Reducing Hippocampal Hyperactivity and Improving Cognition in Schizophrenia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03034356|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 27, 2017
Last Update Posted : February 21, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Schizophrenia||Drug: Levetiracetam Drug: Placebo||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Reducing Hippocampal Hyperactivity and Improving Cognition in Schizophrenia|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 1, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 30, 2022|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 30, 2022|
Experimental: Levetiracetam, Then Placebo
4 weeks of levetiracetam administration (125 mg pill, bid), followed by a 4-week washout, then 4 weeks of placebo pill administration (bid).
Other Name: Keppra
Experimental: Placebo, Then Levetiracetam
4 weeks of placebo administration (bid), followed by a 4-week washout, then 4 weeks of levetiracetam administration (125 mg pill, bid).
Other Name: Keppra
- Neurocognitive function [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]Cognitive function as measured by the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neurological Status (RBANS)
- Resting-state neuronal response [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]Neuronal response (measured via functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI) in the hippocampus during rest.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03034356
|Contact: Jason R Tregellas, PhD||(303) 315-1086||Jason.Tregellas@va.gov|
|United States, Colorado|
|Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Aurora, CO||Recruiting|
|Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045|
|Contact: Jason R Tregellas, PhD 303-315-1086 Jason.Tregellas@va.gov|
|Principal Investigator: Jason R. Tregellas, PhD|
|Principal Investigator:||Jason R. Tregellas, PhD||Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, Aurora, CO|