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Examining the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs of Sickle Cell Disease Patients, Parents of Patients With Sickle Cell Disease, and Providers Towards the Integration of CRISPR in Clinical Care

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03167450
Recruitment Status : Suspended (PI working on an amendment to the protocol.)
First Posted : May 30, 2017
Last Update Posted : January 25, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) )

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date May 24, 2017
First Posted Date May 30, 2017
Last Update Posted Date January 25, 2019
Estimated Study Start Date January 30, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date June 30, 2019   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures
 (submitted: May 26, 2017)
  • Focus group interviews related to attitudes, beliefs, and opinions of those with SCD, parents of those with SCD, and providers on the use of CRISPR Cas9 gene-editing. [ Time Frame: At the day of inclusion ]
  • To assess the utility of an educational tool for improving understanding of CRISPR Cas9. [ Time Frame: At the day of inclusion ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures Same as current
Change History Complete list of historical versions of study NCT03167450 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Current Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title Examining the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs of Sickle Cell Disease Patients, Parents of Patients With Sickle Cell Disease, and Providers Towards the Integration of CRISPR in Clinical Care
Official Title Examining the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs of Sickle Cell Disease Patients, Parents of Patients With Sickle Cell Disease, and Providers Towards the Integration of CRISPR in Clinical Care
Brief Summary

Background:

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is caused by a genetic defect that affects how hemoglobin is made. Due to this, people with SCD have abnormally-shaped red blood cells, which can result in poor oxygen transport in the body and increase risk of blood clots. CRISPR Cas9 is a new tool which allows scientists to snip and edit genes in a way that is faster, cheaper, and more precise than other gene-editing tools. Recently, research has been done using CRISPR Cas9 to correct the sickle cell gene in animal models and human cells. Researchers want to understand the views of those with SCD, parents of people with SCD, and the providers of these patients regarding use of CRISPR Cas9 in clinical trials and treatment.

Objectives:

To study the attitudes, beliefs, and opinions of those with SCD, parents of those with SCD, and providers on the use of CRISPR Cas9 gene-editing. An additional purpose of this study is to assess the utility of an educational tool for improving understanding of CRISPR Cas9.

Eligibility:

People ages 18 and older who speak English and either have SCD, are a parent of someone with SCD, or are a physician for people with SCD.

Design:

Participants will be screened via phone. Those with SCD will be screened with data from their SCD genotype.

Participation lasts about 2 hours.

Participants will fill out three surveys.

Participants will watch a video about CRISPR Cas9.

Participants will engage in a focus group session. This will be audiotaped and analyzed.

The data from the survey questions and focus groups may be used for future research. However, all personally identifiable information will be removed before data is shared.

Participants data will be identified with a code number instead of their name.

Participants may be invited to join future studies of SCD.

Detailed Description The CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique is taking the scientific research and healthcare community by storm with the promise it holds to cure and ease the burden of debilitating diseases. However, there is limited knowledge regarding the implications of using this type of tool in human research and medicine. Researchers need to understand the viewpoints of patients, their families, and their providers, to ensure that the approach taken towards gene-editing is inclusive and respectful of different interests and concerns. The dialogue, thus far, has been dominated by scientific researchers, physician scientists, ethicists, public health and policy experts. It is important to the advancement of the science to study the patient s perspective about the use of the technology. In addition, parents often play important roles in the decision-making process; in this regard, understanding the views and questions of this group of individuals regarding CRISPR/Cas9 human use is essential. We conduct a qualitative study with a mixed methods component to investigate the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of patients living with sickle cell disease (SCD), the parents of patients with SCD, and the physicians of this patient population regarding the use of CRISPR/Cas9 technology. The study is designed to measure these three cohorts baseline overall genetic literacy, CRISPR-specific literacy, and general attitudes and beliefs toward gene-editing/CRISPR Cas9(in both somatic and germline cells); to evaluate the utility of an educational tool in improving one s understanding of this innovative technique; and to gauge how attitudes and beliefs toward gene-editing, specifically CRISPR Cas9, perhaps shift or remain intact after the educational video, as well as within a focus group space.
Study Type Observational
Study Design Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Non-Probability Sample
Study Population Adults with sickle cell disease; parent of a child with sickle cell disease or physicians who have delivered healthcare to individuals living with sickle cell disease for at least a year
Condition Sickle Cell Disease
Intervention Not Provided
Study Groups/Cohorts
  • Adults
    Adults have sickle cell disease
  • Parents
    Parents with children/adults who have sickle cell disease
  • Physicians
    Physicians who have delivered healthcare to individuals living with sickle cell disease for at least a year
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status Suspended
Actual Enrollment
 (submitted: January 24, 2019)
109
Original Estimated Enrollment
 (submitted: May 26, 2017)
90
Estimated Study Completion Date June 30, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date June 30, 2019   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

The inclusion criteria for patients:

  1. must have a diagnosis of sickle cell disease
  2. must be 18 years or older
  3. must be English-speaking

The inclusion criteria for parents of patients with SCD:

  1. must have a child with sickle cell disease
  2. must be 18 years or older
  3. must be English speaking

Lastly, the inclusion criteria for physicians:

  1. must care for sickle cell patients
  2. must have cared for sickle cell patients for a minimum of 12 months
  3. must have been the caregiver for at least five adult patients and/or five pediatric patients
  4. must be 18 years or older
  5. must be English-speaking.

The participants need to be 18 years or older in order to provide informed consent. It is necessary that participants speak English due to the nature of the study. Because a moderated conversation will take place, it is essential that all participants and researchers speak the same language to allow for interactive discourse and comprehension.

Sex/Gender
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages 18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers No
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries United States
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT03167450
Other Study ID Numbers 999917081
17-HG-N081
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement Not Provided
Responsible Party National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) )
Study Sponsor National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Collaborators Not Provided
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Vence L Bonham, J.D. National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
PRS Account National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Verification Date January 2019