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A Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Cura-100 in Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2007 by Cura Biotech LLC.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Cura Biotech LLC Identifier:
First received: March 30, 2007
Last updated: February 18, 2009
Last verified: March 2007
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Cura-100 in treating rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis Drug: Cura-100 Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study Evaluating Cura-100 in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis

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Further study details as provided by Cura Biotech LLC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary outcome is remission of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, which will be measured with ACR criteria.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The secondary outcome is the reduction in signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis for a continuous three or six month period, measured with ACR20 and the change from baseline in HAQ.

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: May 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Detailed Description:
This is the Phase I/II trial, which monitors both safety and efficacy of Cura-100 in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis at one clinical study center. The open-label clinical study will be used in the study. The study is expected to last for one and a half year after it has been officially started, which include recruitment, study treatment and follow-ups. The healthy volunteers are also included to study the safety of the intervention.

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Having a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis at active stage
  • Able and willing to comply with study visits and procedures specified in this protocol for at least six months period
  • Able to understand and willing to sign and date the written informed consent form prior to admission of the study
  • Able and willing to provide adequate information for locator purposes
  • Able and willing to provide self evaluation information and diagnostic report of arthritis as required for efficacy evaluation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women
  • Over-weighted
  • Hypertension, or diabetes, or a history of cardiovascular disease or kidney disease, or serious skin allergy or other concurrent clinically significant illness or medical condition (other than arthritis) which, in the viewpoint of the study doctor, may put the subject at a possible risk for participation
  • Patients used biologic modifier therapy or currently taking immunosuppressive agents might be excluded
  • Unable to spend 3 hours for treatment at the study center
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00455208

United States, California
Cura Biotech LLC Not yet recruiting
Sunnyvale, California, United States, 94087
Contact: Victor Zhang    408-774-1832   
Principal Investigator: Lizhen Wang, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cura Biotech LLC
Study Director: Victor Zhang Cura Biotech LLC
  More Information Identifier: NCT00455208     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CURA-07-10
Study First Received: March 30, 2007
Last Updated: February 18, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases processed this record on September 19, 2017