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21:59 EDT 21st August 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Thursday 21st August 2014

Therapy for Pediatric Hodgkin Lymphoma

With the success of current chemotherapy for Hodgkin's disease, the goal of this protocol is to maintain the currently successful cure rate and reduce treatment related side effects and long term toxicity. The main purpose of this study is to estimate the event free survival of patients treated with risk-adapted therapy compared to historical controls.

Open-label Follow up Trial to Evaluate Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Brivaracetam in Subjects Aged 16 Years or Older Suffering From Epilepsy.

This trial, evaluating the long-term safety and tolerability of brivaracetam will provide subjects suffering from epilepsy, who may have benefited from brivaracetam as adjunctive treatment, the opportunity to receive open label brivaracetam treatment.

The Early History of Universal Screening for Metabolic Disorders

We are doing this study to learn more about the early history of universal screening for metabolic disorders such as PKU and galactosemia. In particular, we are interested in learning from our past experience to inform our current plans to expand universal newborn screening. Following standard historical research methodology, we will begin with a review of the historical scholarship on PKU and galactosemia, including more general works on mental retardation, genetics, public...

A New Agent GM-CT-01 in Combination With 5-FU, Avastin and Leucovorin in Subjects With Colorectal Cancer

The purpose of this clinical trial is to determine whether the combination of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) plus a DAVANAT (carbohydrate polymer) along with Avastin and Leucovorin (LV) is beneficial in treating colorectal cancer in patients unable to tolerate intensive chemotherapy.

Pharmacokinetic Study of Fondaparinux in Outpatients With Renal Dysfunction

To determine the appropriate dose and safety of a preventative dose of fondaparinux, an anticoagulant medication (blood thinner) in patients with kidney disease.

Comparing the Effects of Four Types of Electroconvulsive Therapy on Mood and Thinking in People With Depression

This study will compare four types of electroconvulsive therapy to determine if they differ in their effects on mood, thinking, brain activity, and biochemistry in people with major depressive disorder.

Tamoxifen Citrate or Letrozole With or Without Bevacizumab in Treating Women With Stage III or Stage IV Breast Cancer

This randomized phase III trial is studying giving tamoxifen citrate or letrozole together with bevacizumab to see how well it works compared with tamoxifen citrate or letrozole alone in treating women with stage III or stage IV breast cancer. Estrogen can cause the growth of breast cancer cells. Hormone therapy using tamoxifen citrate* or letrozole may fight breast cancer by blocking the use of estrogen by the tumor cells. Monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, can block...

Safety of and Immune Response to Two HIV Vaccines: SAAVI DNA-C2 Boosted With SAAVIMVA-C, in HIV-Negative Adults

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of and immune response to an experimental DNA HIV vaccine followed by boosting with an experimental modified vaccinia HIV vaccine (MVA) in HIV uninfected adults.

Boceprevir in Subjects With Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 1 Who Failed Prior Treatment With Peginterferon/Ribavirin (Study P05101AM3)(COMPLETED)

This study involves treatment with boceprevir or placebo in combination with pegylated interferon alfa-2b (PegIntron, PEG2b) + Ribavirin (RBV) (weight-based dosing [WBD]) in adult subjects with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) genotype 1 who demonstrated interferon responsiveness (a decrease in hepatitis C virus RNA [HCV-RNA] viral load >=2 log10 by Week 12 or undetectable HCV-RNA at end of treatment) but who failed to achieve sustained virologic response (SVR) on prior treatment with...

Decitabine and Bortezomib in Treating Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

This phase I trial is studying the side effects and best dose of bortezomib when given together with decitabine in treating patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Bortezomib may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as decitabine, work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Giving bortezomib together with decitabine may...

Observational Study of Safety and Tolerability of Levemir™ FlexPen™ (Insulin Detemir) in the Treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

This study is conducted in Asia. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of Levemir™ FlexPen™ (Insulin Detemir) in the treatment of Filipino patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

An Open Label Pharmacokinetic, Safety And Efficacy Study Of Maraviroc In Combination With Background Therapy For The Treatment Of HIV-1 Infected, CCR5 -Tropic Children

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the pharmacokinetic properties (what the body does to maraviroc) and to determine a suitable dosing schedule of maraviroc in HIV-1 infected children and adolescents. This study will also determine whether maraviroc is safe to use in children and adolescents.

Efficacy of Minoxidil in Children With Williams-Beuren Syndrome

The Williams-Beuren syndrome (WBS) is a sporadic congenital disorder characterized by a multisystem developmental impairment. This syndrome is caused by a microdeletion in chromosome 7q11.23 that encompasses loss of the elastin locus. Elastin, which is part of the extracellular matrix, controls proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) and stabilizes arterial structure. Loss of elastin gene in WBS patients has been claimed to provide a biological basis for the abno...

Oncaspar/Doxil/Decadron in Patients With Refractory Lymphoid Malignancies

This is an exploratory study to study the efficacy of combination regimen of Oncaspar/Doxil/Decadron (ODD) in patients with refractory lymphoid malignancies. Patients with any form of lymphoid malignancy will be eligible: acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, multiple myeloma and plasma cell leukemia. Patients must have failed standard regimens for their cancers and could have had unlimited number of prior regime...

A Study to Evaluate New or Worsening Lens Opacifications in Subjects With Non-metastatic Prostate Cancer Receiving Denosumab for Bone Loss Due to Androgen-Deprivation Therapy

This is a phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate new or worsening lens opacifications in subjects with non-metastatic prostate cancer receiving denosumab for bone loss due to androgen deprivation therapy.

A Study to Compare Subcutaneous Versus Intravenous Administration of Herceptin (Trastuzumab) in Women With HER2-Positive Early Breast Cancer

In this open-label multicenter trial patients with operable or locally advanced breast cancer will be randomized to pre-operative treatment with 8 cycles of che motherapy (docetaxel followed by 5-fluorouracil/epirubicin/cyclophosphamide) con current with either SC Herceptin or IV Herceptin. After surgery patients will re ceive a further 10 cycles of Herceptin SC or IV as per randomization to complete 1 year of treatment. After the end of study treatment patients will be follow...

A Randomized Clinical Trial for Toddlers With ASD

This research is being done to test the effectiveness of two treatments aimed at increasing language and social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder. If children show improvement in these treatments, we hope that the availability of public services for minority and low income families will be increased. Minority and low income families with children between 22 and 33 months of age with Autism Spectrum Disorders may join.

Phase 2 Study of NPC-1C Chimeric Monoclonal Antibody to Treat Pancreatic and Colorectal Cancer

The purpose of the phase 2 component of this study is to determine if giving the immune molecule NPC-1C to individuals who have cancer of the pancreas or gastrointestinal tract (colon or rectum) which has not responded to standard treatments can shrink or halt the growth of cancer, and to obtain additional data to study its effect on the immune system. Safety data will also be accumulated and evaluated during this study. NPC-1C is a monoclonal antibody that recognizes a specif...

Understanding the Psychosocial Needs of Parents Who Have Lost a Child to Cancer

The purpose of this study is to understand the experiences and needs of parents who have lost a child to cancer. This will aid us in developing an intervention that may help parents cope with their loss.

Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder Screening Program - A Randomized Controlled Trial

Background: Functional gastrointestinal disorder (FGID) is the most common gastrointestinal disease in daily clinical practice. The disease is symptomatic but has no identifiable cause by standard diagnostic tests such as endoscopy. It is characterized by its frequent relapses and thus the disease causes a significant level of stress and anxiety to patients. Due to the complexity and chronicity of the disease, it is believed that appropriate counseling on the nature an...

A Study for Monthly Methoxy Polyethylene Glycol-Epoetin Beta Treatment in Patients With Chronic Renal Anaemia

This open-label single-arm study will evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerabi lity of methoxy polyethylene glycol epoetin beta on long-term maintenance of hae moglobin levels in patients with chronic renal anaemia. Patients will receive me thoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta intravenously once monthly at initial dos es of either 120 micrograms or 200 micrograms or 360 micrograms in the titration phase of 16 weeks with a potential dose adjustment in the evaluation phase of...

A Phase I Dose Finding and Safety Study of Oral LDE225 in Children and a Phase II Portion to Assess Preliminary Efficacy in Recurrent or Refractory MB

Phase I dose-escalation study to characterize the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of LDE225 given orally on a daily dosing schedule in children with recurrent or refractory medulloblastoma, or other tumors potentially dependent on Hedgehog signaling pathway. Phase II study is to assess preliminary efficacy in both adult and pediatric patients with recurrent or refractory MB.

Moxifloxacin in Pediatric Subjects With Complicated Intra-abdominal Infection

The primary focus of the study is the evaluation of the safety of treatment with moxifloxacin in a pediatric population 3 months to

Impact of Infectious Diseases Specialists on the Appropriateness of Antimicrobial Therapy in Surgical and Medical Wards

CONTEXT: Antibiotics are frequently used in hospital but the appropriateness of prescriptions ranged between 25-50%. The intervention of infectious disease specialists (IDS) could improve the appropriateness of prescriptions and reduce their use. The impact of IDS has not been yet fully estimated using a randomized trial to compare the quality of care of patients who will benefit of the intervention. OBJECTIVES: To show using a randomized trial that patients with IDS advice wi...

Treatment of Abdominal Distension by Biofeedback - a Randomized Controlled Trial

Background: Abdominal bloating is a frequent and bothersome complaint in patients with functional gut disorders without satisfactory treatment to date. Recent data from our laboratory indicate that abdominal distention in these patients is produced by abdomino-phrenic dyssynergia: diaphragmatic contraction associated with abdominal wall relaxation (particularly the internal oblique). In analogy to other clinical situations (e.g. functional outlet obstruction, rumination or aero...


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