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Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis clinical trials at UC Health
2 in progress, 1 open to new patients

  • Evaluation of a Single Dose of Inhaled Sargramostim in Patients With Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

    open to eligible people ages 18-80

    Autoimmune PAP is a rare lung disease affecting less than 5,000 individuals in US with no FDA-approved pharmacologic therapy. Results from "off-label" use in case reports and clinical studies completed outside of the US indicate that inhaled rhGM-CSF may be a safe and effective thera-py for autoimmune PAP. Preliminary clinical trials of inhaled rhGM-CSF in autoimmune PAP patients show promising results, 62%-96% therapeutic response rate without any identifiable drug-related adverse effects in at least 73 autoimmune PAP patients. However, the pharmacokinetics (PK), pharmacodynamics (PD), optimal dose, and treatment duration to maximize efficacy are unknown. The goal is to begin to address these knowledge gaps for inhaled sargramostim for autoimmune PAP patients with a pilot safety and PK/PD study (TPSC-110). TPSC-110, PharmPAP, which is a self-controlled open-label, phase I study to evaluate the safety, PK, and PD of inhaled sargra-mostim in autoimmune PAP patients. These results will impact the field by 1) confirming existing published data, 2) monitoring the local effects of inhaled sargramostim in autoimmune PAP patients, 3) potentially demonstrating a safe starting dose for a later trial to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of inhaled sargramostim for autoimmune PAP.

    at UCLA

  • Efficacy and Safety of Inhaled Molgramostim (rhGM-CSF) in Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (aPAP)

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    This study evaluates inhaled molgramostim (recombinant human (rh) Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF)) in the treatment of autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis patients. A third of the patients will receive inhaled molgramostim daily for 24 weeks, a third will receive inhaled molgramostim intermittently (seven days on, seven days off) for 24 weeks and a third will receive inhaled matching placebo for 24 weeks.

    at UCLA

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