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Phase I Pilot Study of Ad5-CB-CFTR, an Adenovirus Vector Containing the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator Gene, in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004779
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 25, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
University of North Carolina
Information provided by:
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)

Brief Summary:

OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the safety and efficacy of gene transfer into the nasal epithelium using Ad5-CB-CFTR, an E1-deleted adenovirus vector containing the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene, in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

II. Determine whether ion transport abnormalities in CF airway cells can be corrected.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Cystic Fibrosis Genetic: Ad5-CB-CFTR Phase 1

Detailed Description:


Groups of 3 patients receive 1 of 4 doses of Ad5-CB-CFTR, a recombinant E1-deleted adenovirus serotype 5 vector containing the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator gene. Ad5-CB-CFTR is administered to 1 nasal cavity and the vehicle alone is administered to the opposite nasal cavity as the control.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 12 participants
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : January 1993

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cystic Fibrosis
U.S. FDA Resources

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


--Disease Characteristics-- Cystic fibrosis No mild genetic mutations, i.e., normal nasal chloride ion permeability At least 2 weeks since decrease in pulmonary function --Prior/Concurrent Therapy-- At least 3 months since systemic cortisone At least 1 month since other therapeutic research study, e.g., DNAse --Patient Characteristics-- Other: Adequate endocrine, liver, kidney, and cardiac function Adenovirus antibody seropositive No pregnant or nursing women Negative pregnancy test required of fertile women Adequate contraception required of fertile patients

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004779

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
University of North Carolina
Study Chair: Michael R. Knowles University of North Carolina

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004779     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/11829
First Posted: February 25, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: December 2001

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
cystic fibrosis
genetic diseases and dysmorphic syndromes
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cystic Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases