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A Methodology Study To Look At Genes In Lung Cells And Tissue From Asthmatic Patients

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00331292
First Posted: May 29, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 16, 2008
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Information provided by:
GlaxoSmithKline
  Purpose
The primary goal of this study is to identify a gene or panel of genes which are differentially expressed in lung cells and tissue from asthmatic patients following administration of Ipratropium bromide and eiTher nebulised Albuterol or saline. Each subject in this study will undergo two bronchoscopies.

Condition
Asthma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Study to Identify a Transcriptomic Profile Indicative of Cycle AMP Pathway Activation in the Lung

Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: August 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Have a history of intermittant asthma.
  • Have asthma symptoms less than once per week.
  • Have no other significant disease.
  • Do not take regular oral or inhaled steroids.
  • Are a non-smoker for the past 12 months with a pack history of less than 5 years.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Have a history of drug or alcohol abuse.
  • Have poorly controlled asthma or a history of life-threatening asthma.
  • Have a history of hypersensitivity to bronchodilators.
  • Are unable to abstain from inhaled steroids from 14 days prior to the first study visit until completion of the study.
  • Have received oral steroids within 3 months of study entry.
  • Have been hospitalized for your asthma within 3 months of study entry.
  • Have had treatment with an investigational drug within 30 days or 5 half-lives (whichever is longer) preceding the first dose of study medication.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00331292


Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
GSK Investigational Site
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Sponsors and Collaborators
GlaxoSmithKline
Investigators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00331292     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRB100706
First Submitted: May 26, 2006
First Posted: May 29, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 16, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Asthma bronchoscopy