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Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration clinical trials at UC Health
2 research studies open to new patients

  • Advancing Research and Treatment for Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (ARTFL)

    open to eligible people ages 18-85

    Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD) is the neuropathological term for a collection of rare neurodegenerative diseases that correspond to four main overlapping clinical syndromes: frontotemporal dementia (FTD), primary progressive aphasia (PPA), corticobasal degeneration syndrome (CBS) and progressive supranuclear palsy syndrome (PSPS). The goal of this study is to build a FTLD clinical research consortium to support the development of FTLD therapies for new clinical trials. The consortium, referred to as Advancing Research and Treatment for Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (ARTFL), will be headquartered at UCSF and will partner with six patient advocacy groups to manage the consortium. Participants will be evaluated at 14 clinical sites throughout North America and a genetics core will genotype all individuals for FTLD associated genes.

    at UCSF UCLA UCSD

  • BIIB092 in Primary Tauopathies: CBS, nfvPPA, sMAPT, and TES

    open to eligible people ages 35-80

    A Phase 1b, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Cohort Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Preliminary Efficacy Study of Intravenously Infused BIIB092 in Patients with Four Different Primary Tauopathy Syndromes

    at UCSF

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