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Cystic Fibrosis clinical trials at University of California Health

15 in progress, 9 open to eligible people

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  • CF And Effects of Drugs Mixed Ex Vivo With Sputum for Mucolytic Treatment

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    The investigators will collect samples of sputum from healthy volunteers and patients with cystic fibrosis for the purpose of: a) purifying airway mucins for plate-based binding studies and; b) assessment of the effects of carbohydrates on the rheologic properties of the sputum. This study has two hypotheses: 1. Lectins from Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Aspergillus fumigatus bind to airway mucins in a fucose-dependent manner, and this binding can be inhibited by fucosyl glycomimetic compounds. 2. Fucosyl glycomimetics will compete with Pseudomonas aeruginosa lectin (PA-IIL) and Aspergillus fumigatus lectin (AFL) and disrupt lectin-driven mucin cross-linking in CF sputum.

    at UCSF

  • CHaractErizing CFTR Modulated Changes in Sweat Chloride and Their Association With Clinical Outcomes

    open to eligible people ages 4 months and up

    This is a multicenter, cross-sectional, cohort study which will collect contemporary sweat chloride (SC) values from approximately 5000 Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients prescribed and currently receiving commercially approved Cystic Fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulator therapies.

    at UCSD

  • Do you or your child have cystic fibrosis with an F508del mutation?

    “You may be able to help the CF community by taking part in Vertex’s Skyline Program.”

    open to eligible people ages 12 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of VX-121/tezacaftor/deutivacaftor (VX-121/TEZ/D-IVA) in CF participants who are heterozygous for F508del and a minimal function mutation (F/MF participants).

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • Exercise in Child Health

    open to eligible people ages 10-17

    This study is a cooperative investigation funded by the NIH. The project is a collaboration among three major NIH Clinical Translational Science Awardees: 1) UCI (lead site with its affiliate CHOC), 2) Northwestern University (with its affiliate Lurie Children's Hospital), and 3) USC (with its affiliate Children's Hospital of Los Angeles). There is an increasing number of children who, through medical advances, now survive diseases and conditions that were once fatal, but which remain chronic and debilitating. A major challenge to improve both the immediate and long term care and health of such children has been the gap in our understanding of how to assess the biological effects of exercise. Like otherwise healthy children, children with chronic diseases and disabilities want to be physically active. The challenge is to determine what constitutes safe and beneficial level of physical activity when the underlying disease or condition [e.g., cystic fibrosis (CF) or sickle cell disease (SCD)] imposes physiological constraints on exercise that are not present in otherwise healthy children. Current exercise testing protocols were based on studies of athletes and high performing healthy individuals and were designed to test limits of performance at very high-intensity, unphysiological, maximal effort. These approaches are not optimal for children and adolescents with disease and disability. This project (REACH-Revamping Exercise Assessment in Child Health) is designed to address this gap. Cohorts of children will be identified with two major genetic diseases (CF and SCD) and measure exercise responses annually as they progress from early puberty to mid or late puberty over a 3-4year period. In addition, in the light of the pandemic, a group of children will be added who were affected by SARS-CoV-2 and investigate their responses to exercise. SARS-CoV-2 has similar long-term symptoms than CF and SCD have. Novel approaches to assessing physiological responses to exercise using advanced data analytics will be examined in relation to metrics of habitual physical activity, circulating biomarkers of inflammation and growth, leukocyte gene expression, and the impact of the underlying CF, SCD or SARS-CoV-2 condition. The data from this study will help to develop a toolkit of innovative metrics for exercise testing that will be made available to the research and clinical community.

    at UC Irvine

  • If you or your child has cystic fibrosis, you may be able to help the CF community!

    “Thank you for considering the Skyline 103 Study!”

    open to eligible people ages 12 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of VX-121/tezacaftor/deutivacaftor (VX-121/TEZ/D-IVA) in CF participants who are homozygous for F508del, heterozygous for F508del and a gating (F/G) or residual function (F/RF) mutation, or have at least 1 other TCR CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene mutation and no F508del mutation.

    at UC Davis

  • Impact of Sinus Surgery on Individuals With Cystic Fibrosis

    open to eligible people ages 18-99

    This study will be a prospective, observational study of patients who undergo endoscopic sinus surgery for cystic fibrosis-related chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). Individuals who do not undergo surgery but are treated medically for CRS will also be enrolled to serve as a control group. Outcomes analyzed will include pulmonary, quality of life, and others.

    at UCLA

  • PATIENCE Trial: Prospective Algorithm for Treatment of NTM in Cystic Fibrosis

    open to eligible people ages 6-99

    Isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from the sputum of individuals with CF is an increasingly common finding, and the lack of an evidenced-based approach to treatment of NTM disease has been identified as one of the greatest unmet needs within the CF community. Current evidence predicts that the prevalence of NTM will remain relatively high in the CF population. Approaches to NTM disease treatment differ widely between centers, and expected outcomes are not known. This study is observational and follows current best practices. The study will help define response to treatment, and collect relevant data associated with treatment of NTM disease to build a framework for future therapeutic trials.

    at UCSD

  • PREDICT Trial: PRospective Evaluation of NTM Disease In CysTic Fibrosis

    open to eligible people ages 6-99

    Isolation of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from the sputum of individuals with CF is an increasingly common finding, and the lack of an evidenced-based approach to the diagnosis of NTM disease has been identified as one of the greatest unmet needs within the CF community. Current evidence predicts that the prevalence of NTM will remain relatively high in the CF population. Approaches to NTM disease diagnosis differ widely between centers. This study is observational and follows current best practices. The study will help standardize the diagnosis and collect relevant data associated with the diagnosis of NTM disease to build a framework for future therapeutic trials.

    at UCSD

  • Prospective Study of Pregnancy in Women With Cystic Fibrosis

    open to eligible females ages 16 years and up

    In this study, the investigators aim to evaluate changes in lung function in women with cystic fibrosis (CF) during pregnancy and for 2 years after pregnancy based on exposure to highly effective cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators.

    at UCSD

  • A Study Evaluating the Long-term Safety and Efficacy of VX-445 Combination Therapy

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study will evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of VX-445 in triple combination (TC) with tezacaftor (TEZ) and ivacaftor (IVA) in subjects with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are homozygous or heterozygous for the F508del mutation

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • A Study Testing the Long-term Safety and Effectiveness of Experimental VX-445 Combination Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study will evaluate the long-term safety, efficacy, and pharmacodynamics of elexacaftor (ELX, VX-445) in triple combination (TC) with tezacaftor (TEZ) and ivacaftor (IVA) in subjects with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are heterozygous for the F508del mutation and a gating or residual function mutation (F/G and F/RF genotypes).

    at UC Davis UCSF

  • Assessment of Contraceptive Safety and Effectiveness in Cystic Fibrosis

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The long-term goal is to study the safety and effectiveness of hormonal contraception for women with cystic fibrosis (CF) and contribute to national guidelines that the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide to clinicians. The study objectives are to determine whether hormonal contraceptive methods improve overall pulmonary health, worsen CF-related disease or CF liver disease, or are effective against unwanted pregnancy with concomitant CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulator use. The hypothesis is that hormonal contraceptive methods are safe and do not worsen CF-related complications over time,improve FEV-1 when compared to non-hormonal users, and oral birth control methods with CFTR modulator use.

    at UCSD

  • Aztreonam Lysine for Inhalation in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Airway Infection

    Sorry, not accepting new patients

    The primary objective of this program is to provide expanded access to aztreonam lysine for inhalation (AZLI) 75 mg prior to its commercial availability to patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic P. aeruginosa airway infection who have limited treatment options and are at risk for disease progression.

    at UCSF

  • Impact of Discontinuing Chronic Therapies in People With Cystic Fibrosis on Highly Effective CFTR Modulator Therapy

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Despite the increasingly common use of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulator therapies in treating CF, it is still largely unknown whether or not other chronic therapies can be safely stopped. The SIMPLIFY study is being done to test whether or not it is safe to stop taking inhaled hypertonic saline or Pulmozyme® (dornase alfa) in those people that are also taking Trikafta™. Trikafta (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) is a combination CFTR modulator therapy that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for people with CF who have at least one F508del mutation. The three drugs that make up Trikafta work together to allow many more chloride ions to move into and out of the cells, improving the balance of salt and water in the lungs. These changes result in better clearance of mucus from the lungs and improvements in lung function. Inhaled hypertonic saline and Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) also improve clearance of mucus from the lungs to support lung function and have been available to people with CF for many years. Both therapies are considered to be relatively burdensome and it is not known whether either therapy can improve or maintain lung function above what is already gained through Trikafta use. The goal of the SIMPLIFY study is to get information about whether or not it is safe to stop either inhaled hypertonic saline or Pulmozyme (dornase alfa) by testing if there is a change in lung function in subjects with cystic fibrosis (CF) who are assigned to stop their chronic medication (either hypertonic saline or Pulmozyme) as compared to those who are assigned to keep taking their medication while continuing to take Trikafta.

    at UCSD UCSF

  • Observational Study Comparing Home to Office Spirometry

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This is a prospective, longitudinal multicenter observational study comparing home to office spirometry and home to office weight and height measurements. The aim of the study is to estimate the accuracy and variability of home spirometric measurements over time, and to assess the feasibility and acceptability of home measurements.

    at UC Davis

Our lead scientists for Cystic Fibrosis research studies include .

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