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Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry

2014-07-23 21:28:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry is a confidential database made up of individuals diagnosed with severe alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (Alpha-1) or the carrier state.

Description

The Registry was established in 1997 by the Alpha-1 Foundation to facilitate research initiatives and promote the development of improved treatments and a cure for Alpha-1. Located at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, the Registry employs procedures that ensure the most stringent confidentiality of participants. The Registry operates under the direction of the Alpha-1 Foundation Board of Directors and is guided by an Advisory Committee comprised of leaders in the medical, ethical, scientific and Alpha communities. Individuals enrolled in the Registry have the ongoing opportunity to participate directly in clinical trials of new therapeutic approaches in addition to other research opportunities.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

Location

Medical University of South Carolina. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Charleston
South Carolina
United States
29425

Status

Recruiting

Source

Medical University of South Carolina

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:28:50-0400

Clinical Trials [802 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Safety Study of an Aerosolized, Recombinant Alpha 1-Antitrypsin in Subjects With Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

The purpose of this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study is to evaluate the short-term safety of inhaled recombinant alpha 1-antitrypsin (rAAT) in subjects with alpha 1-antit...

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Adult Liver Study

The investigators hypothesize that there is liver injury (inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis) in adults with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD), which is asymptomatic, under-recognized, ...

Safety & Efficacy Study of rAAV1-CB-hAAT for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of a recombinant adeno-associated virus vector expressing alpha-1 antitrypsin in patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Three groups...

The Safety and Tolerability of Alpha-1 MP In Subjects With Alpha-1-Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency

The purpose of this clinical study is to assess the safety and tolerability of Alpha-1 MP in adult Alpha1-antitrypsin deficient patients.

Management of Patients With Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Associated Emphysema

The aim of this study is to describe the natural history of patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin associated emphysema and to figure out associated prognostic factors.

PubMed Articles [3298 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Comparison of exercise training responses in COPD patients with and without Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.

The benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) on fatigue-resistant skeletal muscle fibre type I have been found to be smaller in COPD patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) than in those ...

Intensive smoking diminishes the differences in quality of life and exacerbation frequency between the alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency genotypes PiZZ and PiSZ.

Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a rare genetic disorder that is associated with low levels of circulating alpha-1-antitrypsin in serum. In comparison to the genotype PiZZ, PiSZ usually leads ...

Retrospective analysis of children with α-1 antitrypsin deficiency.

α-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is the most frequently occurring genetic liver disorder. The association among classical α-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD), chronic liver disease, and cirrhosis is c...

α-antitrypsin polymerizes in alveolar macrophages of smokers with and without α-antitrypsin deficiency.

The deficiency of α-antitrypsin (AAT) is secondary to misfolding and polymerization of the abnormal Z-AAT in liver cells and is associated with lung emphysema. Alveolar macrophages (AM) produce AAT, ...

Presentation and Prognosis of liver disease in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Deficiency of the protease inhibitor ALPHA 1-ANTITRYPSIN, leading primarily to degradation of elastin of the alveolar walls, as well as other structural proteins of a variety of tissues. (From Scriver, Beaudet, Sly, & Valle, The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, 7th ed, p4125)

A trypsin-like enzyme of spermatozoa which is not inhibited by alpha 1 antitrypsin.

Enzymes that catalyze the exohydrolysis of 1,4-alpha-glucosidic linkages with release of alpha-glucose. Deficiency of alpha-1,4-glucosidase may cause GLYCOGEN STORAGE DISEASE TYPE II.

Plasma glycoprotein member of the serpin superfamily which inhibits TRYPSIN; NEUTROPHIL ELASTASE; and other PROTEOLYTIC ENZYMES.

A transcription factor that regulates the expression of a large set of hepatic proteins including SERUM ALBUMIN; beta-fibrinogen; and ALPHA 1-ANTITRYPSIN. It is composed of hetero- or homo-dimers of HEPATOCYTE NUCLEAR FACTOR 1-ALPHA and HEPATOCYTE NUCLEAR FACTOR 1-BETA.

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