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A Trial of SHR - 1906 in Healthy Subjects
This study is a phase 1 single dose escalation study of SHR-1906 in healthy subjects. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of SHR-1906 in healthy subjects.
Autoantibody Reduction for Acute Exacerbations of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Acute exacerbations (AE) are a dreaded manifestation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) that presents with rapidly worsening respiratory function over days to weeks. AE account for about 1/2 the deaths in IPF patients, and are refractory to all medical therapies attempted to date. Considerable preliminary data shows pathological B-cell abnormalities and autoantibodies are present in AE-IPF and associated with disease severity. The experimental therapy here (therapeutic plasma exchange plus rituximab plus intravenous immunoglobulin) is mechanistically targeted to ameliorate autoantibody-mediated pulmonary injury....
Autologous Lung Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Interstitial Lung Diseases
Interstitial lung diseases (ILD) are a group of diseases affecting the lung interstitium. The lung scarring that occurs in ILD is often irreversible with only mitigating therapy available so far. This study intends to carry out an open, single-armed, phase I/II clinical trial to investigate whether lung stem cells can regenerate damaged lung tissue. During the treatment, lung stem cells will be isolated from patients' own bronchi and expanded in vitro. After careful characterization, cultured cells will be injected directly into the lesion by fiberoptic bronchoscopy. The safety and efficacy of the treatment will be monitored by ...
Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation in Patients With Systemic Sclerosis
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a regimen of high-dose immunoablative therapy will demonstrate safety that is consistent or improved with other published regimens in SSc patients, while maintaining a treatment effect.
Best Clinical Endpoints That Likely Induce Worse Prognosis in Interstitial Lung Diseases
This prospective cohort study will investigate whether progression of the interstitial lung diseases is related to specific clinical endpoints and their changes over time. Longitudinal data of patients will be compared to an age-matched control group during a follow-up of at least two years.
BIO 300 Oral Suspension in Discharged COVID-19 Patients
Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, two-arm study to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of BIO 300 Oral Suspension (BIO 300) for the mitigation of impaired pulmonary function in 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) patients recently discharged from the hospital. Patients will be randomized 1:1 to receive BIO 300 or placebo. All patients will receive current background standard of care based on local clinical site practice.
Bio-Banking of Specimens for Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Research
A major goal of this protocol is to support biomarker studies in advanced lung diseases, lung transplantation care, and to improve our understanding of the effects of viral and other infectious exposures to outcomes in our lung transplant and ALD patient populations.
Biodistribution, Dosimetry and Performance of [68Ga]Ga-DOTA-Siglec-9 in Healthy and Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis, Vasculitis or Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
This study evaluates safety, tolerability, biodistribution and performance of the [68Ga]Ga-DOTA-Siglec-9 following a single intravenous administration in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis or pulmonary sarcoidosis as well as radiation dosimetry, plasma pharmacokinetics, biodistribution, safety and tolerability of the tracer in healthy volunteers.
BPF Genetics of ILD Study
The investigators aim to examine the genetic determinants of interstitial lung disease in a cohort of subjects with regular exposure to pigeons, a known cause of one form of interstitial lung disease known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis. In addition we will examine immunological causes for hypersensitivity pneumonitis in this group. We anticipate our work will provide insights of use to clinicians and patients with hypersensitivity pneumonitis and other interstitial lung diseases.
Cardiovascular Fibrosis in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Fibroproliferative diseases, including pulmonary, cardiac and vascular fibrosis share common pathogenetic mechanisms. Furthermore, cardiovascular comorbidities are frequently found in patients with IPF. However, the prevalence of cardiac and vascular fibrosis in patients with IPF have yet to be determined. Main Purpose of this study is to evaluate, with non-invasive methods (echocardiogram, endothelial function and pulse wave velocity) and blood biomarkers (galectins-3, osteopontin, periostin and pro-BNP), the presence of vascular fibrosis (vascular rigidity and endothelial function) and cardiac fibrosis (prevalence of HFpEF -...