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Vitiligo clinical trials at University of California Health

6 in progress, 3 open to eligible people

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  • Evaluating the Efficacy of the Melanocyte Keratinocyte Transplantation Procedure in the Treatment of Vitiligo

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Vitiligo is a dermatologic disease characterized by depigmentation of the skin. While the loss of melanocytes observed in vitiligo is driven by the immune system, repigmentation of the skin that occurs during UV light treatment is driven by melanocytes that migrate out of the hair follicle and into the epidermis or the activation of stem cells within the epidermis. Unfortunately, some skin areas affected by vitiligo have very few hair follicle melanocytes and an indeterminate number of epidermal melanocytes and therefore unable to respond to light therapy. This pilot study seeks to examine the relative efficacy of different harvesting methods for the melanocyte keratinocyte transplant procedure (MKTP) in the treatment of vitiligo. In addition, this study will analyze the tissue of excess tissue harvested during the procedure to identify distinct cellular and molecular features of chronic vitiligo. Patients in Dr. Ganesan's clinic at the UCI (University of California, Irvine) Department of Dermatology will be approached for participation in the study. The study will include both men and women and will not be limited by race or ethnicity. The investigators will exclude individuals less than 18 years old for the study as the investigators believe it would be difficult for these subjects to tolerate the melanocyte keratinocyte transplant procedure. Participants will be offered a melanocyte keratinocyte transplant procedure with one of the three different tissue harvesting methods (a blade, suction blister) and the method without dissociation (Cellutome). This study has three arms: 1. MKTP with Surgical Blade 2. MKTP with Negative Pressure Instrument (suction blistering device). 3. Suction blister grafting without cell dissociation utilizing Cellutome (a device used for treating chronic burn wounds)

    at UC Irvine

  • Evaluation of AMG 714 for Vitiligo

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    This study is designed to evaluate the efficacy of AMG 714 for the treatment of adult participants with vitiligo.

    at UC Davis UC Irvine

  • A Longitudinal Observational Study of Patients Undergoing Therapy for IMISC

    open to all eligible people

    TARGET-DERM is a longitudinal, observational study of adult and pediatric patients being managed for Atopic Dermatitis and other Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Skin Conditions (IMISC) in usual clinical practice. TARGET-DERM will create a research registry of patients with IMISC within academic and community real-world practices in order to assess the safety and effectiveness of current and future therapies.

    at UC Irvine UCSD

  • A Study to Evaluate the Mechanism of Action of Ruxolitinib Cream in Subjects With Vitiligo (TRuE-V MOA)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of the study is to evaluate the Mechanism Of Action (MOA) of ruxolitinib cream in vitiligo by assessing the change in biomarkers.

    at UC Irvine

  • A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Ruxolitinib Cream With Phototherapy in Participants With Vitiligo

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Ruxolitinib cream with or without phototherapy in adolescent and adult participants with non-segmental vitiligo for whom vitiligo area (facial and nonfacial) does not exceed 10% body surface area (BSA).

    at UC Davis

  • Study to Evaluate Adverse Events and Change in Disease Activity With Oral Tablets of Upadacitinib in Adult Participants With Non-Segmental Vitiligo

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Vitiligo is a common chronic autoimmune disease that causes the body's immune system to attack its own pigment producing skin cells. This study is to evaluate how safe and effective upadacitinib is in participants with non-segmental vitiligo. Adverse effects and change in disease activity will be assessed. Upadacitinib is being evaluated for the treatment of non-segmental vitiligo. The study will enroll approximately 160 participants aged 18-65 with non-segmental vitiligo in 5 treatment arms across 35 sites worldwide. Participants will either receive study drug vs placebo oral tablets once daily (QD) for 24 weeks (Period A). In Period B (up to 52 weeks), participants who received placebo during the first 24 weeks will switch to study drug. Participants who received study drug during the first 24 weeks, will continue to receive study drug. There may be higher treatment burden for participants in this trial compared to their standard of care. Participants will attend regular visits during the study at a hospital or clinic. The effect of the treatment will be checked by medical assessments, blood tests, checking for side effects and completing questionnaires.

    at UC Irvine

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