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Effects of Inhibiting Early Inflammation in Kidney Transplant Patients
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Kidney Transplant
During transplant surgery, there is a period of time when a donated kidney is removed from a donor's body and stored until the time of the transplant surgery. The storage procedure results in buildup of various proteins within the kidney that can injure the donated kidney after... expand

During transplant surgery, there is a period of time when a donated kidney is removed from a donor's body and stored until the time of the transplant surgery. The storage procedure results in buildup of various proteins within the kidney that can injure the donated kidney after it is transplanted. One of these proteins is tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha). The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether taking infliximab, which blocks tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha), just prior to transplant surgery, along with usual transplant medicines will protect the donated kidney from damage caused by TNF-alpha and help keep the transplanted kidney healthy for a longer period of time.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2015

open study

Multi-Center African-American Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study (MAAIS)
Johns Hopkins University Inflammatory Bowel Disease
The investigators are doing the research to discover genes that cause Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) specifically in the African American population. African Americans with or without Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis are eligible to join. If you agree to join the study,... expand

The investigators are doing the research to discover genes that cause Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) specifically in the African American population. African Americans with or without Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis are eligible to join. If you agree to join the study, the investigators will ask for information about your health. The investigators will also ask you to give us a blood sample so that they may discover the genes that cause IBD. The blood sample may be collected at Johns Hopkins or any local facility convenient to you.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Jun 2003

open study

Antioxidant Use in Diabetes to Reduce Oxidative Stress
University of Maryland, College Park Ameliorating Oxidative Stress in Type 1 Diabetes
Dietary supplementation with antioxidant vitamins, such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E, reduces malformation rates in embryos of diabetic animals. However, human trials exploring the benefits of these antioxidant vitamins have produced unsatisfactory results in trials designed to... expand

Dietary supplementation with antioxidant vitamins, such as Vitamin C and Vitamin E, reduces malformation rates in embryos of diabetic animals. However, human trials exploring the benefits of these antioxidant vitamins have produced unsatisfactory results in trials designed to alleviating diabetic retinopathy, cardiovascular disease, and preeclampsia in pregnancies. The investigators hypothesize that more potent, and better-targeted antioxidants, such as N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids(PUFA), will be successful in preventing birth defects in the offspring of women with diabetes.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Nov 2018

open study

Ceramide NanoLiposome in Patients With Advanced Solid Tumors
Keystone Nano, Inc Cancer Carcinoma Solid Tumors Tumor
This study is a dose escalation study of Ceramide NanoLiposome in patients with advanced solid tumors. expand

This study is a dose escalation study of Ceramide NanoLiposome in patients with advanced solid tumors.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Mar 2017

open study

Study of Pediatric Migraine: The Pediatric Migraine Registry
Duke University Migraine
This is a multi-center registry that will prospectively collect regulatory compliant data from children and adolescents with migraine. This study will enroll approximately 200 participants from approximately 20 sites and will examine migraine symptoms, therapeutics used, and... expand

This is a multi-center registry that will prospectively collect regulatory compliant data from children and adolescents with migraine. This study will enroll approximately 200 participants from approximately 20 sites and will examine migraine symptoms, therapeutics used, and biomarkers associated with migraine.

Type: Observational [Patient Registry]

Start Date: Dec 2018

open study

Prophylactic Topical Epinephrine to Reduce Bleeding in Transbronchial Lung Biopsies
University of Maryland, College Park Lung Transplant; Complications, Mechanical Lung Transplant; Complications Bleeding Hemoptysis
Bleeding poses potential for significant complication after transbronchial lung biopsies. The investigators hypothesize that prophylactic intrabronchial instillation of topical epinephrine will reduce the likelihood of bleeding. The investigators plan a double-blind, placebo... expand

Bleeding poses potential for significant complication after transbronchial lung biopsies. The investigators hypothesize that prophylactic intrabronchial instillation of topical epinephrine will reduce the likelihood of bleeding. The investigators plan a double-blind, placebo controlled trial to evaluate this hypothesis.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Jul 2017

open study

AFPᶜ³³²T in Advanced HCC
Adaptimmune Hepatocellular Cancer
This first time in human study is intended for men and women at least 18 years of age who have advanced liver cancer which has grown or returned after being treated. Those who did not tolerate or refused other therapies may also participate. The purpose of this study is to test... expand

This first time in human study is intended for men and women at least 18 years of age who have advanced liver cancer which has grown or returned after being treated. Those who did not tolerate or refused other therapies may also participate. The purpose of this study is to test the safety of genetically changed T cells that target alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) and find out what effects, if any, they have in subjects with liver cancer. This study is for subjects who have a blood test positive for appropriate HLA-A*02 and have adequate AFP protein in blood or tumor, and whose noncancerous liver tissue has very little AFP protein. The study will take the subject's T cells, which are a natural type of immune cell in the blood, and send them to a laboratory to be modified. The changed T cells used in this study will be the subject's own T cells that have been genetically changed with the aim of attacking and destroying cancer cells. The manufacturing of T cells takes about 1 month to complete. The T cells will be given back to the subject through an intravenous infusion after 3 days of chemotherapy. The study will evaluate three different cell dose levels in order to find out the target cell dose. Once the target cell dose is determined, additional subjects will be enrolled to further test the safety and effects at this cell dose. Subjects will be hospitalized for at least 1 week after receiving their T cells back and then seen frequently by the Study Physician for the next 6 months. After that, subjects will be seen every three months. If subjects have disease progression or withdraw from the study, they will then be entered into a long-term follow up for safety monitoring. In long-term follow up, subjects will be seen every 6 months by their Study Physician for the first 5 years after the T cell infusion and annually for the next 10 years.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: May 2017

open study

Screening Protocol for Tumor Antigen Expression Profiling and HLA Typing for Eligibility Determination
Adaptimmune Solid and Hematological Malignancies
This screening study is intended for men and women at least 18 years of age who have advanced solid or hematologic malignancy. The study will assess a subject's human leukocyte antigen (HLA) subtype and tumor antigen expression profile. Based on the results, it will be determined... expand

This screening study is intended for men and women at least 18 years of age who have advanced solid or hematologic malignancy. The study will assess a subject's human leukocyte antigen (HLA) subtype and tumor antigen expression profile. Based on the results, it will be determined if a subject is eligible to be considered for Adaptimmune sponsored clinical trials testing the safety and efficacy of genetically changed T cells targeting specific tumor antigens. No treatment intervention will occur as part of this screening study. Upon enrollment, subjects will be required to provide a blood sample for HLA subtype analysis. If the results of the analysis match the HLA-A subtypes noted in the inclusion criteria and do not express the HLA subtypes that are exclusionary for the available interventional clinical trial(s), then the subject will be required to provide either an archival tumor specimen or fresh tumor tissue biopsy. The tumor specimen will be screened at a central laboratory for the expression (protein or gene) of multiple antigens which may include, but are not limited to NY-ESO-1 and/or LAGE-1a and MAGE A10. Based upon the results of these diagnostic analyses, if eligible, subjects will be referred to an appropriate available interventional clinical trial(s) at the discretion of the Investigator. Following screening, tumor samples will be retained by Adaptimmune for the purpose of developing and validating in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assay(s) for antigen expression profiling which is required for regulatory approval of a new therapeutic product indication.

Type: Observational

Start Date: Dec 2015

open study

Intraoperative Cryoanalgesia for Extended Pain Management Following Thoracotomy
University of Maryland, College Park Chronic Post-thoracotomy Pain Acute Post-thoracotomy Pain Post-thoracotomy Pain Syndrome
The ICE Study study will compare standard therapy (thoracic epidural) versus a novel approach (Cryoanalgesia combined with thoracic epidural) in subjects undergoing unilateral thoracotomy. expand

The ICE Study study will compare standard therapy (thoracic epidural) versus a novel approach (Cryoanalgesia combined with thoracic epidural) in subjects undergoing unilateral thoracotomy.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Sep 2018

open study

Controlled Study of Rigosertib Versus Physician's Choice of Treatment in MDS Patients After Failure of...
Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. Myelodysplastic Syndrome MDS Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts RAEB
The study's primary objective [in a population of patients with MDS after failure of treatment with azacitidine (AZA) or decitabine (DAC)], is to compare the overall survival (OS) of patients in the rigosertib group vs the Physician's Choice group, in all patients and in a subgroup... expand

The study's primary objective [in a population of patients with MDS after failure of treatment with azacitidine (AZA) or decitabine (DAC)], is to compare the overall survival (OS) of patients in the rigosertib group vs the Physician's Choice group, in all patients and in a subgroup of patients with IPSS-R very high risk.

Type: Interventional

Start Date: Oct 2015

open study