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Cell Culture of Glioma Specimens for in Vitro Preclinical Studies

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01125826
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2009 by Albany Medical College.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : May 19, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 27, 2011
Information provided by:
Albany Medical College

Brief Summary:

The purpose of this study is to culture primary human brain tumor cells with the specific aims of:

  1. Develop primary cultures from human brain tumor surgical specimens
  2. Determine the genetic and molecular fingerprints of brain tumors that may have prognostic significance
  3. Delineate the mechanisms underlying oncogenesis of brain tumors.
  4. Perform in vitro assays with brain tumor derived primary cultures to assess the efficacy of novel therapeutic agents.

Condition or disease
Brain Tumor

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Primary Cell Culture of Surgical Glioma Specimens for Invitro Preclinical Studies
Study Start Date : April 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2012

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Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
All subjects will be give permission for specimen storage by signing a separate permission on the informed consent. All specimens will be stored at a tissue bank for an unspecified amount of time.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients 18 years of age or older undergoing surgical resection for gliomas.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients 18 years of age or older undergoing surgical resection for glioma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Under 18 years of age

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01125826

Contact: Yu-Hung Kuo, MD 518 262 5088 kuoy@mail.amc.edu

United States, New York
Albany Medical Center Recruiting
Albany, New York, United States, 12208
Contact: Tyler Kenning, MD       kennint@mail.amc.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Albany Medical College

Responsible Party: Yu-Hung Kuo, MD, Neurosciences Institute, Albany Medical College
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01125826     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2536
First Posted: May 19, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 27, 2011
Last Verified: April 2009