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A Clinical Study of NLY01 in Patient's With Early Parkinson's Disease
Neuraly, Inc. Parkinson Disease
This is a phase 2 study designed to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of NLY01 in subjects with early untreated Parkinson's disease (PD). Evidence suggests NLY01, a pegylated form of exenatide, may be beneficial in PD and is being developed as a potential treatment... expand

This is a phase 2 study designed to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of NLY01 in subjects with early untreated Parkinson's disease (PD). Evidence suggests NLY01, a pegylated form of exenatide, may be beneficial in PD and is being developed as a potential treatment for neurodegenerative disorders. For more information, please visit: www.PrismPDstudy.com

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2020

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

Translating Research Into Practice
Boston Medical Center Cancer, Breast
The TRIP Project aims to overcome barriers to widespread implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices that will improve the delivery of guideline-concordant care to vulnerable women with breast cancer. To accomplish this goal the study team will create (a)... expand

The TRIP Project aims to overcome barriers to widespread implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices that will improve the delivery of guideline-concordant care to vulnerable women with breast cancer. To accomplish this goal the study team will create (a) regional patient registries; (b) systematic screening for social barriers to care with a personalized referral plan; and (c) patient navigation services that integrate into one model of care to improve the quality and effectiveness of care delivery, for minority and/or low-income women with breast cancer in Boston.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2018

open study

CLassification of Axial SpondyloarthritiS Inception Cohort
Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network Spondyloarthritis
A joint meeting of the ASAS (Assessment of Spondyloarthritis Internal Society) and SPARTAN (Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network) executive boards recommended that the existing ASAS classification criteria for spondyloarthritis undergo further validation. SPARTAN... expand

A joint meeting of the ASAS (Assessment of Spondyloarthritis Internal Society) and SPARTAN (Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network) executive boards recommended that the existing ASAS classification criteria for spondyloarthritis undergo further validation. SPARTAN is in charge of conducting a a prospective study of a North American cohort of patients presenting with undiagnosed active chronic back pain to rheumatologists in the US and Canada, and one site in Mexico. ASAS is in charge of conducting a similar study in Europe and other parts of the world.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2019

open study

Comparison of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection With Axillary Radiation for Patients With Node-Positive...
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Stage II Breast Cancer Stage IIIA Breast Cancer
This randomized phase III trial studies lymph node dissection and radiation therapy to see how well it works compared to radiation therapy alone in treating patients with breast cancer previously treated with chemotherapy and surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove cancer... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies lymph node dissection and radiation therapy to see how well it works compared to radiation therapy alone in treating patients with breast cancer previously treated with chemotherapy and surgery. Lymph node dissection may remove cancer cells that have spread to nearby lymph nodes in patients with breast cancer. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x rays or protons to kill tumor cells. It is not yet known if radiation therapy works better alone or with lymph node dissection in treating patients with breast cancer previously treated with chemotherapy and surgery.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Feb 2014

open study

Effects of Nitric Oxide on the Endothelium During Hemolysis.
Massachusetts General Hospital Endothelial Dysfunction Hemolysis Intravascular Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiovascular Risk Factor
This study is an ancillary (add-on) study to the clinical trial entitled "Effect of Nitric Oxide in Cardiac Surgery Patients With Endothelial Dysfunction", which has Clinical Trials.gov identifier NCT02836899. NCT02836899 trial randomizes cardiac surgical patients to receive... expand

This study is an ancillary (add-on) study to the clinical trial entitled "Effect of Nitric Oxide in Cardiac Surgery Patients With Endothelial Dysfunction", which has Clinical Trials.gov identifier NCT02836899. NCT02836899 trial randomizes cardiac surgical patients to receive either Nitric Oxide (NO) or a placebo during and after cardiac surgery. This ancillary study aims to assess the effects of Nitric Oxide on vascular responsiveness and on endothelial function during hemolysis in patients with pre-operative endothelial dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery requiring prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

Duvelisib and Venetoclax in Relapsed or Refractory CLL or SLL or RS
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Richter Syndrome
This research study is assessing a new drug, duvelisib, in combination with a drug that is already FDA approved, venetoclax, as a possible treatment for participants with CLL or those with Richter's Syndrome expand

This research study is assessing a new drug, duvelisib, in combination with a drug that is already FDA approved, venetoclax, as a possible treatment for participants with CLL or those with Richter's Syndrome

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2018

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

Family Partner Navigation for Children
Boston Medical Center Health Behavior
Family Navigation (FN), an evidence-based care management strategy which is a promising intervention to help low income and minority families access timely mental health services. Despite significant evidence supporting the effectiveness of FN, concerns exist about the ability... expand

Family Navigation (FN), an evidence-based care management strategy which is a promising intervention to help low income and minority families access timely mental health services. Despite significant evidence supporting the effectiveness of FN, concerns exist about the ability to disseminate FN to a broad population due to inefficiency and cost. The proposed study employs an innovative research methodology, the Multiphase Optimization STrategy (MOST), a framework for developing highly efficacious, efficient, scalable, and cost-effective interventions. The investigators will conduct a randomized experiment to assess the individual components of FN and identify which components and component levels have greatest effect on access to, and engagement in, diagnostic and treatment services for children with mental health disorders. This information then guides assembly of an optimized FN model that achieves the primary outcomes with least resource consumption and participant burden

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jun 2019

open study

Breast Cancer WEight Loss Study (BWEL Study)
Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Breast Carcinoma
This randomized phase III trial studies whether weight loss in overweight and obese women may prevent breast cancer from coming back (recurrence). Previous studies have found that women who are overweight or obese when their breast cancer is found (diagnosed) have a greater risk... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies whether weight loss in overweight and obese women may prevent breast cancer from coming back (recurrence). Previous studies have found that women who are overweight or obese when their breast cancer is found (diagnosed) have a greater risk of their breast cancer recurring, as compared to women who were thinner when their cancer was diagnosed. This study aims to test whether overweight or obese women who take part in a weight loss program after being diagnosed with breast cancer have a lower rate of cancer recurrence as compared to women who do not take part in the weight loss program. This study will help to show whether weight loss programs should be a part of breast cancer treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2016

open study

Impact of Fever Prevention in Brain Injured Patients
C. R. Bard Fever Ischemic Stroke Intracerebral Hemorrhage Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
This study will assess the impact of fever prevention on fever burden and short- and long-term neurologic outcomes in brain injured patients. Half of the subjects will undergo fever prevention using a targeted temperature management system and half of the subjects will be... expand

This study will assess the impact of fever prevention on fever burden and short- and long-term neurologic outcomes in brain injured patients. Half of the subjects will undergo fever prevention using a targeted temperature management system and half of the subjects will be treated for fever should it develop.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

open study

NEURO-TTRansform: A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of AKCEA-TTR-LRx in Participants With Hereditary...
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Hereditary Transthyretin-Mediated Amyloid Polyneuropathy
To evaluate the efficacy and safety of AKCEA-TTR-LRx after administration for 65 weeks to patients with hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloid polyneuropathy (hATTR-PN), as compared to the NEURO-TTR trial (NCT01737398). For more information, please visit http://www.neuro-ttransform.com/.... expand

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of AKCEA-TTR-LRx after administration for 65 weeks to patients with hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloid polyneuropathy (hATTR-PN), as compared to the NEURO-TTR trial (NCT01737398). For more information, please visit http://www.neuro-ttransform.com/.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2020

open study

Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Myocardial Infarction Anemia
The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic. expand

The purpose of this study is to compare two red blood cell transfusion strategies (liberal and restrictive) for patients who have had an acute myocardial infarction and are anemic.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Apr 2017

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

Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Expectant Mothers: Conceptual Model Assessments Sub-study
Theresa Winhusen, PhD Opioid-Related Disorders Drug Addiction Pregnancy Related Substance Abuse Drug Abuse
This is a sub-study of NIDA CTN Protocol 0080: Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Expectant Mothers (MOMs; Unique protocol ID: 2019-0429-1). Participants in MOMs will be offered the opportunity to enroll in this sub-study, which is designed to evaluate conceptual... expand

This is a sub-study of NIDA CTN Protocol 0080: Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Expectant Mothers (MOMs; Unique protocol ID: 2019-0429-1). Participants in MOMs will be offered the opportunity to enroll in this sub-study, which is designed to evaluate conceptual models of the mechanisms by which extended-release buprenorphine (BUP-XR), may improve mother-infant outcomes, compared to sublingual buprenorphine (BUP-SL). The additional data collected in this sub-study will be combined with data from the main MOMs trial. It is hypothesized that: (1) the buprenorphine blood levels will vary, depending on which formulation of buprenorphine was received, (2) the variation in buprenorphine blood levels will be associated with fetal behavior (including fetal heart rate variability) (3) the variation in buprenorphine blood levels will be associated with differences in mother outcomes (including medication adherence and illicit opioid use) (4) the variation in buprenorphine blood levels and in fetal behavior will be associated with infant outcomes (including neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome and infant development).

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2020

open study

Palbociclib After CDK and Endocrine Therapy (PACE)
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Metastatic Breast Cancer
This research study is studying three combinations of drugs as treatments for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Fulvestrant - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib and Avelumab expand

This research study is studying three combinations of drugs as treatments for breast cancer. The drugs involved in this study are: - Fulvestrant - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib - Fulvestrant with Palbociclib and Avelumab

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2017

open study

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy or Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With...
NRG Oncology Stage II Prostate Adenocarcinoma
This randomized phase III trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy in treating patients with stage IIA-B prostate cancer. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors.... expand

This randomized phase III trial studies how well stereotactic body radiation therapy works compared to intensity-modulated radiation therapy in treating patients with stage IIA-B prostate cancer. Radiation therapy uses high energy x-rays to kill tumor cells and shrink tumors. Stereotactic body radiation therapy is a specialized radiation therapy that sends x-rays directly to the tumor using smaller doses over several days and may cause less damage to normal tissue. Stereotactic body radiation therapy may work better in treating patients with prostate cancer.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2017

open study

Virtual Teaching Kitchen
Boston University Cardiac Health Metabolic Syndrome
A novel way of delivering nutritional education is through experiential learning in a teaching kitchen setting. Studies have shown that patients with metabolic syndrome who underwent a series of classes that featured nutrition recommendations and cooking classes had improved... expand

A novel way of delivering nutritional education is through experiential learning in a teaching kitchen setting. Studies have shown that patients with metabolic syndrome who underwent a series of classes that featured nutrition recommendations and cooking classes had improved cardiac health. Boston Medical Center (BMC) serves many underserved, low-income patients and has developed an innovative strategy to combat food insecurity and its consequences. This includes a preventative food pantry, a teaching kitchen, and a rooftop farm that provides fresh produce directly to the patients. The presence of this well-established three-pronged approach places our institution in an ideal position to develop a nutritional education intervention that supports experiential learning in this high-risk population. Given the increasing focus on providing remote experiences to minimize contact and risk of infection with Sars-COV-2, the investigators are proposing a study where patients can benefit from nutritional education virtually. Patients with food insecurity and metabolic syndrome who utilize the food pantry will be invited to an educational program conducted on zoom. The program will be run by a registered dietician and chef who will deliver education virtually. Data will be collected using surveys, phone interviews, chart review, and home monitoring to test both the feasibility of running such an intervention virtually and to explore whether attending this program improves cardiac health in patients.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2020

open study

Adolescent Master Protocol for Participants 18 Years of Age or Older - Lite
Harvard School of Public Health HIV/AIDS
This is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) on young adults with perinatal HIV infection as they transition to adulthood. expand

This is a prospective cohort study designed to define the impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy (ART) on young adults with perinatal HIV infection as they transition to adulthood.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Nov 2017

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

Treatment With Quetiapine for Youth With Substance Use Disorders and Severe Mood Dysregulation
Boston Medical Center Substance Use Disorders Bipolar Disorder Mood Disorders
This study proposes to use quetiapine as an adjunct treatment to treatment as usual to improve both substance use disorder (SUD) and mood symptoms in youth with SUD and severe mood dysregulation (SMD). This is a randomized, double blind placebo controlled parallel design study.... expand

This study proposes to use quetiapine as an adjunct treatment to treatment as usual to improve both substance use disorder (SUD) and mood symptoms in youth with SUD and severe mood dysregulation (SMD). This is a randomized, double blind placebo controlled parallel design study. Youth with symptoms of mood dysregulation and active substance use that meets criteria for a SUD will be randomized to adjunct treatment with quetiapine or placebo. The investigators hypothesize that treatment with quetiapine will lead to a reduction in substance use, improvement in mood, and lead to greater engagement in outpatient treatment.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2017

open study

Plasma-Adapted First-Line Pembro In NSCLC
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute NSCLC Stage IV Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
This research study is studying to see if a blood test, collected at different times during the treatment of metastatic non-small lung cancer, can be used to detect early response in patients being treated with pembrolizumab and use that information to determine whether patients... expand

This research study is studying to see if a blood test, collected at different times during the treatment of metastatic non-small lung cancer, can be used to detect early response in patients being treated with pembrolizumab and use that information to determine whether patients should continue treatment with pembrolizumab or switch treatment to pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy. The names of the study drugs involved in this study are: - Pembrolizumab - Platinum doublet chemotherapy, which may include the following: - Carboplatin and pemetrexed - Carboplatin and paclitaxel The name of the blood test: - InVision (Inivata, Ltd.)

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jan 2020

open study

Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Patients With Advanced Refractory Solid Tumors,...
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm Bladder Carcinoma Breast Carcinoma Cervical Carcinoma Colon Carcinoma
This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests... expand

This phase II MATCH trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in patients with solid tumors or lymphomas that have progressed following at least one line of standard treatment or for which no agreed upon treatment approach exists. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic abnormalities (such as mutations, amplifications, or translocations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic abnormality. Identifying these genetic abnormalities first may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors, lymphomas, or multiple myeloma.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Aug 2015

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Brentuximab Vedotin for Systemic Sclerosis
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis Scleroderma dcSSc
There is significant unmet need for effective treatment options for Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis (dcSSc). The present study will be a dose-escalation safety trial of brentuximab vedotin, a drug-antibody conjugate approved for the treatment of lymphoma and targeted... expand

There is significant unmet need for effective treatment options for Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis (dcSSc). The present study will be a dose-escalation safety trial of brentuximab vedotin, a drug-antibody conjugate approved for the treatment of lymphoma and targeted to the protein CD30 molecule expressed on activated immune cells There is evidence for CD30 involvement in SSc. This study represents the first step in determining safety and tolerability of brentuximab vedotin in SSc.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2017

open study

Evaluation of Scaling Up Early Childhood Development in Zambia
Boston University Early Childhood Development
In Zambia, 40% of children under five years of age are stunted and 6% are wasted. While the Zambian government has focused on child nutrition in recent years, more focus on holistically improving early child development (ECD) is needed. Through a previous randomized controlled... expand

In Zambia, 40% of children under five years of age are stunted and 6% are wasted. While the Zambian government has focused on child nutrition in recent years, more focus on holistically improving early child development (ECD) is needed. Through a previous randomized controlled trial, the investigators developed a community-based parenting intervention and demonstrated that this intervention can improve children's developmental outcomes in Zambia, including nutritional status and their early language development. During fortnightly group meetings, parents learn a diverse curriculum that includes content on: 1) cognitive stimulation and play practices; 2) child nutrition and cooking practices; and 3) self-care for good mental health. This information and learning content is delivered by supervised community volunteers using an interactive theatre-based approach. In this study, the newly established maternity waiting homes (MWHs) and affiliated Safe Motherhood Action Group leaders (SMAGs) will be used as a novel platform to launch and support community-based parenting groups, embedding this program directly into the existing health system, and making them more feasible for scale-up and sustainability. Despite the positive impact of the proposed parenting-group model in the pilot trial, this model is not currently operating in Zambia. By integrating this intervention into the existing health system, large populations of rural children exposed to high levels of adversity in the critical early years of life could be reached in a nationally scalable fashion. As part of this project, the investigators propose to implement and rigorously assess the impact of this approach in four districts of Zambia.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2019

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