The BU-CTSI is a center of expertise providing tools, services and resources to clinical investigators, maximizing the impact of discoveries & speeding the translation of research into improved patient care


176 matching studies

Study is registered in ResearchMatch
Sponsor Condition of Interest
Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Expectant Mothers
T. John Winhusen, PhD Opioid-Related Disorders Drug Addiction Pregnancy Related Substance Abuse Drug Abuse
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of treating opioid use disorder (OUD) in pregnant women with extended-release buprenorphine (BUP-XR), compared to sublingual buprenorphine (BUP-SL), on mother and infant outcomes. The primary hypothesis is that the... expand

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of treating opioid use disorder (OUD) in pregnant women with extended-release buprenorphine (BUP-XR), compared to sublingual buprenorphine (BUP-SL), on mother and infant outcomes. The primary hypothesis is that the BUP-XR group will not have greater illicit opioid use than the BUP-SL group during pregnancy (non-inferiority).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2020

open study

Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative 3 (ADNI3) Protocol
University of Southern California Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
Since its launch in 2004, the overarching aim of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has been realized in informing the design of therapeutic trials in AD. ADNI3 continues the previously funded ADNI-1, ADNI-GO, and ADNI-2 studies that have been combined... expand

Since its launch in 2004, the overarching aim of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) has been realized in informing the design of therapeutic trials in AD. ADNI3 continues the previously funded ADNI-1, ADNI-GO, and ADNI-2 studies that have been combined public/private collaborations between academia and industry to determine the relationships between the clinical, cognitive, imaging, genetic and biochemical biomarker characteristics of the entire spectrum of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The overall goal of the study is to continue to discover, optimize, standardize, and validate clinical trial measures and biomarkers used in AD research.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Oct 2016

open study

Alcohol Use and Chronic Pain Among Primary Care Patients
Boston University Charles River Campus Alcohol Drinking Chronic Pain
Chronic pain and unhealthy drinking are common co-occurring conditions among patients presenting to primary care. Given their impact on functioning and medical outcomes, there would be considerable benefit to developing an accessible, easily utilized, integrative approach... expand

Chronic pain and unhealthy drinking are common co-occurring conditions among patients presenting to primary care. Given their impact on functioning and medical outcomes, there would be considerable benefit to developing an accessible, easily utilized, integrative approach to reduce unhealthy alcohol use and pain that can be readily incorporated into the primary care setting. The objective of this study is to test a smartphone-based intervention for reducing unhealthy alcohol use and pain in primary care patients, determine the feasibility of implementing this intervention in the primary care setting, provide effect size estimates of the intervention on drinking and chronic pain outcomes.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2021

open study

Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of a Booster Dose of BNT162b2 Against COVID-19 in Participants...
BioNTech SE SARS-CoV-2 Infection COVID-19
The study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of a booster dose of BNT162b2 when administered to participants having previously received 2 doses of BNT162b2 at least 6 months prior to randomization. The study is designed to describe vaccine efficacy of a... expand

The study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of a booster dose of BNT162b2 when administered to participants having previously received 2 doses of BNT162b2 at least 6 months prior to randomization. The study is designed to describe vaccine efficacy of a booster dose of BNT162b2 over time against COVID-19 - At a dose of 30µg (as studied in the Phase 2/3 study C4591001) - In healthy adults 16 years of age and older - The duration of the study for each participant will be up to approximately 12 months. - The study will be conducted in the United States, Brazil and South Africa

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2021

open study

COVID-19 Thrombosis Prevention Trials: Post-hospital Thromboprophylaxis
Thomas L. Ortel Covid19
A multicenter, adaptive, randomized platform trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of antithrombotic strategies in patients with COVID-19 following hospital discharge expand

A multicenter, adaptive, randomized platform trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of antithrombotic strategies in patients with COVID-19 following hospital discharge

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2021

open study

A Study to Assess Contraceptive Efficacy and Safety of Etonogestrel (ENG) Implant Beyond 3 Years of Use...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Contraception
The primary purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the etonogestrel (ENG) contraceptive implant during participants' fourth and fifth years of use when used as the only method of contraception. The ENG implant is currently approved for a 3-year duration,... expand

The primary purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the etonogestrel (ENG) contraceptive implant during participants' fourth and fifth years of use when used as the only method of contraception. The ENG implant is currently approved for a 3-year duration, and this study aims to confirm available evidence suggesting that the ENG implant remains highly effective when used up to 5 years.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2020

open study

Trilaciclib, a CDK 4/6 Inhibitor, in Patients Receiving FOLFOXIRI/Bevacizumab for Metastatic Colorectal...
G1 Therapeutics, Inc. Colorectal Cancer Metastatic Myelosuppression-Adult Chemotherapeutic Toxicity
This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, global, multicenter, Phase 3 trial evaluating the impact of trilaciclib on myelopreservation and anti-tumor efficacy when administered prior to FOLFOXIRI/bevacizumab in patients with pMMR/MSS mCRC who have not received... expand

This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, global, multicenter, Phase 3 trial evaluating the impact of trilaciclib on myelopreservation and anti-tumor efficacy when administered prior to FOLFOXIRI/bevacizumab in patients with pMMR/MSS mCRC who have not received systemic therapy for metastatic disease.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2020

open study

PK and Safety of Remdesivir for Treatment of COVID-19 in Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Women in the US
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) COVID-19
The purpose of this study is to describe the pharmacokinetic (PK) properties and safety of remdesivir (GS-5734TM) (RDV) administered to pregnant and non-pregnant women with COVID-19. It is a Phase I, prospective, open label, non-randomized opportunistic PK study in pregnant... expand

The purpose of this study is to describe the pharmacokinetic (PK) properties and safety of remdesivir (GS-5734TM) (RDV) administered to pregnant and non-pregnant women with COVID-19. It is a Phase I, prospective, open label, non-randomized opportunistic PK study in pregnant and non-pregnant women of childbearing potential hospitalized and receiving RDV for treatment of COVID-19. RDV will not be provided as part of the study.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Feb 2021

open study

Evaluation of EVO100 for Prevention of Urogenital Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infection
Evofem Inc. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Gonorrhea Chlamydia
This study will evaluate whether EVO100 vaginal gel prevents the sexual transmission of CT and GC infection expand

This study will evaluate whether EVO100 vaginal gel prevents the sexual transmission of CT and GC infection

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2020

open study

PPMI 2.0 Clinical -Establishing a Deeply Phenotyped PD Cohort
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Parkinson Disease
The Parkinson Progression Marker Initiative 2.0 (PPMI 2.0) is a longitudinal, observational, multi-center natural history study to assess progression of clinical features, digital outcomes, and imaging, biologic and genetic markers of Parkinson's disease (PD) progression in... expand

The Parkinson Progression Marker Initiative 2.0 (PPMI 2.0) is a longitudinal, observational, multi-center natural history study to assess progression of clinical features, digital outcomes, and imaging, biologic and genetic markers of Parkinson's disease (PD) progression in study participants with manifest PD, prodromal PD, and healthy controls The overall goal of PPMI 2.0 is to identify markers of disease progression for use in clinical trials of therapies to reduce progression of PD disability.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jul 2020

open study

Cryopreserved Human Umbilical Cord (TTAX01) for Late Stage, Complex Non-healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers...
Tissue Tech Inc. Diabetic Foot Infection Non-healing Wound Non-healing Diabetic Foot Ulcer
It is hypothesized that application at 4-week or greater intervals of the human placental umbilical cord tissue TTAX01 to the surface of a well debrided, complex diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) will, with concomitant management of infection, result in a higher rate of wounds showing... expand

It is hypothesized that application at 4-week or greater intervals of the human placental umbilical cord tissue TTAX01 to the surface of a well debrided, complex diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) will, with concomitant management of infection, result in a higher rate of wounds showing complete healing within 25 weeks of initiating therapy, compared with standard care alone. This second confirmatory Phase 3 study examines a population of diabetic foot ulcer patients having adequate perfusion, with or without neuropathy, and a high suspicion of associated osteomyelitis in a complex, high grade wound.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2020

open study

A Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of RSVpreF in Infants Born to Women Vaccinated During Pregnancy.
Pfizer Respiratory Tract Infection
This randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled Phase 3 study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of maternal immunization with RSVpreF against medically attended lower respiratory tract illness (MA-LRTI) in infants. expand

This randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled Phase 3 study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of maternal immunization with RSVpreF against medically attended lower respiratory tract illness (MA-LRTI) in infants.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2020

open study

A Randomized Trial to Evaluate Sequential vs Simultaneous Patching
Jaeb Center for Health Research Amblyopia
A randomized trial to determine whether simultaneous treatment with spectacles and patching has an equivalent VA outcome compared with sequential treatment, first with spectacles alone followed by patching (if needed), for previously untreated amblyopia in children 3 to <13... expand

A randomized trial to determine whether simultaneous treatment with spectacles and patching has an equivalent VA outcome compared with sequential treatment, first with spectacles alone followed by patching (if needed), for previously untreated amblyopia in children 3 to <13 years of age.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2020

open study

Improving Medical Decision Making for Older Patients With End Stage Renal Disease
Boston Medical Center Renal Disease, End Stage Palliative Care Decision Aids
The overall objective of this study is to reduce the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its consequences for an aging U.S. population. To accomplish this, the investigators propose to conduct a multi-center randomized trial of an advance care planning (ACP) video intervention... expand

The overall objective of this study is to reduce the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its consequences for an aging U.S. population. To accomplish this, the investigators propose to conduct a multi-center randomized trial of an advance care planning (ACP) video intervention (vs. usual care) among older patients with CKD.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2021

open study

Testing the Addition of a Type of Drug Called Immunotherapy to the Usual Chemotherapy Treatment for Non-small...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma Lung Non-Small Cell Squamous Carcinoma Lung Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Carcinoma Stage II Lung Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IIA Lung Cancer AJCC v8
This phase III ALCHEMIST trial compares the addition of pembrolizumab to usual chemotherapy versus usual chemotherapy for the treatment of stage IIA, IIB IIIA or IIIB non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such... expand

This phase III ALCHEMIST trial compares the addition of pembrolizumab to usual chemotherapy versus usual chemotherapy for the treatment of stage IIA, IIB IIIA or IIIB non-small cell lung cancer that has been removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as pembrolizumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Chemotherapy drugs, such as cisplatin, pemetrexed, carboplatin, gemcitabine hydrochloride, and paclitaxel, 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. The purpose of this trial is to find out if the addition of pembrolizumab to usual chemotherapy is better or worse than usual chemotherapy alone for non-small cell lung cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2020

open study

CompassHER2-pCR: Decreasing Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Patients After Pre-surgery Chemo and Targeted...
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group Anatomic Stage II Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Anatomic Stage IIA Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Anatomic Stage IIB Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Anatomic Stage IIIA Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Invasive Breast Carcinoma
This trial studies how well paclitaxel, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab work in eliminating further chemotherapy after surgery in patients with HER2-positive stage II-IIIa breast cancer who have no cancer remaining at surgery (either in the breast or underarm lymph nodes) after... expand

This trial studies how well paclitaxel, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab work in eliminating further chemotherapy after surgery in patients with HER2-positive stage II-IIIa breast cancer who have no cancer remaining at surgery (either in the breast or underarm lymph nodes) after pre-operative chemotherapy and HER2-targeted therapy. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as paclitaxel, 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. Trastuzumab and pertuzumab are both a form of "targeted therapy" because they work by attaching themselves to specific molecules (receptors) on the surface of tumor cells, known as HER2 receptors. When these drugs attach to HER2 receptors, the signals that tell the cells to grow are blocked and the tumor cell may be marked for destruction by the body's immune system. Giving paclitaxel, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab may enable fewer chemotherapy drugs to be given without compromising patient outcomes compared to the usual treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2020

open study

Lower-Dose Chemoradiation in Treating Patients With Early-Stage Anal Cancer, the DECREASE Study
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group Anal Basaloid Carcinoma Anal Canal Cloacogenic Carcinoma Anal Canal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Anal Margin Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage I Anal Cancer AJCC v8
This phase II trial studies how well lower-dose chemotherapy plus radiation (chemoradiation) therapy works in comparison to standard-dose chemoradiation in treating patients with early-stage anal cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as mitomycin, fluorouracil, and capecitabine,... expand

This phase II trial studies how well lower-dose chemotherapy plus radiation (chemoradiation) therapy works in comparison to standard-dose chemoradiation in treating patients with early-stage anal cancer. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as mitomycin, fluorouracil, and capecitabine, 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. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Giving chemotherapy with radiation therapy may kill more tumor cells. This study may help doctors find out if lower-dose chemoradiation is as effective and has fewer side effects than standard-dose chemoradiation, which is the usual approach for treatment of this cancer type.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2019

open study

CARDIO-TTRansform: A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of AKCEA-TTR-LRx in Participants With...
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Transthyretin-Mediated Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR CM)
To evaluate the efficacy of AKCEA-TTR-LRx compared to placebo for 120 weeks in patients with ATTR-CM receiving available standard of care (SoC). For more information, please visit https://www.cardio-ttransform.com/. expand

To evaluate the efficacy of AKCEA-TTR-LRx compared to placebo for 120 weeks in patients with ATTR-CM receiving available standard of care (SoC). For more information, please visit https://www.cardio-ttransform.com/.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2020

open study

Testing the Addition of an Antibody to Standard Chemoradiation Followed by the Antibody for One Year...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Recurrent Lung Non-Small Cell Carcinoma Stage III Lung Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IIIA Lung Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IIIB Lung Cancer AJCC v8 Stage IIIC Lung Cancer AJCC v8
This phase III trial studies how well an antibody (durvalumab) with chemotherapy and radiation therapy (chemoradiation) works in treating patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer that cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies,... expand

This phase III trial studies how well an antibody (durvalumab) with chemotherapy and radiation therapy (chemoradiation) works in treating patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer that cannot be removed by surgery (unresectable). Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as durvalumab, may help the body's immune system attack the cancer, and may interfere with the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. This study is being done to see if adding durvalumab to standard chemoradiation followed by additional durvalumab can extend patients life and/or prevent the tumor from coming back compared to the usual approach of chemoradiation alone followed by durvalumab.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2020

open study

A Study of Lazertinib as Monotherapy or in Combination With Amivantamab in Participants With Advanced...
Janssen Research & Development, LLC Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
The purpose of this study is to confirm the tolerability of recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of Lazertinib (Phase 1), to determine the tolerability and identify the recommended Phase 2 combination dose of Lazertinib when combined with Amivantamab (Phase 1b), to characterize the... expand

The purpose of this study is to confirm the tolerability of recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of Lazertinib (Phase 1), to determine the tolerability and identify the recommended Phase 2 combination dose of Lazertinib when combined with Amivantamab (Phase 1b), to characterize the safety and tolerability of Lazertinib and Amivantamab combinations at the RP2CD in participants with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with documented advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation (Phase 1b expansion cohorts A, B and C), to estimate the antitumor activity of Lazertinib and Amivantamab combinations at the RP2CD in participants with advanced NSCLC with documented advanced or metastatic EGFR mutation (Phase 1b expansion cohorts A, B and C), to identify the recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2ChD) of Lazertinib when combined with Amivantamab and standard of care chemotherapy and to determine the tolerability of the Lazertinib, Amivantamab, and platinum-doublet chemotherapy (LACP) combination (Phase 1b LACP combination cohort) and to characterize the safety and tolerability of Lazertinib at the RP2ChD and Amivantamab and standard of care chemotherapy in participants with advanced or metastatic EGFR-mutated NSCLC (Phase 1b LACP combination cohort), to assess 2 potential biomarker strategies to identify participants at increased, or decreased, probability of tumor response with JNJ-61186372 and lazertinib combination in participants with EGFR Exon19del or L858R mutated NSCLC progressed on or after osimertinib (Phase 1b expansion Cohort D).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2019

open study

Safety and Efficacy of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) Versus Placebo as Adjuvant Therapy in Participants With...
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Hepatocellular Carcinoma
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) versus placebo as adjuvant therapy in participants with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and complete radiological response after surgical resection or local ablation. The primary hypotheses of this... expand

This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of pembrolizumab (MK-3475) versus placebo as adjuvant therapy in participants with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and complete radiological response after surgical resection or local ablation. The primary hypotheses of this study are that adjuvant pembrolizumab is superior to placebo with respect to: 1) recurrence-free survival (RFS) as assessed by blinded independent central review (BICR); and 2) overall survival (OS).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2019

open study

Study of Two Doses of Crizanlizumab Versus Placebo in Adolescent and Adult Sickle Cell Disease Patients
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of 2 doses of crizanlizumab (5.0 mg/kg and 7.5 mg/kg) versus placebo in adolescent and adult sickle cell disease (SCD) patients with history of vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) leading to healthcare visit. expand

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of 2 doses of crizanlizumab (5.0 mg/kg and 7.5 mg/kg) versus placebo in adolescent and adult sickle cell disease (SCD) patients with history of vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC) leading to healthcare visit.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2019

open study

A Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Ralinepag to Improve Treatment Outcomes in PAH Patients
United Therapeutics PAH Pulmonary Hypertension Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Hypertension Connective Tissue Diseases
Study ROR-PH-301, ADVANCE OUTCOMES, is designed to assess the efficacy and safety of ralinepag when added to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) standard of care or PAH-specific background therapy in subjects with World Health Organization (WHO) Group 1 PAH. expand

Study ROR-PH-301, ADVANCE OUTCOMES, is designed to assess the efficacy and safety of ralinepag when added to pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) standard of care or PAH-specific background therapy in subjects with World Health Organization (WHO) Group 1 PAH.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

VGX-3100 and Electroporation in Treating Patients With HIV-Positive High-Grade Anal Lesions
AIDS Malignancy Consortium Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia High Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Neoplasia HIV Positivity Human Papillomavirus-16 Positive Human Papillomavirus-18 Positive
This phase II trial studies the use of human papillomavirus (HPV) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) plasmids therapeutic vaccine VGX-3100 (VGX-3100) and electroporation in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive high-grade anal lesions. Vaccines made from... expand

This phase II trial studies the use of human papillomavirus (HPV) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) plasmids therapeutic vaccine VGX-3100 (VGX-3100) and electroporation in treating patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive high-grade anal lesions. Vaccines made from DNA may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells. Electroporation helps pores in your body's cells take in the drug to strengthen your immune system's response. Giving VGX-3100 and electroporation together may work better in treating patients with high-grade anal lesions.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

Tuberculosis - Learning the Impact of Nutrition
Boston Medical Center Tuberculosis Malnutrition Helminth Infection
The proposed work is based on the finding that one-third of the world is infected with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) and only 10% of these individuals develop TB. The study aims to identify factors that drive progression to disease and study signals (markers... expand

The proposed work is based on the finding that one-third of the world is infected with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) and only 10% of these individuals develop TB. The study aims to identify factors that drive progression to disease and study signals (markers of the immune response) that detect who will progress to active TB and why this happens. Armed with these markers, the study will address how malnutrition and worms alter this signal profile to cause active TB. The work will be conducted in India, where there are 2.8 million TB cases each year - more than any other country - and where the government has committed to eliminating TB by 2035. Data suggest that malnutrition and parasites increase risk of TB disease so the investigators will feed malnourished household contacts and have those with parasites receive medication to treat these. Using this infrastructure, the investigators will evaluate the immunologic impact of feeding on TB pathogenesis. An additional aim is to understand the role of parasitic worms with the goal of determining the utility of low-cost ($.02 per dose) worm treatment as part of TB control efforts. Risk of developing TB will be evaluated for 120 household contacts of TB patients in the setting of their malnutrition and parasites. There are four study arms comprised of thirty participants each -- malnourished with parasite infection, malnourished with no parasite infection, well-nourished with parasite infection, and well-nourished with no parasite infection. Correlates of risk of disease will be assessed using blood mRNA/miRNA sequencing and T cell immune markers. The TB LION study will confirm that malnutrition and worms increase the risk of active TB and will provide the basis for effective interventions that could change the face of the TB pandemic and have a profound impact on the health of people worldwide. Participants in this study will be household contacts of tuberculosis index cases. The index cases in this study do not participate in the study once a household contact is established. All interventions and follow up are only being conducted within the household contact cohort. All intervention supplies, treatments, and biologics will be purchased internationally.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2019

open study