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Multiple-Dose Study of VGX-1027 in Healthy Subjects

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00760396
First Posted: September 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2009
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Collaborator:
GeneOne Life Science, Inc.
Information provided by:
VGX Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety profile, tolerability and pharmacokinetics following multiple oral doses of 40mg to 200mg VGX 1027 in healthy subjects administered for 5 days.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Drug: VGX-1027 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Placebo-Controlled, Ascending Multiple-Dose Study to Evaluate the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of VGX-1027 in Healthy Subjects

Further study details as provided by VGX Pharmaceuticals, LLC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety as determined by vital signs, ECGs, clinical laboratory evaluations and AE reporting. [ Time Frame: Day 8 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacokinetics [ Time Frame: Day 8 ]

Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group 1
40mg QD dose group
Drug: VGX-1027
Subjects will
Experimental: Group 2
100mg QD dose group
Drug: VGX-1027
Subjects will
Experimental: Group 3
200mg QD dose group
Drug: VGX-1027
Subjects will
Experimental: Group 4
200mg BID dose group
Drug: VGX-1027
Subjects will

Detailed Description:

This study will evaluate:

  • The safety and tolerability of multiple oral doses of VGX 1027 in the range of 40 to 400mg.
  • The pharmacokinetics of VGX 1027 in healthy subjects following the first oral dose (Day 1) and at steady state (Day 5).
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must give written informed consent.
  • Healty subjects as determined by no clinically significant deviation from normal as judged by the investigator in medical history, physical examination, ECGs and clinical laboratory evaluations.
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) of 18 to 30kg/m2 ±0.5kg/m2 inclusive.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who are of childbearing potential.
  • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Women with a positive pregnancy test on enrollment or prior to study drug administration.
  • Male subjects who are unwilling to agree to practice barrier contraception during study participation and 3 months following dosing.
  • Any significant acute or chronic medical illness
  • Current or recent (within 3 months) gastrointestinal disease that may impact the absorption of the drug.
  • Any major surgery within 4 weeks of enrollment.
  • Donation of blood or plasma to a blood bank or in a clinical study (except a screening visit) within 4 weeks of enrollment.
  • Blood transfusion within 4 weeks of enrollment.
  • Inability to tolerate oral medication.
  • Inability to be venipunctured and/or tolerate venous access.
  • Recent (within 6 months) drug or alcohol abuse.
  • History of bleeding disorder.
  • History of head trauma or seizures.
  • Any other sound medical, psychiatric and/or social reason as determined by the Investigator.
  • Evidence of organ dysfunction or any clinically significant deviation from normal in vital signs, physical examination, ECG, or clinical laboratory determination.
  • Positive urine screen for drugs of abuse
  • Positive blood screen for hepatitis C antibody, hepatitis B surface antigen, HIV 1/2 antibody
  • History of any significant drug allergy
  • Exposure to any investigational druge within 4 weeks prior to enrollment or greater than 4 weeks for investigational drugs that may have a longer half life.
  • Use of any prescription drugs, over the counter acid controllers within 4 weeks prior to enrollment.
  • Use of any other drugs, including over the counter vitamins, medications and/or herbal preparations within 2 weeks prior to enrollment
  • Use of oral, injectable or implantable hormonal contraceptive agents within three months prior to enrollment
  • Use of alcohol containing beverages within 1 week prior to enrollment
  • Use of grapefruit containing products within 1 week prior to enrollment
  • Prisoners or subjects who are compulsorily detained (involuntarily incarcerated) for treatment of either a psychiatric or physical (e.g., infectious disease) illness
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00760396


Locations
United States, Maryland
SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Sponsors and Collaborators
VGX Pharmaceuticals, LLC
GeneOne Life Science, Inc.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Stephan A Bart, MD SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: C. Jo White, MD, VGX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00760396     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAT002
First Submitted: September 25, 2008
First Posted: September 26, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Keywords provided by VGX Pharmaceuticals, LLC:
healthy volunteers