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Exploratory Study on POL6326 in Stem Cell Mobilization

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: April 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Polyphor Ltd.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether POL6326 is safe and clinically active to mobilize hematopoietic stem cells followed by transplantation

Condition Intervention Phase
Multiple Myeloma Drug: POL6326 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IIa, Proof of Concept Study is to Determine the Degree of Mobilisation of CD34+ Cells Following Administration of POL6326 in Patients With Multiple Myeloma

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Further study details as provided by Polyphor Ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the ability of POL6326 to mobilise CD34+ hematopoietic stem cells in patients with primary multiple myeloma [ Time Frame: Up to four days ]

    Number of patients achieving the minimal number of CD34+ cells (≥2 x 10 mill/kg BW) collected during one to four cycles of apheresis which are considered necessary and safe to proceed with autotransplantation

    Number of apheresis cycles required to obtain the minimal number of CD34+ cells necessary for autotransplantation (≥2 x 10 mill/kg BW)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the safety and pharmacokinetics of POL6326 in patients with multiple myeloma [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
  • To determine the efficacy of POL6326 in reconstitution of immune system after transplantation [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Enrollment: 21
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: April 2014
Primary Completion Date: February 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: CD34+ mobilisation for transplantation Drug: POL6326
IV infusion of POL6326 followed by apheresis to collect mobilized stem cells from peripheral blood
Other Name: not appicable


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Have multiple myeloma in Stage II or III, according to the criteria of Durie and Salmon.
  2. Male or female between 18 and 70 years of age, inclusive. Male and females capable of reproduction must agree to use adequate contraceptive measures (e.g. condom, intrauterine device, oral contraceptive) until 3 months after termination of treatment.
  3. Measurable disease, defined by one of the following:

    • Serum M protein ≥1.0 g/dL by protein electrophoresis
    • Quantifiable immunoglobulin levels and/or
    • urinary M protein excretion ≥200 mg/24 hours.
  4. All patients have undergone 3 cycles of chemotherapy, with the last dose of chemotherapy given 3 to 8 weeks before study entry.
  5. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 2.
  6. Life expectancy of >6 months.
  7. Have given their written informed consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Have non-secretory myeloma and/or plasma cell leukaemia.
  2. History of other malignancies during the past 5 years, with the exception of adequately treated basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, cervical carcinoma, or localised prostate carcinoma.
  3. Any other clinically significant medical conditions.
  4. History of cardiac disease NHYA classification ≥3.
  5. Insufficient bone marrow, liver and renal function as assessed by the following clinical laboratory evaluations:

    Haemoglobin <9.0 g/L. Absolute neutrophil count <1500/µL. Platelet count <50000/µL. Total bilirubin >1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN). Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and alkaline phosphatase (AP) >2.5 x ULN. Amylase and lipase >1.5 x ULN. Serum creatinine >2.0 x ULN. Prothrombin time (PT) and activated partial thrombo-plastin time (aPTT) >1.5 x ULN.

  6. Pregnant or lactating female patients.
  7. Known history of HIV infection or chronic hepatitis B or C infection.
  8. Receipt of immunotherapy, radiation therapy, or any investigational drug within 30 days of study drug administration.
  9. Prior radiotherapy to more than 3 vertebrae.
  10. Active serious bacterial or fungal infections; >grade 3 National Cancer Institute (NCI) Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE).
  11. Receipt of haematopoietic cytokines within 10 days of study drug administration.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01105403

Department of Internal Medicine V
Heidelberg, Germany, 69115
Sponsors and Collaborators
Polyphor Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Hartmut Goldschmidt, MD Heidelberg University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Polyphor Ltd.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01105403     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: POL-2
First Submitted: April 13, 2010
First Posted: April 16, 2010
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2014
Last Verified: April 2014

Keywords provided by Polyphor Ltd.:
Hematopoietic stem cells
Autologous transplantation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Myeloma
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases