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Alopecia clinical trials at UC Irvine

7 in progress, 2 open to eligible people

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  • Upadacitinib Tablets in Adult and Adolescent Participants With Severe Alopecia Areata

    open to eligible people ages 12-63

    Alopecia areata (AA) is a disease that happens when the immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair loss. AA usually affects the head and face, but hair loss can happen on any part of the body. The purpose of this study is to assess how safe, effective, and tolerable upadacitinib is in adolescent and adult participants with severe AA. Upadacitinib is an approved drug being investigated for the treatment of AA. In Study 1 and Study 2 Period A, participants are placed in 1 of 3 groups, called treatment arms. Each group receives a different treatment. There is a 1 in 5 chance that participants will be assigned to placebo. In Study 1 and Study 2 Period B, participants originally randomized to upadacitinib dose group in Period A will continue their same treatment in Period B. Participants originally randomized to Placebo in Period A will either remain on placebo in Period B, or be randomized in 1 of 2 groups, based off of their Severity of Alopecia Tool (SALT) score. Participants who complete Study 1 or Study 2, can join Study 3 and may be re-randomized to receive 1 of 2 doses of upadacitinib for up to 108 weeks. Around 1500 participants with severe AA will be enrolled in the study at approximately 240 sites worldwide. Participants will receive oral tablets of either upadacitinib or placebo once daily for up to 160 weeks with the potential of being re-randomized into a different treatment group at Weeks 24 and 52. Participants will be followed up for up to 30 days after last study drug dose. 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.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • 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.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Baricitinib (LY3009104) in Participants With Severe or Very Severe Alopecia Areata

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study is designed to select up to two doses of baricitinib (referred to as low dose and high dose) and assess their efficacy and safety for the treatment of severe or very severe alopecia areata. An additional subpopulation of 60 participants in the US will enroll in the open-label addenda.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Dupilumab in the Treatment of Pediatric Alopecia Areata

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This is a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. The study will take place at four sites. This trial will enroll a total of 76 children and adolescents with moderate to severe AA (affecting at least 30% of the scalp) at the time of screening with a targeted 61 participants completing through Week 48. All subjects must have evidence of hair regrowth within the last 7 years of their last episode of hair loss; and have screening IgE ≥200 and/or have personal and/or familial history of atopy. Study participation will be up to 124 weeks, consisting of: a screening period of up to 4 weeks; a 48-week placebo-controlled period; a 48-week open-label extension period; followed by a 24-week follow-up period.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • CTP-543 in Adults With Alopecia Areata

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    The overall objectives of the study are to evaluate long-term safety of CTP-543 and to assess long-term effects of CTP-543 on treating hair loss in adult patients with chronic, moderate to severe alopecia areata.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Fractional Photothermolysis for Hair Follicle Induction

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study is being done to evaluate the effects of fractional photothermolysis (known as laser resurfacing) using fractional laser for the induction of hair follicles via skin rejuvenation in subjects with scalp alopecia (specifically, alopecia on the superior forehead at the frontal hairline). Fractional photothermolysis has been shown to be effective in promoting hair growth. The investigators will study 50 subjects who will be treated 6-10 times at 2-4 week intervals. Each participant will have half of their head treated with a laser, either Fraxel DUAL 1550 or Halo by Sciton, and the other half of their head will be left untreated as a control. Half of the individuals will randomly be assigned to the group to be treated with Fraxel DUAL 1550, and the other half will be treated with Halo by Sciton. Visual observation and digital, photographic, non-invasive imaging will be used to compare the treated and untreated area to assess for differences in hair follicle stimulation rates, number and density of hairs. As noted above, the types of lasers we plan to use include the non-ablative fractional laser settings for the Fraxel DUAL 1550 and Halo by Sciton. A fractional laser is a laser that directs an intense burst of laser energy on the skin. The treatment deposits heat deep into the dermis to tighten skin and stimulate collagen remodeling. The necrotic (death of cells or tissue) injury heals rapidly and adverse effects are few. Laser resurfacing is commonly used for rejuvenation of the skin to improve quality, tone, and texture.

    Irvine, California

  • Long-Term PF-06651600 for the Treatment of Alopecia Areata

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a global Phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational study drug (called PF-06651600) in adults and adolescents (12 years and older) who have alopecia areata. Eligible patients from the prior studies B7931005 (NCT02974868) and B7981015 (NCT03732807) will have an opportunity to enroll as well as patients who have not previously participated in either of these studies. The study is open-label and all patients entering the study will receive active study drug. A sub-study of approximately 60 adult patients who are participating in the B7981032 study will be conducted at select sites in the US, Australia and Canada. The sub-study will evaluate the immune response to tetanus and meningococcal vaccines in patients who have received a minimum of 6 months of 50 mg PF-06651600.

    Irvine, California and other locations

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