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Osteogenesis Imperfecta clinical trials at University of California Health

6 in progress, 4 open to eligible people

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  • Clear Aligners for the Treatment of Dental Malocclusion in OI

    open to eligible people ages 12-40

    Misalignment of teeth and jaws (also called malocclusion) is a common life altering problem facing many individuals with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). The presence of Dentinogenesis Imperfecta in teeth of OI individuals makes the use of conventional orthodontics in the form of braces very challenging. Clear aligners are newer form of orthodontic treatment and is less invasive than braces. Therefore, the aim of our study is to evaluate the efficiency and safety of using Invisalign clear aligners for orthodontic treatment in individuals with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. We seek individual with Osteogenesis Imperfecta, with mild to moderate malocclusion and no prior history of orthodontic treatment. This study will be held at three sites - McGill University, University of California Los Angeles and National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial research. This study will for the first time, help define guidelines for safe and efficient orthodontic treatment using clear aligners in individuals with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. If successful, this approach can rapidly be implemented into clinical practice, as the Invisalign system is readily available to orthodontists.

    at UCLA

  • Single Ascending Dose Study of SAR439459 in Adults With Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI)

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    SAR439459 is a human anti-Transforming growth factor β (TGFβ) monoclonal antibody. This phase 1 clinical study investigates the safety, tolerability, and activity of a single dose of SAR439459 in adult participants with OI. Participants will receive a single IV dose of SAR439459 with safety, pharmacokinetic (PK), and pharmacodynamic (PD) assessments over 24 weeks. There will be up to 3 dose cohorts. In addition to safety, tolerability, and PK assessments, bone mineral density (BMD) will be evaluated by dual-energy Xray absorptimetry (DXA) scan and a series of blood biomarkers will be monitored to document pharmacodynamic effects of the single dose of SAR439459.

    at UCLA

  • BBD Longitudinal Study of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    open to all eligible people

    Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a rare disorder of increased bone fragility characterized by fractures with minimal or absent trauma, dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI), and, in adult years, hearing loss. It is seen in both genders and all races. The clinical features of OI represent a continuum varying from perinatal lethality to individuals with severe skeletal deformities, mobility impairments, and very short stature to nearly asymptomatic individuals with a mild predisposition to fractures, normal stature, and normal lifespan. Fractures can occur in any bone, but are most common in the extremities. These disorders can be devastating and progressive and result in deformity, chronic pain, impaired function and loss of quality of life. The overall goal of this study is to answer specific question about the natural history of brittle bone diseases as defined by molecular etiology and to develop the foundation for prospective clinical studies.

    at UCLA

  • Cardiopulmonary Outcomes in Osteogenesis Imperfecta: BBD7708

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of congenital and heritable bone disorders that currently affects at least 50,000 people in the United States. OI varies in severity from perinatally lethal to mild forms. The majority of cases is caused by a dominant mutation in type I collagen genes (COL1α1 and COL1α2), altering the quantity or quality of type I collagen. Although OI is typically characterized as a disease of the bone, it is perhaps more accurately described as a connective tissue disorder. Type I collagen is a major constituent of lung connective tissue. Respiratory insufficiency is the leading cause of death in patients with OI. Thus, it is important and necessary to understand the etiology of the restrictive pulmonary physiology in the OI population.

    at UCLA

  • Dental Malocclusion and Craniofacial Development in OI

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a rare inherited disorder that causes bones to break easily. Individuals with osteogenesis imperfecta break bones often and may have other problems, including hearing loss and pain and difficulty getting around. People with moderate to severe OI may also be diagnosed with dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI). DI is characterized by grey or brown teeth that may chip and wear down and break easily. People with DI may also have skull and neck defects. These patients may have severe teeth misalignment resulting in clinically significant chewing problems. Teeth misalignment in OI is very hard to treat because of the quality and quantity of bone. The overall goal of this study is to improve dental health to improve the quality of life of people with OI.

    at UCLA

  • Urinary Biomarkers of OI Pathobiology

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a rare inherited disorder that causes bones to break easily. Individuals with osteogenesis imperfecta break bones often and may have other problems, including hearing loss, dental problems, pain and difficulty getting around. Before the genetic cause of OI was known, OI was classified into four types. Each type was based upon the symptoms and severity of OI. In most people with OI, the cause is a change in one of the genes that makes a protein called type 1 collagen. Some doctors now classify OI both on how severe it is as well as which gene is causing OI. When people classify OI this way, there are more than 10 types of OI. The current laboratory testing to determine OI subtype involves the collection of blood and/or skin cells.

    at UCLA

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