Monitoring of Erythroid Lineage Specific Chimerism Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Transplantation for Thalassemia Major
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00480506|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 31, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 23, 2012
|Condition or disease|
- In the first phase of the study we will develop a panel of reagents designed to identify predominant thalassemia mutations in the Iranian population, as well as alternative highly variable erythroid specific polymorphisms. To determine how informative this panel is, these reagents will be applied to samples collected from patients homozygous for the disorder, and compared to patients with thalassemia trait and normal Iranian donors.
- In the second phase, we propose to serially measure and compare erythroid lineage chimerism with overall genomic chimerism following transplant. Samples will be collected from participants before and at 1, 2, 3, 6 and 12 months following transplant and cryopreserved. Peripheral blood from the stem cell donor will also be collected and cryopreserved. Participants will undergo myeloablative or nonmyeloablative transplant.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Official Title:||Monitoring of Erythroid Lineage Specific Chimerism Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Transplantation for Thalassemia Major|
|Study Start Date :||April 2004|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2005|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2005|
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|United States, Massachusetts|
|Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115|
|Iran, Islamic Republic of|
|Tehran University of Medical Sciences|
|Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of|
|Principal Investigator:||Catherine Wu, MD||Dana-Farber Cancer Institute|