A Clinical Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of GSK2402968 in Subjects With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD114044)

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 21, 2010
Last updated: April 3, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

The purpose of this study is to determine whether GSK2402968 is effective in the treatment of ambulant boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy resulting from a mutation thought to be corrected by exon 51 skipping.

Condition Intervention Phase
Muscular Dystrophies
Drug: GSK2402968 6mg/kg/week
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of GSK2402968 in Subjects With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the efficacy of subcutaneous 6 mg/kg GSK2402968 versus placebo; specifically to have 90% power to detect a difference in 6MWD between GSK2402968 and placebo of 30 meters, assuming a common standard deviation of 55meters [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the safety and tolerability of subcutaneous 6 mg/kg GSK2402968 with respect to AEs, ECG results, vital signs and laboratory tests [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Plasma concentration of subcutaneous 6 mg/kg GSK2402968 calculated at each time point for each subject (sample size (n), mean, standard deviation (SD), percentage of coefficient of variation (%CV), geometric mean, median, minimum, and maximum [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • To evaluate the difference on quality of life of between GSK2402968 and placebo using PedsQOL, CGI-I and HUI [ Time Frame: one year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 186
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2013
Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: GSK2402968
Drug: GSK2402968 6mg/kg/week
Experimental: Placebo
Drug: GSK2402968 6mg/kg/week


Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ambulant subjects with Duchenne muscular dystrophy resulting from a mutation/deletion within the DMD gene, confirmed by a state-of-the-art DNA diagnostic technique covering all DMD gene exons, including but not limited to MLPA (Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification), CGH (Comparative Genomic Hybridisation), SCAIP (Single Condition Amplification/Internal Primer) or H-RMCA (High-Resolution Melting Curve Analysis), and correctable by GSK2402968-induced DMD exon 51 skipping.
  • Males, aged at least 5 years, and with life expectancy of at least 1 year
  • Able to complete 6MWD test with minimal distance of at least 75m at each predrug visit. In addition, results of 6MWD must be within 20% of each other at each pre-drug visit
  • Receiving glucocorticoids for a minimum of 6 months immediately prior to screening, with no significant change in total daily dosage or dosing regimen for a minimum of 3 months immediately prior to screening and a reasonable expectation that total daily dosage and dosing regimen will not change significantly for the duration of the study
  • QTc <450msec (based on single or average QTc value of triplicate ECGs obtained over a brief recording period), or <480 msec for subjects with Bundle Branch Block. Note: QTc may be either QTcB or QTcF, and machine read or manual overread.
  • Subjects, where appropriate, must be willing to use adequate contraception (condoms or abstinence) for the duration of the study and for at least 5 months after the last dose of study drug.
  • Willing and able to comply with all protocol requirements and procedures,
  • Able to give informed assent and/or consent in writing signed by the subject and/or parent(s)/legal guardian (according to local regulations).
  • French subjects: In France, a subject will be eligible for inclusion in this study only if either affiliated to or a beneficiary of a social security category.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any additional missing exon for DMD that cannot be treated with GSK2402968
  • Current or history of liver or renal disease or impairment
  • Acute illness within 4 weeks of the first anticipated administration of study medication which may interfere with study assessments
  • Use of anticoagulants, antithrombotics or antiplatelet agents, previous treatment with investigational drugs, within 6 months of the first administration of study medication; and idebenone or other forms of Coenzyme Q10 within 1 month of the first administration of study medication.
  • Current or anticipated participation in any investigational clinical studies
  • Positive hepatitis B surface antigen, hepatitis C antibody test (if verified via RIBA or PCA testing), or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) test at screening,
  • Symptomatic cardiomyopathy. If subject has a left ventricular ejection fraction <45% at Screening, the investigator should discuss inclusion of subject in the study with the medical monitor,
  • Children in Care. The definition of a Child in Care is a child who has been placed under the control or protection of an agency, organisation, institution or entity by the courts, the government or a government body, acting in accordance with powers conferred on them by law or regulation. The definition of a child in care can include a child cared for by foster parents or living in a care home or institution, provided that the arrangement falls within the definition above. The definition of a child in care does not include a child who is adopted or has an appointed legal guardian.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01254019

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01254019     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 114044
Study First Received: October 21, 2010
Last Updated: April 3, 2014
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Canada: Health Canada
Germany: Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
Europe: European Medicines Agency

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
Muscular Dystrophies
Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
Genetic Diseases, Inborn

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