Scleroderma clinical trials at UC Health
2 research studies open to eligible people
open to eligible people ages 18 years and up
The main purpose of the study is to see if GLPG1690 helps (together with the standard of care treatment) in the treatment of the skin and other areas affected by systemic sclerosis. Another aim is to find out how safe/well tolerated GLPG1690 will be and whether there are any side effects. The study will also look at other things, including whether the study drug affects disease progression and also if it changes any aspect of the quality of life.
open to eligible people ages 18-70
There is significant unmet need for effective treatment options for Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis (dcSSc). The present study will be a dose-escalation safety trial of brentuximab vedotin, a drug-antibody conjugate approved for the treatment of lymphoma and targeted to the protein CD30 molecule expressed on activated immune cells There is evidence for CD30 involvement in SSc. This study represents the first step in determining safety and tolerability of brentuximab vedotin in SSc.