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COVID-19 clinical trials at UC Irvine

21 in progress, 8 open to eligible people

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  • A Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of PTC299 (Emvododstat) in Hospitalized Participants With Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter, 28-day study of adult participants hospitalized with COVID-19, with a safety follow-up telephone call at Day 60.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • Exercise in Child Health

    open to eligible people ages 10-17

    This study is a cooperative investigation funded by the NIH. The project is a collaboration among three major NIH Clinical Translational Science Awardees: 1) UCI (lead site with its affiliate CHOC), 2) Northwestern University (with its affiliate Lurie Children's Hospital), and 3) USC (with its affiliate Children's Hospital of Los Angeles). There is an increasing number of children who, through medical advances, now survive diseases and conditions that were once fatal, but which remain chronic and debilitating. A major challenge to improve both the immediate and long term care and health of such children has been the gap in our understanding of how to assess the biological effects of exercise. Like otherwise healthy children, children with chronic diseases and disabilities want to be physically active. The challenge is to determine what constitutes safe and beneficial level of physical activity when the underlying disease or condition [e.g., cystic fibrosis (CF) or sickle cell disease (SCD)] imposes physiological constraints on exercise that are not present in otherwise healthy children. Current exercise testing protocols were based on studies of athletes and high performing healthy individuals and were designed to test limits of performance at very high-intensity, unphysiological, maximal effort. These approaches are not optimal for children and adolescents with disease and disability. This project (REACH-Revamping Exercise Assessment in Child Health) is designed to address this gap. Cohorts of children will be identified with two major genetic diseases (CF and SCD) and measure exercise responses annually as they progress from early puberty to mid or late puberty over a 3-4year period. In addition, in the light of the pandemic, a group of children will be added who were affected by SARS-CoV-2 and investigate their responses to exercise. SARS-CoV-2 has similar long-term symptoms than CF and SCD have. Novel approaches to assessing physiological responses to exercise using advanced data analytics will be examined in relation to metrics of habitual physical activity, circulating biomarkers of inflammation and growth, leukocyte gene expression, and the impact of the underlying CF, SCD or SARS-CoV-2 condition. The data from this study will help to develop a toolkit of innovative metrics for exercise testing that will be made available to the research and clinical community.

    Irvine, California

  • I-SPY COVID-19 TRIAL: An Adaptive Platform Trial for Critically Ill Patients

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The goal of this project is to rapidly screen promising agents, in the setting of an adaptive platform trial, for treatment of critically ill COVID-19 patients. In this phase 2 platform design, agents will be identified with a signal suggesting a big impact on reducing mortality and the need for, as well as duration, of mechanical ventilation.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Inhaled ZYESAMI™ (Aviptadil Acetate) for the Treatment of Severe COVID-19

    open to eligible people ages 18-85

    Brief Summary: SARS-CoV-2 virus infection is known to cause Lung Injury that begins as dyspnea and exercise intolerance, but may rapidly progress to Critical COVID-19 with Respiratory Failure and the need for noninvasive or mechanical ventilation. Mortality rates as high as 80% have been reported among those who require mechanical ventilation, despite best available intensive care. Patients with severe COVID-19 by FDA definition who have not developed respiratory failure be treated with nebulized ZYESAMI™ (aviptadil acetate, a synthetic version of Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP)) 100 μg 3x daily plus Standard of Care vs. placebo + Standard of Care using an FDA 501(k) cleared mesh nebulizer. The primary outcome will be progression in severity of COVID-19 (i.e. critical OR severe progressing to critical) over 28 days. Secondary outcomes will include blood oxygenation as measured by pulse oximetry, dyspnea, exercise tolerance, and levels of TNFα IL-6 and other cytokines.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Study of Descartes-30 in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Emergency study to test the safety of Descartes-30 cells in patients with moderate-to-severe acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) AND COVID-19

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Study of Niclosamide in Moderate and Severe Hospitalized Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) Patients

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Study of ANA001 in Moderate and Severe COVID-19 Patients

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccines in Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia or Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study evaluates the immune response to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccines in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). CLL and SLL are types of blood cancer that begin in cells of the immune system. CLL/SLL and the medications used to treat these conditions may change the way vaccines work in a patient's body. The purpose of this study is to find out if patients with CLL/SLL make antibodies, or have an immune response, to the SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. Information gained from this study may help researchers better understand how effective the vaccines work in preventing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) in patients with CLL and SLL.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • The Provider Insurance Revenue Study in Healthcare Providers in the United States of America

    open to all eligible people

    The investigators are enrolling 100 healthcare Provider volunteers (n=100) from across the United States to help to evaluate and document the financial impact of COVID-19 on Physicians and other healthcare Providers. This investigation will compare individual Physician revenues before and after the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic. The investigators expect to be able to differentiate between revenues lost due to the COVID-19-driven business recession and revenues lost due to the manipulation of reimbursement processes by insurance companies. The inextricable linkage between Payer and Physician revenues suggests that Payer revenues are higher at the direct expense of Physicians, since both streams come from the same sources of funding. The secondary objective is aimed at revealing the methods Payers use to retain more money.

    Irvine, California

  • ACTIV-2: A Study for Outpatients With COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Drug studies often look at the effect one or two drugs have on a medical condition, and involve one company. There is currently an urgent need for one study to efficiently test multiple drugs from more than one company, in people who have tested positive for COVID-19 but who do not currently need hospitalization. This could help prevent disease progression to more serious symptoms and complications, and spread of COVID-19 in the community. This study looks at the safety and effectiveness of different drugs in treating COVID-19 in outpatients. In Phase II, participants in the study will be treated with either a study drug or with placebo. In protocol version 7.0, participants in Phase III of the study will be treated with either a study drug or active comparator drug. Participants assigned to the bamlanivimab agent/placebo arm and will have 28 days of intensive follow-up following study drug administration, followed by limited follow-up through 24 weeks in phase II and in phase III. All other investigational agents and their corresponding placebo arms will involve 28 days of intensive follow-up, followed by limited follow-up through 72 weeks in phase II and phase III. Additional study visits may be required, depending on the agent.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • Convalescent Plasma to Limit SARS-CoV-2 Associated Complications

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    To assess the efficacy and safety of Human coronavirus immune plasma (HCIP) to reduce the risk of hospitalization or death, the duration of symptoms and duration of nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal viral shedding.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • Double-Blind, Multicenter, Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of PLX PAD for the Treatment of COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This clinical trial will examine if a new treatment of Mesenchymal-like Adherent stromal Cells (called PLX-PAD) can help patients intubated and mechanically ventilated due to COVID-19 to recover more quickly with less complications.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Fostamatinib in COVID-19 Subjects

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The study is a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-center, Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fostamatinib in COVID-19 subjects.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • Harnessing Online Peer Education Online Support Intervention for COVID-19 (HOPE COVID-19)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The Harnessing Online Peer Education COVID-19 (HOPE COVID-19) intervention will assess whether a peer-led online support community can improve behavioral health outcomes related to COVID-19.

    Irvine, California

  • Mushroom-based Product for COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate two polypore mushrooms, Fomitopsis officinalis and Trametes versicolor (FoTv), to treat COVID-19-positive outpatients with mild-to-moderate symptoms assigned to self-quarantined and home management. The study aims to establish the safety and feasibility of the use of FoTv vs placebo in 66 total subjects.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Natural Killer Cell (CYNK-001) Infusions in Adults With COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study is a Phase 1 / 2 trial to determine the safety and efficacy of CYNK-001, an immunotherapy containing Natural Killer (NK) cells derived from human placental CD34+ cells and culture-expanded, in patients with moderate COVID-19 disease.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Phase 3 Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Lenzilumab in Patients With COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The primary objective of this study is to assess whether the use of lenzilumab in addition to current standard of care can alleviate the immune-mediated cytokine release syndrome (CRS) and improve ventilator-free survival in hospitalized subjects with severe or critical COVID-19 pneumonia.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • Reparixin as add-on Therapy to Standard of Care to Limit Disease Progression in Adult Patients With COVID-19 and Other Community-Acquired Pneumonia.

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    Primary objective: - To evaluate the efficacy of oral reparixin versus standard care alone in limiting disease progression in adult patients hospitalised for infectious pneumonia acquired in the community (CAP), including COVID-19. Secondary objectives: - To determine the effect of reparixin on several disease severity/progression measures including recovery, ventilatory free days and mortality. Safety objectives: - To evaluate the safety of oral reparixin versus placebo in the specific clinical setting.

    Orange, California and other locations

  • Testing the Efficacy and Safety of BIO101 for the Prevention of Respiratory Deterioration in COVID-19 Patients

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The COVA clinical study is a global multicentric, double-blind, placebo-controlled, group sequential and adaptive 2 parts phase 2-3 study targeting in patients with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia. Part 1 is a Phase 2 exploratory Proof of Concept (PoC) study to provide preliminary data on the activity, safety and tolerability of BIO101 in the target population. Part 2 is a phase 3 pivotal randomized study to provide further evidence of safety and efficacy of BIO101 after 28 days of double-blind dosing. BIO101 is the investigational new drug that activates the Mas receptor (MasR) through the protective arm of the Renin Angiotensin System (RAS).

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • The Role of Glutathione Deficiency and MSIDS Variables in Long COVID-19

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of this research study is to assess if glutathione, along with NAC (N-acetyl cysteine) and Alpha lipoic acid (ALA), can help reverse some of the COVID long-haul symptoms.Subjects will be randomized in to one of two groups. Depending on the group they are randomized in to, subjects will be taking either a combination of NAC, Alamax CR, and liposomal GSH or the same three nutritional supplements with a multivitamin and magnesium. Regardless of the group, subjects will be asked questions to assess their COVID symptoms, physical and mental health status. They will also be asked to take blood samples.

    Orange, California

  • COVID-19 In-vitro Diagnostic Test and Androgen Receptor Gene Expression

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This research study will evaluate the association of Androgen Receptor (AR) gene expression and COVID-19 disease severity and mortality. The research procedure involves collection of a single saliva sample which will be mailed to the participants by the study team. This saliva will be used in a COVID-19 Androgen Sensitivity Test (CoVAST) which will detect AR gene expression. Eligible participants are males, at least 18 years or older, and have tested positive for COVID-19.

    Irvine, California and other locations

  • NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients, NCCAPS Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study collects blood samples, medical information, and medical images from patients who are being treated for cancer and have a positive test for SARS CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes the disease called COVID-19. Collecting blood samples, medical information, and medical images may help researchers determine how COVID-19 affects the outcomes of patients undergoing cancer treatment and how having cancer affects COVID-19.

    Costa Mesa, California and other locations

Our lead scientists for COVID-19 research studies include .

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