Study of Vedolizumab (MLN0002) in Patients With Moderate to Severe Crohn's Disease (GEMINI II)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier:
First received: October 31, 2008
Last updated: April 8, 2013
Last verified: April 2013

This multicenter, phase 3, randomized, blinded, placebo-controlled study in patients with moderately to severely active CD comprises two phases:

  • The Induction Phase, designed to establish the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab (MLN0002) for the induction of clinical response and remission
  • The Maintenance Phase, designed to establish the efficacy and safety of vedolizumab(MLN0002) for the maintenance of clinical response and remission.

Condition Intervention Phase
Crohn's Disease
Drug: vedolizumab
Other: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Blinded, Multicenter Study of the Induction and Maintenance of Clinical Response and Remission by Vedolizumab (MLN0002) in Patients With Moderate to Severe Crohn's Disease

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Further study details as provided by Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients in clinical remission [ Time Frame: Week 6 & 52 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Proportion of patients with enhanced clinical response [ Time Frame: At 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    A greater than or equal to 100-point decrease in Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI) score from baseline (Week 0)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients with enhanced clinical response [ Time Frame: Week 6 & 52 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1116
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
  • 1 arm for Induction Phase
  • 2 arms for Maintenance Phase
Drug: vedolizumab
Vedolizumab (MLN0002) is given at weeks 0, 2, 6 and then at 4-week intervals, or 8-week intervals for up to one year.
Other Name: MLN0002
Placebo Comparator: 2

Placebo add-on Comparator

  • 1 arm for Induction Phase
  • 1 arm for Maintenance Phase
Other: Placebo
The placebo infusion (IV) will be composed of normal saline. This is given at weeks 0, 2, 6 and then at 4-weekly intervals for up to one year.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Age 18 to 80
  2. Diagnosis of moderately to severely active Crohn's disease
  3. CD involvement of the ileum and/or colon
  4. Demonstrated, over the previous 5 year period, an inadequate response to, loss of response to, or intolerance of at least one conventional therapy as defined by the protocol
  5. May be receiving a therapeutic dose of conventional therapies for IBD as defined by the protocol

Exclusion Criteria

  1. Evidence of abdominal abscess at the initial screening visit
  2. Extensive colonic resection, subtotal or total colectomy
  3. History of >3 small bowel resections or diagnosis of short bowel syndrome
  4. Ileostomy, colostomy, or known fixed symptomatic stenosis of the intestine
  5. Have received non permitted IBD therapies within either 30 or 60 days, depending on the medication, as stated in the protocol
  6. Chronic hepatitis B or C infection
  7. Active or latent tuberculosis
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00783692

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United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
Apex Clinical Trials
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35234
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Gastrointestinal Bioscience
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90067
Paramount Medical Specialty
Montebello, California, United States, 90640
Capital Gastroenterology Consultants Medical Group
Sacramento, California, United States, 95815
Clinical Applications Laboratories Inc.
San Diego, California, United States, 92103
Desta Digestive Disease Medical Center
San Diego, California, United States, 92114
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University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
Rocky Mountain Clinical Research, LLC
Golden, Colorado, United States, 80401
Gastroenterology of the Rockies
Lafayette, Colorado, United States, 80026
Arapahoe Gastroenterology Associates P.C.
Littleton, Colorado, United States, 80120
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Lone Tree, Colorado, United States, 80124
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Pueblo, Colorado, United States, 81007
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Connecticut Gastroenterology Institute
Bristol, Connecticut, United States, 06010
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Hamden, Connecticut, United States, 06518
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University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32608
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32209
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32256
East Coast Institute for Research
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32223
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Maitland, Florida, United States, 32751
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Melbourne, Florida, United States, 32901
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Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States, 32168
Internal Medicine Specialists
Orlando, Florida, United States, 32806
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Orlando, Florida, United States, 32806
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Tampa, Florida, United States, 33607
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Tampa, Florida, United States, 33606
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Winter Park, Florida, United States, 32789
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30342
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Columbus, Georgia, United States, 31904
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New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States, 08903
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Vineland, New Jersey, United States, 08360
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Cheektowaga, New York, United States, 14225
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Great Neck, New York, United States, 11021
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Merrick, New York, United States, 11566
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New York, New York, United States, 10028
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New York, New York, United States, 10021
Kim, Chung MD (Private Practice)
Pittsford, New York, United States, 14534
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Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
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Setauket, New York, United States, 11733
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Stonybrook, New York, United States, 11794
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Syracuse, New York, United States, 13210
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States, 28801
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27599
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28207
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Elkin, North Carolina, United States, 28621
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University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Cancer Centers
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GI Research
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Royal University Hospital
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7N 0W8
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Pharmaseek, LLC
Ponce, Puerto Rico, 716
Sponsors and Collaborators
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00783692     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C13007
Study First Received: October 31, 2008
Last Updated: April 8, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Intestinal Diseases processed this record on April 17, 2014