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AIT-082 Phase 1B Study

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00000180
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 1, 1999
Last Update Posted : December 11, 2009
Information provided by:
National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Brief Summary:

AIT-082 is a novel small molecule that crosses the blood-brain barrier to enhance nerve function by increasing levels of neurotrophic growth factors and encouraging nerve sprouting in the brain. Preclinical studies in animals have shown that AIT-082 improves memory in aged animals and in animals with neurological deficits.

This study was a double-blind placebo-controlled safety study that was designed to study whether AIT-082 may delay age-related mental decline. Eight healthy older volunteers at two clinical sites were given single, weekly, rising doses of AIT-082 or placebo for 5 weeks; were tested for side effects and absorption; and underwent a battery of neuropsychological memory tests, including word and number recall tests.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Memory Disorders Drug: AIT-082 Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Primary Completion Date : June 2005
Study Completion Date : June 2005

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Memory
U.S. FDA Resources

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00000180

United States, California
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California, United States, 92093-0949
United States, Indiana
Indiana University Alzheimer's Center
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109-0322
United States, Missouri
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Principal Investigator: Michael Grundman, M.D., M.P.H. University of California, San Diego

Publications of Results: Identifier: NCT00000180     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IA0008
3U01AG010483-08S2 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: November 1, 1999    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 11, 2009
Last Verified: February 2005

Keywords provided by National Institute on Aging (NIA):
Mild cognitive impairment
Nerve growth factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Memory Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms