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A Study to Test the Tolerability of an Investigational Electroporation Device in Healthy Adults (V930-001)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00721461
First Posted: July 24, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 4, 2015
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Collaborators:
University of California, San Diego
Inovio Pharmaceuticals
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
A study to evaluate the tolerability of electrostimulation applications with an investigational device known as the MedPulser DDS.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Biological: V930 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Probe Study of the Tolerability of an Investigational Electroporation Device, MedPulser (Trademark) DNA Delivery System (DDS) in Healthy Adults 18 to 35 Years of Age

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Assess the tolerability of the MedPulser DDS device. [ Time Frame: Severity of pain will be measured at time of treatment and 1, 5, 10, and 20 minutes and 24 hours after electrostimulation. ]

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: July 2005
Study Completion Date: October 2005
Primary Completion Date: October 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
V930
Biological: V930
Intramuscular injection of phosphate buffered saline solution will be given and within 2 - 5 minutes will be followed by an electrostimulation pulse with the MedPulser DDS in the deltoid muscle of the right arm. 15 days later, the same procedure will take place using the left arm.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Woman who are able to become pregnant must use an acceptable form of birth control

Exclusion Criteria:

  • You are breast feeding
  • You have taken any type of pain reliever within 12 hours of electrostimulation
  • You have participated in another clinical study within 4 weeks of starting this study or plan to participate in another clinical study while participating in this study
  • You have muscle atrophy, weakness or neuromuscular disorder
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00721461


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
University of California, San Diego
Inovio Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00721461     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: V930-001
2008_537
First Submitted: July 22, 2008
First Posted: July 24, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 4, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Assess
Tolerability
MedPulser DDS device