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A Study of LY3471851 in Adults With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) (ISLAND-SLE)

The reason for this study is to see if the study drug LY3471851 (NKTR-358) is safe and effective in adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
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David Karp
13762
All
18 Years to 65 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04433585
STU-2020-0756
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Have a clinical diagnosis of SLE at least 24 weeks prior to screening.
• Have documentation of having met at least 4 of 11 Revised Criteria for Classification of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus according to the 1997 Update of the 1982 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria for classification of SLE prior to randomization.
• Have a positive antinuclear antibody (ANA) (titer ≥1:80) and/or a positive anti-double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (dsDNA), and/or a positive anti-Smith (anti-Sm) as assessed by a central laboratory during screening.
• Have a total Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index 2000 (SLEDAI-2K) score ≥6 during screening.
• Have a clinical SLEDAI-2K score ≥4 at randomization.
• Have active arthritis and/or active rash.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Have severe active lupus nephritis.
• Have active central nervous system (CNS) lupus.
• Have a history or presence of cardiovascular, respiratory, hepatic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, hematological, neurological, or neuropsychiatric disorders or any other serious and/or unstable illness that, in the opinion of the investigator, could constitute an unacceptable risk when taking investigational product or interfere with the interpretation of data.
• Have a current or recent clinically serious viral, bacterial, fungal, or parasitic infection.
Drug: LY3471851, Drug: Placebo
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
T regulatory cells (Tregs), Interleukin 2, Interleukin-2
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Study of Anti-Malarials in Incomplete Lupus Erythematosus (SMILE)

This project is a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial that is designed to test whether treating patients who are at risk for development of lupus with hydroxychloroquine can slow accumulation of disease features. Effects on clinical progression of symptoms, patient-reported outcomes and changes in the immune markers of response will be measured and toxicity of the treatment will be assessed. This trial is a first step in testing a prevention strategy for lupus.
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David Karp
13762
All
15 Years to 49 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03030118
STU 112015-016
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Between 15 and 49 years of age, inclusive, at Visit 1. 2. Anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) titer of 1:80, or greater, as determined by immunofluorescence assay (IFA). 3. Participants must have at least one (but not three or more) additional clinical or laboratory criterion from the 2012 Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) classification criteria. 4. 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. The subject meets the 2012 SLICC classification criteria for SLE at Visit 1 (i.e., ANA plus 3 other criteria, or ANA plus biopsy-proven lupus nephritis). 2. The subject has been diagnosed with another autoimmune disorder, other than autoimmune thyroid conditions. 3. The subject has fibromyalgia, based on clinical history and exam. 4. The subject has previously been or is currently being treated with oral antimalarial agents including hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine, or quinacrine. 5. The subject is currently or has been treated with immunosuppressive, immune modifying, or cytotoxic medications as listed in Section 7.2. 6. Use of any investigational agent within the preceding 12 months. 7. History of primary immunodeficiency. 8. Active bacterial, viral, fungal, or opportunistic infection. 9. Evidence of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C. 10. Concomitant malignancy or history of malignancy with the exception of adequately treated basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, or carcinoma in situ of the cervix. 11. The subject has significant findings on ophthalmological examination that, in the opinion of the examining Ophthalmologist, prevent safe use of hydroxychloroquine. 12. The subject has other contraindications to treatment with hydroxychloroquine including pre-existing ocular disease, hepatic impairment, psoriasis, porphyria, or allergy to the drug or class. 13. Co-morbidities requiring systemic corticosteroid therapy greater than 10 mg of prednisone per day, or equivalent, or a change in corticosteroid dose within the 3 months prior to Visit 1. 14. Starting, stopping, or changing the dose of over the counter or prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the three months prior to Visit 1. 15. Pregnant, breastfeeding, or unwilling to practice birth control during participation in the study. 16. 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. 17. Inability to comply with the study visit schedule and procedures.
Drug: Hydroxychloroquine, Drug: Placebo Oral Capsule
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
hydroxychloroquine
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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A Study To Evaluate The Efficacy And Safety Of Obinutuzumab In Patients With ISN/RPS 2003 Class III Or IV Lupus Nephritis (REGENCY)

This study will evaluate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of obinutuzumab compared with placebo in patients with International Society of Nephrology/Renal Pathology Society (ISN/RPS) class III or IV lupus nephritis (LN) when added on to standard-of-care therapy consisting of mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and corticosteroids.
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David Karp
13762
All
18 Years to 75 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04221477
STU-2020-0374
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Diagnosis of ISN/RPS 2003 Class III or IV LN as evidenced by renal biopsy performed within 6 months. Participants may co-exhibit Class V disease in addition to either Class III or Class IV disease
• Urine protein to creatinine ratio greater than or equal to (>/=) 1 on a 24-hour collection
• Other inclusion criteria may apply Key
Exclusion Criteria:

• Pregnancy or breastfeeding
• Severe renal impairment or the need for dialysis or renal transplantation
• Receipt of an excluded therapy, including any anti-CD20 therapy less than 9 months prior to screening or during screening; or cyclophosphamide, tacrolimus, ciclosporin, or voclosporin during the 2 months prior to screening or during screening
• Significant or uncontrolled medical disease which, in the investigator's opinion, would preclude patient participation
• Known active infection of any kind or recent major episode of infection
• Intolerance or contraindication to study therapies
• Other exclusion criteria may apply
Drug: Obinutuzumab, Drug: MMF, Drug: Prednisone, Drug: Placebo, Drug: Methylprednisolone, Drug: Acetaminophen, Drug: Diphenhydramine
Lupus Nephritis
UT Southwestern
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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Dapirolizumab Pegol in Study Participants With Moderately to Severely Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (PHOENYCS GO)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ability of dapirolizumab pegol (DZP) as an add-on treatment to standard of care (SOC) medication to achieve clinically relevant long term improvement of moderate to severe disease activity.
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David Karp
13762
All
16 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04294667
STU-2020-0695
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Study participant must be ≥16 years of age
• Study participants who have moderate to severe disease activity due to either persisting active SLE or due to an acute worsening of SLE in the scope of frequent flaring/relapsing-remitting systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) despite stable standard of care (SOC) medication defined as: 1. Diagnosed with SLE at least 24 weeks before the Screening Visit (Visit 1) study entry by a qualified physician 2. Classified by 2019 SLE European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology (EULAR/ACR) classification criteria for SLE 3. With serological evidence for SLE at Screening as demonstrated by at least 1 of the following: i) Evidence for anti-dsDNA (in central laboratory at Screening) ii) Either complement C3 < lower limit of normal (LLN) OR complement C4 • British Isles Lupus Assessment Group Disease Activity Index 2004 (BILAG 2004) Grade B in ≥2 organ systems and/or a BILAG 2004 Grade A in ≥1 organ systems at Screening and Baseline Visit AND
• Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index 2000 (SLEDAI-2K) ≥6 at Screening Visit AND
• SLEDAI-2K without labs ≥4 at Baseline Visit e. Receiving the following SOC medication at stable dose:
• Antimalarial treatment in combination with corticosteroids and/or immunosuppressants or as stand-alone treatment if justified OR Treatment with corticosteroids and/or immunosuppressants if anti-malarial treatment is not possible
Exclusion Criteria:
- Study participant has any medical or psychiatric condition (including conditions due to neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)) that, in the opinion of the Investigator, could jeopardize or would compromise the study participant's ability to participate in this study. This includes study participants with a life threatening condition
• Study participant has a history of an anaphylactic reaction to parenteral administration of contrast agents, human or murine proteins, or monoclonal antibodies
• Study participant has a history of malignancy, except the following treated cancers: cervical carcinoma in situ, basal cell carcinoma, or dermatological squamous cell carcinoma
• Study participant has an increased risk for thromboembolic events due to an ongoing heart disease or due to a medical device, including but not limited to vascular graft, valvular heart disease, atrial fibrillation, or a heart rhythm disorder
• Study participant has evidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, agammaglobulinemias, T-cell deficiencies, or human T-cell lymphotropic virus-1 infection
• Study participant had a reactivated latent or opportunistic infection within 12 weeks prior to the first study medication infusion (Visit 2), or is currently receiving suppressive therapy for an opportunistic infection
• Study participants who have received live/live attenuated vaccines within 6 weeks prior to the first study medication infusion
• Study participant has clinically significant active or latent infection
• Study participant has a mixed connective tissue disease, scleroderma, and/or overlap syndrome of these diseases with SLE
• Study participant takes any protocol defined prohibited concomitant medication
• Study participant has previously been randomized within this study or participant has previously been assigned to treatment with dapirolizumab pegol (DZP) in a study evaluating DZP
• Study participant has participated in another study of an IMP within the previous 12 weeks or 5 half-lives of the investigational medicinal product (IMP) whatever is longer or is currently participating in another study of an IMP
• Study participant has chronic kidney failure stage 4, manifested by estimated glomerular filtration rate <30mL/min/1.73m2, or serum creatinine >2.5 mg/dL, or participant has proteinuria >3 g/day, or protein: creatinine ratio >340 mg/mmol at the Screening Visit
Drug: DZP, Other: Placebo
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Systemic lupus erythematosus, Dapirolizumab pegol, SLE, DZP
UT Southwestern
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Nivolumab in Treating Patients With Autoimmune Disorders and Advanced, Metastatic, or Unresectable Cancer

This phase Ib trial studies the side effects of nivolumab and to see how well it works in treating patients with autoimmune disorders and cancer that has spread to other places in the body or cannot removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread.
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Hans Hammers
169573
All
18 Years and over
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03816345
STU-2021-0100
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must have histologically confirmed malignancy that is radiologically evaluable and metastatic or unresectable. Eligible tumor types include solid tumors and malignancies in which there is known evidence of clinical activity for single agent PD-1 or PD-L1 antibodies. Nivolumab is Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved for the treatment of melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), Merkel cell cancer, bladder cancer, renal cell carcinoma (RCC), gastric cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), cervical cancer, head and neck cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC), and any solid tumor with microsatellite instability (MSI)-high status confirmed. Patients with HL are eligible but must follow standard response criteria. Additional tumor types may be eligible on a case by case basis upon discussion with principal investigator (PI)
• Patients who have previously received other forms of immunotherapy (high-dose [HD] IL-2, IFN, CTLA-4) are allowed. Patients must not have received cytokine immunotherapy for at least 4 weeks before nivolumab administration. Patients who have received prior anti-CTLA4 will be allowed and the washout period is 6 weeks
• Age >= 18 years; children are excluded from this study but may be eligible for future pediatric phase 1 combination trials
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 0 to 2 (Karnofsky >= 60)
• Life expectancy of greater than 12 weeks
• Leukocytes >= 2,000/mcL
• Absolute neutrophil count >= 1,500/mcL
• Platelets >= 100,000/mcL
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x institutional upper limit of normal (ULN)
• Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) (serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase [SGOT])/alanine aminotransferase (ALT) (serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase [SGPT]) =< 2.5 x institutional ULN unless the patient has dermatomyositis and in the opinion of the investigator the elevation is due to diabetes mellitus (DM)
• Creatinine ULN OR glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 30 mL/min (if using the Cockcroft-Gault formula)
• Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients on effective antiretroviral therapy with undetectable viral load within 6 months are eligible for this trial
• If evidence of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, HBV viral load must be undetectable on suppressive therapy if indicated
• If history of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, must be treated with undetectable HCV viral load
• Patients with treated brain metastases are eligible if there is no evidence of progression for at least 4 weeks after central nervous system (CNS)-directed treatment, as ascertained by clinical examination and brain imaging (magnetic resonance imaging [MRI] or computed tomography [CT] scan) during the screening period. Patients with new or progressive brain metastases (active brain metastases) or leptomeningeal disease are eligible if the treating physician determines that immediate CNS specific treatment is not required and is unlikely to be required for at least 4 weeks (or scheduled assessment after the first cycle of treatment), and a risk-benefit analysis (discussion) by the patient and the investigator favors participation in the clinical trial
• The effects of nivolumab on the developing human fetus are unknown. For this reason, women of child-bearing potential (WOCBP) and men must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry and for the duration of study participation. WOCBP receiving nivolumab will be instructed to adhere to contraception for a period of 5 months after the last dose of investigational product. Men receiving nivolumab and who are sexually active with WOCBP will be instructed to adhere to contraception for a period of 7 months after the last dose of investigational product. Women of childbearing potential must have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test (minimum sensitivity 25 IU/L or equivalent units of human chorionic gonadotropin [HCG]) within 24 hours prior to the start of nivolumab. Women must not be breastfeeding. Women who are not of childbearing potential (i.e., who are postmenopausal or surgically sterile as well as azoospermic men) do not require contraception. WOCBP is defined as any female who has experienced menarche and who has not undergone surgical sterilization (hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy) or who is not postmenopausal. Menopause is defined clinically as 12 months of amenorrhea in a woman over 45 in the absence of other biological or physiological causes. In addition, women under the age of 55 must have a documented serum follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) level less than 40 mIU/mL. These durations have been calculated using the upper limit of the half-life for nivolumab (25 days) and are based on the protocol requirement that WOCBP use contraception for 5 half-lives plus 30 days, and men who are sexually active with WOCBP use contraception for 5 half-lives plus 90 days. Should a woman become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while she or her partner is participating in this study, she (or the participating partner) should inform the treating physician immediately
• Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent document
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients who have had chemotherapy or radiotherapy within 4 weeks (6 weeks for nitrosoureas or mitomycin C) prior to entering the study or those who have not recovered from adverse events (AEs) due to agents administered more than 4 weeks earlier have not resolved or stabilized. Palliative (limited-field) radiation therapy (RT) is permitted, if all of the following criteria are met:
• Repeat imaging demonstrates no new sites of bone metastases
• The lesion being considered for palliative radiation is not a target lesion
• Patients with prior therapy with an anti-PD-1 or anti-PD-L1
• Patients with prior allogeneic hematologic transplant
• Patients who are receiving any other investigational agents
• Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements
• Patients who have had evidence of active or acute diverticulitis, intra-abdominal abscess, gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, obstruction, and abdominal carcinomatosis which are known risk factors for bowel perforation should be evaluated for the potential need for additional treatment before coming on study. For the IBD (UC and CD) cohort, an endoscopic assessment, disease activity index, and disease specific inclusion/exclusion criteria will substitute for these factors in determining eligibility with the exception of abdominal carcinomatosis, which should prompt further evaluation
Biological: Nivolumab
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ulcerative Colitis, Dermatomyositis, Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm, Metastatic Malignant Solid Neoplasm, Crohn Disease, Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Cell Neoplasm, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Autoimmune Disease, Sjogren Syndrome, Systemic Scleroderma, Unresectable Malignant Solid Neoplasm
UT Southwestern
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Dynamic Imaging of Variation in Lupus Nephritis (DIVINE)

To use a variety of renal imaging modalities, including diffusion weighted imaging (DWI), blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) imaging, T1rho (T1rho) imaging, and dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) to evaluate the intra-renal blood flow, perfusion, cellularity, fibrosis and atrophy within the kidneys of patients with lupus nephritis (LN) and compare these parameters to renal biopsy findings to determine whether DWI, BOLD, T1rho, and DCE-MRI may provide a set of non-invasive tools to assess renal function and pathology in LN.
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David Karp
13762
All
18 Years to 65 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03180021
STU 032017-069
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Provide written informed consent agreeing to all study procedures, before any study- specific procedures are done. 2. Male and female subjects 18 to 65 years of age, inclusive. 3. Subjects currently being evaluated for new or recurrent LN with a SOC kidney biopsy planned OR being evaluated for IgA nephropathy and with a SOC kidney biopsy planned. 4. Patients with LN must meet American College of Rheumatology (ACR) or Systemic Lupus Collaborating Clinics (SLICC) criteria for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). 5. Subjects with a life expectancy >6 months.
Exclusion Criteria:
1. Participation in another investigational study during same time period. 2. Contraindication to receiving a GBCA. 3. More than 2 previous lifetime exposures to a GBCA. 4. Any contraindication to MRI, including metal implants, claustrophobia or morbid obesity. 5. Acute or chronic severe renal insufficiency (glomerular filtration rate [GFR] <40 mL per minute per 1.73 m2). 6. Subject requiring dialysis. 7. Presence of pre-existing renal disease unrelated to SLE or IgA nephropathy, respectively. 8. Acute renal insufficiency of any severity caused by the hepato-renal syndrome. 9. Previous or pre-existing nephrogenic systemic fibrosis. 10. History of clinically significant anti-phospholipid syndrome. 11. Chronic liver function impairment, indicated by liver function tests (aspartate aminotransferase [AST], alanine aminotransferase [ALT]) >2-fold upper limit of normal. 12. Platelet count <50,000/μL. 13. Hemoglobin <8.0 g/dL. 14. History of or presence of central nervous system (CNS) disease such as active lupus cerebritis or multiple sclerosis that might compromise blood brain barrier function. 15. Infection that is clinically relevant, particularly hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and/or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). 16. Pregnant or nursing females, or females not using effective contraception. 17. Inability or unwillingness to return to the research site clinic for study visits at baseline and at 6 months.
Procedure: MRI
Lupus Nephritis
UT Southwestern
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Strategy to Prevent the Onset of Clinically-Apparent Rheumatoid Arthritis (StopRA)

The purpose of this study is to determine if hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is safe and effective for the prevention of future onset of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in individuals who have elevations of an autoantibody, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP3). The following recruitment strategies will be employed towards identifying healthy subjects with elevated anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP3) levels: -Pre-screening: - first degree relatives of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); - subjects at health-fairs; and - identification of subjects with elevated anti-CCP3 levels in the absence of inflammatory arthritis in rheumatology clinics.
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Elizabeth Solow
83304
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02603146
STU 012017-051
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Inclusion Criteria:
Subjects who meet all of the following criteria are eligible for enrollment into the study:
• Able and willing to give written informed consent and comply with requirements of the study;
• Age ≥18 years-old at the Screening Visit; and
• Elevation of autoantibody anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide-3 (anti-CCP3) defined by result of anti-CCP3 ≥40 units, at Screening.
Exclusion Criteria:
Subjects who meet any of the following criteria are ineligible to participate in the study:
• Evidence of significant retinal disease that, in the opinion of the examiner, would make identification of potential future retinal toxicity from hydroxychloroquine difficult to evaluate;
• A medical history of inflammatory arthritis (IA) of any type and/or rheumatic disease and immunologic disease(s) that may be associated with IA . These diseases include but are not limited to:
• rheumatoid arthritis (RA);
• systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE);
• seronegative spondyloarthropathies;
• inflammatory bowel disease;
• Sjögren's syndrome;
• polymyalgia rheumatic; or
• vasculitis. Note: Crystalline arthropathies are not exclusionary.
• A medical history of:
• congestive heart failure or functional status of New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class III or higher at the Screening Visit;
• cardiomyopathy or significant cardiac conduction disorders;
• chronic liver disease;
• psoriasis (due to potential for increased risk for flare of skin disease);
• porphyria;
• and/or serologic evidence during Screening Visit of chronic infections including, but not limited to, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV); ---Exception: hepatitis C antibody positive subjects are eligible with documentation of:
• receipt of HCV treatment AND
• a negative hepatitis C viral load test post-treatment.
• malignancy within the last 5 years, except for treated basal or squamous cell carcinoma, treated cervical dysplasia, or treated in situ cervical cancer Grade I; or
• alcohol or substance abuse within 1 year of treatment randomization.
• Prior or current systemic treatment with disease modifying anti-rheumatic agents, immunomodulatory agents, or glucocorticoids for IA, other rheumatic diseases, or other immunologic diseases;
• Tetracycline class antibiotic use for autoimmune conditions, taken within 12 months prior to Screening;
• Systemic corticosteroid use for non-IA conditions taken 28 days prior to Screening;
• More than 3 local corticosteroid injections, including but not limited to intra-articular, epidural, and intrabursal injections, during the 3 months prior to randomization;
• A history of a chronic condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, is highly likely to require therapy with systemic corticosteroids (oral or intravenous) within the study period, including but not limited to severe asthma and severe crystalline arthropathy;
• Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or desire to become pregnant and/or breast feed within the duration of the 12-month treatment phase of the study;
• Women of childbearing potential who are not using or who do not agree to use adequate birth control measures (for example, total abstinence, oral contraceptives, intrauterine device, barrier method with spermicide, surgical sterilization, Depo-Provera, or hormonal implants) during the treatment phase of the study;
• An ideal or actual body weight ≤ 24.4 kg (e.g., ≤53 lbs) at Screening Visit;
• Any of the following laboratory abnormalities at the Screening Visit:
• Serum Creatinine Clearance < 50ml/min (as calculated by the Cockcroft-Gault formula: Creatinine clearance (CrCl)= (140-age) X (Weight in kg) X (0.85 if female) / (72 X Creatinine));
• Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) > 2 times the upper limit of normal (ULN);
• Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) > 2x the upper limit of normal (ULN);
• INR ≥ 1.25 if not currently taking anticoagulation therapy;
• Total white blood count (WBC) < 3.0 x 10^9/L;
• Platelet count ≤ 150 x10^9/L;
• Hemoglobin < 11.5g/dL;
• Absolute Neutrophil Count (ANC) < 2.0 x 10^9/L;
• Evidence of significant retinal disease upon eye examination during the screening period that in the opinion of the examiner would make identification of potential future retinal toxicity from HCQ difficult to evaluate: -- Retinal exam results may be applied to evaluations of subject eligibility for up to 6 months after the initial retinal exam.
• When, in the opinion of the study physician, the subject is not a good study candidate.
Drug: Hydroxychloroquine, Drug: HCQ Placebo
Healthy Participants, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Prevention
RA prevention, hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), anti-CCP3
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Cutaneous Lupus Registry

Approximately 1.4 million individuals in the United States have systemic lupus erythematosus, and about 85% of these individuals develop skin lesions at some point of their disease. Cutaneous lupus erythematosus represents the skin manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus, and can appear in people with or without systemic lupus. It is a mentally, physically, and emotionally debilitating disease that affects both the quality of life and social well-being of those affected. The cause of cutaneous lupus is not completely understood, but likely includes multiple factors from our genes and the environment. Multiple genetic studies with small numbers of cutaneous lupus patients have been performed to determine which genes are associated with cutaneous lupus. This study aims to accumulate even larger numbers of patients to confidently identify genes and the proteins they encode that could contribute greatly to the formation of cutaneous lupus. The discovery of these genes and proteins would help not only uncover how cutaneous lupus forms, but also improve our abilities to diagnose this disease and predict its course, and stimulate new drug development.
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Benjamin Chong
99998
All
18 Years and over
N/A
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01266915
STU 082010-241
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Diagnosed with cutaneous lupus erythematosus and/or systemic lupus erythematosus by clinical, laboratory, and histopathological findings
• Ability to speak and read English or Spanish at a 6th grade reading level (a translator will be available with additional consent forms in Spanish)
• Ability to give written informed consent
Exclusion Criteria:

• Less than 18 years of age, since the characteristics of the disease in these subjects could be very different
• Due to a medication, in which its discontinuation results in the resolution of cutaneous lupus, since the characteristics of the disease in these subjects could be very different
• Medical conditions who do not warrant a skin biopsy
• Unable to give written, informed consent or undergo a skin biopsy and/or venipuncture for any other reason
Lupus Erythematosus, Other Skin
SCLE, CLE, DLE
UT Southwestern
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The Effects of Low Dose Ketamine on Cardiovascular Function

Low dose ketamine is used for pain management and for the treatment of anxiety and depression. Prior studies on low dose ketamine have noted short-term (minutes to hours) increases or decreases in blood pressure. Blood pressure that is too high or too low can be problematic if untreated. It is unknown exactly how low dose ketamine affects blood pressure. In fact, no prior studies have measured sympathetic nervous system activity after low dose ketamine has been given to an adult. Because sympathetic nervous system activity has a large influence on blood pressure, we need to know how exactly low dose ketamine affects these body systems. Therefore, in this research we will study how low dose ketamine affects sympathetic nervous system activity and cardiovascular function. The results from this research will inform doctors about how low dose ketamine affects the sympathetic nervous system, heart, and blood vessels.
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Craig Crandall
18601
All
18 Years to 45 Years old
Phase 1
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04429685
STU-2019-1792
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Non-obese (body mass index less than 30 kg/m2) *alternatively, individuals will be permitted to participate if they have a body mass index value below 35 kg/m2 but a waist circumference below 88 cm for females and 102 cm for males
• Systolic blood pressure <140 mmHg
• Diastolic blood pressure <90 mmHg
Exclusion Criteria:

• Participants who have cardiac, respiratory, neurological, and/or metabolic illnesses
• Current or previous use of anti-hypertensive medications
• Any known history of renal or hepatic insufficiency/disease
• Pregnancy or breast feeding
• Current smokers, as well as individuals who regularly smoked within the past 3 years
• Individuals with a history of drug abuse
• Individuals who have an unexplained positive urine drug screen (e.g., some agents cause false-positive results, but when the agent is abstained for hours/days/weeks, the repeated drug screen is negative. One example could be an over-the-counter supplement)
Drug: Ketamine, Drug: Saline (placebo)
Healthy
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Analgesics in the Pre-hospital Setting: Implications on Hemorrhage Tolerance - Morphine

We are examining how morphine (a commonly used pain medication) will alter responses to simulated blood loss in humans. To simulate blood loss in our research laboratory, participants will complete a test with their lower body in a custom-designed vacuum chamber for a brief period of time.
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Craig Crandall
18601
All
18 Years to 45 Years old
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04138615
STU 092017-070
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Healthy
• Non-obese (body mass index less than 30 kg/m2)
• Body mass greater than or equal to 65 kg
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subjects who have cardiac, respiratory, neurological and/or metabolic illnesses
• Any known history of renal or hepatic insufficiency/disease
• Pregnancy or breast feeding
• Current smokers, as well as individuals who regularly smoked within the past 3 years
• Positive urine drug screen
• Currently taking pain modifying medication(s)
Drug: Morphine, Other: Placebo
Healthy
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Morphea in Adults and Children (MAC) Cohort Study: A Morphea Registry and DNA Repository (MAC)

The Morphea in Adults and Children (MAC) cohort is the first registry for both children and adults with morphea (also known as localized scleroderma) in the country. The purpose of the registry is to learn more about morphea, specifically: - How morphea behaves over time - How frequently specific problems occur along with morphea (for example, arthritis) - Whether morphea has an autoimmune background
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Heidi Jacobe
54629
All
up to 90 Years old
N/A
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01808937
STU 112010-028
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Inclusion Criteria:
1. Patient must have a clinical diagnosis of morphea confirmed by the primary investigator and by histopathological examination. 2. Ages 0-90 years old 3. Children must weigh more than 20 lbs. in order to satisfy Children's Medical Center policy for the maximum amount of blood drawn in a 24 hour period. 4. Patient or legal guardian must be able to speak and read at a 6th grade reading level. 5. Both male and female patients will be eligible 6. All races and ethnic backgrounds will be included 7. Relationships to proband: All patients with morphea will be included. A patient's family history will be reviewed and if there is a family history of morphea or systemic sclerosis then we will give the study patient the investigator's contact information and ask the family member to call the study team to answer any questions and enroll them in the study if they choose to do so. 8. Ability to give informed consent: Patients must be able to give informed consent or they will give assent with parent or guardian consent as a minor to be a part of the morphea registry.
Exclusion Criteria:

•Patients who have been coded as morphea (701.0), but do not have morphea/localized scleroderma (examples: steroid atrophy, acquired keratoderma, keloids, nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy, systemic sclerosis, lichen sclerosis)
Other: Morphea
Scleroderma, Localized, Morphea, Scleroderma, Circumscribed, Frontal Linear Scleroderma en Coup de Sabre, Scleroderma, Linear, Other Skin
Children’s Health
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Low-dose UVA1 Radiation in Cutaneous Lupus Patients

The investigators are conducting an open-label clinical trial determining the effects of UVA1 phototherapy on cutaneous lupus (CLE) patients. Past research on systemic lupus (SLE) subjects indicates that this treatment is likely to be effective in treating cutaneous lupus with few side effects. The fact that most CLE patients are seen at dermatology clinics also increases the usefulness of this study because there is a large probability that phototherapy treatment will be accessible for many of the patients that stand to benefit from it.
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Benjamin Chong
99998
All
18 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01776190
STU 072012-024
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Inclusion Criteria:

• You must be 18 years or older with a diagnosis of cutaneous lupus.
• You must have at least two active areas of cutaneous lupus.
• You will need to come in three days a week for a 10-week period.
• You will need to participate in four physician visits and blood draws.
Exclusion Criteria:

• You do not have a diagnosis of cutaneous lupus.
• You have less than two active areas of cutaneous lupus.
• You are unable to come in three days a week for treatment for a 10-week period.
Device: UVA1 radiation treatment
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus, Other Skin
Parkland Health & Hospital System
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