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Study GIPF-003 is a Phase 3b study designed to define better therapeutic use of IFN-gamma 1b in patients wtih IPF. The study will be conducted primarily in Europe and will enroll 210 patients.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
interferon-gamma 1b, azathioprine
Ospedale S. Luigi Gonzaga - Regione
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:34-0400
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive disease for which there is no effective treatment. Interferon-gamma is a medication that has been used for other lung diseases to decr...
The purpose of this research study is to test the safety and effectiveness of inhaled Interferon gamma-1b (IFN-g 1b), when administered for 48 weeks and in combination with oral antibiotic...
This study will evaluate the lung's immune response to mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection and will modulate that response with interferon-gamma.
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of Interferon gamma-1b (IFN-gamma 1b) when administered by subcutaneous injection over a period of ...
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of Interferon gamma-1b (IFN-g 1b) on lung function when given to patients with cystic fibrosis by inhalation ...
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We previously reported increased unstimulated blood levels of interferon-gamma in persons with latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in the United States, suggesting enhanced immune activation in LTBI....
The value of therapeutic drug monitoring during azathioprine (AZA) therapy with respect to clinical outcomes has been convincingly demonstrated in recent meta-analyses. However, the association betwee...
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The assay of INTERFERON-GAMMA released from lymphocytes after their exposure to a specific test antigen, to check for IMMUNOLOGIC MEMORY resulting from a previous exposure to the antigen. The amount of interferon-gamma released is usually assayed by an ENZYME-LINKED IMMUNOSORBENT ASSAY.
A type II interferon produced by recombinant DNA technology. It is similar to the interferon secreted by lymphocytes and has antiviral and antineoplastic activity.
The major interferon produced by mitogenically or antigenically stimulated LYMPHOCYTES. It is structurally different from TYPE I INTERFERON and its major activity is immunoregulation. It has been implicated in the expression of CLASS II HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS in cells that do not normally produce them, leading to AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES.
An interferon regulatory factor that recruits STAT1 PROTEIN and STAT2 PROTEIN heterodimers to interferon-stimulated response elements and functions as an immediate-early protein.
A multimeric complex that functions as a ligand-dependent transcription factor. ISGF3 is assembled in the CYTOPLASM and translocated to the CELL NUCLEUS in response to INTERFERON signaling. It consists of ISGF3-GAMMA and ISGF3-ALPHA, and it regulates expression of many interferon-responsive GENES.
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