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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
Children’s Health
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Optimal Positioning of Nasopharyngeal Temp Probe

The purpose of this study is to determine the optimal range of insertion depths for a nasopharyngeal probe in anesthetized pediatric patients as a function of age.
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John Zhong
69695
All
up to 12 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02963285
STU 072016-059
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Elective non-cardiac surgery in children to last at least 1.5 hours; 2. Supine position anticipated; 3. General endotracheal anesthesia.
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Nasopharyngeal disease (e.g. sinusitis), upper airway abnormalities, or planned oral or facial surgery; 2. History of genetic or congenital anomalies leading to facial dimorphism; 3. History of recent substantive epistaxis or suspected bleeding disorder; 4. Therapeutic-dose anti-coagulation; 5. Contraindication to esophageal temperature probe insertion (i.e., esophageal varices, congenital anomalies).
Other: Nasopharyngeal temperature probe
Pediatric Temperature
Children’s Health
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Does Wearing Tetra-Grip Improve Arm Function in Children Diagnosed With Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy?

This study evaluates the effect of wearing a tetra-grip on the affected arm of children with neonatal brachial plexus palsy. Half of the participants will have tetra-grip applied to the arm, while the other half will not have it applied to the arm.
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Robert Rinaldi
160870
All
3 Years to 7 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03647761
STU 022018-069
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Inclusion Criteria:

• 3
•7 years old
• male or female
• non-dominant upper extremity brachial plexus injury
Exclusion Criteria:

• Botox injections to the affected extremity within the past 3 months
• Severe muscle contractures of affected extremity that restricts functional use of the arm and hand
• Concurrent cerebral palsy
Device: Tetra-grip
Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy
Tetra-grip, Assisting Hand Assessment
Children’s Health
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Study of Intrathecal Administration of Onasemnogene Abeparvovec-xioi for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (STRONG)

The purpose of this trial is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of intrathecal administration of onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi in infants and children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy with 3 copies of SMN2 and deletion of SMN1.
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Susan Iannaccone
13463
All
6 Months to 60 Months old
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03381729
STU 062016-082
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Key Inclusion Criteria
• Patients ≥6 months and up to 60 months (1800 days) of age at time of dosing following diagnostic confirmation during screening period by genotype who demonstrate the ability to sit unassisted for 10 or more seconds but cannot stand or walk
• Diagnostic confirmation by genotype includes lab documentation of homozygous absence of SMN1 exon 7; with exactly three copies of SMN2
• Negative gene testing for SMN2 gene modifier mutation (c.859G>C)
• Onset of clinical signs and symptoms consistent with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) at < 12 months of age
• Able to sit independently and not standing or walking independently. Definition of sitting independently is defined by the World Health Organization Multicentre Growth Reference Study (WHO-MGRS) criteria of being able to sit up unsupported with head erect for at least 10 seconds. Child should not use arms or hands to balance body or support position (Wijnhoven 2004)
• Be up-to-date on childhood vaccines that include palivizumab prophylaxis (also known as Synagis) to prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections are also recommended in accordance with American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP 2009) Key Exclusion Criteria
• Current or historical ability to stand or walk independently
• Contraindications for spinal tap procedure or administration of intrathecal therapy or presence of an implanted shunt for the drainage of CSF or an implanted central venous (CNS) catheter
• Severe contractures as determined by designated Physical Therapist(s) at screening that interfere with either the ability to attain/demonstrate functional measures or interferes with ability to receive intrathecal (IT) dosing
• Severe scoliosis (defined as ≥ 50° curvature of spine) evident on X-ray examination
• Previous, planned or expected scoliosis repair surgery/procedure within 1 year of dose administration
• Use of invasive ventilatory support (tracheotomy with positive pressure) or pulse oximetry < 95% saturation at screening while the patient is awake, or for high altitudes > 1000 m, oxygen saturation < 92% while the patient is awake
• Pulse oximetry saturation must not decrease ≥ four (4) percentage points between screening and highest value on day of dosing
• Use or requirement of non-invasive ventilatory support for 12 or more hours daily over the two (2) weeks prior to dosing
• Medical necessity for a gastric feeding tube, where the majority of feedings are given by non-oral methods (i.e., nasogastric tube or nasojejunal tube) or patients whose weight-for-age falls below the 3rd percentile based on WHO Child Growth Standards (Onis 2006). Placement of a permanent gastrostomy prior to screening is not an exclusion
• Use or requirement of non-invasive ventilatory support for 12 or more hours daily over the two (2) weeks prior to dosing
• Medical necessity for a gastric feeding tube, where the majority of feedings are given by non-oral methods or patients whose weight-for-age falls below the 3rd percentile based on WHO Child Growth Standards (Onis 2006). Placement of a permanent gastrostomy prior to screening is not an exclusion
• Active viral infection (includes human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or serology positive for hepatitis B or C, or Zika virus)
• Serious non-respiratory tract illness requiring systemic treatment and/or hospitalization within two (2) weeks prior to study entry
• Respiratory infection requiring medical attention, medical intervention or increase in supportive care of any manner within four (4) weeks prior to study entry
• Severe non-pulmonary/respiratory tract infection within four (4) weeks before study dosing or concomitant illness that in the opinion of the Principal Investigator (PI) creates unnecessary risks for gene transfer such as:
• Major renal or hepatic impairment
• Known seizure disorder
• Diabetes mellitus
• Idiopathic hypocalciuria
• Symptomatic cardiomyopathy
• History of bacterial meningitis or brain or spinal cord disease, including tumors, or abnormalities by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized tomography (CT) that would interfere with the lumbar puncture (LP) procedures or CSF circulation
• Known allergy or hypersensitivity to prednisolone or other glucocorticosteroids or their excipients
• Known allergy or hypersensitivity to iodine or iodine-containing products
• Concomitant use of any of the following: drugs for treatment of myopathy or neuropathy, agents used to treat diabetes mellitus, or ongoing immunosuppressive therapy, plasmapheresis, immunomodulators such as adalimumab, or immunosuppressive therapy within 3 months of study dosing
• Inability to withhold use of laxatives or diuretics in the 24 hours prior to dose administration
• Anti-AAV9 antibody titers >1:50 as determined by Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) binding immunoassay
• Should a potential patient demonstrate anti AAV9 antibody titer > 1:50, he or she may receive retesting within 30 days of the screening period and will be eligible to participate if the anti AAV9 antibody titer upon retesting is ≤ 1:50
• Clinically significant abnormal laboratory values (GGT, ALT, and AST, or total bilirubin > 2 × ULN, creatinine ≥ 1.0 mg/dL, hemoglobin [Hgb] < 8 or > 18 g/dL; white blood cell [WBC] > 20,000 per cmm) prior to gene replacement therapy. Patients with an elevated bilirubin level that is unequivocally the result of neonatal jaundice shall not be excluded
• Participation in recent SMA treatment clinical trial or receipt of an investigational or approved compound product or therapy received with the intent to treat SMA at any time prior to screening for this study
• Oral beta agonists must be discontinued 30 days prior to dosing.
• Inhaled albuterol specifically prescribed for the purposes of respiratory (bronchodilator) management is acceptable and not a contraindication at any time prior to screening for this study
• Expectation of major surgical procedures during the 1-year study assessment period
Biological: Onasemnogene Abeparvovec-xioi
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Gene Transfer, Gene Therapy, Adeno-associated virus, Survival Motor Neuron, SMN, AAV9
Children’s Health
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A Study Evaluating the Long-term Safety and Efficacy of VX-445 Combination Therapy

This study will evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of VX-445 in triple combination (TC) with tezacaftor (TEZ) and ivacaftor (IVA) in subjects with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are homozygous or heterozygous for the F508del mutation
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Raksha Jain
19733
All
12 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03525574
STU 022018-086
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Completed study drug treatment in a parent study; or had study drug interruption(s) in a parent study but completed study visits up to the last scheduled visit of the Treatment Period in the parent study.
Exclusion Criteria:

• History of drug intolerance in a parent study that would pose an additional risk to the subject in the opinion of the investigator.
• Current participation in an investigational drug trial (other than a parent study) Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply.
Drug: VX-445, Drug: TEZ, Drug: IVA, Drug: IVA
Cystic Fibrosis, Lung/Thoracic
Children’s Health
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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
Children’s Health
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A Study to Investigate Blinatumomab in Combination With Chemotherapy in Patients With Newly Diagnosed B-Lymphoblastic Leukemia

This phase III trial studies how well blinatumomab works in combination with chemotherapy in treating patients with newly diagnosed, standard risk B-lymphoblastic leukemia or B-lymphoblastic lymphoma with or without Down syndrome. Monoclonal antibodies, such as blinatumomab, may induce changes in the body's immune system and may interfere with the ability of cancer cells to grow and spread. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as vincristine, dexamethasone, prednisone, prednisolone, pegaspargase, methotrexate, cytarabine, mercaptopurine, doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and thioguanine, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Leucovorin decreases the toxic effects of methotrexate. Giving monoclonal antibody therapy with chemotherapy may kill more cancer cells. Giving blinatumomab and combination chemotherapy may work better than combination chemotherapy alone in treating patients with B-ALL. This trial also assigns patients into different chemotherapy treatment regimens based on risk (the chance of cancer returning after treatment). Treating patients with chemotherapy based on risk may help doctors decide which patients can best benefit from which chemotherapy treatment regimens.
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Tamra Slone
67555
All
365 Days to 31 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03914625
STU-2019-1128
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Inclusion Criteria:

• All B-ALL patients must be enrolled on APEC14B1 and consented to Eligibility Screening (Part A) prior to treatment and enrollment on AALL1731. APEC 14B1 is not a requirement for B-LLy patients. B-LLy patients may directly enroll on AALL1731.
• Age at diagnosis:
• Patients must be >= 365 days and < 10 years of age (B-ALL patients without DS).
• Patients must be >= 365 days and =< 31 years of age (B-ALL patients with DS).
• Patients must be >= 365 days and =< 31 years of age (B-LLy patients with or without DS).
• B-ALL patients without DS must have an initial white blood cell count < 50,000/uL (performed within 7 days prior to enrollment).
• B-ALL patients with DS are eligible regardless of the presenting white blood cell count (WBC) (performed within 7 days prior to enrollment).
• Patient has newly diagnosed B-cell ALL, with or without Down syndrome: > 25% blasts on a bone marrow (BM) aspirate;
• OR if a BM aspirate is not obtained or is not diagnostic of B-ALL, the diagnosis can be established by a pathologic diagnosis of B-ALL on a BM biopsy;
• OR a complete blood count (CBC) documenting the presence of at least 1,000/uL circulating leukemic cells;
• OR patient has newly diagnosed B-cell LLy Murphy stages I or II, with or without Down syndrome.
• Note: For B-LLy patients with tissue available for flow cytometry, the criterion for diagnosis should be analogous to B-ALL. For tissue processed by other means (i.e., paraffin blocks), the methodology and criteria for immunophenotypic analysis to establish the diagnosis of B-LLy defined by the submitting institution will be accepted (diagnostic biopsy for B-LLy must be performed within 14 days prior to enrollment).
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met.
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patient must not have secondary ALL that developed after treatment of a prior malignancy with cytotoxic chemotherapy. Note: patients with Down syndrome with a prior history of transient myeloproliferative disease (TMD) are not considered to have had a prior malignancy. They would therefore be eligible whether or not the TMD was treated with cytarabine.
• With the exception of steroid pretreatment or the administration of intrathecal cytarabine, patients must not have received any prior cytotoxic chemotherapy for either the current diagnosis of B ALL or B LLy or for any cancer diagnosed prior to initiation of protocol therapy on AALL1731.
• For patients receiving steroid pretreatment, the following additional exclusion criteria apply:
• Non-DS B-ALL patients must not have received steroids for more than 24 hours in the 2 weeks prior to diagnosis without a CBC obtained within 3 days prior to initiation of the steroids.
• DS and non-DS B-LLy patients must not have received > 48 hours of oral or IV steroids within 4 weeks of diagnosis.
• Patients who have received > 72 hours of hydroxyurea.
• B-ALL patients who do not have sufficient diagnostic bone marrow submitted for APEC14B1 diagnostic testing and who do not have a peripheral blood sample submitted containing > 1,000/uL circulating leukemia cells.
• Patient must not have acute undifferentiated leukemia (AUL).
• Non-DS B-ALL patients with central nervous system [CNS]3 leukemia (CNS status must be known prior to enrollment).
• Note: DS patients with CNS3 disease are eligible but will be assigned to the DS-High B-ALL arm. CNS status must be determined based on a sample obtained prior to administration of any systemic or intrathecal chemotherapy, except for steroid pretreatment.
• Non-DS B-ALL patients with testicular leukemia. (Note: DS patients with testicular disease are eligible but will be assigned to the DS-High B-ALL arm).
• For LLy patients, the following additional exclusion criteria apply:
• T-Lymphoblastic Lymphoma.
• Morphologically unclassifiable lymphoma.
• Absence of both B-cell and T-cell phenotype markers in a case submitted as lymphoblastic lymphoma.
• CNS positive disease or testicular involvement.
• M2 (5%
•25% blasts) or M3 (> 25% blasts) marrow.
• Patients with known Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
• Patients with known MYC translocation associated with mature (Burkitt) B-cell ALL, regardless of blast immunophenotype.
• Patients requiring radiation at diagnosis.
• Female patients who are pregnant since fetal toxicities and teratogenic effects have been noted for several of the study drugs. A pregnancy test is required for female patients of childbearing potential.
• Lactating females who plan to breastfeed their infants.
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential who have not agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation.
Drug: Asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi, Biological: Blinatumomab, Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Drug: Cytarabine, Drug: Dexamethasone, Drug: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride, Drug: Leucovorin Calcium, Drug: Mercaptopurine, Drug: Mercaptopurine Oral Suspension, Drug: Methotrexate, Drug: Pegaspargase, Drug: Prednisolone, Drug: Prednisone, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Drug: Thioguanine, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Down Syndrome, B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma
Children’s Health
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Study Evaluating the Long-term Safety and Efficacy of VX-445 Combination Therapy

This study will evaluate the long-term safety, efficacy, and pharmacodynamics of elexacaftor (ELX, VX-445) in triple combination (TC) with tezacaftor (TEZ) and ivacaftor (IVA) in subjects with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are heterozygous for the F508del mutation and a gating or residual function mutation (F/G and F/RF genotypes).
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Raksha Jain
19733
All
12 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04058366
STU-2019-1109
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Completed study drug treatment in parent study (VX18-445-104); or had study drug interruption(s) in parent study but completed study visits up to the last scheduled visit of the Treatment Period in the parent study Key
Exclusion Criteria:

• History of study drug intolerance in parent study Other protocol defined Inclusion/Exclusion criteria may apply
Drug: ELX/TEZ/IVA, Drug: IVA
Cystic Fibrosis
UT Southwestern
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The Budesonide in Babies (BiB) Trial (BiB)

This is a Phase 3, randomized, masked, active-controlled, multicenter trial designed to determine whether early intratracheal administration of a combination of budesonide with surfactant, as compared to surfactant alone, will reduce the incidence of physiologic bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) or death by 36 weeks' post-menstrual age in extremely preterm infants.
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Luc Brion
85893
All
up to 48 Hours old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04545866
STU-2020-0878
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Liveborn infants 22 0/7
•28 6/7 weeks gestation or 401
•1000 grams (inclusive) birth weight
• Clinical decision to give surfactant
• Less than or equal to 48 hours postnatal age
Exclusion Criteria:

• Terminal illness (heart rate < 100 beats per minute, unresponsiveness to resuscitation) or unlikely to survive as judged by the clinician
• Decision to redirect or limit support
• Use of surfactant before enrollment (first dose of surfactant must be study drug)
• Infant received systemic steroids prior to enrollment
• Use of indomethacin, either received by the mother within 24 hours prior to delivery,received by the infant prior to enrollment, or intent to administer to the infant for IVH prophylaxis or PDA management from enrollment up to 7 days of final dose of study drug
• Serious chromosomal abnormalities or major malformations
• Known congenital infections including, but not limited to, confirmed sepsis, congenital CMV, etc.
• Infants with a permanent neuromuscular condition that affects respiration
• Enrollment in a conflicting clinical trial
Drug: budesonide (Pulmicort nebulizing suspension)., Drug: surfactant (poractant alfa,Curosurf)
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD), Neonatal, Lung/Thoracic, Prematurity, Extreme
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Impact of Discontinuing Chronic Therapies in People With Cystic Fibrosis on Highly Effective CFTR Modulator Therapy (SIMPLIFY)

Despite the increasingly common use of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulator therapies in treating CF, it is still largely unknown whether or not other chronic therapies can be safely stopped. The SIMPLIFY study is being done to test whether or not it is safe to stop taking inhaled hypertonic saline or Pulmozyme® (dornase alfa) in those people that are also taking Trikafta™. Trikafta (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) is a combination CFTR modulator therapy that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for people with CF who have at least one F508del mutation. The three drugs that make up Trikafta work together to allow many more chloride ions to move into and out of the cells, improving the balance of salt and water in the lungs. These changes result in better clearance of mucus from the lungs and improvements in lung function. Inhaled hypertonic saline and Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) also improve clearance of mucus from the lungs to support lung function and have been available to people with CF for many years. Both therapies are considered to be relatively burdensome and it is not known whether either therapy can improve or maintain lung function above what is already gained through Trikafta use. The goal of the SIMPLIFY study is to get information about whether or not it is safe to stop either inhaled hypertonic saline or Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) by testing if there is a change in lung function in subjects with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are assigned to stop their chronic medication (either hypertonic saline or Pulmozyme) as compared to those who are assigned to keep taking their medication while continuing to take Trikafta.
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Raksha Jain
19733
All
12 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04378153
STU-2020-0246
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Diagnosis of CF.
• Age ≥ 12 years at the Screening Visit.
• Forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) ≥ 70 % predicted at the Screening Visit if < 18 years old, and ≥ 60 % predicted at Screening Visit if ≥ 18 years old.
• Clinically stable with no significant changes in health status within the 7 days prior to and including the Screening Visit.
• Current treatment with elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor (ETI) for at least the 90 days prior to and including the Screening Visit and willing to continue daily use for the duration of the study.
• Currently taking hypertonic saline (at least 3%) and/or dornase alfa for at least the 90 days prior to and including the Screening Visit and willing to continue daily use for the 2-week screening period.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Active smoking or vaping.
• Use of an investigational drug within 28 days prior to and including the Screening Visit.
• Changes to chronic therapy (e.g., ibuprofen, azithromycin, inhaled tobramycin, aztreonam lysine) within 28 days prior to and including the Screening Visit. This includes new airway clearance routines.
• Acute use of antibiotics (oral, inhaled or IV) or acute use of systemic corticosteroids for respiratory tract symptoms within 7 days prior to and including the Screening Visit.
• Chronic use of systemic corticosteroids at a dose equivalent to ≥ 10mg per day of prednisone within 28 days prior to and including the Screening Visit.
• Antibiotic treatment for nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) within 28 days prior to and including the Screening Visit.
Other: Discontinuation of hypertonic saline (HS), Other: Continuation of hypertonic saline (HS), Other: Discontinuation of dornase alfa (dnase), Other: Continuation of dornase alfa (dnase)
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis, CF, Withdrawal, Trikafta, hypertonic saline, dornase alfa, pulmozyme
UT Southwestern
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Testicular Tissue Cryopreservation for Fertility Preservation

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Ksenya Shliakhtsitsava
181933
Male
Not specified
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02972801
STU-2020-1412
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Be male at any age.
• Be scheduled to undergo surgery, chemotherapy, drug treatment and/or radiation for the treatment or prevention of a medical condition or malignancy with risk of causing permanent and complete loss of subsequent testicular function.
• Or, have a medical condition or malignancy that requires removal of all or part of one or both testicles.
• Have newly diagnosed or recurrent disease. Those who were not enrolled at the time of initial diagnosis (i.e., patients with recurrent disease) are eligible if they have not previously received therapy that is viewed as likely to result in complete and permanent loss of testicular function.
• Have two testicles if undergoing elective removal of all or part of a testicle for fertility preservation only. Note: removal of both testicles will limit fertility preservation options.
• Sign an approved informed consent and authorization permitting the release of personal health information. The patient and/or the patient's legally authorized guardian must acknowledge in writing that consent for specimen collection has been obtained, in accordance with institutional policies approved by the U.S. Department of Health and
• Consent for serum screening tests for infectious diseases [HIV-1, HIV-2, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C], to be performed at the time of testicular tissue harvesting.
• Undergo a full history and physical examination and obtain standard pre-operative clearance (based on the most recent ACC/AHA Guideline for Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery) as determined by their primary surgeon.
• Participating in long term follow-up is a requirement of the protocol.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Diagnosed with psychological, psychiatric, or other conditions which prevent giving fully informed consent.
• Diagnosed with an underlying medical condition that significantly increases their risk of complications from anesthesia and surgery.
Procedure: Testicular biopsy
Lymphoma, Sarcoma, Cancer, Mycosis Fungoides, Brain and Nervous System, Other, Eye and Orbit, Anklylosing Spondylitis, Anus, Bones and Joints, Breast - Male, Carcinoid Tumor, Cardiovascular, Colon, Esophagus, Gall Bladder, Head and Neck, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Nose, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Stomach, Throat, Thyroid, Urinary Bladder, Leukemia, Other, Hodgkins Lymphoma, Heart, Leukemia, Not Otherwise Specified, Lymphoid Leukemia, Myeloid and Monocytic Leukemia, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, Other Hematopoietic, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue, Unknown Sites, Ill - Defined Sites, Autoimmune Disorders
Spermatogonial stem cells, Testis, Fertility, Infertility, Oncofertility
Children’s Health
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The iCat2, GAIN (Genomic Assessment Informs Novel Therapy) Consortium Study

This research study is evaluating the use of specialized testing of solid tumors including sequencing. The process of performing these specialized tests is called tumor profiling. The tumor profiling may result in identifying changes in genes of the tumor that indicate that a particular therapy may have activity. This is called an individualized cancer therapy (iCat) recommendation. The results of the tumor profiling and, if applicable, the iCat recommendation will be returned.
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Laura Klesse
13954
All
up to 30 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02520713
STU 072015-038
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Age -- Age ≤ 30 years at time of initial qualifying solid tumor diagnosis
• Diagnosis -- Histologic diagnosis of solid malignancy (excluding brain tumors and lymphoma) that meets at least one of the following criteria:
• Refractory, defined as tumor progression after initiation of standard first line therapy without having achieved a prior partial or complete remission OR Biopsy proven residual disease at the completion of planned standard initial front-line therapy.
• Recurrent, defined as tumor progression after achieving a prior partial or complete remission
• Newly diagnosed high risk disease, defined as having an expected event free survival of < 50% at 2 years.
• Lacks definitive diagnosis or classical genomic findings after histologic review and standard molecular testing (rare tumor group).
• Examples include (eligibility not limited to these examples):
• Histology typically associated with a fusion in which fusion is not detected.
• Ewing-like sarcoma
• Undifferentiated sarcoma
• Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor without ALK fusion
• Infantile fibrosarcoma without NTRK fusion
• Specimen Samples
• Sufficient tumor specimen available to meet the minimum requirements for profiling from diagnosis or progression / recurrence --- OR
• Surgery / biopsy planned as part of clinical care that is anticipated to yield sufficient material to meet the minimum requirements for profiling; OR
• Patient has already had molecular profiling and patient has not yet started matched targeted therapy based on the report .
Exclusion Criteria:

• No Therapy Planned -- Patients who have declined further anticancer therapy will be excluded.
• Performance Status -- Patients with Lansky (age < 16 years) or Karnofsky (age ≥16 years) score < 50 will be excluded.
• Life Expectancy -- Patients with anticipated life expectancy < 3 months will be excluded.
Genetic: Genetic testing and GAIN report
Sarcoma, Pediatric Solid Tumor, Brain and Nervous System, Other, Eye and Orbit, Anklylosing Spondylitis, Anus, Bones and Joints, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Carcinoid Tumor, 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, Heart, Kaposis sarcoma, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue, Ill - Defined Sites
Pediatric Solid Tumor
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A Study to Compare the Long-term Outcomes After Two Different Anaesthetics (TREX)

There is considerable evidence that most general anaesthetics modulate brain development in animal studies. The impact is greater with longer durations of exposure and in younger animals. There is great controversy over whether or not these animal data are relevant to human clinical scenarios. The changes seen in preclinical studies are greatest with GABA agonists and NMDA antagonists such as volatile anaesthetics (eg sevoflurane), propofol, midazolam, ketamine, and nitrous oxide. There is less evidence for an effect with opioid (such as remifentanil) or with alpha 2 agonists (such as dexmedetomidine). Some, but not all, human cohort studies show an association between exposure to anaesthesia in infancy or early childhood and later changes in cognitive tests, school performance or risk of developing neurodevelopmental disorders. The evidence is weak due to possible confounding. A recent well designed cohort study (the PANDA study) comparing young children that had hernia repair to their siblings found no evidence for a difference in a range of detailed neuropsychological tests. In that study most children were exposed to up to two hours of anaesthesia. The only trial (the GAS trial) has compared children having hernia repair under regional or general anesthesia and has found no evidence for a difference in neurodevelopment when tested at two years of age. The GAS and PANDA studies confirm the animal data that short exposure is unlikely to cause any neurodevelopmental impact. The impact of longer exposures is still unknown. In humans the strongest evidence for an association between surgery and poor neurodevelopmental outcome is in infants having major surgery. However, this is also the group where confounding is most likely. The aim of our study is to see if a new combination of anaesthetic drugs results in a better long-term developmental outcome than the current standard of care for children having anaesthesia expected to last 2 hours or longer. Children will be randomised to receive either a low dose sevoflurane/remifentanil/dexmedetomidine or standard dose sevoflurane anaesthetic. They will receive a neurodevelopmental assessment at 3 years of age to assess global cognitive function.
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Peter Szmuk
80418
All
up to 2 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03089905
STU 052017-065
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Younger than 2 years (chronological age)
• Scheduled for anaesthesia that is expected to last at least 2 hours (and/or total operating room time is scheduled to be at least 2.5 hours)
• Has a legally acceptable representative capable of understanding the informed consent document and providing consent on the participant's behalf.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Known neurologic, chromosomal or congenital anomaly which is likely to be associated with poor neurobehavioural outcome
• Existing diagnosis of behavioural or neurodevelopmental disability
• Prematurity (defined as < 36 weeks gestational age at birth)
• Birth weight less than 2 kg.
• Congenital cardiac disease requiring surgery
• Intracranial neurosurgery and intracranial craniofacial surgery (isolated cleft lip is not an exclusion)
• Previous cumulative exposure to general anaesthesia exceeding 2 hours
• Planned future cumulative exposure to anaesthesia exceeding 2 hours before the age of 3 years.
• Any specific contra-indication to any aspect of the protocol
• Previous adverse reaction to any anaesthetic
• Circumstances likely to make long term follow-up impossible
• Living in a household where the primary language spoken at home is not a language in which we can administer the Wechsler Preschool and Primary School Intelligence Scale
• Planned postoperative sedation with any agent except opioids (e.g. benzodiazepines, dexmedetomidine, ketamine, barbiturates, propofol, clonidine, chloral hydrate, and other non-opioid sedatives). For example if such sedation is planned for post-operative ventilation
Drug: Sevoflurane, Drug: Remifentanil, Drug: Dexmedetomidine
Neurotoxicity, Anesthesia, Child Development
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[Trial of device that is not approved or cleared by the U.S. FDA]

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Kenneth Lee
93887
No gender available
to old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02918942
STU 092016-035
Ear
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STaph Aureus Resistance-Treat Early and Repeat (STAR-TER) (STAR-TER)

To evaluate the micro-biologic efficacy and safety of a streamlined treatment for early onset methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in patients with cystic fibrosis.
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Preeti Sharma
117060
All
2 Years to 45 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03489629
STU 022018-089
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1. Male or female ≥ 2 and ≤ 45 years of age at the Screening Visit. 2. Documentation of a CF diagnosis as evidenced by one or more clinical features consistent with the CF phenotype and one or more of the following criteria: 1. sweat chloride ≥ 60 milliequivalents/liter by quantitative pilocarpine iontophoresis test (QPIT) 2. two well-characterized mutations in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductive regulator (CFTR) gene 3. abnormal nasal potential difference(NPD) (change in NPD in response to a low chloride solution and isoproteronol of less than -5 mV) 3. First OR early MRSA colonization defined as: 1. First MRSA colonization: first documented isolation of MRSA from respiratory tract occurred ≤ 6 months prior to screening 2. Early MRSA colonization: MRSA was previously isolated from the respiratory tract ≤ 2 times over the past 3.5 years, but this was followed by at least 1 year of documented negative cultures for MRSA 4. MRSA is available to the central laboratory
•either the incident MRSA isolate from the clinic visit or the subject is MRSA positive at the screening visit 5. Clinically stable with no significant changes in health status within the 14 days prior to screening 6. Written informed consent (and assent when applicable) obtained from subject or subject's legal representative and ability for subject to comply with the requirements of the study
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Received antibiotics with activity against MRSA within 28 days prior to screening 2. Use of an investigational agent within 28 days prior to screening 3. For subjects ≥ 6 years of age: FEV1 at screening < 25% of predicted for age based on the Wang (males < 18 years, females < 16 years) or Hankinson (males ≥ 18 years, females ≥ 16 years) standardized equations 4. MRSA from the screening culture or the most recent clinical care visit within 6 months prior to screening resistant to TMP/SMX 5. History of intolerance to topical chlorhexidine or mupirocin 6. History of intolerance to both TMP/SMX and minocycline 7. < 8 years of age and allergic or intolerant to TMP/SMX 8. ≥ 8 years of age and allergic or intolerant to TMP/SMX and MRSA isolate (from screening or clinical care visit)is resistant to minocycline 9. For females of child bearing potential: pregnant, breastfeeding, or unwilling to use barrier contraception through Day 42 of the study 10. Subjects with history of abnormal renal function will need screening labs showing normal function Abnormal renal function is defined as estimated creatinine clearance <50 mL/min using the: 1. Bedside Schwartz Equation for subjects <18 years of age, and 2. Levey Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) Equation for subjects ≥ 18 years of age. 11. Subjects with a history of abnormal liver function will need to have screening labs showing normal transaminases. Liver dysfunction is defined as ≥3x upper limit of normal (ULN), of serum aspartate transaminase (AST) or serum alanine transaminase (ALT) or abnormal synthetic function 12. History of solid organ or hematological transplantation 13. Presence of a condition or abnormality that in the opinion of the Investigator would compromise the safety of the patient or the quality of the data.
Drug: Trimethoprim Sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX), Drug: Minocycline, Drug: Mupirocin, Drug: Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Behavioral: Environmental Decontamination
Cystic Fibrosis
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Early infection, Treatment, Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (FEV1)
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KIDCARE (Kawasaki Disease Comparative Effectiveness Trial) (KIDCARE)

Kawasaki disease (KD) is a self-limited illness that affects the heart blood vessels (coronary arteries) of infants and children and is now the most common cause of acquired heart disease in children. A mixture of proteins from human blood (Intravenous immunoglobulin, IVIG) is a treatment that reduces the rate of the major complication of the disease: a bulging of the wall of the coronary arteries called an aneurysm. However, 10-20% of children are resistant to this treatment and the fever returns. These children have the highest rates of aneurysm formation and thus should be treated aggressively. Unfortunately, there are no guidelines for the best secondary treatment for these resistant patients because the problem has never been adequately studied. Most physicians choose either a second infusion of IVIG or an engineered antibody called infliximab that inactivates a molecule that promotes inflammation. This trial will randomize (assign by chance like the flip of a coin) IVIG-resistant patients to receive either a second IVIG infusion or infliximab and the response to treatment will be compared to learn which treatment stops the fever the fastest. In addition, parents and caregivers will provide observations about their child's response to the different treatments.
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Kavita Sharma
34686
All
up to 17 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03065244
STU 032017-050
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Eligible subjects will be as follows: 1. 4 weeks to 17 years of age, 2. fulfill the American Heart Association case definition for complete or incomplete KD, 3. have had fever (T ≥38°C) for 3 to 10 days prior to initial IVIG treatment, 4. have fever (T ≥38°C orally or rectally) between 36 hours and 7 days after end of the first IVIG infusion without other likely cause
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Patient treated with infliximab or steroids for present illness (pts who received oral steroids as outpatients prior to KD diagnosis but who otherwise qualify for the study will not be excluded) 2. Known prior infection with tuberculosis, coccidiomycosis, or histoplasmosis.
Drug: IVIG, Drug: Infliximab
Mucocutaneous Lymph Node Syndrome
Kawasaki disease
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Cisplatin and Combination Chemotherapy in Treating Children and Young Adults With Hepatoblastoma or Liver Cancer After Surgery

This partially randomized phase II/III trial studies how well, in combination with surgery, cisplatin and combination chemotherapy works in treating children and young adults with hepatoblastoma or hepatocellular carcinoma. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as cisplatin, doxorubicin, fluorouracil, vincristine sulfate, carboplatin, etoposide, irinotecan, sorafenib, gemcitabine and oxaliplatin, 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. Giving combination chemotherapy may kill more tumor cells than one type of chemotherapy alone.
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Jonathan Wickiser
60058
All
up to 30 Years old
Phase 2/Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03533582
STU 062018-003
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients in Group F must have a body surface area (BSA) >= 0.6 m^2
• Patients must have a performance status corresponding to Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) scores of 0, 1, or 2; use Karnofsky for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky for patients =< 16 years of age; patients who are unable to walk because of paralysis, but who are up in a wheelchair, will be considered ambulatory for the purpose of assessing the performance score
• Patients must be newly diagnosed with histologically-proven primary pediatric hepatic malignancies including hepatoblastoma or hepatocellular carcinoma, except as noted below; patients with a diagnosis of hepatocellular neoplasm, not otherwise specified, should be classified and treated per hepatoblastoma treatment arms; note that rapid central pathology review is required in some cases; please note: all patients with histology as assessed by the institutional pathologist consistent with pure small cell undifferentiated (SCU) HB will be required to have testing for INI1/SMARCB1 by immunohistochemistry (IHC) according to the practices at the institution
• Patients with histology consistent with pure SCU must have positive INI1/SMARCB1 staining
• For all Group A patients, WDF status as determined by rapid review will be used to further stratify patients to Group A1 or A2
• For Groups B, C and D, rapid review is required if patients are either >= 8 years of age or have an alphafetoprotein (AFP) =< 100 at diagnosis
• For all Groups E and F patients, rapid central pathology review is required
• In emergency situations when a patient meets all other eligibility criteria and has had baseline required observations, but is too ill to undergo a biopsy safely, the patient may be enrolled without a biopsy
• Clinical situations in which emergent treatment may be indicated include, but are not limited to, the following circumstances:
• Anatomic or mechanical compromise of critical organ function by tumor (e.g., respiratory distress/failure, abdominal compartment syndrome, urinary obstruction, etc.)
• Uncorrectable coagulopathy
• For a patient to maintain eligibility for AHEP1531 when emergent treatment is given, the following must occur:
• The patient must have a clinical diagnosis of hepatoblastoma, including an elevated alphafetoprotein (AFP), and must meet all AHEP1531 eligibility criteria at the time of emergent treatment
• Patient must be enrolled on AHEP1531 prior to initiating protocol therapy; a patient will be ineligible if any chemotherapy is administered prior to AHEP1531 enrollment
• Note: If the patient receives AHEP1531 chemotherapy emergently PRIOR to undergoing a diagnostic biopsy, pathologic review of material obtained in the future during either biopsy or surgical resection must either confirm the diagnosis of hepatoblastoma or not reveal another pathological diagnosis to be included in the analysis of the study aims
• Patients may have had surgical resection of the hepatic malignancy prior to enrollment; all other anti-cancer therapy for the current liver lesion is prohibited
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 60 mL/min/1.73 m^2 or
• A serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows:
• Age: maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL)
• 1 month to < 6 months: 0.4 (male and female)
• 6 months to < 1 year: 0.5 (male and female)
• 1 to < 2 years: 06 (male and female)
• 2 to < 6 years: 0.8 (male and female)
• 6 to < 10 years: 1 (male and female)
• 10 to < 13 years: 1.2 (male and female)
• 13 to < 16 years: 1.5 (male), 1.4 (female)
• >= 16 years: 1.7 (male), 1.4 (female)
• Total bilirubin =< 5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) (serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase [SGOT])/alanine aminotransferase (ALT) (serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase [SGPT]) < 10 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• Shortening fraction of >= 28% by echocardiogram (for patients on doxorubicin-containing regimens [Groups C, D, E2, and F] assessed within 8 weeks prior to study enrollment) or
• Ejection fraction of >= 47% by echocardiogram or radionuclide angiogram (for patients on doxorubicin-containing regimens [Groups C, D, E2, and F] assessed within 8 weeks prior to study enrollment)
• Group F patients only: QT/corrected QT (QTc) interval =< 450 milliseconds for males and =< 470 milliseconds for females (assessed within 8 weeks prior to study enrollment)
• Normal pulmonary function tests (including diffusion capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide [DLCO]) if there is clinical indication for determination (e.g. dyspnea at rest, known requirement for supplemental oxygen) (for patients receiving chemotherapy [Groups A, B, C, D, E2, F]); for patients who do not have respiratory symptoms or requirement for supplemental oxygen, pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are NOT required
• 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:

• Prior chemotherapy or tumor directed therapy (i.e. radiation therapy, biologic agents, local therapy (embolization, radiofrequency ablation, and laser); therefore, patients with a pre-disposition syndrome who have a prior malignancy are not eligible
• Patients who are currently receiving another investigational drug
• Patients who are currently receiving other anticancer agents
• Patients with uncontrolled infection
• Patients who previously received a solid organ transplant, other than those who previously received an orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) as primary treatment of their hepatocellular carcinoma
• Patients with hypersensitivity to any drugs on their expected treatment arm
• Group C: Patients who have known deficiency of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD)
• Group D:
• Patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease and/or bowel obstruction
• Patients with concomitant use of St. John's wort, which cannot be stopped prior to the start of trial treatment
• Group F:
• Patients with peripheral sensitive neuropathy with functional impairment
• Patients with a personal or family history of congenital long QT syndrome
• These criteria apply ONLY to patients who may receive chemotherapy (all groups other than Group E1):
• Female patients who are pregnant since fetal toxicities and teratogenic effects have been noted for several of the study drugs; a pregnancy test is required for female patients of childbearing potential
• Lactating females who plan to breastfeed their infants
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential who have not agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation
• Note for Group F: patients of childbearing potential should use effective birth control during treatment with sorafenib and for at least 2 weeks after stopping treatment
Drug: Carboplatin, Drug: Cisplatin, Drug: Doxorubicin, Drug: Etoposide, Drug: Fluorouracil, Drug: Gemcitabine, Drug: Irinotecan, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Drug: Oxaliplatin, Other: Patient Observation, Drug: Sorafenib, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Childhood Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatoblastoma, Childhood Malignant Liver Neoplasm, Fibrolamellar Carcinoma, Hepatocellular Malignant Neoplasm, Not Otherwise Specified, Liver
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Moderately Preterm Infants With Caffeine at Home for Apnea (MoCHA) Trial (MoCHA)

The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of continuing treatment with caffeine citrate in the hospital and at home in moderately preterm infants with resolved apnea of prematurity on days of hospitalization after randomization.
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Myra Wyckoff
19272
All
29 Weeks to 33 Weeks old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03340727
STU-2020-0086
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Inborn and outborn infants of 29 0/7 to 33 6/7 weeks gestational age at birth
• admitted to hospitals of the NICHD NRN who, are at time of enrollment:
• ≤35 6/7 weeks post-menstrual age at the time of randomization
• Receiving caffeine with plan to discontinue treatment or just discontinued caffeine treatment
• Receiving feeds at a volume of ≥120 ml/kg/day by oral and/or tube feeding
• Ability to start study medication within 72 hours after stopping caffeine
Exclusion Criteria:

• On respiratory therapy (oxygen more than room air equivalent for high altitude sites, nasal cannula, continuous positive pressure ventilation, and/or mechanical ventilation)
• Infants who would otherwise be discharged home on apnea monitor due to underlying disease or family history, including history of a sibling with sudden infant death syndrome
• Parental request for apnea monitor
• Congenital heart disease other than atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, or patent ductus arteriosus
• Neuromuscular conditions affecting respiration
• Major congenital malformation and/or genetic disorder
• Plans to transfer to a non-NRN site before discharge
• Unable to obtain parental or guardian consent
Drug: Caffeine Citrate, Drug: Placebo
Apnea of Prematurity, Other
Moderate preterm infant, Caffeine citrate
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Study of Glycerol Phenylbutyrate & Sodium Phenylbutyrate in Phenylbutyrate Naïve Patients With Urea Cycle Disorders

This is a randomized, controlled, open-label parallel arm study to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and ammonia control, of RAVICTI® as compared to NaPBA in urea cycle disorder subjects not currently or previously chronically treated with phenylacetic acid (phenylacetate; PAA) prodrugs. The study design will include: 1) Baseline Period; 2) Initial Treatment Period; 3) a RAVICTI only Transition Period 4) a RAVICTI only Maintenance Period; and 5) a RAVICTI only Safety Extension Period. The study will run for approximately 25 weeks.
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Markey McNutt
59152
All
up to 99 Years old
Phase 4
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03335488
STU-2019-0706
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Signed informed consent given by the subject or the subject's parent/legal guardian for those under 18 years of age or the age of consent by local regulation.
• Male and female subjects with a suspected or confirmed UCD diagnosis of any subtype, except NAGS deficiency.
• Suspected diagnosis is defined as having experienced a HAC or a documented high ammonia of >=100 µmol/L
• Confirmed diagnosis is determined via enzymatic, biochemical, or genetic testing.
• Requires nitrogen-binding agents according to the judgment of the Investigator
• Birth and older.
• All females of childbearing potential and all sexually active males must agree to use an acceptable method of contraception from signing the informed consent throughout the study and for 30 days after the last dose of study drug. Acceptable forms of contraception are (oral, injected, implanted or transdermal), tubal ligation, intrauterine device, hysterectomy, vasectomy, or double barrier methods. Abstinence is an acceptable form of birth control, though appropriate contraception must be used if the subject becomes sexually active.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subject has received chronic treatment with an oral phenylbutyrate (RAVICTI, NaPBA, Pheburane, or other) longer than 14 consecutive days within one year prior to enrollment.
• Temporary use of NaPBA for acute management of a hyperammonemic crisis in the past is acceptable.
• Any concomitant illness (e.g., malabsorption or clinically significant liver or bowel disease) which would preclude the subject's safe participation, as judged by the Investigator.
• Has undergone liver transplantation, including hepatocellular transplant.
• Subjects on NaBz at Baseline will be excluded if they are viewed by the Investigator as being unable to undergo NaBz transition to a PAA prodrug during the Initial Treatment Period.
• Known hypersensitivity to PBA or any excipients of the NaPBA/PBA formulations.
• Pregnant or breast-feeding patients. Women of childbearing potential must have a pregnancy test performed at the Baseline Visit prior to the start of study drug.
Drug: RAVICTI, Drug: NaPBA
Urea Cycle Disorder
Urea, Hyperammonemic crisis (HAC)
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PROSpect: Prone and Oscillation Pediatric Clinical Trial

Severe pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome (PARDS) is a life-threatening and frequent problem experienced by thousands of children each year. Little evidence supports current supportive practices during their critical illness. The overall objective of this study is to identify the best positional and/or ventilation practice that leads to improved patient outcomes in these critically ill children. We hypothesize that children with severe PARDS treated with either prone positioning or high-frequency oscillatory ventilation (HFOV) will demonstrate more days off the ventilator when compared to children treated with supine positioning or conventional mechanical ventilation (CMV).
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Peter Luckett
14466
All
up to 18 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03896763
STU-2019-0488
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Inclusion criteria: Intubated and mechanically ventilated with moderate-severe PARDS for <48 hours per PALICC guidelines (chest imaging consistent with acute pulmonary parenchymal disease and OI ≥12 or OSI ≥10). We require two blood gases meeting moderate-severe PARDS criteria (separated by at least 4 ± 2 hours during which time the clinical team is actively working to recruit lung volume and optimize the patient's hemodynamic status per PALICC guidelines; specifically, incremental and decremental PEEP changes to optimize lung volume). A second blood gas is not required for OI ≥16. Exclusion criteria:
• Perinatal related lung disease
• Congenital diaphragmatic hernia or congenital/acquired diaphragm paralysis
• Respiratory failure explained by cardiac failure or fluid overload
• Cyanotic heart disease
• Cardiomyopathy
• Unilateral lung disease
• Primary pulmonary hypertension
• Intubated for status asthmaticus
• Obstructive airway disease (e.g., Severe airways disease without parenchymal involvement or disease characterized by hypercapnia with FiO2 <0.30 and/or evidence of increased resistance visible on the flow
•time scalar and/or presence of intrinsic PEEP)
• Active air leak
• Bronchiolitis obliterans
• Post hematopoietic stem cell transplant; specifically, patients receiving continuous supplemental oxygen for three or more days prior to intubation; receiving noninvasive ventilation for more than 24 hours prior to intubation; receiving more than one vasoactive medication at time of meeting inclusion criteria; spending more than four days in the PICU prior to intubation; supported on or with immediate plans for renal replacement therapies; with two or more allogeneic transplants; who relapsed after the transplant; or with diffuse alveolar hemorrhage
• Post lung transplant
• Home ventilator (including noninvasive) or home oxygen dependent (exception: night-time noninvasive ventilation (CPAP/BiPAP) or oxygen for obstructive sleep apnea is permitted)
• Neuromuscular respiratory failure
• Critical airway (e.g., post laryngotracheal surgery or new tracheostomy) or anatomical obstruction of the lower airway (e.g., mediastinal mass)
• Facial surgery or trauma in previous 2 weeks
• Head trauma (managed with hyperventilation)
• Intracranial bleeding
• Unstable spine, femur or pelvic fractures
• Acute abdominal process/open abdomen
• Morbid obesity (2w-24 months: WHO weight-for-length/height z-score ≥+3; ≥2 years: WHO body mass index (BMI)-for-age z-score ≥+3)
• Currently receiving either prone positioning or any high-frequency mode of MV with current illness (Up to 4 hours of prone positioning and/or any mode of high-frequency mode of MV is allowed as long as the therapies are off for least 4 hours prior to the subject meeting oxygenation criteria.)
• Supported on ECMO during the current admission
• Family/medical team not providing full support (patient treatment considered futile)
• Previously enrolled in current study
• Enrolled in any other interventional clinical trial not approved for co-enrollment
• Known pregnancy
Other: Either supine or prone positioning and either CMV or HFOV
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Children, Lung/Thoracic
Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PARDS), Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), acute respiratory failure, child, pediatric intensive care unit
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Milrinone in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

Infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) usually have pulmonary hypoplasia and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) leading to hypoxemic respiratory failure (HRF). Pulmonary hypertension associated with CDH is frequently resistant to conventional pulmonary vasodilator therapy including inhaled nitric oxide (iNO). Increased pulmonary vascular resistance (PVR) can lead to right ventricular overload and dysfunction. In patients with CDH, left ventricular dysfunction, either caused by right ventricular overload or a relative underdevelopment of the left ventricle, is associated with poor prognosis. Milrinone is an intravenous inotrope and lusitrope (enhances cardiac systolic contraction and diastolic relaxation respectively) with pulmonary vasodilator properties and has been shown anecdotally to improve oxygenation in PPHN. Milrinone is commonly used during the management of CDH although no randomized trials have been performed to test its efficacy. Thirty percent of infants with CDH in the Children's Hospital Neonatal Database (CHND) and 22% of late-preterm and term infants with CDH in the Pediatrix database received milrinone. In the recently published VICI trial, 84% of patients with CDH received a vasoactive medication. In the current pilot trial, neonates with an antenatal or postnatal diagnosis of CDH will be randomized to receive milrinone or placebo to establish safety of this medication in CDH and test its efficacy in improving oxygenation.
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Vedanta Dariya
153943
All
up to 168 Hours old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02951130
STU 042017-055
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Eligibility criteria: Infants are eligible if they meet all of the following criteria:
• ≥ 36 0/7 weeks PMA by best obstetric estimate AND birth weight of ≥ 2000g
• postnatal age ≤7 days (168 hours of age)
• invasive mechanical ventilation (defined as ventilation with an endotracheal tube) and
• one arterial blood gas with an OI ≥ 10 (after tracheal tube obstruction and other easily resolvable mechanical causes for increased OI are ruled out) on the most recent arterial blood gas within 12 hours prior to the time of randomization.
• if an arterial blood gas is not available at the time of randomization, a preductal OSI of ≥ 5 can be used as an inclusion criterion instead of OI ≥ 10; (the OSI should be based on the most recent preductal pulse oximetry recording and must be within 12 hours of randomization)
• postnatal blood gas with PCO2 ≤ 80 mmHg (arterial, capillary or venous blood gas) on the most recent blood gas sample obtained within 12 hours prior to randomization Note: Criteria (iv) to (vi) must be met at the most recent analysis within 12 hours prior to randomization.
Exclusion Criteria:
Infants are ineligible if they meet any of the following criteria:
• known hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
• Note 1: infants of diabetic mothers with asymmetric septal hypertrophy can be included as long as there is no evidence of obstruction to left ventricular outflow tract on echocardiogram,
• Note 2: infants with other acyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) and CDH may be included in the study and will be a predetermined subgroup for analysis)
• cyanotic CHD
•transposition of great arteries (TGA), total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR), partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR), truncus arteriosus (TA), tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), single ventricle physiology
•hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS), tricuspid atresia, critical pulmonic stenosis or atresia etc.,
• enrolled in conflicting clinical trials (such as a randomized controlled blinded trial of another pulmonary vasodilator therapy); Note: mothers enrolled in fetal tracheal occlusion studies such as FETO may be enrolled if permitted by investigators of the fetal tracheal occlusion study; [FETO refers to fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion and involves occlusion of fetal trachea with a balloon device at mid-gestation and subsequent removal in later gestation]
• infants with bilateral CDH o Note 3: infants with anterior and central defects are included in the study
• associated abnormalities of the trachea or esophagus (trachea-esophageal fistula, esophageal atresia, laryngeal web, tracheal agenesis)
• renal dysfunction (with serum creatinine > 2 mg/dL not due to maternal factors) or severe oligohydramnios associated with renal dysfunction at randomization; renal dysfunction may be secondary to renal anomalies or medical conditions such as acute tubular necrosis
• severe systemic hypotension (mean blood pressure < 35 mm Hg for at least 2 h with a vasoactive inotrope score of > 30)
• decision is made to provide comfort/ palliative care and not full treatment
• Intracranial bleed (including the following findings on the cranial ultrasound)
• Cerebral parenchymal hemorrhage
• Blood/echodensity in the ventricle with distension of the ventricle
• Periventricular hemorrhagic infarction
• Posterior fossa hemorrhage
• Cerebellar hemorrhage
• persistent thrombocytopenia (platelet count < 80,000/mm3) despite blood product administration on the most recent blood draw prior to randomization
• coagulopathy (PT INR > 1.7) despite blood product administration on the most recent blood draw (if checked
•there is no reason to check PT for the purpose of this study)
• aneuploidy associated with short life span (such as trisomy 13 or 18) will not be included in the study (infants with trisomy 21 can be included in the study)
• elevated arterial, venous or capillary PCO2 > 80 mmHg in spite of maximal ventilator support (including high frequency ventilation) on the most recent blood gas obtained within 12 hours prior to randomization
• use of milrinone infusion prior to randomization (the use of other inhaled pulmonary vasodilators such as iNO, inhaled epoprosternol, inhaled PGE1 and oral such as endothelin receptor antagonists is permitted
•Note: it is unlikely to be on oral pulmonary vasodilators early in the course of CDH)
• ongoing therapy with parenteral (intravenous or subcutaneous) pulmonary vasodilators such as IV/SQ prostacyclin analogs (Epoprostenol
•Flolan or Treprostinil
•Remodulin or PGE1
•Alprostadil) or IV phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors (sildenafil
•Revatio) at the time of randomization. In addition, initiation of therapy with these two classes of parenteral medications during the first 24 hours of study drug initiation is not permitted and will be considered a protocol deviation. The risk of systemic hypotension is high during the first 24 hours of study-drug (milrinone) infusion and hence parenteral administration of other pulmonary vasodilators is avoided to minimize risk of hypotension.
• Subjects already on ECMO or patients who are being actively considered for ECMO by the neonatal or surgical team
• attending (neonatal, critical care or surgical) refusal for participation in the trial (including concern about presence of hemodynamic instability)
Drug: Milrinone, Drug: Placebo (5% Dextrose)
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn, Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure, Pulmonary Hypoplasia, Cardiovascular, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs
CDH, PPHN, HRF
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Vincristine Sulfate Liposome Injection (Marqibo®) in Combination With UK ALL R3 Induction Chemotherapy for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With Relapsed ALL

This is a pilot study utilizing Marqibo® (vincristine sulfate liposome injection) combined with dexamethasone, mitoxantrone and asparaginase (UK ALL R3) for relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
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Tamra Slone
67555
All
1 Year to 21 Years old
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02879643
STU 082016-009
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Inclusion Criteria Age -Patients must be ≥ 1 and ≤ 21 years of age at the time of enrollment. Diagnosis
• Cohort A: Patients must have a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or mixed phenotypic acute leukemia with ≥ 5% blasts in the bone marrow (M2 or M3), with or without extramedullary disease) or a diagnosis of lymphoblastic lymphoma.
• Cohorts B & C: Patients must have a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), lymphoblastic lymphoma, or mixed phenotypic acute leukemia with any level of detectable disease (minimal residual disease level acceptable) with or without extramedullary disease Performance Level -Karnofsky > 50% for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky > 50% for patients ≤ 16 years of age. Prior Therapy
• Patients must have recovered from the acute toxic effects (≤ Grade 2 or baseline) of all prior chemotherapy, immunotherapy, or radiotherapy prior to entering this study, unless otherwise specified. Subjects with disease related cytopenias will be eligible.
• Patients must have relapsed or refractory disease after attaining at least a first remission. They may be in first to third relapse..
• Patients with Philadelphia chromosome t(9;22) positive disease must have received at least two prior tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
• Patients who have experienced their relapse after a Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are eligible, provided they have no evidence of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and are at least 100 days post-transplant at the time of enrollment.
• Prior anthracycline lifetime cumulative exposure: Patients must have less than 320 mg/m2 (or 400 mg/m2 if prior cardioprotection) lifetime exposure of anthracycline chemotherapy. 1. Cohort A: Patients must have less than 320 mg/m2 (or 400 mg/m2 if prior cardioprotection) lifetime exposure of anthracycline chemotherapy (See Appendix 2 for anthracycline calculation worksheet). 2. Cohorts B & C: There is no limit on prior anthracycline exposure.
• Hematopoietic growth factors: It must have been at least seven days since the completion of therapy with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (GCSF) or other growth factors at the time of enrollment. It must have been at least 14 days since the completion of therapy with pegfilgrastim (Neulasta®).
• Biologic anti-neoplastic agents: At least seven days after the last dose of a biologic agent. For agents that have known adverse events occurring beyond seven days after administration, this period must be extended beyond the time during which adverse events are known to occur. The duration of this interval must be discussed with the study chair or vice chair.
• Monoclonal antibodies: At least three half-lives (or 30 days—whichever is longer) of the antibody must have elapsed after the last dose of monoclonal antibody. (e.g., Rituximab = 66 days, Epratuzumab = 69 days)
• Immunotherapy: At least 30 days after the completion of any type of immunotherapy, e.g. tumor vaccines, chimeric antigen receptor T-cells.
• Recent prior chemotherapy: At least 10 days after standard vincristine and the completion of any type of chemotherapy induction regimen. At least 3 weeks after radiation therapy. At least 30 days after the completion of any investigational neoplastic agent is also required. An investigational agent is defined as any drug that is not approved and licensed for sale by the FDA for institutions in the United States, by Health Canada for institutions in Canada and by The Therapeutic Goods Administration for institutions in Australia. Exceptions:
• There is no time restriction in regard to prior intrathecal chemotherapy provided there is complete recovery from any acute toxic effects of such; it is allowable to enroll a patient that has received IT Cytarabine (ARA-C), IT Methotrexate (MTX) or triple IT therapy within 14 days of enrollment as part of their evaluation to diagnose disease relapse. The IT therapy given within 14 days of initiation of protocol specified chemotherapy, may substitute for the day 1 IT in cohorts A and B
• Subjects with rapidly progressive disease may receive hydroxyurea until they begin study therapy;
• Patients who relapse while on maintenance-type ALL therapy or are receiving maintenance therapy for disease stabilization will not require a wash-out period before entry into this study. However, there must be at least 10 days after any dose of standard vincristine. Renal and Hepatic Function
• Renal function: Patient's serum creatinine must be ≤ 1.5 x institutional upper limit of normal (ULN) according to age. If the serum creatinine is greater than 1.5 times normal, the patient must have a calculated creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) ≥ 70milliliter/min/1.73m2. Alternatively, a 24-hour creatinine clearance may also be used.
• Hepatic function: alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) must be < 5 x institutional upper limit of norm ULN. Total bilirubin must be ≤ 1.5 x ULN (except in the case of subjects with documented Gilbert's disease ≤ 5 × ULN). Cardiac Function -Patients must have a shortening fraction ≥ 27% or an ejection fraction ≥ 55% by echocardiogram, cardiac MRI or multigated acquisition scan (MUGA). Reproductive Function
• Female patients must not be pregnant and those of childbearing potential must have a negative urine or serum pregnancy test confirmed within one week prior to enrollment.
• Female patients with infants must agree not to breastfeed their infants while on this study.
• Male and female patients of childbearing potential must agree to use an effective method of contraception during the study. Exclusion Criteria Patients will be excluded if they have isolated testicular disease. Patients will be excluded if they have previously received Marqibo®. Patients will be excluded if they have a known allergy to any of the drugs used in the study, with the exception that patients with an allergy to PEG-asparaginase who can receive Erwinia asparaginase are eligible. Patients unable to receive any formulation of asparaginase may only enroll on cohort C Patients will be excluded if they have active, uncontrolled systemic fungal, bacterial, viral or other infection despite appropriate antibiotics or other treatment. Patients who require azole antifungal agents will be excluded. Azoles must be discontinued at least one week prior to the start of Marqibo®. Patients will be excluded if there is a plan to administer non-protocol chemotherapy, radiation therapy, another investigational agent or immunotherapy during the study period. Patients with pre-existing, persistent grade 2 or greater sensory or motor neuropathy from any cause will be excluded. Patients will be excluded if they have, significant concurrent disease, illness, psychiatric disorder or social issue that would compromise patient safety or adherence with the protocol treatment or procedures or interfere with consent, study participation, follow up, or interpretation of study results.Patients with Down syndrome will not be eligible for enrollment on Cohort A Patients with a known history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will will be excluded due to the increased risk of complications such as severe infection and unknown interaction of Marqibo® with antiretroviral drugs. Active hepatitis B or C infection as defined by seropositive for hepatitis B (hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)) or hepatitis C and elevated liver transaminases (defined as above the ULN per the institution normal ranges).
Drug: Marqibo
ALL, Childhood, Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute, Childhood, Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute, Lymphoid Leukemia
Children’s Health
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Response-Based Chemotherapy in Treating Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome in Younger Patients With Down Syndrome

This phase III trial studies response-based chemotherapy in treating newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome in younger patients with Down syndrome. Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. Response-based chemotherapy separates patients into different risk groups and treats them according to how they respond to the first course of treatment (Induction I). Response-based treatment may be effective in treating acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndrome in younger patients with Down syndrome while reducing the side effects.
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Tamra Slone
67555
All
91 Days to 3 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02521493
STU 112015-085
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must have constitutional trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) or trisomy 21 mosaicism (by karyotype or fluorescence in situ hybridization [FISH])
• Patient has one of the following:
• Patient has previously untreated de novo AML and meets the criteria for AML with >= 20% bone marrow blasts as set out in the World Health Organization (WHO) Myeloid Neoplasm classification
• Attempts to obtain bone marrow either by aspirate or biopsy must be made unless clinically prohibitive; in cases where it is clinically prohibitive, peripheral blood with an excess of 20% blasts and in which adequate flow cytometric and cytogenetics/FISH testing is feasible can be substituted for the marrow exam at diagnosis
• Patient has cytopenias and/or bone marrow blasts but does not meet the criteria for the diagnosis of AML (WHO Myeloid Neoplasm classification) because of < 20% marrow blasts and meets the criteria for a diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
• For patients who do not meet criteria for AML or MDS as outlined above; patient has a history of transient myeloproliferative disorder (which may or may not have required chemotherapy intervention and:
• Is > 8 weeks since resolution of transient myeloproliferative disease (TMD) with >= 5% blasts, OR
• Has an increasing blast count (>= 5%) in serial bone marrow aspirates performed at least 4 weeks apart
• Children who have previously received chemotherapy, radiation therapy or any anti-leukemic therapy are not eligible for this protocol, with the exception of cytarabine for the treatment of TMD
• There are no minimal organ function requirements for enrollment on this study
• Note: Previous cardiac repair with sufficient cardiac function is not an exclusion criteria
• Each patient's 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 subjects research must be met
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients with promyelocytic leukemia (French-American-British [FAB] M3)
• Prior therapy
• Patients =< 30 days from the last dose of cytarabine used for treatment of TMD
Drug: Asparaginase, Drug: Asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi, Drug: Cytarabine, Drug: Daunorubicin Hydrochloride, Drug: Etoposide, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Drug: Mitoxantrone Hydrochloride, Drug: Thioguanine
Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Down Syndrome, Myeloid Leukemia Associated With Down Syndrome, Myeloproliferative Neoplasm
Children’s Health
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Trametinib in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia

This phase II trial studies how well trametinib works in treating patients with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia that has come back (relapsed) or does not respond to treatment (refractory). Trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth.
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Kathleen Ludwig
114894
All
1 Month to 21 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03190915
STU 102017-033
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must have had histologic verification of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) at original diagnosis and currently have relapsed or refractory disease; the diagnosis is made based on the following criteria
• JMML category 1 (all of the following): the diagnostic criteria must include all features in category 1 and EITHER (i) one of the features in category 2 OR (ii) two features from category 3 to make the diagnosis
• Splenomegaly
• > 1000 (1 x 10^9/uL) circulating monocytes
• < 20% blasts in the bone marrow or peripheral blood
• Absence of the t(9;22) or BCR/ABL fusion gene
• JMML category 2 (at least one of the following if at least two category 3 criteria are not present):
• Somatic mutation in RAS or PTPN11
• Clinical diagnosis of NF1 or NF1 gene mutation
• Homozygous mutation in CBL
• Monosomy 7
• JMML category 3 (at least two of the following if no category 2 criteria are met):
• Circulating myeloid precursors
• White blood cell count, > 10 000 (10 x 10^9/ uL)
• Increased hemoglobin F for age
• Clonal cytogenetic abnormality
• GM-CSF hypersensitivity
• Patients with refractory or relapsed JMML must have had at least one cycle of intensive frontline therapy or at least 2 cycles of a deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) demethylating agent with persistence of disease, defined by clinical symptoms or the presence of a clonal abnormality; frontline therapy is defined as one cycle of intravenous chemotherapy that includes of any of the following agents: fludarabine, cytarabine, or any anthracycline but specifically excludes oral 6-mercaptopurine; frontline therapy will also include any conditioning regimen as part of a stem cell transplant; patients who transform to AML at any point with more than 20% blasts are not eligible for this trial
• Patients must have a Lansky or Karnofsky performance status score of >= 50, corresponding to Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) categories 0, 1 or 2; use Karnofsky for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky for patients =< 16 years of age; patients who are unable to walk because of paralysis, but who are up in a wheelchair, will be considered ambulatory for the purpose of assessing the performance score
• Patients must have fully recovered from the acute toxic effects of all prior chemotherapy, immunotherapy, or radiotherapy prior to study enrollment
• Myelosuppressive chemotherapy: patients must have completely recovered from all acute toxic effects of chemotherapy, immunotherapy or radiotherapy prior to study enrollment; at least 14 days must have elapsed since the completion of cytotoxic therapy, with the exception of hydroxyurea
• Note: cytoreduction with hydroxyurea can be initiated and continued for up to 24 hours prior to the start of protocol therapy
• Hematopoietic growth factors: at least 14 days after the last dose of a long-acting growth factor (e.g., pegfilgrastim) or 7 days for short-acting growth factor; for agents that have known adverse events occurring beyond 7 days after administration, this period must be extended beyond the time during which adverse events are known to occur
• Biologic (anti-neoplastic agent): at least 7 days must have elapsed since completion of therapy with a biologic agent; for agents that have known adverse events occurring beyond 7 days after administration, this period prior to enrollment must be extended beyond the time during which adverse events are known to occur
• Monoclonal antibodies:
• At least 30 days after the completion of any type of immunotherapy, e.g. tumor vaccines
• At least 3 half-lives must have elapsed since prior therapy that included a monoclonal antibody
• Radiotherapy:
• >= 2 weeks must have elapsed since local palliative external radiation therapy (XRT) (small port)
• >= 6 months must have elapsed if prior craniospinal XRT was received, if >= 50% of the pelvis was irradiated, or if traumatic brain injury (TBI) was received
• >= 4 weeks must have elapsed if other substantial bone marrow irradiation was given
• Stem cell transplant or rescue without TBI: no evidence of active graft versus (vs.) host disease and >= 3 months must have elapsed since transplant; >= 4 weeks must have elapsed since any donor lymphocyte infusion
• Patients must not be known to be refractory to red blood cell or platelet transfusions
• 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:
• Age: Maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL)
• 1 month to < 6 months: 0.4 (male) 0.4 (female)
• 6 months to < 1 year: 0.5 (male) 0.5 (female)
• 1 to < 2 years: 0.6 (male) 0.6 (female)
• 2 to < 6 years: 0.8 (male) 0.8 (female)
• 6 to < 10 years: 1 (male) 1 (female)
• 10 to < 13 years: 1.2 (male) 1.2 (female)
• 13 to < 16 years: 1.5 (male) 1.4 (female)
• >= 16 years: 1.7 (male) 1.4 (female)
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• Serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (alanine aminotransferase [ALT]) =< 3 x ULN (=< 135 U/L) (for the purpose of this study, the ULN for SGPT is 45 U/L)
• Serum albumin >= 2 g/dL
• Shortening fraction of >= 27% by echocardiogram OR ejection fraction of >= 50% by multi-gated acquisition (MUGA)
• Corrected QT (by Bazett's formula [QTcB]) interval < 450 msecs
• Patients must be able to swallow tablets or liquid; use of a nasogastric or gastrostomy (G) tube is also allowed
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients who are pregnant or breast-feeding are not eligible for this study as there is yet no available information regarding human fetal or teratogenic toxicities; negative pregnancy tests must be obtained in girls who are post-menarchal; patients of reproductive potential may not participate unless they have agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of study therapy; women of childbearing potential should be advised to use effective contraception for 4 months after the last dose of trametinib; trametinib may also potentially be secreted in milk and therefore breastfeeding women are excluded; female patients should not breastfeed during treatment with trametinib, and for 4 months following the last dose; male patients must use a condom during intercourse and agree not to father a child during therapy and for 4 months following discontinuation of trametinib to avoid unnecessary exposure of trametinib to the fetus
• Concomitant Medications
• Corticosteroids: patients requiring corticosteroids who have not been on a stable or decreasing dose of corticosteroid for the 7 days prior to enrollment are not eligible; if used to modify immune adverse events related to prior therapy, >= 14 days must have elapsed since last dose of corticosteroid
• Note: hydrocortisone used as a pre-medication to prevent transfusion related reactions is not considered a concomitant corticosteroid
• Investigational drugs: patients who are currently receiving another investigational drug are not eligible
• Anti-cancer agents: patients who are currently receiving other anti-cancer agents are not eligible (except patients receiving hydroxyurea, which may be continued until 24 hours prior to start of protocol therapy)
• Anti-graft versus host disease (GVHD) or agents to prevent organ rejection post-transplant: patients who are receiving cyclosporine, tacrolimus or other agents to prevent either graft-versus-host disease post bone marrow transplant or organ rejection post-transplant are not eligible for this trial
• Cardiac medications: any medications for treatment of left ventricular systolic dysfunction
• Patients who have an uncontrolled infection are not eligible
• Patients who in the opinion of the investigator may not be able to comply with the safety monitoring requirements of the study are not eligible
• Patients with a history of hepatic sinusoid obstructive syndrome (veno-occlusive disease) within the prior 3 months are not eligible
• Patients with a history of or current evidence/risk of retinal vein occlusion (RVO) or central serous retinopathy (CSR) are not eligible
• Patients with a history of RVO or CSR, or predisposing factors to RVO or CSR (e.g., uncontrolled glaucoma or ocular hypertension
• Patients with uncontrolled systemic disease(s) such as hypertension or diabetes mellitus are not eligible; blood pressure must be =< the 95th percentile for age, height, and gender
• Patients with a history of allergic reaction attributed to compounds of similar chemical or biologic composition to the MEK inhibitor, trametinib are not eligible
• Patients with a clinical diagnosis of Noonan syndrome are not eligible; Note: patients with Casitas B-lineage lymphoma (CBL) syndrome, also known as Noonan-like syndrome, are eligible to enroll
Drug: Trametinib
Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia, Neurofibromatosis Type 1, Leukemia, Other
Children’s Health
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Pre-Symptomatic Study of Intravenous Onasemnogene Abeparvovec-xioi in Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) for Patients With Multiple Copies of SMN2 (SPR1NT)

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of intravenous onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi in pre-symptomatic patients with SMA and 2 or 3 copies SMN2
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Susan Iannaccone
13463
All
up to 42 Days old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03505099
STU 022018-080
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Age ≤6 weeks (≤42 days) at time of dose
• Ability to tolerate thin liquids as demonstrated through a formal bedside swallowing test
• Compound muscle action potential (CMAP) ≥2mV at Baseline; centralized review of CMAP data will be conducted
• Gestational age of 35 to 42 weeks • Patients with pre-symptomatic SMA Type 1 as determined by the following features:
• 2 copies of SMN2 Patients with 2 copies of SMN2 (n ≥12) • Patients with pre-symptomatic SMA Type 2 as determined by the following features:
• 3 copies of SMN2
Exclusion Criteria:

• Weight at screening visit <2 kg
• Hypoxemia (oxygen saturation <96% awake or asleep without any supplemental oxygen or respiratory support) at the screening visit or for altitudes >1000 m, oxygen saturation <92% awake or asleep without any supplemental oxygen or respiratory support at the screening visit
• Any clinical signs or symptoms at screening or immediately prior to dosing that are, in the opinion of the Investigator, strongly suggestive of SMA
• Tracheostomy or current prophylactic use or requirement of noninvasive ventilatory support at any time and for any duration prior to screening or during the screening period
• Patients with signs of aspiration/inability to tolerate nonthickened liquids based on a formal swallowing test performed as part of screening or patients receiving any non-oral feeding method
• Clinically significant abnormalities in hematology or clinical chemistry parameters as determined by investigator or medical monitor
• Treatment with an investigational or commercial product, including nusinersen, given for the treatment of SMA. This includes any history of gene therapy, prior antisense oligonucleotide treatment, or cell transplantation.
• Patients whose weight-for-age is below the third percentile based on World Health Organization (WHO) Child Growth Standards
• Biological mother with active viral infection as determined by screening laboratory samples (includes human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] or positive serology for hepatitis B or C) • Biological mothers with clinical suspicion of Zika virus that meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Zika virus epidemiological criteria including history of residence in or travel to a geographic region with active Zika transmission at the time of travel will be tested for Zika virus RNA. Positive results warrant confirmed negative Zika virus RNA testing in the patient prior to enrollment.
• Serious nonrespiratory tract illness requiring systemic treatment and/or hospitalization within 2 Weeks prior to screening
• Upper or lower respiratory infection requiring medical attention, medical intervention, or increase in supportive care of any manner within 4 Weeks prior to dosing
• Severe nonpulmonary/respiratory tract infection within 4 Weeks before administration of gene replacement therapy or concomitant illness that, in the opinion of the Investigator or Sponsor medical monitor, creates unnecessary risks for gene replacement therapy such as:
• Major renal or hepatic impairment
• Known seizure disorder
• Diabetes mellitus
• Idiopathic hypocalciuria
• Symptomatic cardiomyopathy
• Known allergy or hypersensitivity to prednisolone or other glucocorticosteroids or their excipients
• Previous, planned or expected major surgical procedure including scoliosis repair surgery/procedure during the study assessment period
• Concomitant use of any of the following: drugs for treatment of myopathy or neuropathy, agents used to treat diabetes mellitus, or ongoing immunosuppressive therapy, plasmapheresis, immunomodulators such as adalimumab, immunosuppressive therapy within 4 Weeks prior to gene replacement therapy
• AntiAAV9 antibody titer >1:50 as determined by Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) binding immunoassay • Should a potential patient demonstrate AntiAAV9 antibody titer >1:50, he or she may receive retesting inside the 30-Day screening period and will be eligible to participate if the AntiAAV9 antibody titer upon retesting is ≤1:50, provided the <6 Week age requirement at the time of dosing is still met
• Biological mother involved with the care of the child refuses anti-AAV9 antibody testing prior to dosing
Biological: onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
gene therapy
Children’s Health
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STeroids to REduce Systemic Inflammation After Infant Heart Surgery (STRESS)

This study's objective is to determine the pharmacokinetics (PK)/pharmacodynamics (PD), safety and efficacy of methylprednisolone in infants undergoing heart surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. This is a prospective, double blind, multi-center, placebo-controlled safety and efficacy study. Blood samples will be collected from a subset of enrolled study participants to evaluate multiple dose methylprednisolone PK/PD. Participants will be randomized in a 1:1 fashion to intravenous methylprednisolone versus placebo. Study drug/placebo will be administered 8 to 12 hours before the anticipated start time of surgery and in the operating room at the time of initiation of cardiopulmonary bypass. Patients will be followed for primary and secondary outcomes for the duration of their hospitalization. Serious study drug-related adverse events will be collected for 7 days after the last dose of study drug.
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Ryan Butts
169606
All
up to 12 Months old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03229538
STU 072017-052
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Age < 1 year at the time of surgery
• Undergoing heart surgery with CPB as part of standard clinical care
• Availability and willingness of the parent/legally authorized representative to provide written informed consent
Exclusion Criteria:

• < 37 weeks adjusted gestational age at time of surgery
• Any oral or intravenous steroid treatment within two days of surgery
• Any patient receiving any of the following medications within 2 days of surgery: Amphoteracin B, aminoglutethimide, anticholesterases, warfarin, P450 3A4 inducers including (but not limited to) carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin, bosentan and nafcillin or P450 3A4 inhibitors including (but not limited to) clarithromycin, voriconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, ciprofloxacin, diltiazem, fluconazole, erythromycin and verapamil.
• Infection contraindicating steroid use
• Preoperative mechanical circulatory support or active resuscitation at the time of randomization
• Emergent surgery precluding steroid administration 8-12 hours before surgery
Drug: Methylprednisolone, Drug: Isotonic saline
Congenital Heart Disease in Children, Inflammatory Response, Cardiovascular
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HFNC Initiation Flow Rate Study

The investigators propose an open label, non-blinded, single center randomized controlled feasibility study to find the optimal initial HFNC flow rate in children less than 12 months old with clinically diagnosed moderate to severe bronchiolitis. This feasibility study is projected to take 6 months over the Winter/Spring of 2020-2021. The study is consisted of 3 arms, comparing HFNC therapy at 1 L/kg/min, 1.5 L/kg/min, and 2 L/kg/min (20 L/min max). Moderate to severe bronchiolitis is defined by RDAI of 6 or more.15 The primary outcome is treatment response to HFNC therapy defined by RDAI/Respiratory Assessment Change Score (RACS) ≥ 4 at 4 hours of therapy. Secondary outcome measures comprise of treatment failure requiring an escalation of care during the first 24 hours of HFNC therapy, duration of HFNC and simple nasal cannula therapy, duration of simple nasal cannula therapy, hospital and PICU length of stay (LOS), time to treatment failure, and adverse events.
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Amy Cheng
185763
All
up to 12 Months old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04517344
STU-2020-0816
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients less than 12 months of age with: (1) clinical signs of bronchiolitis defined by AAP and (2) respiratory distress defined by RDAI score 6 or greater.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Infants who required immediate need for respiratory support such as non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) or invasive ventilation, or with congenital heart disease, immunocompromise, upper airway obstruction, chronic lung disease, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, infants on home oxygen therapy basilar skull fracture, facial traumas, craniofacial malformations, and infants admitted to the neonatal or cardiac ICUs. Patients who have received bronchodilator or steroid treatments are not excluded as previous studies have not shown these treatments to be effective in bronchiolitis management.
Other: Initial Flow Rate
Bronchiolitis
Bronchiolitis, HFNC, High Flow Nasal Cannula, Infants
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Randomized Controlled Trial of Valganciclovir for Cytomegalovirus Infected Hearing Impaired Infants (ValEAR)

The overall goal of this study is to determine the clinical benefit and safety of antiviral therapy for asymptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) infected hearing-impaired infants. We will conduct a multi-center double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial to determine whether hearing-impaired infants with asymptomatic cCMV have better hearing and language outcomes if they receive valganciclovir antiviral treatment. We will also determine the safety of antiviral valganciclovir therapy for asymptomatic cCMV-infected hearing impaired infants. This study will be unique in that the cohort enrolled will only include hearing-impaired infants with asymptomatic cCMV. Primary Objective: To determine if treatment of cCMV-infected hearing impaired infants with isolated hearing loss with the antiviral drug valganciclovir reduces the mean slope of total hearing thresholds over the 20 months after randomization compared to untreated cCMV-infected infants with isolated hearing loss. Main Secondary Objectives: 1. To determine if valganciclovir treatment improves the following outcomes when compared to the control group: 1. The slope of best ear hearing thresholds over the 20 months after randomization. 2. The MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventory (CDI) percentile score for words produced at 20 months of age. 2. To evaluate safety measures based on all grade 3 or greater new adverse events designated by the NIAID Division of AIDS (DAIDS) toxicity tables.
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Kenneth Lee
93887
All
1 Month to 12 Months old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03107871
STU-2019-1329
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Age greater than or equal to 1 month and less than or equal to 12 months at the time of randomization; AND
• Positive congenital CMV by urine culture or polymerase chain reaction test(PCR), OR saliva culture or PCR followed by confirmatory urine PCR by 21 days of age, OR urine culture or PCR after 21 days of age followed by newborn dry blood spot PCR; AND
• Confirmed sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) by auditory brainstem response (ABR) testing. For ABR assessments, hearing loss is defined as levels greater than 25 dB normal hearing levels (NHL) at 1, 2, or 4 kHz in one or both ears.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Imminent demise; OR
• Known hypersensitivity reaction to valganciclovir, ganciclovir, or any components of the investigational product formulation; OR
• ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase) five times baseline U/L, hepatomegaly, or significant gastrointestinal disorders (e.g., eosinophilic esophagitis, ulcerative colitis); OR
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) less than 500 cells/mm^3, Hemoglobin less than 8 g/dL, or platelets less than 50,000/mm^3, splenomegaly, or significant hematologic disorders (e.g., hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia); OR
• Creatinine clearance less than 60 mL/min/1.73m^2 or significant renal disorders (e.g., nephrotic syndrome); OR
• Receiving other antiviral medications or immune globulin therapy; OR
• Receiving other investigational drugs; OR
• Breast feeding from a mother receiving antiviral or immunosuppressive medication; OR
• Known HIV positive mother (risk of immunosuppression); OR
• Subject is currently using list of prohibited medication specified by the package insert; OR
• Other known cause contributing to SNHL (e.g., meningitis, aminoglycoside ototoxicity); OR
• Bilateral profound SNHL or auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder; OR
• Existing conductive hearing loss or mixed permanent hearing loss is present; OR
• Evidence of intracranial calcification; OR
• Evidence of hydrocephalus; OR
• Microcephaly; OR
• Presence of petechiae; OR
• Intrauterine growth retardation; OR
• Chorioretinitis, optic atrophy or pale optic nerves; OR
• Parent or guardian unable to speak English or Spanish; OR
• Subject exposed to a language other than English or Spanish a majority of the time; OR
• Subject unable to complete hearing assessments or parent/guardian unable to complete communication questionnaires; OR
• < 32 weeks gestational age at birth; OR
• Weight at the time of birth < 1800 g.
Drug: Valganciclovir, Drug: Simple Syrup
CMV, Cmv Congenital, Congenital Cmv, SNHL, Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Ear
valganciclovir
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A Trial of Temsirolimus With Etoposide and Cyclophosphamide in Children With Relapsed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

This is a phase I study of temsirolimus (Torisel) combined with dexamethasone, cyclophosphamide and etoposide in patients with relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), lymphoblastic lymphoma (LL) or peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTL).
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Tamra Slone
67555
All
1 Year to 21 Years old
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01614197
STU 042015-006
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INCLUSION CRITERIA -Patients must be greater than or equal to 12 months and ≤ 21 years of age at the time of study enrollment. Patients must have one of the following: Leukemia
• Patients must have relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) with greater than or equal to 25% blasts in the bone marrow (M3). OR
• Patients may have an M2 marrow (greater than or equal to 5% to < 25% blasts) with an extramedullary site of relapse; including CNS 2 and CNS 3.
• Refractory disease defined as no more than 1 prior failed salvage attempt following the current relapse, or no more than 2 additional treatment cycles after initial induction failure in newly diagnosed patients. Lymphoma
• Patient must have relapsed or refractory lymphoblastic lymphoma or peripheral T-cell lymphoma.
• Patient must have histologic verification of disease at original diagnosis.
• Patient must have evaluable or measurable disease documented by clinical or radiographic criteria or bone marrow disease present at study entry.
• Patients may have CNS 2 or 3 disease, if other sites of involvement. Karnofsky greater than or equal to 50% for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky greater than or equal to 50 for patients ≤ 16 years of age. Patients must have fully recovered from the acute toxic effects of all prior anti-cancer chemotherapy. Patients must have had 2 or more prior therapeutic attempts defined as:
• Relapse after going into remission from re-induction for the first or subsequent relapse (ie: 2nd , 3rd, 4th…relapse), or
• Patients with lymphoma may have refractory disease after first or greater relapse and a single re-induction attempt. Patients with leukemia or lymphoma who relapse while receiving maintenance chemotherapy will not be required to have a waiting period before enrollment onto this study. At least 14 days must have elapsed after the completion of cytotoxic therapy, with the exception of hydroxyurea. Hematopoietic growth factors: At least 14 days after the last dose of a long-acting growth factor (e.g. Neulasta) or 7 days for short-acting growth factor. Biologic (anti-neoplastic agent): At least 7 days after the last dose of a biologic agent. For agents that have known adverse events occurring beyond 7 days after administration, this period must be extended beyond the time during which adverse events are known to occur. The duration of this interval must be discussed with the study chair Immunotherapy: At least 42 days after the completion of any type of immunotherapy, e.g. tumor vaccines. or chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CART) therapy. Monoclonal antibodies: At least 3 half-lives of the antibody must have elapsed after the last dose of a monoclonal antibody. (ie: Rituximab = 66 days, Epratuzumab = 69 days). Patients must have been off blinatumomab infusion for at least 7 days and all drug-related toxicity must have resolved to grade 2 or lower as outlined in the inclusion and exclusion criteria XRT: At least 14 days after local palliative XRT (small port); At least 84 days must have elapsed if prior TBI, craniospinal XRT or if greater than or equal to 50% radiation of pelvis; At least 42 days must have elapsed if other substantial marrow radiation. Stem Cell Infusion: No evidence of active graft vs. host disease and at least 84 days must have elapsed after transplant or stem cell infusion. Study specific limitations on prior therapy: Patient may not have received therapy with an mTOR inhibitor. Adequate Bone Marrow Function Defined as: Blood counts are not required to be normal prior to enrollment on trial. However, platelet count must be greater than or equal to 20,000/mm3 to initiate therapy (may receive platelet transfusions). Patients should not be known to be refractory to red blood cell or platelet transfusions. Adequate Renal Function Defined as:
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope GFR greater than or equal to 70ml/min/1.73 m2 or
• Normal serum creatinine based on age and gender. Adequate Liver Function Defined as:
• Total bilirubin (sum of conjugated + unconjugated) must be less than or equal to 1.5 x normal per institutional normal values for age.
• SGPT (ALT) and SGOT (AST) must be less than 3 x institutional upper limit of normal (Grade 1 or less per CTCAE 4). --GGT must be less than 2.5 x institutional upper limit of normal (Grade 1 or less per CTCAE 4).
• Serum albumin greater than or equal to 2 g/dL.
• The hepatic requirements may be waived for patients with elevations clearly due to leukemic infiltration after consultation with the Study Chair or Vice Chair.
• Fasting or non-fasting serum triglyceride level ≤ 300 mg/dL and serum cholesterol level ≤ 300 mg/dL. Adequate Cardiac Function Defined As:
• Shortening fraction of ≥ 27% by echocardiogram, or
• Ejection fraction of ≥ 50% by gated radionuclide study. Adequate Pulmonary Function Defined as:
• Pulse oximetry > 94% on room air (> 90% if at high altitude)
• No evidence of dyspnea at rest and no exercise intolerance.
• Baseline chest x-ray with no evidence of active infectious disease or pneumonitis. Reproductive Function
• Female patients of childbearing potential must have a negative urine or serum pregnancy test confirmed prior to enrollment.
• Female patients with infants must agree not to breastfeed their infants while on this study.
• Male and female patients of child-bearing potential must agree to use an effective method of contraception approved by the investigator during the study.
• Random or fasting glucose within the upper limits of normal for age. If the initial blood glucose is non-fasting and above normal limits a fasting glucose can be obtained and must be within the upper limits of normal for age. EXCLUSION CRITERIA
• Corticosteroids: Patients receiving corticosteroids who have not been on a stable or decreasing dose of corticosteroid for at least 7 days prior to enrollment are not eligible.
• Investigational Drugs: Patients who are currently receiving another investigational drug are not eligible. The definition of "investigational" for use in this protocol means any drug that is not licensed by the FDA, Health Canada or the Therapeutic Goods Administration to be sold in the countries they govern. (United States, Canada and Australia)
• Anti-cancer Agents: Patients who are currently receiving or may receive while on therapy, other anti-cancer agents, radiation therapy or immunotherapy are not eligible [except leukemia patients receiving hydroxyurea, which may be continued until 24 hours prior to start of protocol therapy]. Intrathecal chemotherapy (at the discretion of the primary oncologist) may be given up to one week prior to the initiation of study therapy.
• Anti-GVHD or agents to prevent organ rejection post-transplant: Patients who are receiving cyclosporine, tacrolimus or other agents to prevent either graft-versus-host disease post bone marrow transplant or organ rejection post transplant are not eligible for this trial. At least 3 half-lives must have elapsed after the last dose of GVHD meds.
• Anticoagulants: Patients who are currently receiving therapeutic anticoagulants (including aspirin, low molecular weight heparin, and others) are not eligible. At least 3 half-lives must have elapsed after the last dose of anticoagulants.
• Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors: Patients who are currently receiving ACE inhibitors are not eligible due to the development of angioneurotic edema-type reactions in some subjects who received concurrent treatment with temsirolimus + ACE inhibitors. At least 3 half-lives must have elapsed after the last dose of ACE inhibitors.
• Enzyme inducing Anti-convulsants: Patients who are currently receiving enzyme inducing anticonvulsants (ie phenytoin, phenobarbitol, or carbamazepine) are not eligible. Stabilizing on a non-hepatic inducing metabolizing anti-convulsant (ie: gabapentin or levetiracetam) prior to study entry is acceptable. At least 3 half-lives must have elapsed after the last dose of enzyme inducing anti-coagulants.
• Patients receiving treatment with azoles such as fluconazole or voriconazole which are potent inhibitors of temsirolimus metabolism. At least 3 half-lives must have elapsed after the last dose of azoles. Infection Criteria Patients are excluded if they have:
• Positive blood culture within 48 hours of study enrollment;
• Fever above 38.2 within 48 hours of study enrollment with clinical signs of infection. Fever that is determined to be due to tumor burden is allowed if patients have documented negative blood cultures for at least 48 hours prior to enrollment and no concurrent signs or symptoms of active infection or hemodynamic instability.
• A positive fungal culture within 30 days.
• Active fungal, viral, bacterial, or protozoal infection requiring IV treatment. Chronic prophylaxis therapy to prevent infections is allowed. Patients with Down syndrome and Fanconi Anemia are excluded. Patients will be excluded if they have significant concurrent disease, illness, psychiatric disorder or social issue that would compromise patient safety or compliance with protocol treatment or required observations, interfere with consent, study participation, follow up, or interpretation of study results. Patients with known optic nerve and/or retinal involvement (because it may not be possible to safely delay irradiation) are not eligible. Patients presenting with visual disturbances by history or physical exam should have an ophthalmological exam and, if indicated, an MRI to determine optic nerve or retinal involvement.
Drug: Temsirolimus, Drug: Etoposide, Drug: Etoposide, Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Drug: Methotrexate, Drug: Hydrocortisone, Drug: Cytarabine
Lymphoma, Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma, Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute, Childhood, Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, Lymphoid Leukemia
Relapse, Lymphoblastic, Leukemia, Refractory, Temsirolimus, Acute, Childhood, Pediatric, ALL, NHL, LL, PTL
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Does Caudal Block Increase the Incidence of Urethrocutaneous Fistula Formation Following Hypospadias Repair in Infants?

This is a prospective randomized multi-center non-inferiority trial conducted through the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network study sites to determine if caudal block increases the incidence of urethrocutaneous fistula following distal or mid shaft hypospadias repair compared with penile nerve block.
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Adolfo Gonzalez
125758
Male
4 Months to 2 Years old
Phase 4
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02861950
STU 072016-087
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Inclusion Criteria:

• infants/ children with midshaft or distal hypospadias undergoing primary single stage repair in one of the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network participating centers.
Exclusion Criteria:

• prior hypospadias surgery,
• proximal or penoscrotal hypospadias,
• abnormal caudal anatomy or spinal dysraphism,
• cyanotic congenital heart disease,
• infection or rash at the block injection site.
Drug: Caudal block with ropivacaine, Drug: penile nerve block with bupivacaine
Hypospadias, Urethrocutaneous Fistula
hypospadias, caudal, urethrocutaneous fistula, penile nerve block
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