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Evaluating the Safety and Immunogenicity of HIV-1 BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 With TLR Agonist and/or Alum Adjuvants in Healthy, HIV-uninfected Adults

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04177355
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 26, 2019
Last Update Posted : July 7, 2020
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
HIV Vaccine Trials Network
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI)
Dynavax Technologies Corporation
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of HIV-1 BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 with TLR agonist and/or alum adjuvants in healthy, HIV-uninfected adults.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Biological: BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 Biological: Placebo Biological: 3M-052-AF Biological: CpG 1018 Biological: GLA-LSQ Biological: Alum (Aluminum Hydroxide Suspension) Phase 1

Detailed Description:

This study will evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of HIV-1 BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 with TLR agonist and/or alum adjuvants in healthy, HIV-uninfected adults.

The study will be conducted in two parts (Part A and B). Part A will include two groups (Groups 1 and 2) and Part B will include four groups (Groups 3, 4, 5, and 6).

Participants in Part A will be randomly assigned to receive the BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 vaccine admixed with 3M-052-AF and alum adjuvant or to receive placebo. Part A participants will be enrolled sequentially in Groups 1 and 2 for dose escalation.

Participants in Part B will be randomly assigned to Groups 3, 4, 5, or 6, to receive the BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 vaccine with an adjuvant (the specific adjuvant will vary by group) or to receive placebo.

Participants in Part A will attend 8 months of scheduled clinic visits, and they will be contacted by study staff at Month 14 for follow-up health monitoring. Participants in Part B will attend 18 months of scheduled clinic visits.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 105 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Sequential Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase 1 Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Immunogenicity of HIV-1 BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 With TLR Agonist and/or Alum Adjuvants in Healthy, HIV-uninfected Adults
Actual Study Start Date : January 13, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 29, 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 29, 2022

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Part A, Group 1 (T1): BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 + 3M-052-AF + Alum
Participants will receive 100 mcg of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, admixed with 1 mcg of 3M-052-AF and 500 mcg of Aluminum Hydroxide Suspension (Alum), as one intramuscular (IM) injection at Months 0 and 2.
Biological: BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140
Administered by IM injection

Biological: 3M-052-AF
Administered by IM injection

Biological: Alum (Aluminum Hydroxide Suspension)
Administered by IM injection

Placebo Comparator: Part A, Group 1 (P1): Placebo
Participants will receive placebo as one IM injection at Months 0 and 2.
Biological: Placebo
Administered by IM injection

Experimental: Part A, Group 2 (T2): BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 + 3M-052-AF + Alum
Participants will receive 100 mcg of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, admixed with 5 mcg of 3M-052-AF and 500 mcg of Alum, as one IM injection at Months 0 and 2.
Biological: BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140
Administered by IM injection

Biological: 3M-052-AF
Administered by IM injection

Biological: Alum (Aluminum Hydroxide Suspension)
Administered by IM injection

Placebo Comparator: Part A, Group 2 (P2): Placebo
Participants will receive placebo as one IM injection at Months 0 and 2.
Biological: Placebo
Administered by IM injection

Experimental: Part B, Group 3 (T3): BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 + CpG 1018 + Alum
Participants will receive 100 mcg of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, admixed with 300 mcg of CpG 1018 and 500 mcg of Alum, as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140
Administered by IM injection

Biological: CpG 1018
Administered by IM injection

Biological: Alum (Aluminum Hydroxide Suspension)
Administered by IM injection

Placebo Comparator: Part B, Group 3 (P3): Placebo
Participants will receive placebo as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: Placebo
Administered by IM injection

Experimental: Part B, Group 4 (T4): BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 + 3M-052-AF + Alum
Participants will receive 100 mcg of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, admixed with either 1 mcg or 5 mcg of 3M-052-AF (the highest tolerated dose from Part A), and 500 mcg of Alum, as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140
Administered by IM injection

Biological: 3M-052-AF
Administered by IM injection

Biological: Alum (Aluminum Hydroxide Suspension)
Administered by IM injection

Placebo Comparator: Group 4 (P4): Placebo
Participants will receive placebo as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: Placebo
Administered by IM injection

Experimental: Part B, Group 5 (T5): BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 + GLA-LSQ
Participants will receive 100 mcg of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, admixed with GLA-LSQ (GLA 5 mcg, and QS-21 2 mcg), as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140
Administered by IM injection

Biological: GLA-LSQ
Administered by IM injection

Placebo Comparator: Part B, Group 5 (P5): Placebo
Participants will receive placebo as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: Placebo
Administered by IM injection

Experimental: Part B, Group 6 (T6): BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 + Alum
Participants will receive 100 mcg of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, admixed with 500 mcg of Alum, administered as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140
Administered by IM injection

Biological: Alum (Aluminum Hydroxide Suspension)
Administered by IM injection

Placebo Comparator: Part B, Group 6 (P6): Placebo
Participants will receive placebo as one IM injection at Months 0, 2, and 6.
Biological: Placebo
Administered by IM injection




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Frequency of signs and symptoms of local reactogenicity (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured for 7 days after each injection ]
    Local symptoms include pain and/or tenderness at the injection site.

  2. Frequency of signs and symptoms of systemic reactogenicity (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured for 7 days after each injection ]
    Systemic symptoms include increased body temperature, malaise and/or fatigue, myalgia, headache, chills, arthralgia, and nausea.

  3. Frequency of adverse events (AEs) (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured through Month 14 ]
    Summarized using Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA) System Organ Class and preferred terms

  4. Frequency of expedited AEs (EAEs) (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured through Month 14 ]
    Summarized using MedDRA System Organ Class and preferred terms

  5. Frequency of AEs of special interest (AESIs) (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured through Month 14 ]
    Summarized using MedDRA System Organ Class and preferred terms

  6. Frequency of signs and symptoms of local reactogenicity (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured for 7 days after each injection ]
    Local symptoms include pain and/or tenderness at the injection site.

  7. Frequency of signs and symptoms of systemic reactogenicity (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured for 7 days after each injection ]
    Systemic symptoms include increased body temperature, malaise and/or fatigue, myalgia, headache, chills, arthralgia, and nausea.

  8. Frequency of AEs (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured through Month 18 ]
    Summarized using MedDRA System Organ Class and preferred terms

  9. Frequency of EAEs (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured through Month 18 ]
    Summarized using MedDRA System Organ Class and preferred terms

  10. Frequency of AESIs (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured through Month 18 ]
    Summarized using MedDRA System Organ Class and preferred terms

  11. Response rate of serum antibody neutralization of autologous (HIV-1 BG505) and other heterologous Tier 2 HIV-1 strains (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second and third vaccinations (through Month 6.5) ]
    As measured by TZM-bl assay

  12. Magnitude of serum antibody neutralization of autologous (HIV-1 BG505) and other heterologous Tier 2 HIV-1 strains (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second and third vaccinations (through Month 6.5) ]
    As measured by TZM-bl assay


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Response rate of serum antibody neutralization of autologous (HIV-1 BG505.664) and other heterologous Tier 2 HIV-1 strains (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination (Month 2.5) ]
    As measured by the TZM-bl assay

  2. Magnitude of serum antibody neutralization of autologous (HIV-1 BG505.664) and other heterologous Tier 2 HIV-1 strains (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination (Month 2.5) ]
    As measured by the TZM-bl assay

  3. Response rate of serum IgG binding antibodies to BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination (Month 2.5) ]
    As measured by binding antibody multiplex assay (BAMA)

  4. Magnitude of serum IgG binding antibodies to BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination (Month 2.5) ]
    As measured by BAMA

  5. Response rate of IgG+ B cells binding to BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 tetramers (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination (Month 2.5) ]
    As measured by multiparameter flow cytometry

  6. Magnitude of IgG+ B cells binding to BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 tetramers (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination (Month 2.5) ]
    As measured by multiparameter flow cytometry

  7. Percent HIV Env-specific CD4+ T cells in blood (Part A) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks post second vaccination (Month 2.5) ]
    As measured by multiparameter flow cytometry

  8. Response rate of serum antibody neutralization of autologous (HIV-1 BG505) and other heterologous Tier 2 HIV-1 strains (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 6 and 12 months post third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    As measured by TZM-bl assay

  9. Magnitude of serum antibody neutralization of autologous (HIV-1 BG505) and other heterologous Tier 2 HIV-1 strains (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 6 and 12 months post third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    As measured by TZM-bl assay

  10. Response rate of IgG binding antibody responses to HIV BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, and HIV-1 gp120 and gp140 variant strains (to determine off-target non-neutralizing Abs) (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination and 2 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months after the third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    As measured by BAMA

  11. Magnitude of IgG binding antibody responses to HIV BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, and HIV-1 gp120 and gp140 variant strains (to determine off-target non-neutralizing Abs) (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination and 2 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months after the third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    As measured by BAMA

  12. Breadth of IgG binding antibody responses to HIV BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140, and HIV-1 gp120 and gp140 variant strains (to determine off-target non-neutralizing Abs) (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination and 2 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months after the third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    As measured by BAMA

  13. Response rate of memory IgG+ B cells binding to BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 tetramers (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination and 2 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months after the third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    As measured by multiparameter flow cytometry

  14. Magnitude of memory IgG+ B cells binding to BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140 tetramers (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination and 2 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months after the third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    As measured by multiparameter flow cytometry

  15. Response rate of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140-specific plasmablasts (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 1 week after the second and third vaccinations (through Month 6.25) ]
    As measured by multiparameter flow cytometry

  16. Magnitude of BG505 SOSIP.664 gp140-specific plasmablasts (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 1 week after the second and third vaccinations (through Month 6.25) ]
    As measured by multiparameter flow cytometry

  17. Percent HIV Env-specific cytokine-expressing CD4+ T cells in blood (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured 2 weeks after the second vaccination and 2 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months after the third vaccination (through Month 18) ]
    Assessed by intracellular cytokine staining (ICS) multiparameter flow cytometry and polyfunctional subset analysis

  18. Alterations in blood leukocyte populations during the innate response (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured Days 0, 1, 3 and 7 ]
    Assessed relative to prevaccine levels (Day 0)

  19. Alterations in RNAseq expression of leukocyte and/or immune cells (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured Days 0, 1, 3, and 7 ]
    Assessed through lymphocyte populations, natural killer (NK) cells, dendritic cell (DC) subsets, monocytes subsets, and granulocytes relative to prevaccine levels (Day 0)

  20. Alterations of concentrations of immune cytokines and chemokines (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured postvaccination Days 0, 1, 3, 7 ]
    Assessed by levels of serum samples relative to prevaccine levels (Day 0)

  21. Blood cell subpopulation dynamics (Part B) [ Time Frame: Measured through Month 18 ]
    Assessed by multiparameter flow cytometry, gene expression alterations by RNAseq/transcripts and soluble cytokine/inflammatory mediator alterations comparing day of last vaccination and day of visit for moderate to severe reactogenicity



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

General and Demographic Criteria

  • Age of 18 through 50 years, inclusive
  • Access to a participating HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) clinical research site (CRS) and willingness to be followed for the planned duration of the study
  • Ability and willingness to provide informed consent
  • Assessment of understanding: volunteer demonstrates understanding of this; completes a questionnaire prior to first vaccination with verbal demonstration of understanding of all questionnaire items answered incorrectly
  • Agrees not to enroll in another study of an investigational research agent until after the final study contact.
  • Good general health as shown by medical history, physical exam, and screening laboratory tests

HIV-Related Criteria:

  • Willingness to receive HIV test results
  • Willingness to discuss HIV infection risks and amenable to HIV risk reduction counseling
  • Assessed by the clinic staff as being at "low risk" for HIV infection and committed to maintaining behavior consistent with low risk of HIV exposure through the last required protocol clinic visit (see study protocol for more information)

Laboratory Inclusion Values

Hemogram/Complete blood count (CBC)

  • Hemoglobin

    • ≥ 11.0 g/dL for volunteers who were assigned female sex at birth
    • ≥ 13.0 g/dL for volunteers who were assigned male sex at birth and transgender males who have been on hormone therapy for more than 6 consecutive months
    • ≥ 12.0 g/dL for transgender females who have been on hormone therapy for more than 6 consecutive months
    • For transgender volunteers who have been on hormone therapy for less than 6 consecutive months, determine hemoglobin eligibility based on the sex assigned at birth.
  • White blood cell count = 2,500 to 12,000 cells/mm^3 with normal differential, or differential approved by Investigator of Record (IoR) or designee as not clinically significant
  • Total lymphocyte count ≥ 650 cells/mm^3 with normal differential, or differential approved by IoR or designee as not clinically significant
  • Remaining differential either within institutional normal range or with IoR or designee approval
  • Platelets = 125,000 to 550,000 cells/mm^3

Chemistry

  • Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) < 1.25 times the institutional upper limit of normal
  • Creatinine < 1.1 times the institutional upper limit of normal

Virology

  • Negative HIV-1 and -2 blood test: US volunteers must have a negative U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved enzyme immunoassay (EIA) or chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA).
  • Negative hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)
  • Negative anti-hepatitis C virus antibodies (anti-HCV), or negative HCV polymerase chain reaction (PCR) if the anti-HCV is positive

Urine

  • Normal urine:

    • Negative or trace urine protein, and
    • Negative or trace urine hemoglobin (If trace hemoglobin is present on dipstick, a microscopic urinalysis with red blood cells levels within institutional normal range,)

Reproductive Status

  • Volunteers who were assigned female sex at birth: negative serum or urine beta human chorionic gonadotropin (β-HCG) pregnancy test at screening (ie, prior to randomization) and prior to study product administration or any optional study procedure (eg, leukapheresis, fine needle aspirate, bone marrow aspiration, mucosal secretion collection or mucosal biopsy) on the day of study product administration or procedure. Persons who are NOT of reproductive potential due to having undergone hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy (verified by medical records), are not required to undergo pregnancy testing.
  • Reproductive status: A volunteer who was assigned female sex at birth:

    • Must agree to use effective contraception for sexual activity that could lead to pregnancy from at least 21 days prior to enrollment until 6 months after the final study vaccination. Effective contraception is defined as using the following methods:

      • Condoms (male or female) with or without a spermicide,
      • Diaphragm or cervical cap with spermicide,
      • Intrauterine device (IUD),
      • Hormonal contraception,
      • Tubal ligation, or
      • Any other contraceptive method approved by the HVTN 137 Protocol Safety Review Team (PSRT)
      • Successful vasectomy in any partner assigned male sex at birth (considered successful if a volunteer reports that a male partner has [1] documentation of azoospermia by microscopy, or [2] a vasectomy more than 2 years ago with no resultant pregnancy despite sexual activity postvasectomy);
    • Or not be of reproductive potential, such as having reached menopause (no menses for 1 year) or having undergone hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy;
    • Or be sexually abstinent.
  • Volunteers who were assigned female sex at birth must also agree not to seek pregnancy through alternative methods, such as artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization until 6 months after the last vaccination.

Exclusion Criteria:

General

  • Blood products received within 120 days before first vaccination
  • Investigational research agents received within 30 days before first vaccination
  • Body mass index (BMI) ≥ 40; or BMI ≥ 35 with 2 or more of the following: age > 45, systolic blood pressure > 140 mm Hg, diastolic blood pressure > 90 mm Hg, current smoker, known hyperlipidemia
  • Intent to participate in another study of an investigational research agent or any other study that requires non-HVTN HIV antibody testing during the planned duration of the HVTN 137 study
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Active duty and reserve US military personnel

Vaccines and other Injections

  • HIV vaccine(s) received in a prior HIV vaccine trial. For volunteers who have received control/placebo in an HIV vaccine trial, the HVTN 137 PSRT will determine eligibility on a case-by-case basis.
  • Previous receipt of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), whether licensed or investigational; the HVTN 137 PSRT will determine eligibility on a case-by-case basis
  • Non-HIV experimental vaccine(s) received within the last 1 year in a prior vaccine trial. Exceptions may be made by the HVTN 137 PSRT for vaccines that have subsequently undergone licensure by the FDA. For volunteers who have received control/placebo in an experimental vaccine trial, the HVTN 137 PSRT will determine eligibility on a case-by-case basis. For volunteers who have received an experimental vaccine(s) greater than 1 year ago, eligibility for enrollment will be determined by the HVTN 137 PSRT on a case-by-case basis.
  • Live attenuated vaccines received within 30 days before first vaccination or scheduled within 30 days after injection (eg, measles, mumps, and rubella [MMR]; oral polio vaccine [OPV]; varicella; yellow fever; live attenuated influenza vaccine)
  • Any vaccines that are not live attenuated vaccines and were received within 14 days prior to first vaccination or scheduled for 14 days after injection (eg, tetanus, pneumococcal, hepatitis virus A or B)
  • Previous receipt of HEPLISAV, Shingrix, or RTS,S/AS01B/Mosquirix vaccine received within 30 days prior to first vaccination or scheduled for 30 days after injection.
  • Allergy treatment with antigen injections within 30 days before first vaccination or that are scheduled within 14 days after first vaccination

Immune System

  • Immunosuppressive medications received within 168 days before first vaccination (Not exclusionary: [1] corticosteroid nasal spray; [2] inhaled corticosteroids; [3] topical corticosteroids for mild, uncomplicated dermatologic condition; or [4] a single course of oral/parenteral prednisone or equivalent at doses ≤ 60 mg/day and length of therapy < 11 days with completion at least 30 days prior to enrollment)
  • Serious adverse reactions to vaccines or to vaccine components, including history of anaphylaxis and related symptoms such as hives, respiratory difficulty, angioedema, and/or abdominal pain. (Not excluded from participation: a volunteer who had a non-anaphylactic adverse reaction to pertussis vaccine as a child.)
  • Immunoglobulin received within 60 days before first vaccination (for mAb see criterion above)
  • Autoimmune disease, current or history
  • AESIs: Volunteers who currently have, or have a history of, any condition that could be considered an AESI for the product(s) administered in this protocol (representative examples are listed in the study protocol)
  • Immunodeficiency

Clinically significant medical conditions

  • Clinically significant medical condition, physical examination findings, clinically significant abnormal laboratory results, or past medical history with clinically significant implications for current health. A clinically significant condition or process includes but is not limited to:

    • A process that would affect the immune response,
    • A process that would require medication that affects the immune response,
    • Any contraindication to repeated injections or blood draws,
    • A condition that requires active medical intervention or monitoring to avert grave danger to the volunteer's health or well-being during the study period,
    • A condition or process for which signs or symptoms could be confused with reactions to vaccine, or
    • Any condition specifically listed among the exclusion criteria below.
  • Any medical, psychiatric, occupational, or other condition that, in the judgment of the investigator, would interfere with, or serve as a contraindication to, protocol adherence, assessment of safety or reactogenicity, or a volunteer's ability to give informed consent
  • Psychiatric condition that precludes compliance with the protocol. Specifically excluded are persons with psychoses within the past 3 years, ongoing risk for suicide, or history of suicide attempt or gesture within the past 3 years.
  • Current anti-tuberculosis (TB) prophylaxis or therapy
  • Asthma other than mild, well-controlled asthma (Symptoms of asthma severity as defined in the most recent National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Expert Panel report). Exclude a volunteer who:

    • Uses a short-acting rescue inhaler (typically a beta 2 agonist) daily, or
    • Uses moderate/high dose inhaled corticosteroids, or
    • In the past year has either of the following:

      • Greater than 1 exacerbation of symptoms treated with oral/parenteral corticosteroids;
      • Needed emergency care, urgent care, hospitalization, or intubation for asthma
  • Diabetes mellitus type 1 or type 2 (Not exclusionary: type 2 cases controlled with diet alone or a history of isolated gestational diabetes.)
  • Thyroidectomy, or thyroid disease requiring medication during the last 12 months
  • Hypertension:

    • If a person has been found to have elevated blood pressure or hypertension during screening or previously, exclude for blood pressure that is not well controlled. Well-controlled blood pressure is defined in this protocol as consistently < 140 mm Hg systolic and ≤ 90 mm Hg diastolic, with or without medication, with only isolated, brief instances of higher readings, which must be ≤ 150 mm Hg systolic and ≤ 100 mm Hg diastolic. For these volunteers, blood pressure must be ≤ 140 mm Hg systolic and ≤ 90 mm Hg diastolic at enrollment.
    • If a person has NOT been found to have elevated blood pressure or hypertension during screening or previously, exclude for systolic blood pressure ≥ 150 mm Hg at enrollment or diastolic blood pressure ≥ 100 mm Hg at enrollment.
  • Bleeding disorder (eg, factor deficiency, coagulopathy, or platelet disorder requiring special precautions)
  • Malignancy (Not excluded from participation: Volunteer who has had malignancy excised surgically and who, in the investigator's estimation, has a reasonable assurance of sustained cure, or who is unlikely to experience recurrence of malignancy during the period of the study)
  • Seizure disorder: History of seizure(s) within past three years. Also exclude if volunteer has used medications in order to prevent or treat seizure(s) at any time within the past 3 years.
  • Asplenia: any condition resulting in the absence of a functional spleen
  • History of generalized urticaria, angioedema, or anaphylaxis. (Not exclusionary: angioedema or anaphylaxis to a known trigger with at least 5 years since last reaction to demonstrate satisfactory avoidance of trigger.)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04177355


Locations
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United States, Alabama
Alabama CRS Recruiting
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294
Contact: Faye Heard, M.P.H.    205-996-4405    fhoward@uabmc.edu   
United States, Georgia
The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center CRS Recruiting
Decatur, Georgia, United States, 30030
Contact: Shashikala Nagar, B.Sc., M.P.H.    404-712-1370    shashi.nagar@emory.edu   
United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital Vaccine CRS (BWH VCRS) Recruiting
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115-6110
Contact: Jose H. Licona, M.D.    617-525-9433    jlicona@partners.org   
United States, New York
University of Rochester Vaccines to Prevent HIV Infection CRS Recruiting
Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
Contact: Catherine A. Bunce    585-275-5871    catherine_bunce@urmc.rochester.edu   
United States, Pennsylvania
Penn Prevention CRS Recruiting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Contact: Debora Dunbar, M.S.N., C.R.N.P.    215-746-3713    ddunbar@pennmedicine.upenn.edu   
United States, Washington
Seattle Vaccine and Prevention CRS Recruiting
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98109-1024
Contact: David Berger, R.N.    206-667-2344    dberger@fhcrc.org   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
HIV Vaccine Trials Network
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI)
Dynavax Technologies Corporation
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Investigators
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Study Chair: M. Juliana McElrath Seattle Vaccine Trials Unit
Study Chair: Nadine Rouphael Emory University
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Responsible Party: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04177355    
Other Study ID Numbers: HVTN 137
38559 ( Registry Identifier: DAIDS-ES Registry Number )
First Posted: November 26, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2020
Last Verified: July 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Aluminum Hydroxide
1018 oligonucleotide
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antacids
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Gastrointestinal Agents