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A Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Study of ACE-031 (ActRIIB-IgG1)in Healthy Postmenopausal Volunteers

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: NCT00755638
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 19, 2008
Last Update Posted : July 14, 2009
Information provided by:
Acceleron Pharma, Inc.

Brief Summary:
Single center, randomized, single dose study to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic effects of ACE-031 in healthy postmenopausal volunteers

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Muscle Loss Biological: ACE-031 Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Single-Dose, Dose-Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Effects of ACE-031 (ActRIIB-IgG1) in Healthy, Postmenopausal Volunteers
Study Start Date : September 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2009

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: single
8 subjects (6 active and 2 placebo)
Biological: ACE-031
single subcutaneous dose of ACE-031

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To evaluate the safety and tolerability of single, escalating doses of ACE-031 in healthy postmenopausal volunteers [ Time Frame: specified timepoints in the protocol ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To estimate the pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) effects of ACE-031 [ Time Frame: specified timepoints in the protocol ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Subject is a postmenopausal woman, 45-75 years old (inclusive)
  2. Subject has a body mass index (BMI) of > 18.5 to < 30
  3. Subject must give written informed consent

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Subject has a history of malignancy. However, a subject with a history of excised or treated basal cell carcinoma, cervical carcinoma in-situ, or less than or equal to 2 squamous cell carcinomas is eligible to participate in this study.
  2. Subject has a history of clinically significant (as determined by the Investigator) cardiac, endocrinologic, hematologic, hepatic, immunologic, metabolic, urologic, pulmonary, neurologic, dermatologic, psychiatric, renal, and/or other major disease.
  3. Subjects with chronic stable diseases including migraines, hypertension, hyperthyroid disorder, hypothyroid disorder, gastroesophageal reflux disease, or mild depression/anxiety will be excluded unless the investigator does not have safety or compliance concerns at study entry.
  4. Subject has a history of opportunistic infection (e.g. invasive candidiasis or pneumocystis pneumonia).
  5. Subject has had a serious local infection (e.g., cellulitis, abscess) or systemic infection (e.g., septicemia) within the 3 months prior to screening.
  6. Subject has a history of severe allergic or anaphylactic reactions.
  7. Subject had surgery within the previous 3 months (other than minor cosmetic surgery or minor dental procedures).
  8. Subject had a fever (body temperature > 38°C) or symptomatic viral or bacterial infection within 2 weeks prior to dosing.
  9. Subject has a positive Tuberculin skin test (Mantoux)
  10. Subject has a history of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), hepatitis C antibody (HCV), or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
  11. Subject has a recent or clinically significant history of drug or alcohol abuse, or tests positive in a urine screen for alcohol or drugs of abuse.
  12. Subject consumed any alcohol within 48 hours prior to dosing.
  13. Subject has donated or lost ≥ 499 mL of whole blood within 56 days prior to study drug administration.
  14. Subject has taken any hormone replacement therapy within 3 months prior to study enrollment, or plans to begin hormone replacement therapy at any time during the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00755638

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Canada, Quebec
Acceleron Investigative Site
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Acceleron Pharma, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Niels Borgstein, MD, Acceleron Pharma Inc. Identifier: NCT00755638    
Other Study ID Numbers: A031-01
First Posted: September 19, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 14, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009