a multi-site, randomized, open-label, effectiveness trial comparing three treatment arms for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) patients with TRD who are currently on ongoing, stable and adequate antidepressant therapy (ADT). Adequate ADT is defined as a therapeutically sufficient dose for a sufficient treatment period, which would be expected to be effective as listed in the MGH Antidepressant Treatment Response Questionnaire (ATRQ). Patients will be randomized in a 1:1:1 fashion to one of three open-label treatment arms: a) aripiprazole augmentation, b) rTMS augmentation, and c) switching to venlafaxine XR or Duloxetine.
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Madhukar Trivedi
17410
All
18 Years to 80 Years old
Phase 4
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02977299
STU 122016-023
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. women and men ages 18-80, 2. with MDD, of at least 12 weeks duration, according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) criteria confirmed by the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI; Sheehan et al, 1998), 3. have a Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS
•Montgomery and Asberg, 1979) score of at least 20 at screen and baseline as assessed by site clinicians, 4. meet criteria for TRD during the current major depressive episode documented in the MGH Antidepressant Treatment History Questionnaire (ATRQ) (Chandler et al., 2010), which will be defined as being non-responders (less than 50% of symptom improvement) to two or more depression treatment trials of adequate dose and duration as defined by the MGH ATRQ, 5. are currently on an antidepressant of adequate dose (as defined by the MGH ATRQ) and duration (at least 8 weeks), with the antidepressant dose being stable over the past four weeks, and with documented (in the MGH ATRQ) non-response (less than 50% improvement) to the current antidepressant. 6. Patients who have passed the MGH CTNI remote assessment, with documentation provided to sites by MGH CTNI.
Exclusion Criteria:
1. pregnant or breastfeeding women, women of childbearing potential who are not using an accepted means of birth control, or women with a positive urine pregnancy test, 2. patients who have received treatment with rTMS, aripiprazole, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), or venlafaxine during the current episode, 3. patients who express an objection to receiving treatment with at least one of the three treatment arms of our study, 4. patients with any history of bipolar disorder or psychosis (diagnosed by MINI), 5. patients with active alcohol or substance abuse disorders within the past 6 months (diagnosed by MINI), 6. patients with suicidal ideation of the degree that, in the opinion of the evaluating clinician, participation in the study would place them at significantly increased risk of suicide, 7. patients with unstable medical issues of such degree that, in the opinion of the evaluating clinician, participation in the study would place them at significant risk of a serious adverse event, or patients with a screening hemoglobin A1c level greater than 7.5%, or patients with epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, or Huntington's Disease, 8. patients who have received treatment with vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), 9. patients who have not responded to more than five FDA-approved antidepressant treatment trials of adequate dose and duration during the current episode, or who did not respond to ECT in previous episodes 10. patients on excluded medications, 11. patients with a positive urine screen drug test for a substance for which they do not have a valid prescription for a valid medical reason, 12. patients with currently abnormal thyroid function tests, 13. patients who have received at least one dose of a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) four weeks or less prior, and 14. for patients on concomitant psychotropic agents (anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines, hypnotics, opiates, triiodothyronine (T3), modafinil, psychostimulants, buspirone, melatonin, omega-3 fatty acids, folate, l-methylfolate, s-adenosyl methionine, lithium) not on the same dose for at least four weeks prior to study entry or who do not agree to continue at the same dose during the acute phase of the study. 15. Patients who do not meet safety criteria for TMS: history of seizures, cardiac pacemaker, DBS or VNS, brain aneurism clips or other metallic implants in the intracranial space. 16. Also excluded is an individual who has received any administration of ketamine in the current episode for the treatment of depression.
Drug: Aripiprazole, Device: Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), Drug: Venlafaxine XR
Treatment Resistant Major Depressive Disorder, Brain and Nervous System
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Rapid Antidepressant Effects of Leucine

This randomized double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study seeks to evaluate the antidepressant effect of L-leucine, an essential amino acid, in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).
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Madhukar Trivedi
17410
All
18 Years to 64 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03079297
STU 082016-037
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Current primary diagnosis of nonpsychotic major depressive disorder.
• Stable antidepressant dose of no more than one antidepressant medication for 4 weeks and no anticipated changes during the study period.
• Stable doses of all concomitant medications for over 6 weeks.
• No more than two failed antidepressant trials of adequate dose and duration, as defined by ATRQ, in the current episode.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Psychiatric co-morbidity posing safety risk.
• Pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant over the ensuing 2 months following study entry or are sexually active and not using adequate contraception
• Exclusionary psychiatric conditions (such as substance dependence in the last 6 months, substance abuse in the last 2 months, or lifetime history of psychotic disorders.
• Unstable or terminal general medical condition (GMC).
• Concomitant medications that interact with L-leucine (e.g. sildenafil).
• Vagus nerve stimulation, ECT, or rTMS, or other somatic antidepressant treatment during current episode
• Inadequately controlled hypothyroidism.
• Therapy that is depression specific, such as CBT or Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression.
• Hypersensitivity to L-leucine
• Have Maple Syrup Urine Disease.
Drug: L-Leucine, Other: Maltodextrin
Major Depressive Disorder, Psychiatric Disorders
Antidepressant, Inflammation, Biomarker, Depression, Treatment Resistant Depression, Leucine
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DExterous Hand Control Through Fascicular Targeting (DEFT) - (Human Subjects)

Our goal is to temporarily implant the following groups for 180 +/- 30 days: 1. Five human partial hand amputees (amputated at the level of the hand) with 2 FAST-LIFE electrodes, one inserted into the motor fascicle of the ulnar nerve and the other into the sensory fascicle. 2. Five human hand and forearm amputees (amputated at the level of the forearm) with 2 FAST-LIFE electrodes in the ulnar nerve (one in the motor fascicle, one in the sensory fascicle) and 2-5 FAST-LIFE electrodes in the median nerve (one in the motor fascicle, one to four in the remaining sensory fascicles).
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Jonathan Cheng
98715
All
18 Years to 95 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02994160
STU 092014-061
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Criteria for Inclusion of Subjects: Hand and forearm amputees: 1. Male or female, age 18 and older, of any race or ethnicity 2. Able and willing to sign Consent 3. Able and willing to participate in all study activities including implantation, testing and explantation of the study device. 4. Able to communicate effectively in English without an interpreter After preliminary screening subjects will be assessed for the following inclusion criteria: 1. Patient has an existing myoelectric hand prosthesis and demonstrates proficiency during daily use 2. Overall and phantom pain are well-controlled and not incapacitating Criteria for Exclusion of Subjects: 1. If MR neurogram and EMG/NCS study show nerve or muscle dysfunction/injury at a higher level than anticipated based on the appearance of the physical amputation stump, the subject may be excluded from the study due to adverse neuromuscular anatomy which would preclude use of the proposed experimental electrode implants. The radiographs will be used to confirm suitability of the amputation stump configuration. If the bony anatomy of the amputation stump is found to be unsuitable, the patient may be excluded from the study. 2. Subjects who have a history of cardiac arrhythmia will be excluded from the study.
Other: FastLIFE electrode
Amputation, Traumatic, Hand, Brain and Nervous System
peripheral nerve, intraneural electrode, hand amputation, forearm amputation
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Use of the CA 125 Algorithm for the Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer in Low Risk Women

The goal of this clinical research study is to evaluate a method involving a blood test, called CA-125, that may be helpful in the early detection of ovarian cancer in women who are at low risk.
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Matthew Carlson
153686
Female
50 Years to 74 Years old
N/A
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT00539162
STU 112010-131
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Female, >/= 50 years old or less than 75 years old. 2. Postmenopausal (>/= 12 months amenorrhea). 3. Have at least one ovary. 4. Cancer-free and have not received any chemotherapy or radiation therapy for >/=12 months prior to enrolling on this study. 5. Willingness to return for CA 125 blood tests annually or earlier if indicated. 6. Willingness to return to undergo transvaginal ultrasound if indicated. 7. Women need to provide the name of a gynecologist or qualified healthcare professional willing to provide appropriate follow-up care if indicated
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Female: Less than 50 years old or older than 75 years at the time of enrollment. 2. Psychiatric or psychological or other conditions which prevent a fully informed consent. 3. Prior removal of both ovaries. 4. Active non-ovarian malignancy. 5. Women who have a history of non-ovarian malignancy will be eligible if they have no persistent or recurrent disease and have not received treatment for >12 months. If they are on SERMS (i.e. tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitors) they will not be excluded. Women maybe undergoing or have had treatment <12 months prior to study entry for basal cell carcinoma only. 6. High risk for ovarian cancer due to familial predisposition as defined by the following: a. Known mutation in BRCA1 of BRCA2. b. Two 1st or 2nd degree relatives of same lineage who have: two ovarian cancers; one ovarian cancer & one pre-menopausal breast cancer; two pre-menopausal breast cancers; one pre-menopausal & one post-menopausal breast cancer. (These conditions can also be met using the patient and one 1st or 2nd degree female relative.) c. Ashkenazi Jewish descent with one 1st degree or two 2nd degree relatives with pre-menopausal breast or ovarian cancer or participant has had pre-menopausal breast cancer. d. 1st or 2nd degree male relative with breast cancer diagnosed at any age. (First degree relative defined as children, siblings and parents. Second degree relative defined as half-siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, grandparents, and grandchildren.) 7. Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC)/Lynch Syndrome: known genetic mutation, presumed HNPCC carrier, Amsterdam criteria.
Behavioral: Questionnaire
Ovarian Cancer, Ovary
Ovarian Cancer, CA 125 Algorithm, Cancer Detection, Questionnaire, Survey
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Phase 1 Study of MM-398 Plus Cyclophosphamide in Pediatric Solid Tumors

This is a Phase 1 study of the combination of two drugs: MM-398 and Cyclophosphamide. The goal is to find the highest dose of MM-398 that can be given safely when it is used together with the chemotherapy drug Cyclophosphamide.
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Patrick Leavey
35610
All
12 Months to 20 Years old
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02013336
STU 092013-007
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Histologically or cytologically-confirmed Ewing sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, or osteosarcoma
• Disease progression after prior therapy in locally advanced or metastatic setting
• Measurable or evaluable disease based on the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST v1.1) criteria
• Age 12 months to <21 years
• Adequate bone marrow reserves, hepatic function, and renal function
• Recovered from effects of any prior surgery or cancer therapy
• Patients 18 years or older will provide written consent. A parent or legal guardian of a patient <18 years of age will provide informed consent and patients 11 to 18 years of age will provide written assent or as per participating institutional policy.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Clinically significant gastrointestinal disorders
• NYHA Class III or IV congestive heart failure, ventricular arrhythmias or uncontrolled blood pressure
• Active infection or unexplained fever
• Known hypersensitivity to any of the components of MM-398 or other liposomal products
• Recent Investigational therapy
• Pregnant or breast feeding; females of child-bearing potential must test negative for pregnancy at the time of enrollment
Drug: MM-398 (Irinotecan Sucrosofate Liposome Injection) plus cyclophosphamide
Neuroblastoma, Sarcoma, Ewing Sarcoma, Mycosis Fungoides, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Osteosarcoma, Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors, Brain and Nervous System, Eye and Orbit, Anus, Bones and Joints, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cervix, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Ear, Esophagus, Gall Bladder, Head and Neck, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Melanoma, skin, Nose, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Stomach, Throat, Thyroid, Urinary Bladder, Uterine (Endometrial), Vulva, Hodgkins Lymphoma, Kaposis sarcoma, Other Hematopoietic, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue
pediatric, MM-398, cyclophosphamide, irinotecan
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Efficacy and Safety of Viaskin Milk in Children With IgE-Mediated Cow's Milk Allergy (MILES)

The objectives of this study are to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Viaskin Milk after 12 months of epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT) treatment, for desensitizing IgE-mediated cow's milk allergic children and to assess the long-term safety and therapeutic benefit with Viaskin Milk.
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John Bird
108478
All
2 Years to 17 Years old
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02223182
STU 092014-046
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Eligibility criteria for study enrollment:
Inclusion Criteria:

• Signed Informed Consent Form (ICF) by parent(s)/guardian(s) of subjects and informed assent form (IAF) for subjects ≥7 years, or as per local or country specific guidelines or regulations.
• Male or female subjects 2 to 17 years old at Visit 1.
• Documented medical history or physician-confirmed diagnosis of IgE-mediated CMA with systemic symptoms related to ingestion of milk or dairy products.
• Subjects currently following a strict cow's milk-free diet, with no consumption of dairy or baked milk products.
• Cow's milk-specific IgE level at screening ≥10 kU/L
• Positive Skin Prick Test (SPT) to cow's milk with a largest wheal diameter ≥6 mm.
• Positive DBPCFC at screening with an eliciting dose ≤300 mg cow's milk proteins (approximately ≤9.4 mL of cow's milk).
• Negative urine pregnancy test for female subjects of childbearing potential. Female subjects of childbearing potential must agree and commit to use effective medical methods of contraception for the entire duration of their participation in the study. Sexual abstinence will be accepted as an effective method of contraception for girls below 15 years of age.
• Ability to perform spirometry procedures in accordance with the American Thoracic Society guidelines (2005) for subjects ≥6 years old. Ability to perform peak expiratory flow (PEF) measurements for subjects ≥5 years old. Subjects <8 years of age who have documented inability to adequately perform spirometry can perform only the PEF evaluation. Subjects <5 years of age may be enrolled if they had no clinical features of moderate or severe persistent asthma severity (as defined by the 2007 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [NHLBI] Guidelines) within 1 year before Visit 1.
• Subjects and/or parents/guardians willing to comply with all study requirements during participation in the study.
Exclusion Criteria:

• History of severe anaphylaxis to cow's milk resulting in hypotension, hypoxia or neurological compromise (collapse, loss of consciousness or incontinence) or requiring mechanical ventilation.
• Pregnancy or lactation.
• Spirometry forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) <80% of the predicted value at Visit 1 for subjects ≥6 years and able to perform the spirometry, or PEF <80% of predicted value at Visit 1 for subjects performing only the PEF measurements.
• Any clinical features of moderate or severe persistent asthma severity (as defined by the 2007 NHLBI guidelines) and high daily doses of inhaled corticosteroids.
• Known allergy to the Viaskin patch materials or excipients, or to any of the components of the food challenge formulas other than the cow's milk proteins.
• Allergy or known history of reaction to Tegaderm® medical dressing with no possibility to use an alternative adhesive dressing authorized by the sponsor in replacement.
• Subjects having objective symptoms to the placebo formula leading to stopping the challenge during the screening DBPCFC.
• Severe reaction during the screening DBPCFC defined as need for intubation, and/or hypotension persisting after epinephrine administration, and/or the need for >2 doses of epinephrine.
• Symptomatic allergy to pollens with symptoms during the pollen season that might interfere with the symptoms observed during the DBPCFC, if the DBPCFC is performed during the pollen season. Screening of such subjects should be made out of the pollen season.
• Inability to discontinue short-acting antihistamines for 3 days or long-acting antihistamines for 5 to 7 days (depending on the half-life) before the DBPCFC.
• Use of systemic long-acting corticosteroids within 12 weeks before Visit 1 and/or use of systemic short-acting corticosteroids within 4 weeks before Visit 1 or use of systemic long-acting or short-acting corticosteroids during screening (unless used to treat symptoms triggered by the DBPCFC or triggered by accidental allergen consumption; in the latter case DBPCFC must then be scheduled after a minimum of 7 wash-out days).
• Subjects with asthma conditions meeting 1 or several criteria below:
• Uncontrolled persistent asthma (as defined by the 2007 NHLBI guidelines) or subject being treated with a combination therapy of medium or high daily dose of inhaled corticosteroid with a long acting inhaled β2-agonist. Intermittent asthmatic subjects who require intermittent use of inhaled corticosteroids for rescue are permitted.
• At least 2 systemic corticosteroid courses for asthma within 1 year before Visit 1 or 1 oral corticosteroid course for asthma within 3 months before Visit 1, or during screening (unless used to treat symptoms triggered by the DBPCFC).
• Prior intubation/mechanical ventilation due to asthma within 2 years before Visit 1, or during screening.
• Upper respiratory infection or gastroenteritis within 7 days of DBPCFC (DBPCFC must then be rescheduled at least 7 days after resolution of these conditions).
• Any history of milk immunotherapy (eg, oral immunotherapy, sublingual immunotherapy or specific oral tolerance induction).
• Prior history of any other food allergen immunotherapy (eg, oral immunotherapy, sublingual immunotherapy or specific oral tolerance induction) within 5 years before Visit 1.
• Subjects currently under aeroallergen immunotherapy and unwilling or unable to discontinue at the time of Visit 1. Aeroallergen Immunotherapy must be discontinued at the time of Visit 1.
• Use of any anti-IgE drug (eg, omalizumab), any immunomodulatory therapy, or any biological agent therapy (eg, anti-tumor necrosis factor drugs) within 1 year before Visit 1, or during screening.
• Generalized dermatologic diseases (eg, severe atopic dermatitis, uncontrolled generalized eczema, icthyosis vulgaris) with no intact zones to apply the Viaskin patch, or urticarial and mast cells disorders such as chronic idiopathic urticaria.
• Subject and/or subject's parents/guardians with obvious excessive anxiety and unlikely to cope with the conditions of a food challenge.
• Past or current disease, including but not limited to active eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders, autoimmune disorders, immunodeficiency, malignancy, uncontrolled disease (hypertension, diabetes, psychiatric disorder, cardiac disease), or other disorders (eg, liver, gastrointestinal, kidney, cardiovascular, pulmonary disease or blood disorder) which in the opinion of the Investigator or the sponsor may affect the subject's participation in the study or place the subject at increased risk.
• Subjects and/or parents/guardians unable to use the epinephrine auto-injector properly in spite of being adequately trained.
• Contraindicated condition for the use of epinephrine.
• Use of any investigational drug or device, or participation in another interventional clinical study within 3 months before Visit 1.
• Subjects receiving beta-blockers or Angiotensin converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors.
• Subjects unable to follow the protocol requirements.
Biological: Viaskin Milk 150 mcg, Biological: Viaskin Milk 300 mcg, Biological: Viaskin Milk 500 mcg, Biological: Viaskin Placebo
Food Allergy, Other
Milk Allergy,, Viaskin Milk,, Specific Immunotherapy,, Epicutaneous ImmunoTherapy (EPIT), IgE-Mediated Cow's Milk Allergy
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TransMedics (OCS) Liver Trial: Preserving and Assessing Donor Livers for Transplantation (Liver PROTECT)

A prospective, phased-pivotal, international randomized trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the OCS™ Liver to preserve and assess donor livers intended for transplantation.
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Malcolm MacConmara
157434
All
18 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02522871
STU 092015-076
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Registered male or female primary Liver transplant candidate
• Age ≥18 years old
• Signed: 1) written informed consent document and 2) authorization to use and disclose protected health information
Exclusion Criteria:

• Acute, fulminant liver failure
• Prior solid organ or bone marrow transplant
• Chronic use of hemodialysis or diagnosis of chronic renal failure, defined as chronic serum creatinine of >3 mg/dl for >2 weeks and/or requiring hemodialysis
• Multi-organ transplant
• Ventilator dependent
• Dependent on > 1 IV inotrope to maintain hemodynamics
Device: OCS™ Liver System, Other: Control
Liver Transplantation, Liver Preservation for Transplant
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Study of SRP-4045 and SRP-4053 in DMD Patients (ESSENCE)

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of SRP-4045 and SRP-4053 compared to placebo in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients with out-of-frame deletion mutations amenable to skipping exon 45 and exon 53, respectively.
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Susan Iannaccone
13463
Male
7 Years to 13 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02500381
STU 082015-050
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Genotypically confirmed DMD, with genetic deletion amenable to exon 45 or exon 53 skipping
• Stable dose of oral corticosteroids for at least 24 weeks
• Intact right and left biceps or 2 alternative upper muscle groups
• Mean 6MWT greater than or equal 300 meters and less than or equal to 450 meters
• Stable pulmonary function: forced vital capacity (FVC) equal to or greater than 50% predicted
Exclusion Criteria:

• Treatment with gene therapy at any time
• Previous treatment with SMT C1100, PRO045 (BMN 045), PRO053 (BMN 053) or PRO051 (BMN 051) within 24 weeks prior to Week 1
• Current or previous treatment with any other experimental treatment (other than deflazacort) within 12 weeks prior to Week 1
• Major surgery within 3 months prior to Week 1
• Presence of other clinically significant illness Other inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply
Drug: SRP-4045, Drug: SRP-4053, Drug: Placebo
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Other
Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Exon Skipping, DMD, Exon 53, Exon 45, Ambulatory, Pediatric, Duchenne
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Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Temsirolimus in Treating Patients With Intermediate Risk Rhabdomyosarcoma

This randomized phase III trial studies how well combination chemotherapy (vincristine sulfate, dactinomycin, cyclophosphamide alternated with vincristine sulfate and irinotecan hydrochloride or vinorelbine) works compared to combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus in treating patients with rhabdomyosarcoma (cancer that forms in the soft tissues, such as muscle), and has an intermediate chance of coming back after treatment (intermediate risk). Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Combination chemotherapy and temsirolimus may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. It is not yet known whether combination chemotherapy or combination chemotherapy plus temsirolimus is more effective in treating patients with intermediate-risk rhabdomyosarcoma.
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Patrick Leavey
35610
All
up to 40 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02567435
STU 062016-022
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Feasibility Phase: Patients must be < 21 years of age at the time of enrollment; please note: the feasibility phase is complete, effective with amendment #1
• Efficacy Phase: Patients must be =< 40 years of age at the time of enrollment
• Patients with newly diagnosed RMS of any subtype, except adult-type pleomorphic, based upon institutional histopathologic classification, are eligible to enroll on the study based upon stage, group, and age, as below
• RMS types included under embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma (ERMS) include those classified in the 1995 International Classification of Rhabdomyosarcoma (ICR) as ERMS (classic, spindle cell, and botryoid variants), which are reclassified in the 2013 World Health Organization (WHO) classification as ERMS (classic, dense and botryoid variants) and spindle cell/sclerosing RMS (encompassing the historical spindle cell ERMS variant and the newly recognized sclerosing RMS variant); classification of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS) in the 2013 WHO classification is the same as in the ICR and includes classic and solid variants
• ERMS
• Stage 1, group III (non-orbit)
• Stage 3, group I/II
• Stage 2/3, group III
• Stage 4, group IV, < 10 years old
• ARMS:
• Stages 1-3, groups I-III
• Specimen Submission: Patients must have sufficient tissue available for the required biology study
• Lansky performance status score >= 50 for patients =< 16 years of age; Karnofsky performance status score >= 50 for patients > 16 years of age
• Peripheral absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 750/uL
• Platelet count >= 75,000/uL
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 70 mL/min/1.73 m^2 or a serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows:
• 1 month to < 6 months old: 0.4 mg/dl (male), 0.4 mg/dl (female)
• 6 months to < 1 year old: 0.5 mg/dl (male), 0.5 mg/dl (female)
• 1 to < 2 years old: 0.6 mg/dl (male), 0.6 mg/dl (female)
• 2 to < 6 years old: 0.8 mg/dl (male), 0.8 mg/dl (female)
• 6 to < 10 years old: 1 mg/dl (male), 1 mg/dl (female)
• 10 to < 13 years old: 1.2 mg/dl (male), 1.2 mg/dl (female)
• 13 to < 16 years old: 1.5 mg/dl (male), 1.4 mg/dl (female)
• >= 16 years old: 1.7 mg/dl (male), 1.4 mg/dl (female)
• Patients with an elevated serum creatinine due to obstructive hydronephrosis secondary to tumor are still eligible; however, patients with urinary tract obstruction by tumor must have unimpeded urinary flow established via diversion (i.e. percutaneous nephrostomies or ureteric stents) of the urinary tract
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent.
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients who have previously received temsirolimus, another mTOR inhibitor, or any other investigational agent
• Patients who have received any chemotherapy (excluding steroids) and/or RT prior to this enrollment
• Patients with uncontrolled hyperglycemia
• Patients with uncontrolled hyperlipidemia
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential who have not agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation and for at least 3 months after treatment is completed
• Female patients who are pregnant are not eligible; Note: a pregnancy test is required for female patients of childbearing potential prior to study entry
• Lactating females who plan to breastfeed their infants are not eligible
Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Biological: Dactinomycin, Drug: Irinotecan Hydrochloride, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Other: Questionnaire Administration, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Drug: Temsirolimus, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate, Drug: Vinorelbine
Rhabdomyosarcoma, Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma, Botryoid-Type Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma, Sclerosing Rhabdomyosarcoma, Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma
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Study of Front Line Therapy With Nivolumab and Salvage Nivolumab + Ipilimumab in Patients With Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma

Phase II trial of nivolumab in 120 treatment naïve patients with ccRCC.
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Hans Hammers
169573
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03117309
STU 062017-018
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Inclusion Criteria-Part A: Subject must meet all of the following applicable inclusion criteria to participate in this study:
• Patients must have histologically confirmed advanced RCC (any histology). Collecting duct tumors and tumors originating from the renal pelvis or upper urinary tract are considered of urothelial origin and are excluded from this protocol.
• Patients must have at least one measurable site of disease, per RECIST 1.1, that has not been previously irradiated. If the patient has had previous radiation to the marker lesion(s), there must be evidence of progression since the radiation.
• Archival tissue of a metastatic lesion obtained within 1 year prior to study registration (within 4 weeks preferred) and tumor tissue from nephrectomy is required if available. In addition to archival tissue of a metastatic lesion and nephrectomy, patients must have at least one site of disease (not including bone metastases) accessible for biopsy. If biopsy/resection of a new lesion or primary tumor and slow freezing of fresh tissue for single cell RNAseq study (as specified in the CLM) is not feasible, the subject is not eligible for the study. All biopsies must be core needle or excisional. Fine needle aspirate is not acceptable. NOTE: The tissue collected from a surgical resection or multiple core biopsies of either a metastatic lesion or primary tumor for the slow freezing of fresh tissue after the patient has signed consent for the study could also be used for collecting the FFPE specimens.
• ECOG performance status 0-2
• Have signed the current approved informed consent form Patients must have adequate organ function within 14 days prior to study entry as evidenced by screening laboratory values that must meet the following criteria: Hematological:
• White blood cell (WBC) ≥ 2000/µL
• Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC) ≥ 1500/μL
• Platelets (Plt) ≥ 100 x103/μL
• Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9.0 g/dL (with or without transfusion) Renal:
• Serum Creatinine ≤ 1.5 x ULN; if creatinine > 1.5, subject must demonstrate CrCl as outlined below.
• Calculated creatinine clearance ≥ 40 mL/min using Cockcroft-Gault formula Hepatic:
• Bilirubin ≤ 1.5× upper limit of normal (ULN); Except subjects with Gilbert Syndrome, who can have total bilirubin < 3.0 mg/dL
• Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) ≤ 3 × ULN
• Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤ 3 × ULN
• Patients should not have received prior systemic therapy for metastatic RCC. Prior radiotherapy must have been completed at least 2 weeks prior to the administration of study drug. Patients must be 2 weeks from prior major surgery and 1 week from pre-treatment biopsy. Prior systemic adjuvant therapy (excluding with PD1 or CTLA4 pathway blockers) is allowed if treatment completed > 12 months previously.
• Women of childbearing potential (WOCBP) must use appropriate method(s) of contraception. WOCBP should use an adequate method to avoid pregnancy for 23 weeks
• Women of childbearing potential must have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test (minimum sensitivity 25 IU/L or equivalent units of HCG) during screening for registration purposes. This pregnancy test should be repeated within 24 hours prior to the start of nivolumab.
• Women must not be breastfeeding
• Men who are sexually active with WOCBP must use any contraceptive method with a failure rate of less than 1% per year Men receiving nivolumab and who are sexually active with WOCBP will be instructed to adhere to contraception for a period of 31 weeks after the last dose of investigational product Women who are not of childbearing potential (ie, who are postmenopausal or surgically sterile as well as azoospermic men do not require contraception.
• Be willing and able to comply with this protocol.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients are excluded if they have active brain metastases or leptomeningeal metastases. Subjects with brain metastases are eligible if metastases have been treated and there is no magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidence of progression for 2 weeks of more after treatment is complete and within 28 days prior to the first dose of nivolumab administration. There must also be no requirement for immunosuppressive doses of systemic corticosteroids (> 10 mg/day prednisone equivalents) for at least 2 weeks prior to study drug administration.
• Patients with controlled brain metastases are allowed on protocol if they had solitary brain metastases that was surgically resected without recurrence or treated with SRS without progression x 4 weeks.
• Patients should be excluded if they have an active, known or suspected autoimmune disease. Subjects are permitted to enroll if they have vitiligo, type I diabetes mellitus, residual hypothyroidism due to autoimmune condition only requiring hormone replacement, psoriasis not requiring systemic treatment, or conditions not expected to recur in the absence of an external trigger.
• Patients should be excluded if they have a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (> 10 mg daily prednisone equivalents) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of study drug administration. Inhaled or topical steroids and adrenal replacement doses > 10 mg daily prednisone equivalents are permitted in the absence of active autoimmune disease.
• As there is potential for hepatic toxicity with nivolumab or nivolumab/ipilimumab combinations, drugs with a predisposition to hepatoxicity should be used with caution in patients treated with nivolumab-containing regimen
• Active infection requiring systemic therapy
• Has any other medical or personal condition that, in the opinion of the site investigator, may potentially compromise the safety or compliance of the patient, or may preclude the patient's successful completion of the clinical trial
• Patients should be excluded if they are positive test for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBV sAg) or hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid (HCV antibody) indicating acute or chronic infection
• Patients should be excluded if they have known history of testing positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or known acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
• Allergies and Adverse Drug Reaction
• History of allergy to study drug components
• History of severe hypersensitivity reaction to any monoclonal antibody
• Known additional malignancies within the past 3 years (excluding basal of squamous cell skin cancers, CIS or localized prostate cancer that has been treated or is being observed) Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria- Part B
• Must meet eligibility criteria for initiation of Part A with the exception of being allowed to have prior nivolumab in Part A of this protocol
• Must have evidence of either RECIST 1.1 defined Disease Progression or Stable Disease 1 year after initiating nivolumab therapy
• Tumor biopsy prior to combination treatment is mandatory. If a biopsy/resection of a new lesion or primary tumor and slow freezing of fresh tissue for single cell RNAseq study (as specified in the CLM) is not feasible, the subject is not eligible for the study. All biopsies must be core needle or excisional. Fine needle aspirate is not acceptable.
• Must not have had a Grade ≥ 3 irAE on nivolumab monotherapy
• Must not have untreated brain metastases
• Must not have had major surgery or radiation therapy within 14 days of starting study treatment
• Must not have active autoimmune disease
• Must not have a concurrent medical condition requiring use of systemic corticosteroids with prednisone >10 mg per day
• Must not have had prior systemic therapy for Stage IV RCC (except for nivolumab as part of part A of this protocol)
• Prior solid organ or stem cell transplant
Drug: Nivolumab 240 mg, Drug: Ipilimumab 1mg/kg, Drug: Nivolumab 3mg/kg, Drug: Nivolumab 360mg
Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma
Nivolumab, Ipilimumab, OPDIVO, IgG1 kappa immunoglobulin
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Maintenance Chemotherapy With or Without Local Consolidative Therapy in Treating Patients With Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

This randomized phase II/III trial studies how well giving maintenance chemotherapy with or without local consolidation therapy works in treating patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer. Drugs used in maintenance chemotherapy, such as docetaxel, pemetrexed disodium, erlotinib hydrochloride, and gemcitabine work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Local consolidation therapy such as radiation/stereotactic body radiation or surgery may kill cancer cells left after initial treatment. Giving maintenance chemotherapy and local consolidation therapy together may work better than maintenance chemotherapy alone in treating patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer.
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Puneeth Iyengar
116037
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03137771
STU 042017-024
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must have the psychological ability and general health that permits completion of the study requirements and required follow up
• Women of childbearing potential and men who are sexually active should be willing and able to use medically acceptable forms of contraception during the trial and for up to 180 days after completion of all treatment to prevent pregnancy or fathering a child.
• Pathologically proven diagnosis of NSCLC, with metastases (stage IV disease) present prior to registration; this includes patients newly diagnosed with metastatic disease or those initially diagnosed and treated for stage I-III NSCLC who ultimately develop metastases
• Appropriate stage for study entry based on the following diagnostic workup:
• History/physical examination within 30 days prior to registration
• Imaging proof of limited metastatic disease and response to therapy/stable disease, by at least CT chest through the adrenals or PET/CT within 30 days prior to registration
• Zubrod performance status 0, 1, or 2 within 30 days prior to registration
• Aspartate transaminase (AST) and alanine transaminase (ALT) ≤ 2.5 × upper limit of normal (ULN) or ≤ 5 × ULN with metastatic liver disease
• Total bilirubin ≤ 1.5 × ULN
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥ 500 cells/mm^3
• Creatinine clearance ≥ 45 mL/min/1.73 m^2 for patients with creatinine levels above institutional normal
• Platelets ≥ 50,000 cells/mm^3
• Negative serum pregnancy test within one week prior to registration for females of childbearing potential
• Patients must have received first-line/induction chemotherapy (4 cycles) and achieved stable disease or a partial response
• Prior systemic chemotherapy as part of concurrent treatment approach for previously diagnosed stage III NSCLC, as adjuvant therapy for previously resected NSCLC, or for other previous cancers is permitted
• Prior radiotherapy for patients with brain metastases prior to enrollment is acceptable
• Patients must have measurable disease at baseline and 3 or fewer discrete, extracranial metastatic disease sites that are technically amenable to SBRT
• For de novo stage IV NSCLC patients (patients with metastatic disease at first presentation), primary disease must be treatable with local therapy in the form of SBRT or hypofractionated radiation; if the primary disease is found in the peripheral or central lung parenchyma without nodal disease for instance, SBRT may be employed; if primary disease is more advanced with involvement of the mediastinum (T4 tumor, N1-N3 disease, etc.), these volumes should be technically treatable with hypofractionated radiation
• If primary disease in the thoracic cavity was previously treated with local therapy in the form of surgery, any local/regional disease recurrence should be technically treatable with SBRT or hypofractionated radiation after induction systemic therapy
• Patients must be registered within 35 days of administration of the last dose of first-line/induction systemic therapy
• The patient or a legally authorized representative must provide study-specific informed consent prior to study entry
• Patients with brain metastases are eligible if these lesions have been previously treated and the patients have no clinical or radiographic evidence of progression prior to enrollment
Exclusion Criteria:

• Clinical or radiologic evidence of untreated and/or progressive brain metastases
• Cutaneous metastasis of NSCLC
• Metastatic disease invading the esophagus, stomach, intestines, or mesenteric lymph nodes if not a candidate for surgery for these lesions
• Prior invasive malignancy (except non-melanomatous skin cancer, low or intermediate risk prostate cancer, or in situ carcinoma of breast, oral cavity, skin, or cervix) unless disease free for a minimum of one year
• Metastases located within 3 cm of previously irradiated (< 3Gy per fraction) structures if if not a candidate for surgery for these lesions and if:
• Spinal cord previously irradiated to > 40 Gy
• Brachial plexus previously irradiated to > 50 Gy
• Small intestine, large intestine, or stomach previously irradiated to > 45 Gy
• Brainstem previously irradiated to > 50 Gy
• Lung previously irradiated with prior V20 Gy > 35%
• Patients receiving targeted therapy (non-cytotoxic systemic therapy) for NSCLC in the first-line setting
• If a patient has progressed in previous areas of primary disease that received definitive doses of radiation, these patients would require re-irradiation in previous high dose anatomic areas and are not eligible for this study
• Patients with malignant pleural effusions that do not resolve after first-line systemic therapy; patients with pleural effusions that have become too small for thoracentesis at the time of registration would be permitted on study, indicating a significant response to first-line chemotherapy
• Patients with more than 3 discrete locations of extra-cranial metastatic disease after first-line systemic therapy requiring more than 3 SBRT plans to cover these distinct metastatic disease entities
• Acute bacterial or fungal infection requiring intravenous antibiotics at the time of registration
• Patients who are pregnant or nursing
• Participation in any investigational drug study (excluding non-oncology and/or symptom management studies) within 4 weeks prior to registration
• Known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive with cluster of differentiation 4 (CD4) count < 200 cells/microliter; note that patients who are HIV positive are eligible, provided they are under treatment with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and have a CD4 count ≥ 200 cells/microliter within 30 days prior to registration; note also that HIV testing is not required for eligibility for this protocol
• Patients who received prior non-induction pembrolizumab, patients on chronic steroids or who have active autoimmune disease for which they received systemic treatment in the previous 2 years with corticosteroids, disease modifying agents, or immunosuppressive drugs. Replacement therapy (thyroxine, insulin or physiological corticosteroid replacement for adrenal or pituitary insufficiency) is allowed. Patients with active interstitial lung disease or who have a history of pneumonitis for which they had received glucocorticoids are not eligible
• Prior bevacizumab therapy
Radiation: 3-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy (3D-CRT), Drug: Docetaxel, Drug: Gemcitabine, Radiation: Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Drug: Pemetrexed Disodium, Radiation: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Drug: Erlotinib Hydrochloride, Drug: Pembrolizumab
Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma, Lung/Thoracic
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Study to Assess Safety and Preliminary Activity of Eribulin Mesylate in Pediatric Participants With Relapsed/Refractory Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), Non-rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma (NRSTS) and Ewing Sarcoma (EWS)

This study will be conducted as an assessment of the safety and preliminary activity of eribulin mesylate in pediatric participants with relapsed/refractory rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma (NRSTS), or Ewing sarcoma (EWS) to determine whether each cohort warrants further investigation.
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Patrick Leavey
35610
All
12 Months to 18 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03441360
STU 122017-012
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Age: ≥12 months to <18 years old at the time of informed consent
• Diagnosis: Histologically confirmed rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS), non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcoma (NRSTS) (Grade 2 or 3), or Ewing sarcoma (EWS) which is relapsed or refractory (failed front line therapy)
• The presence of measurable disease meeting the following criteria:
• At least 1 lesion of ≥1.0 centimeter (cm) in the longest diameter for a non-lymph node or ≥1.5 cm in the short-axis diameter for a lymph node that is serially measurable according to Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1 using computerized tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (CT/MRI).
• Lesions that have had radiotherapy must show subsequent radiographic evidence of increase in size by at least 20% to be deemed a target lesion.
• Therapeutic options: Participant's current disease state must be one for which there is no known curative therapy or therapy proven to prolong survival with an acceptable quality of life.
• Performance level: Performance score ≥50%. Karnofsky (for participants >16 years of age) or Lansky (for participants ≤16 years of age). Participants who are unable to walk because of paralysis and/or previous surgeries, but who are in a wheelchair, will be considered ambulatory for the purpose of assessing performance score.
• Participants must have fully recovered from the acute toxic effects of all prior anticancer therapy and must meet the following minimum duration from prior anticancer directed therapy prior to study drug administration. If, after the required time frame, the numerical eligibility criteria are met, eg, blood count criteria, the participant is considered to have recovered adequately:
• Cytotoxic chemotherapy or other chemotherapy known to be myelosuppressive: ≥21 days after the last dose of cytotoxic or myelosuppressive chemotherapy (42 days if prior nitrosourea).
• Anticancer agents not known to be myelosuppressive (eg, not associated with reduced platelet or absolute neutrophil count [ANC] counts): ≥7 days after the last dose of agent.
• Monoclonal antibodies ≥ 3 half-lives must have elapsed from infusion of last dose of antibody (including checkpoint inhibitors), and toxicity related to prior antibody therapy must be recovered to Grade ≤1.
• Hematopoietic growth factors: ≥14 days after the last dose of a long-acting growth factor (eg, Neulasta) or 7 days for a short-acting growth factor. For agents that have known adverse events (AEs) occurring beyond 7 days after administration, this period must be extended beyond the time during which AEs are known to occur. The duration of this interval must be discussed with the sponsor.
• Interleukins, interferons, and cytokines (other than hematopoietic growth factors): ≥21 days after the completion of interleukins, interferons, or cytokines (other than hematopoietic growth factors)
• Stem cell infusions (with or without total body irradiation [TBI]): ≥84 days
• Allogeneic (non-autologous) bone marrow or stem cell transplant, or any stem cell infusion including donor lymphocyte infusion or boost infusion: ≥84 days after infusion and no evidence of graft versus host disease (GVHD)
• Autologous stem cell infusion including boost infusion: ≥42 days
• Cellular therapy: ≥42 days after the completion of any type of cellular therapy (eg, modified T-cells, natural killer cells, dendritic cells, etc)
• Radiation therapy (XRT)/External Beam Irradiation including Protons: ≥14 days after local XRT; ≥150 days after TBI, craniospinal XRT or if radiation to ≥50% of the pelvis; ≥42 days if other substantial BM radiation
• Radiopharmaceutical therapy (eg, radiolabeled antibody, 131I-metaiodobenzylguanidine): ≥42 days after systemically administered radiopharmaceutical therapy.
• Adequate bone marrow function, defined as:
• ANC ≥1.0 × 10^9/Liter (L)
• Platelet count ≥100 × 10^9/L (transfusion independent, defined as not receiving platelet transfusions within a 7-day period prior to study drug administration)
• Hemoglobin at least 8.0 grams per deciliter (g/dL) at Baseline (blood transfusions are allowed during the screening period to correct hemoglobin values less than 8.0 g/dL) Note: As blood transfusions are permitted to meet the hemoglobin criteria, participants requiring transfusion must not be known to be refractory to red blood cell or platelet transfusions.
• Adequate renal function, defined as:
• A serum creatinine based on age/gender, derived from the Schwartz formula for estimating glomerular filtration rate (GFR)
• Or creatinine clearance or GFR ≥50 milliliters per minute (mL/min)/1.73 meters squared (m^2) based on a 12 or 24 hour urine creatinine collection
• Adequate liver function, defined as:
• Bilirubin (sum of conjugated + unconjugated) ≤1.5 × upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤110 units per Liter (U/L). For the purpose of this study, the ULN for ALT is 45 U/L
• Serum albumin ≥2 g/dL
• Informed consent: All participants and/or their parents or legally authorized representatives must sign a written informed consent. Assent, when appropriate, will be obtained according to institutional guidelines. Participants must be willing to comply with all aspects of the protocol.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Pregnancy, breastfeeding, contraception: Females who are breastfeeding or pregnant at Screening or Baseline (as documented by a positive beta-human chorionic [β-hCG] or human chorionic gonadotropin [hCG] test with a minimum sensitivity of 25 International Units per Liter [IU/L] or equivalent units of β-hCG [or hCG]). A separate baseline assessment is required if a negative screening pregnancy test was obtained more than 72 hours before the first dose of study drug.
• Females of childbearing potential (all post pubertal females will be considered to be of childbearing potential unless they have early menopause [amenorrheic for at least 12 consecutive months, in the appropriate age group, and without other known or suspected cause] or have been sterilized surgically [ie, bilateral tubal ligation, total hysterectomy, or bilateral oophorectomy, all with surgery at least 1 month before dosing]) who:
• Do not agree to use a highly effective method of contraception for the entire study period and for 6 months after study drug discontinuation, ie:
• Total abstinence (if it is their preferred and usual lifestyle);
• An intrauterine device (IUD) or intrauterine system (IUS);
• A contraceptive implant;
• An oral contraceptive (must be on a stable dose of the same oral hormonal contraceptive product for at least 4 weeks before dosing with study drug and for the duration of the study and for 6 months after study drug discontinuation); or
• Do not have a vasectomized partner with confirmed azoospermia. For sites outside of the European Union (EU), it is permissible that if a highly effective method of contraception is not appropriate or acceptable to the participant, or the participant has commenced/adjusted/changed oral hormonal contraceptive product/dose within 4 weeks prior to study drug administration, then the participant must agree to use a medically acceptable method of contraception, ie, double barrier methods of contraception such as condoms plus diaphragm or cervical/vault cap with spermicide.
• Males who have not had a successful vasectomy (confirmed azoospermia) or if they and their female partners do not meet the criteria above (ie, not of childbearing potential or practicing highly effective contraception throughout the study period or for 3 months after study drug discontinuation). No sperm donation is allowed during the study period or for 3 months after study drug discontinuation.
•Concomitant medications:
• Corticosteroids: Participants receiving corticosteroids who have not been on a stable or decreasing dose of corticosteroid for at least 7 days prior to study drug administration (except when indicated for Central Nervous System [CNS] metastases, then participants must not have received corticosteroids for at least 28 days)
• Anticancer Agents: participants who are currently receiving other anticancer agents
• Anti-GVHD agents Post-transplant: Participants who are receiving cyclosporine, tacrolimus or other agents to prevent graft-versus-host disease post bone marrow transplant
• Strong CYP3A4 inducers/inhibitors
• Received prior therapy with eribulin mesylate
• Any other malignancy that required treatment (except for non-melanoma skin cancer, or histologically confirmed complete excision of carcinoma in situ), within 2 years prior to study drug administration
• Has hypersensitivity to eribulin or any of the excipients
• Has a prior history of viral hepatitis (B or C) as demonstrated by positive serology (presence of antigens) or have an uncontrolled infection requiring treatment. Participants with a known prior history of hepatitis B or C may be eligible pending agreement with the sponsor.
• Has > Grade 1 peripheral sensory neuropathy or > Grade 1 peripheral motor neuropathy graded according to the Modified ("Balis") Pediatric Scale of Peripheral Neuropathies
• Has cardiac pathology: Participants with known congestive heart failure, symptomatic or left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction <50% or shortening fraction <27%
• Participants with congenital long QT syndrome, bradyarrhythmias, or QTc >480 msec on at least 2 separate electrocardiograms (ECGs).
• Has CNS Disease: Participants with brain or subdural metastases are not eligible unless the metastases are asymptomatic and do not require treatment or have been adequately treated by local therapy (eg, surgery or radiotherapy) and have discontinued the use of corticosteroids for this indication for at least 4 weeks prior to study drug administration. Confirmation of radiographic stability must be done by comparing the brain scan (CT or MRI) performed during the Screening Period, using the same imaging modality, to a brain scan performed earlier (and following local therapy where applicable). Participants must be clinically stable. It is not the intention of this protocol to treat participants with active brain metastases. Note: CNS imaging is required to confirm eligibility for participants with a known history of CNS disease.
• Have had or are planning to have the following invasive procedures:
• Major surgical procedure or significant traumatic injury within 28 days prior to study drug administration
• Laparoscopic procedure or open biopsy within 7 days prior to study drug administration
• Central line placement or subcutaneous port placement is not considered major surgery but must be placed at least 2 days prior to study drug administration
• Core biopsy, including bone marrow biopsy, within 2 days prior to study drug administration
• Fine needle aspirate within 3 days prior to study drug administration
• Has any serious concomitant illness that in the opinion of the investigator(s) could affect the participant's safety or interfere with the study assessments
• Participants with known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); due to lack of available safety data for eribulin therapy in HIV-infected participants
Drug: Eribulin mesylate
Ewing Sarcoma, Relapsed/Refractory Rhabdomyosarcoma, Non-rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Bones and Joints, Soft Tissue
eribulin mesylate, pediatric
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Study of Biomarker-Based Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia

This screening and multi-sub-study Phase 1b/2 trial will establish a method for genomic screening followed by assigning and accruing simultaneously to a multi-study "Master Protocol (BAML-16-001-M1)." The specific subtype of acute myeloid leukemia will determine which sub-study, within this protocol, a participant will be assigned to evaluate investigational therapies or combinations with the ultimate goal of advancing new targeted therapies for approval. The study also includes a marker negative sub-study which will include all screened patients not eligible for any of the biomarker-driven sub-studies.
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Prapti Patel
103509
All
60 Years and over
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03013998
STU 012017-028
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Adults, age 60 years or older at the time of diagnosis
• Subjects or their legal representative must be able to understand and provide written informed consent
• Cohort Inclusion Criteria
•Group A: Subjects must have previously untreated acute myeloid leukemia (AML) according to the WHO classification with no prior treatment other than hydroxyurea. Prior therapy for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), myeloproliferative syndromes (MPD), or aplastic anemia is permitted but not with hypomethylating agents.
• Cohort Inclusion Criteria
•Group B: Subjects must have relapsed or refractory AML according to the WHO classification. For study purposes, refractory AML is defined as failure to ever achieve CR or recurrence of AML within 6 months of achieving CR; relapsed AML is defined as all others with disease after prior remission. (Group B is not currently recruiting. Expected to begin recruiting in 3rd quarter 2017.)
Exclusion Criteria:

• Isolated myeloid sarcoma (meaning, patients must have blood or marrow involvement with AML to enter the study)
• Acute promyelocytic leukemia
• Symptomatic central nervous system (CNS) involvement by AML
• Signs of leukostasis requiring urgent therapy
• Disseminated intravascular coagulopathy with active bleeding or signs of thrombosis
• Patients with psychological, familial, social, or geographic factors that otherwise preclude them from giving informed consent, following the protocol, or potentially hamper compliance with study treatment and follow-up
• Any other significant medical condition, including psychiatric illness or laboratory abnormality, that would preclude the patient participating in the trial or would confound the interpretation of the results of the trial
Biological: Samalizumab (BAML-16-001-S1), Biological: BI 836858 (BAML-16-001-S2), Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Drug: Daunorubicin (BAML-16-001-S1), Drug: Cytarabine (BAML-16-001-S1), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S2), Drug: AG-221 (BAML-16-001-S3), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S3), Drug: Entospletinib (BAML-16-001-S4), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S4), Drug: Entospletinib (BAML-16-001-S5), Drug: Decitabine (BAML-16-001-S5), Drug: Entospletinib (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Daunorubicin (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Cytarabine (BAML-16-001-S6), Drug: Pevonedistat (BAML-16-001-S9), Drug: Azacitidine (BAML-16-001-S9)
Previously Untreated Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Leukemia, Other
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Zoster Eye Disease Study (ZEDS)

This is a multi-center, randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled clinical trial of suppressive valacyclovir for one year in immunocompetent study participants with an episode of dendriform epithelial keratitis, stromal keratitis, endothelial keratitis, and/or iritis due to Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus (HZO) in the year prior to enrollment.
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James McCulley
14755
All
18 Years and over
Phase 4
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03134196
STU 052017-007
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PARTICIPANT INCLUSION CRITERIA To be eligible for study participation, an individual must meet all of the following criteria: 1. Ability to understand, and willingness and ability to read and sign, the informed consent form. 2. Ability to understand and follow instructions and study procedures. 3. Willingness to comply with all study procedures and be available for the duration of the study. 4. Ability to take oral medication, and are willing to adhere to study medication regimen. 5. Age 18 years or older. 6. Diagnosed with HZO in one eye based on both of these criteria: 1. History of characteristic unilateral vesicular rash in the dermatomal distribution of cranial nerve V1. 2. Medical record documentation of an episode of active dendriform epithelial keratitis, stromal keratitis, endothelial keratitis, and/or iritis due to HZO within the preceding year. This episode of active anterior segment ocular disease may be due to HZO of recent onset (within the preceding 6 months); or chronic HZO (with onset six or more months ago); may be new, worsening, or recurrent disease after a period of inactivity; and may occur after medication was reduced. i. Study participants with chronic HZO must be on a stable treatment regimen and off antivirals for at least 30 days before enrollment. Study participants with chronic HZO who do not meet this criterion may be rescreened, if they are able to meet this criterion within 3 months after the study visit. (This is not a requirement for study participants with recent onset HZO, who may be enrolled at any time, preferably after completing recommended acute antiviral treatment, if prescribed, is completed). 7. For females with reproductive potential, willingness to use highly effective contraception (e.g., hormonal contraception, barrier contraception, intrauterine device, or abstinence). PARTICIPANT EXCLUSION CRITERIA An individual who meets any of the following criteria will be excluded from participation in this study: 1. History of immunocompromised status as defined by current CDC contraindications for the vaccine against zoster (44). 1. Study participants who are diagnosed with leukemia, lymphomas or other malignant neoplasms affecting bone marrow or lymphatic system, unless leukemia in remission and off chemotherapy for at least 3 months. 2. Study participants who are diagnosed with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or presents with other clinical manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV) including CD4 count of ≤ 200 cells/ml. 3. Study participants on immunosuppressive therapy including: i. High-dose corticosteroids (greater than equivalent of prednisone 20 mg/day within 1 month) ii. Chemotherapy, other than low dose used for treatment of immune-mediated diseases within 3 months iii. Study participants receiving recombinant human immune mediators and immune modulators, especially antitumor necrosis agents, within 1 month prior to enrollment d. Study participants with unspecified cellular immunodeficiency. e. Study participants with history of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. 2. Medical history of a systemic disease and thought likely to meet one of the exclusion criteria listed in exclusion criterion #1 during the 18-month study period. 3. Renal insufficiency: 1. Requires dialysis or has history of renal transplant or 2. eGFR less than 45, determined within 30 days preceding enrollment. 4. Allergy or adverse reaction to valacyclovir or acyclovir. 5. History of vaccination against zoster within one month prior to enrollment. Study participants who meet this exclusion criterion may be rescreened. 6. Keratoplasty or keratorefractive surgery of the involved eye with zoster. 7. On systemic antivirals with activity against herpes within the past 30 days, including acyclovir, valacyclovir, or famciclovir, for any reason except for treatment of acute HZO, including investigational drug trial. 8. History of another condition that may require treatment with one of these three antivirals listed above in exclusion criterion #7, during the course of the study; study participants who require chronic suppressive antiviral treatment with these medications will be excluded. 9. Sexually active women who are pregnant, nursing, or in their reproductive years who do not agree to use contraception during the 1-year treatment period. 10. Incarceration 11. Any condition or circumstance that in the opinion of the study investigator, would place the study participant in increased risk or affect his/her full compliance or completion of the study. 12. Participation in a clinical study testing a drug, biologic, device or other intervention within the last 30 days from enrollment visit. Study participants who meet this criterion may be rescreened.
Drug: Masked Placebo, Drug: Masked Oral Valacyclovir
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, Eye and Orbit
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, Zoster Eye Disease Study, Varicella Zoster Virus, Zoster, Shingles
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A Study of Pembrolizumab and Bavituximab in Patients With Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

This is a non-randomized, open-label, multi-site phase II therapeutic trial of pembrolizumab and bavituximab in patients with locally advanced HCC. Locally advanced or metastatic HCC is defined as disease that is not amenable to surgical and/or locoregional therapies. Subjects must not have received prior systemic therapy for advanced HCC in keeping with the first-line setting of this study.
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Muhammad Beg
125541
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03519997
STU 102017-015
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patient must have a histologically confirmed diagnosis hepatocellular carcinoma; known fibrolamellar HCC, sarcomatoid HCC or mixed cholangiocarcinoma and HCC will be excluded
• Locally advanced or metastatic disease
• Patients with locally advanced or metastatic disease must have disease deemed not amenable to surgical and/or locoregional therapies or patients who have progressed following surgical and/or locoregional therapies.
• Measurable disease, as defined as lesions that can accurately be measured in at least one dimension according to RECIST version 1.1 at least 1 cm with contrast enhanced dynamic imaging (magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomography).
• Child-Pugh Score A
• Age ≥ 18 years
• ECOG Performance score of 0-1
• Life expectancy greater than 6 months
• Following baseline laboratory values: 1. Total bilirubin ≤ 2.0 mg/ml 2. INR ≤ 1.7 3. Hgb ≥ 8.5 g/dl 4. AST, ALT ≤5 times ULN 5. Platelet count ≥ 50,000/mm3 6. Serum creatinine ≤ 1.5 mg/dL or creatinine clearance ≥ 50 mL/min 7. Albumin ≥ 2.5 g/dl 8. Absolute neutrophil ≥ 1,500 cells/mm3
• Male and female subjects of child bearing potential must agree to use an adequate method of contraception for the course of the study through 120 days after the last dose of study medication
• Women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test within 72 hours prior to receiving the first dose of study medication
• Subjects are eligible to enroll if they have non-viral-HCC, or if they have HBV-HCC, or HCV-HCC defined as follows: HBV-HCC: Controlled (treated) hepatitis B subjects will be allowed if they meet the following criteria: Antiviral therapy for HBV must be given for at least 12 weeks and HBV viral load must be less than 100 IU/mL prior to first dose of study drug. Subjects on active HBV therapy with viral loads under 100 IU/ml should stay on the same therapy throughout study treatment. Subjects who are anti-HBc (+), negative for HBsAg, negative for anti-HBs, and have an HBV viral load under 100 IU/mL do not require HBV anti-viral prophylaxis. HCV-HCC: active or resolved HCV infection as evidenced by detectable HCV RNA or antibody. Patients who have failed HCV therapy as evidenced by detectable HCV RNA will be eligible. Subjects with chronic infection by HCV who are treated (successfully or treatment failure) or untreated are allowed on study. In addition, subjects with successful HCV treatment are allowed as long as there are ≥4 weeks between completion of HCV therapy and start of study drug. Successful HCV treatment definition: SVR12.
•Prior therapy is allowed provided the following are met: at least 4 weeks since prior locoregional therapy including surgical resection, chemoembolization, radiotherapy, or ablation. Provided target lesion has increased in size by 25% or more or the target lesion was not treated with locoregional therapy. Patients treated with palliative radiotherapy for symptoms will be eligible 1 week after treatment as long as the target lesion is not the treated lesion.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Prior liver transplant;
• Patient who has received previous systemic therapy for HCC;
• Clinically significant, uncontrolled heart disease and/or recent events including any of the following:
• History of acute coronary syndromes (including myocardial infarction, unstable angina, coronary artery bypass grafting, coronary angioplasty, or stenting) or symptomatic pericarditis within 12 months prior to screening;
• History of documented congestive heart failure (New York Heart Association functional classification III-IV);
• Documented cardiomyopathy;
• Patient has a left ventricular ejection fraction <40% as determined by MUGA scan or ECHO (MUGA and ECHO are not required prior to enrollment);
• Known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive (testing not required);
• History of thromboembolic events (including both pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombus but not including tumor thrombus) within the last 6 months;
• Hypersensitivity to IV contrast; not suitable for pre-medication;
• Active or fungal infections requiring systemic treatment within 7 days prior to screening;
• Known history of, or any evidence of, interstitial lung disease or active non-infectious pneumonitis;
• Evidence of poorly controlled hypertension which is defined as systolic blood pressure >150 mmHg or diastolic pressure >90 mmHg despite optimal medical management;
• Pre-existing thyroid abnormality with thyroid function that cannot be maintained in the normal range with medication;
• Active, known, or suspected autoimmune disease with the following exceptions i) Subjects with vitiligo, type I diabetes mellitus, resolved childhood asthma or atopy are permitted to enroll; ii) Subjects with suspected autoimmune thyroid disorders may be enrolled if they are currently euthyroid or with residual hypothyroidism requiring only hormone replacement. iii) Subjects with psoriasis requiring systemic therapy must be excluded from enrollment
• Patient has any other concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical condition that would, in the investigator's judgment, cause unacceptable safety risks, contraindicate patient participation in the study or compromise compliance with the protocol (e.g. chronic pancreatitis, active untreated or uncontrolled fungal, bacterial, or viral infections, etc.);
• Patient has any other concurrent severe and/or uncontrolled medical condition that would, in the investigator's judgment, cause unacceptable safety risks, contraindicate patient participation in the study or compromise compliance with the protocol (e.g. chronic pancreatitis, active untreated or uncontrolled fungal, bacterial, or viral infections, etc.);
• Known history of active bacillus tuberculosis;
• Subjects with a condition requiring systemic treatment with either corticosteroids (> 10 mg/day prednisone equivalent) or other immunosuppressive medications within 14 days of study administration. Inhaled or topical steroids and adrenal replacement doses >10 mg/day prednisone equivalents are permitted in the absence of autoimmune disease;
• Patient who has received radiotherapy ≤ 4 weeks prior to study entry. Palliative radiotherapy for symptomatic control is acceptable (if completed at least 2 weeks prior to study drug administration and no additional radiotherapy for the same lesion is planned);
• Patient has had major surgery within 14 days prior to starting study drug or has not recovered from major side effects (tumor biopsy is not considered as major surgery);
• Clinically apparent ascites on physical examination, ascites present on imaging studies is allowed;
• Patient has a known hypersensitivity to any of the excipients of bavituximab or pembrolizumab or monoclonal antibody;
• Active gastrointestinal bleeding within previous 2 months;
• History of any condition requiring anti-platelet therapy (aspirin >300 mg/day, clopidogrel >75 mg/day);
• Prisoners or subjects who are involuntarily incarcerated;
• Symptomatic or clinically active brain metastases;
• Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women, where pregnancy is defined as the state of a female after contraception and until the termination of gestation, confirmed by a positive hCG laboratory test;
• Prior immunotherapy including anti-PD-1, anti-PD-L1, or anti-PD-L2 agents;
• Has dual active HBV infection (HBsAg (+) and /or detectable HBV DNA) and HCV infection (anti-HCV Ab(+) and detectable HCV RNA) at study entry.
Drug: Pembrolizumab, Drug: Bavituximab
Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Liver
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Ascertain the Optimal Starting Dose of Mircera Given Subcutaneously for Maintenance Treatment of Anemia in Pediatric Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease on Dialysis or Not Yet on Dialysis.

Ascertain the starting dose of Mircera given subcutaneously for the maintenance treatment of anemia in pediatric participants with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis or not yet on dialysis when switching from stable subcutaneous (SC) maintenance treatment with epoetin alfa, epoetin beta, or darbepoetin alfa.
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Raymond Quigley
15874
All
3 Months to 17 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03552393
STU 022018-037
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Pediatric participants 3 months to 17 years of age with clinically stable chronic renal anemia
• CKD with estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of < 45 mL/min/1.73 m2 (determined by the Bedside Schwartz formula) or dialysis treatment for at least 8 weeks before the first dose of Mircera
• For participants on peritoneal dialysis (PD): a weekly Kt/V≥ 1.8
• For participants on HD: adequate HD, urea reduction ratio (URR) > 65% or Kt/V > 1.2 for participants on HD three times per week. Participants with fewer than or more than three HD sessions per week should have a weekly Kt/V≥ 3.6.
• Baseline Hb concentration 10.0-12.0 g/dL determined from the mean of two Hb values measured at Visit 1 (Week -3) and Visit 2 (Week -1)
• Stable SC maintenance treatment with epoetin alfa, epoetin beta, or darbepoetin alfa with the same dosing interval for at least 6 weeks before the first dose of Mircera
• Stable dose of epoetin alfa, epoetin beta, or darbepoetin alfa treatment with no weekly dose change > 25% (increase or decrease) for at least 4 weeks before the first dose of Mircera
• Adequate iron status defined as ferritin≥100 ng/mL or transferrin saturation (TSAT)≥ 20% (or percentage of hypochromic red cells < 10%); mean of two values measured during screening.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Overt gastrointestinal bleeding within 8 weeks before screening or during the screening period
• RBC transfusions within 8 weeks before screening or during the screening period
• Hemoglobinopathies (e.g., homozygous sickle-cell disease, thalassemia of all types) Hemolytic anemia, Active malignant disease
• PD subjects with an episode of peritonitis within the past 30 days prior to screening and/or during the screening period
• Uncontrolled or symptomatic inflammatory disease (e.g., systemic lupus erythematosus)
• Uncontrolled hypertension as assessed by the investigator
• Epileptic seizures within 3 months prior to screening and during the screening period
• Administration of any investigational drug within 4 weeks prior to screening or planned during the study
• Severe hyperparathyroidism (intact parathyroid hormone [PTH]≥ 1000 pg/mL or whole PTH≥ 500 pg/mL) or biopsy-proven bone marrow fibrosis
• Kidney transplant with use of immunosuppressive therapies known to exacerbate anemia
• Known hypersensitivity to recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO), polyethylene glycol, or any constituent of the study drug formulation
• Anti-EPO antibody (AEAB)-mediated pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) or history of AEAB mediated PRCA or positive AEAB test result in the absence of PRCA
• High likelihood of early withdrawal or interruption of the study (e.g., planned living donor kidney transplant within 5 months of study start)
• Planned elective surgery during the entire study period
Drug: Mircera
Anemia, Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
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A Study of Therapeutic Iobenguane (131-I) for Relapsed, High-Risk Neuroblastoma Subjects (OPTIMUM)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 131I-MIBG in patients with neuroblastoma, who relapsed.
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Tanya Watt
128737
All
1 Year and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03561259
STU 042016-029
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Subjects with a diagnosis of iobenguane avid, relapsed, high-risk neuroblastoma based on revised INRC criteria who have completed at least one cycle of induction and consolidation therapy with an INRC criterion of partial response or better, and then showed new progressive disease (revised INRC criteria progressive disease) as described in Park, et al. (2017).This may include one or more of the following drugs: cyclophosphamide or ifosfamide, cisplatin or carboplatin, vincristine, doxorubicin (adriamycin), etoposide, topotecan, and/or busulfan and melphalan (sometimes used during stem cell transplant) and/or immunotherapy. (If a subject is symptomatic and for logistical reasons cannot be treated immediately with 131I-MIBG, 1 to 2 cycles of "bridging chemotherapy" or immunotherapy will be permitted. If "bridging chemotherapy" or immunotherapy is applied, approximately 4 weeks will be required for reassessment of the baseline including tumor assessment. 2. Must be therapeutic 131I-MIBG naive. 3. All soft tissue lesions identified on CT/MRI scans must be iobenguane-avid lesions on an iobenguane (123I) scan or any non iobenguane avid lesions biopsy proven to be non-tumor lesions. 4. Adequate cryopreserved autologous peripheral blood stem cells or bone marrow (at least 2 aliquots of 2.0 × 10exp6 CD34/kg at the time of study enrollment). 5. If a man, must agree to use an adequate contraception method as deemed appropriate by the Investigator (e.g., vasectomy, condoms) or partner using effective contraception and to not donate sperm during the study and for 90 days after receiving the last dose of study drug. 6. If a woman of childbearing potential, have a negative serum pregnancy test result prior to each dosing and, if sexually active, be practicing an effective method of birth control [e.g., intrauterine device, double-barrier method (i.e., diaphragm, or a cervical cap) with intravaginal spermicidal foam, cream or gel], or male partner sterilization throughout the study. 7. Age at study entry ≥1 year. 8. Previous platelet transfusions are permitted, as long as the subject has a platelet count ≥50,000/μL without transfusion support for at least 1 week. 9. Subjects must have a minimum pulse oximetry measurement of at least 94% at baseline. 10. An absolute neutrophil count ≥750/μL without growth factor for 5 days. 11. Liver function parameter results: total bilirubin ≤1.5 × upper limit of normal for age, and serum glutamic-pyruvic transaminase (alanine aminotransferase) [SGPT (ALT)] and serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (aspartate aminotransferase) [SGOT (AST)] <3 × upper limit of normal (note that for ALT, the upper limit of normal for all sites is defined as 45 U/L). 12. Normal thyroid function as measured by T4 and TSH or have abnormal results that are not considered clinically important by the Investigator or may be receiving levothyroxine. 13. Cardiac Function: Ejection fraction (≥55%) documented by echocardiogram within 1 month prior to Visit 1 (baseline). 14. Karnofsky Performance Status (for subjects >16 years of age) or the Lansky Performance Status Performance Status (for subjects 1 to 16 years of age) ≥50%. 15. Full recovery from the toxic effects of any prior therapy.
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Evidence of non-avid iobenguane lesions on iobenguane (123I) scan including soft tissue disease on CT/MRI that is not iobenguane-avid. 2. Subjects with primary refractory disease. 3. Subjects within 5 half-lives after any antibody-based immunotherapy, or have not recovered from effects of any biologic therapy. 4. Subjects that are refractory to the prior treatment regimen. 5. Subjects <12 weeks after myeloablative therapy with autologous stem cell transplant. 6. Subjects who have had an allogeneic stem cell treatment less than 4 months from Visit 1 are excluded. Those who have received allogeneic stem cell treatment more than 4 months from Visit 1 must have recovered and have no active graft versus host disease (GVHD) to be eligible. 7. History of local radiation therapy within the last 3 months. 8. History of total body irradiation. 9. Subjects do not have adequate renal function defined as adjusted serum creatinine ≥1.5 × upper limit of normal for sex and age. 10. Subjects who are on hemodialysis. 11. Pregnancy or breastfeeding. 12. Significant active infections including active hepatitis B, or hepatitis C infection, or known infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (testing for HIV is not required prior to study entry). 13. Clinically important cardiac, pulmonary, and hepatic impairment.
Drug: 131I-MIBG
Neuroblastoma, Neoplasms, Neuroectodermal Tumors, Brain and Nervous System
Iobenguane Avid High-risk Neuroblastoma, 3-Iodobenzylguanidine, Radiopharmaceutical
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A Study of Galcanezumab (LY2951742) in Participants 6 to 17 Years of Age With Episodic Migraine (REBUILD)

The main purpose of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of the study drug galcanezumab in participants 6 to 17 years of age with episodic migraine.
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Eric Remster
150068
All
6 Years to 17 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03432286
STU 072018-085
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Have a diagnosis of migraine as defined by the International Headache Society International Classification of Headache Disorders (IHS ICHD-3) beta guidelines (1.1 or 1.2) (ICHD-3 2013), with a history of migraine headaches of at least 6 months prior to screening.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Participants who are taking, or are expected to take, therapeutic antibodies during the course of the study (adalimumab, infliximab, trastuzumab, bevacizumab, etc.). Prior use of therapeutic antibodies, other than antibodies to calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) or its receptor, is allowed if that use was more than 12 months prior to baseline.
• Known hypersensitivity to multiple drugs, monoclonal antibodies or other therapeutic proteins, or to galcanezumab or its excipients.
• Current use or prior exposure to galcanezumab, another CGRP antibody, or CGRP receptor antibody, including those who have previously completed or withdrawn from this study or any other study investigating a CGRP antibody.
• History of persistent daily headache, cluster headache or migraine subtypes including hemiplegic (sporadic or familial) migraine and migraine with brainstem aura (previously basilar-type migraine) as defined by IHS ICHD-3 beta.
• History of any type of headache except for migraine, tension type headache, or medication overuse headache, as defined by IHS ICHD-3 beta, in the 3 months prior to randomization. For example, a history of post-traumatic headache in this 3-month period would not be allowed.
• History of traumatic head injury, associated with significant change in the quality or frequency of their headaches, including new onset of migraine following traumatic head injury.
• Participants with a known history of intracranial tumors or developmental malformations including Chiari malformations.
Drug: Galcanezumab, Drug: Placebo
Episodic Migraine, Brain and Nervous System
pediatric, children
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A Study of NKTR-262 in Combination With Bempegaldesleukin (NKTR-214) and With Bempegaldesleukin Plus Nivolumab in Patients With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Solid Tumor Malignancies (REVEAL)

Patients will receive intra-tumoral (IT) NKTR-262 in 3-week treatment cycles. During the Phase 1 dose escalation portion of the trial, NKTR-262 will be combined with systemic administration of bempegaldesleukin. After determination of the recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of NKTR-262, between 6 and 18 patients may be enrolled at the RP2D to further characterize the safety and tolerability profile of the combination of NKTR 262 plus bempegaldesleukin (doublet) or NKTR 262 plus bempegaldesleukin in combination with nivolumab (triplet) in Cohorts A and B, respectively. In the Phase 2 dose expansion portion, patients will be treated with doublet or triplet in the relapsed/refractory setting and earlier lines of therapy.
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James Brugarolas
80679
All
18 Years and over
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03435640
STU 042018-024
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Histologically confirmed diagnosis of a locally advanced (not amenable to curative therapy such as surgical resection) metastatic cancer of the following histologies: melanoma (MEL), Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), renal cell carcinoma (RCC), colorectal cancer, head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), or sarcoma.
• Life expectancy > 12 weeks as determined by the Investigator.
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0 or 1.
• Measurable disease per RECIST 1.1.
• Patients enrolled in Cohorts 1-10, Cohort A, Cohort B and Phase 2 Doublet must be refractory to all therapies known to confer clinical benefit to their disease.
• Fresh tumor tissue available for cellular characterization and programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-L1) status.
• Injected lesions (up to two) must be between 20 mm and 90 mm in diameter for IT injection; lesions must be accessible for baseline and on-treatment biopsies. Any liver lesion targeted for injection must not exceed 50 mm at the time of injection.
• Demonstrated adequate organ function within 14 days of Cycle 1 Day 1 (C1D1). Key
Exclusion Criteria:

• Use of an investigational agent or an investigational device within 21 days before administration of first dose of study drug(s).
• Patients treated with prior interleukin-2 (IL-2).
• Patients who have been previously treated with a toll-like receptor (TLR) agonist (excluding topical agents) and patients who have received experimental cancer vaccines.
• Patients who have received systemic interferon (IFN)α within the previous 6 months prior to enrollment to the study.
• Other active malignancy, except non-melanomic skin cancer
• Evidence of clinically significant interstitial lung disease or active, noninfectious pneumonitis.
• Prior surgery or radiotherapy within 14 days of initiating study drug(s). Patients must have recovered from all radiation-related toxicities, not required corticosteroids and have not had radiation pneumonitis.
• Prolonged Fridericia's corrected QT interval (QTcF) > 450 ms for men and > 470 ms for women at Screening. History of unstable or deteriorating cardiac disease within the previous 6 months prior to screening including but not limited to the following:
• Unstable angina or myocardial infarction.
• Congestive heart failure (NYHA Class III or IV).
• Uncontrolled clinically significant arrhythmias.
• Patients with a history of any retinal disorders (e.g., retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, retinal hemorrhage, macular degeneration).
• Uveal melanoma will be excluded
• Patients with tumor that invade the superior vena cava or other major blood vessels. Additional general and tumor specific inclusion and exclusion criteria will apply.
Drug: NKTR-262, Drug: bempegaldesleukin, Drug: nivolumab
Sarcoma, Melanoma, Colorectal Cancer, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Breast - Female, Colon, Kidney, Melanoma, skin, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Rectum, Soft Tissue
Bempegaldesleukin (NKTR-214), NKTR-262, Nivolumab, Opdivo®, Metastatic, Locally advanced, Relapsed/Refractory, TLR7/8, CD122
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Letrozole in Post-Menopausal Patients With Operable Hormone-Sensitive Breast Cancer

A short pre-surgical non-therapeutic trial involving postmenopausal women with newly diagnosed eR+, HeR2-negative operable breast cancers. After undergoing a core needle biopsy for tissue acquisition, study participants will take a 7- to 56-day (1-8 weeks) course of letrozole in accordance with standard of care. They will then undergo definitive surgical resection of their primary tumor (mastectomy vs lumpectomy) as per standard of care guidelines.
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Nisha Unni
148963
Female
18 Years and over
Early Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03747042
STU-2018-0015
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Eligibility waivers are not permitted. Subjects must meet all of the inclusion and exclusion criteria to be registered to the study. Study treatment may not begin until a subject is registered. 2. Patients must provide informed written consent 3. ECOG performance status 0-1. 4. Clinical stage operable I, II or III invasive mammary carcinoma, which is ER-positive by IHC and HER2-negative by Herceptest (0 or 1+) or not amplified by FISH as per routine clinical testing Patients who have measurable residual tumor at the primary site Patients who will undergo surgical treatment with either segmental resection or total mastectomy 5. Measurable tumor i. Measurable disease: a mass that can be reproducibly measured by physical exam and calipers or ultrasound and is at least 1 cm in size 6. The pathology report from the initial diagnosis has been reviewed by either UTSW or Parkland Hospital, Department of Pathology and meets eligibility criteria. Available core biopsies from the time of diagnosis have been requested. These may include the paraffin block or sections from the paraffin-embedded tumor blocks. 7. Post-menopausal female subjects ≥18 years of age, as defined by any of the following:
• Subjects at least 55 years of age;
• Subjects under 55 years of age and amenorrhoeic for at least 12 months or follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) values ≥40 IU/L and estradiol levels ≤20 IU/L;
• Prior bilateral oophorectomy or prior radiation castration with amenorrhea for at least 6 months.
• (There is no upper age limit for enrollment to this study) 8. No prior chemotherapy for this primary breast cancer. 9. Patients with a prior history of contralateral breast cancer are eligible if they have no evidence of recurrence of their initial primary breast cancer. 10. Women may have been taking tamoxifen or raloxifene as a preventive agent prior to study entry but must have discontinued the drug for at least 21 days prior to study enrollment. 11. Subjects must have ended hormone replacement therapy (HRT) (e.g., conjugated estrogens tablets, USP, [Premarin]), at least 7 days prior to receiving the first dose of randomized therapy. 12. Patients must have adequate hepatic and renal function. All tests must be obtained less than 4 weeks from study entry. This includes: 1. Creatinine <1.5X upper limits of normal 2. Bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT <1.5X upper limits of normal 13. Able to swallow and retain oral medication
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Patients with locally advanced disease who are candidates for other preoperative chemotherapy at the time of initial evaluation. This may include patients with locally advanced disease such as:
• Inflammatory breast cancer (T4d)
• Fixed axillary lymph node metastases (N2)
• Metastasis to ipsilateral internal mammary node (N3) 2. Locally recurrent breast cancer 3. Evidence of distant metastatic disease (i.e. lung, liver, bone, brain, etc.) 4. Serious medical illness that in the judgment of the treating physician places the patient at high risk of operative mortality. 5. Severe uncontrolled malabsorption condition or disease (i.e. grade II/III diarrhea, severe malnutrition, short gut syndrome) 6. Dementia, altered mental status, or any psychiatric condition that would prohibit the understanding or rendering of informed consent. 7. Use of an investigational drug within 30 days or 5 half-lives, whichever is longer, preceding the first dose of letrozole.
Drug: Letrozole
Breast Cancer Female, Breast - Female
ER-positive, HER2-negative, invasive mammary carcinoma
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Neratinib HER Mutation Basket Study (SUMMIT)

This is an open-label, multicenter, multinational, Phase 2 basket study exploring the efficacy and safety of neratinib as monotherapy or in combination with other therapies in participants with HER (EGFR, HER2) mutation-positive solid tumors.
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Barbara Haley
30339
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01953926
STU 062018-007
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• Provide written informed consent
• Histologically confirmed cancers for which no curative therapy exists
• Documented HER2 or EGFR exon 18 mutation
• Participants must agree and commit to use appropriate methods of contraception as outlined in the protocol
• At least one measurable lesion, defined by RECIST v1.1
Exclusion Criteria:

• Participants harboring ineligible somatic HER2 mutations
• Prior treatment with any HER2-directed tyrosine kinase inhibitor (e.g., lapatinib, afatinib, dacomitinib, neratinib, tucatinib, poziotinib)
• Participants who are receiving any other anticancer agents
• Symptomatic or unstable brain metastases
• Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding There are additional inclusion and exclusion criteria. The study center will determine if criteria for participation are met.
Drug: Neratinib, Drug: Paclitaxel, Drug: Fulvestrant, Drug: Trastuzumab
Solid Tumors Harboring Somatic HER2 or EGFR Exon 18 Mutations, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Colon, Esophagus, Kidney, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Ovary
Neratinib, Nerlynx, Breast, Solid Tumors, Cancer, HER2 mutations, EGFR mutations, Bladder/Urinary Tract, Paclitaxel, Fulvestrant, Trastuzumab, Cervical, Salivary
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A Study of Nivolumab in Participants With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Who Are at High Risk of Recurrence After Curative Hepatic Resection or Ablation (CheckMate 9DX)

This study will investigate if nivolumab will improve recurrence-free survival (RFS) compared to placebo in participants with HCC who have undergone complete resection or have achieved a complete response after local ablation, and who are at high risk of recurrence
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Muhammad Beg
125541
All
18 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03383458
STU 052018-014
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Participants with a first diagnosis of HCC who have undergone a curative resection or ablation
• Participants are eligible to enroll if they have non-viral related-HCC, or if they have HBV-HCC, or HCV-HCC
• Child-Pugh Score 5 or 6
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status (PS) 0 or 1
Exclusion Criteria:

• Known fibrolamellar HCC, sarcomatoid HCC, or mixed cholangiocarcinoma and HCC
• Any evidence of tumor metastasis or co-existing malignant disease
• Participants previously receiving any prior therapy for HCC, including loco-regional therapies
• Participants who have undergone a liver transplant or those who are in the waiting list for liver transplantation
• Participants who have received a live/attenuated vaccine within 30 days of randomization (eg, varicella, zoster, yellow fever, rotavirus, oral polio and measles, mumps, rubella [MMR]). Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply
Biological: Nivolumab, Other: Placebo
Liver Cancer, Hepatocellular Carcinoma
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Study to Test the Efficacy and Safety of Padsevonil as Adjunctive Treatment of Focal-onset Seizures in Adults With Drug-resistant Epilepsy (ARISE)

The purpose of the study is to characterize the dose-response relationship with respect to efficacy of Padsevonil administered concomitantly with up to 3 anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) for treatment of observable focal-onset seizures in subjects with drug-resistant epilepsy.
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Jay Harvey
13028
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03373383
STU 042018-015
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Diagnosis of focal epilepsy per 1989 International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) criteria at least 3 years before study entry
• Subject has failed to achieve seizure control with 4 tolerated and appropriately chosen prior antiepileptic drugs (AED), including past and ongoing treatment, that were individually optimized for adequate dose and duration. Prior discontinued AED treatment would need to be assessed by the Investigator considering the patient medical records and patient and/or caregiver interview. 'Prior AED' is defined as all past and ongoing AED treatments with a start date before the Screening Visit (Visit 1)
• Average of >= 4 spontaneous and observable focal seizures (type IA1 (i.e. focal aware), IB (i.e. focal impaired awareness), IC (i.e. focal to bilateral tonic-clonic)) per month
• Current treatment with an individually optimized and stable dose of at least 1 and up to 3 AEDs for the 8 weeks prior to the Screening Visit with or without additional Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) or other neurostimulation treatments
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subject has a history of or signs of generalized or combined generalized and focal epilepsy
• Cluster seizures which are uncountable in the previous 8 weeks before study entry and during 4 weeks prospective baseline
• Current treatment with carbamazepine, phenytoin, primidone, phenobarbital
• Current treatment/ use of (non-AED) prescription, nonprescription, dietary (eg, grapefruit or passion fruit), or herbal products that are potent inducers or inhibitors of the CYP3A4 or 2C19 pathway for 2 weeks (or 5 half-lives, whichever is longer) prior to the Baseline Visit
• Subjects taking sensitive substrates of CYP2C19 for 2 weeks (or 5 half-lives, whichever is longer) prior to the Baseline Visit
• Subject has been taking vigabatrin less than 2 years at study entry
• Subject has been taking felbamate for less than 12 months
• Subject taking retigabine for less than 4 years
• Current treatment with benzodiazepines (i.e. GABA-A-ergic drugs like zolpidem, zaleplon, or zopiclone, excluding GABA-A-ergic AEDs) <3 times per week for emergencies
• Subject has a current medical condition that occurred within the last 12 months which, in the opinion of the investigator, could compromise his/her safety or ability to participate in this study
Drug: Padsevonil, Other: Placebo
Drug-resistant Epilepsy, Focal-Onset Seizures
Epilepsy, Padsevonil
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CAN-Stim Compared to SNS in Treatment of Urinary Urgency Incontinence With Wireless Neuromodulation Technology (PROTECT)

This is a prospective, randomized, controlled, multi-center, study in which 150 evaluable subjects will be randomized 1:1 to receive either a Protect CAN-Stim or SNS InterStim® system. Subjects from both groups will immediately start with therapy. The primary endpoint is a ≥ 50% reduction in number of incontinence episodes associated with urgency at the 3-month visit, with additional measurements assessed at 14 days, 1, 6, 9 and 12-months.
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Gary Lemack
28392
All
18 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02577302
STU 052018-009
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Diagnosis of overactive bladder with urgency urinary incontinence or mixed incontinence (urge and stress) with predominate urge, as confirmed by the MESA questionnaire;
• Women and men ≥ 18 years of age;
• Women of child-bearing age willing to practice birth control;
• At least 4 incontinent episodes associated with urgency on a 3-day voiding diary;
• At least 10 voids per day;
• Average urgency score of at least 2 as measured with IUSS on a 3-day voiding diary;
• Self-reported bladder symptoms present > 6 months;
• Documented failure of an adequate trial of first and second line therapy;
• Off all antimuscarinics and beta-3 adrenergic agonists for at least 2 weeks prior to enrollment;
• If on Tricyclic antidepressants, dosage must be stabilized for at least 3 months;
• Have no active urethral obstruction/stricture, bladder calculi or bladder tumor based on medical history;
• Normal upper urinary tract function based on medical history;
• Based on the medical opinion of the Investigator, there is no evidence of anatomic abnormalities that could jeopardize the placement of the device or pose a hazard to the subject;
• Based on the medical opinion of the Investigator, subject is willing and able to operate the patient programmer, recharging equipment, diary and has the ability to undergo study assessments and provide accurate responses;
• Based on the medical opinion of the Investigator, subject is a good surgical subject for the implant procedure;
• Capable of giving informed consent;
• Capable and willing to follow all study related procedures.
Exclusion Criteria:

• An active implantable electronic device regardless of whether stimulation is ON or OFF;
• Pregnant as confirmed by a urine pregnancy test or plan to become pregnant during the following 12 months period;
• Primary complaint of stress urinary incontinence;
• Less than 1 year post-partum and/or are breast-feeding;
• Neurogenic bladder (i.e. Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Spinal Cord Injury);
• Patients with spinal hardware that would limit access to the sacrum;
• Botox use in bladder or pelvic floor muscles in the past nine months;
• Have a post-void residual urine volume >150 cc at baseline;
• Current urinary tract infection (UTI);
• Previous treatment with sacral neuromodulation;
• Previous treatment with percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation, pelvic floor muscle stimulation, or biofeedback within the past 60 days;
• Conditions requiring Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) evaluation or diathermy procedures;
• Inability to operate the CAN-Stim System or InterStim System;
• Diabetes with peripheral nerve compromise or severe uncontrolled diabetes (HbA1C 8.5 or greater);
• History of coagulopathy or bleeding disorder;
• History of pelvic pain as primary diagnosis (VAS score of > 4) at baseline;
• Anatomical restrictions such that device placement is not possible;
• Are currently participating or have participated within the past 30 days in any clinical investigation involving or impacting urinary or renal function;
• Have a life expectancy of less than 1 year;
• Cannot independently comprehend and complete the questionnaires and diaries;
• Deemed unsuitable for enrollment by the investigator based on history or physical examination (including bleeding disorders or anticoagulant medications, and peripheral neuropathy).
Device: CAN-Stim - Protect CAN-Stim System, Device: SNS - InterStim® System
Urinary Incontinence, Urge, Urinary Bladder
Chronic Tibial nerve stimulation, Wireless PNS, neuromodulation
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VivaSight Double Lumen Tube for Single Lung Ventilation

This prospective, randomized, comparative study is intended to enroll a total of 50 patients undergoing thoracic surgery that necessitates single lung ventilation. The efficacy and performance of the VivaSight DLT will be compared to the conventional double lumen tube. Use of fiberoptic bronchoscopy for initial tube positioning and subsequently during the case will be recorded. The attending thoracic surgeon will judge the quality of lung deflation. The occurrence of any malposition and subsequent maneuvers will be recorded. A standardized anesthetic protocol that is usual and customary for the type of operation the patient is having will be provided to the anesthesia teams of enrolled subjects. The remainder of the anesthetic care of the subject will not deviate from the standard of care.
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Tiffany Moon
66760
All
18 Years to 90 Years old
N/A
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03690284
STU-2018-0098
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Inclusion Criteria:

• 18-90 years old
• Scheduled for a thoracic surgery that requires single lung ventilation
• Willing and able to consent in English or Spanish
Exclusion Criteria:

• Age less than 18 or older than 90
• Patient does not speak English or Spanish
• Patient refusal
• Pregnant or nursing women
• Known or suspected difficult airway
• Contraindication for left sided double lumen tube (e.g, L bronchial mass)
Device: Conventional Double Lumen Tube, Device: VivaSight Double Lumen Tube
Double Lumen Endotracheal Tube, Single Lung Ventilation
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Safety and Pharmacokinetic Study of Lumacaftor/Ivacaftor in Subjects 1 to Less Than 2 Years of Age With Cystic Fibrosis, Homozygous for F508del

This study will evaluate the safety and pharmacokinetics (PK) of lumacaftor (LUM) and ivacaftor (IVA) in subjects 1 to less than 2 years of age with cystic fibrosis (CF), homozygous for F508del (F/F).
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Preeti Sharma
117060
All
12 Months to 23 Months old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03601637
STU 052018-060
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Subjects will be 1 to less than 2 years of age on Day 1 of the relevant part of the study.
• Homozygous for F508del (F/F). Key
Exclusion Criteria:

• Any clinically significant laboratory abnormalities at the Screening Visit that would interfere with the study assessments or pose an undue risk for the subject.
• Solid organ or hematological transplantation. Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply.
Drug: LUM, Drug: IVA
Cystic Fibrosis
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Establishing Efficacy of an Inpatient Intervention and Phone App to Reduce Suicidal Risk (ASAP+BRITE)

In this 2-site study, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC), the investigators will conduct a randomized clinical trial (RCT) in 240 psychiatrically hospitalized suicidal adolescents, examining the single and additive effects of two components of an inpatient unit intervention for suicidal adolescents, As Safe As Possible (ASAP), which focuses on emotion regulation and safety planning, and an emotion regulation/safety plan phone app (BRITE).
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Beth Kennard
13826
All
12 Years to 17 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03825588
STU 112016-057
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Youth admitted to the inpatient unit at either site for a recent suicide attempt or significant suicidal ideation with a plan or intent.
• The youth and parent are able to complete assessments in English, and the youth is able to complete therapy.
Exclusion Criteria:

• The youth currently exhibits psychosis.
• The youth currently exhibits mania.
• The youth is currently <85% of their ideal body weight.
• The youth is intellectually incapable of completing the study, e.g. has an intelligence quotient (IQ) < 70.
Behavioral: ASAP (As Safe As Possible), Behavioral: BRITE smart phone app, Behavioral: TAU (treatment as usual)
Suicidal Ideation, Suicide, Attempted
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An Investigational Study to Evaluate BMS-986165 in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

This study will investigate BMS-986165 to assess its effects in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
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David Karp
13762
All
18 Years to 75 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03252587
STU 062018-059
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Meets the Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) classification criteria for SLE and diagnosed ≥ 24 weeks before the screening visit
• One of the following: antinuclear antibody (ANA) ≥ 1:80 or positive anti-double-stranded DNA (dsDNA) or positive anti-Smith (Sm)
• Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index 2000 (SLEDAI-2K) score ≥ 6 points and clinical SLEDAI-2K score ≥ 4 points
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subjects with drug-induced SLE, certain other autoimmune diseases, and active, severe lupus nephritis
• SLE overlap syndromes such as scleroderma and mixed connective tissue disease
• Clinically significant abnormalities on chest x-ray or ECG
• History of any significant drug allergy Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria could apply
Drug: BMS-986165, Other: Placebo
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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