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Safety Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Cabaletta to Treat Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy (OPMD) Patients (HOPEMD)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02015481
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 19, 2013
Results First Posted : August 23, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 17, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bioblast Pharma Ltd.

Brief Summary:
The Purpose of this study is to assess the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Intravenous Cabaletta® in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy (OPMD) Patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy Drug: Cabaletta Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multi-Center, Dose-Escalation Study, to Assess Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Intravenous Cabaletta® in OPMD Patients
Study Start Date : February 2014
Primary Completion Date : April 2016
Study Completion Date : April 2016


Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Cabaletta 30gr.
weekly IV of Cabaletta 30gr.
Drug: Cabaletta



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety Lab Evaluations [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
    Change from baseline in safety labs including hematology, coagulation, chemistry, renal function, and liver function tests at week 24 .


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Drinking Test Score [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
    Change from baseline in ice water drinking time, in seconds, at week 24. Times greater than 8 seconds to complete the drinking test are considered abnormal.

  2. Videofluoroscopy (VFS) Score [ Time Frame: 24 Weeks ]
    Penetration aspiration score results assessed by VFS comparing baseline, prior to treatment, to week 24. This is an 8 point scale. The higher the number the greater the risk of aspiration. The result reported is the difference from the baseline scores.

  3. SWAL-QOL, Swallowing Quality of Life Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 28 weeks ]
    Summary of Quality of Life in Swallowing Disorders total symptom score results over time, change from baseline at weeks 12 and 24 This is a 100 point scale. The higher the number the better the quality of life.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females
  • 18 - 80 years (inclusive) of age
  • Clinically and genetically diagnosed as OPMD
  • Moderate dysphagia (abnormal drinking test at screening and on the first dosing day, before drug administration)
  • Patients who provide written informed consent to participate in the study
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) <30 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus type 1 or 2
  • Other major diseases, e.g.: renal failure (creatinine clearance <60ml/min), liver failure and chronic liver diseases (e.g. hepatitis B or C) , HIV carriers, tuberculosis, SLE, rheumatoid polyarthritis, sarcoidosis, collagenosis
  • Uncontrolled heart disease , CHF,
  • Other neuromuscular diseases
  • Other disorders associated with esophageal dysphagia: e.g. severe gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), esophageal stricture due to mechanical or chemical trauma, infection (e.g. esophageal moniliasis), drug-induced dysphagia (e.g. bisphosphonates), esophageal rings and webs, spastic motility disorders of the esophagus.
  • History of malignancy (except non-invasive skin malignancy)
  • History of neck irradiation
  • Pregnant or currently lactating women
  • Obesity (BMI≥ 30) and associated morbidity
  • Prior pharyngeal myotomy
  • Weight loss of more than 10% in the last 12 months.
  • Known hypersensitivity to any ingredients in the injection
  • Patient receiving anticoagulant treatment (e.g. warfarin)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02015481


Locations
United States, California
UCLA
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095
Tahseen Mozaffar
Orange, California, United States, 92868
Canada, Quebec
Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 2B4
Israel
Hadassah medical center
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bioblast Pharma Ltd.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yoseph Caraco, M.D Hadassah Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Bernard Brais, MD Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University

Responsible Party: Bioblast Pharma Ltd.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02015481     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BBCO-001
First Posted: December 19, 2013    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: August 23, 2017
Last Update Posted: October 17, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017

Keywords provided by Bioblast Pharma Ltd.:
Case control, safety, tolerability, efficacy.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Muscular Dystrophies
Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn