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Evaluate PF-00547659 On Cerebrospinal Fluid Lymphocytes In Volunteers With Crohn's Disease Or Ulcerative Colitis Who Failed Or Did Not Tolerate Anti-TNFs (TOSCA)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pfizer Identifier:
First received: June 30, 2011
Last updated: January 21, 2016
Last verified: January 2016
Study is designed to show a lack of effect on white blood cells circulating in the spinal fluid.

Condition Intervention Phase
Crohn's Disease
Ileo-colonic and Colonic Crohn's Disease
Granulomatous Colitis
Regional Enteritis
Ulcerative Colitis
Procedure: lumbar puncture
Drug: lumbar puncture
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: A Multi-center, Phase 1, Open-label Evaluation Of The Effect Of Pf-00547659 (Anti Madcam Monoclonal Antibody) On The Cerebrospinal Fluid (Csf) Lymphocytes In Volunteers With Crohn's Disease Or Ulcer Ulcerative Colitis Who Are Anti-tnf Inadequate Responders (Tosca)

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from baseline (pre treatment) in absolute lymphocyte count in CSF in subjects with CD or UC after receiving 3 monthly doses of PF-00547659 [ Time Frame: Week 9-11 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Frequency of on treatment adverse events, withdrawal due to adverse events, and serious adverse events (SAEs) will be reported [ Time Frame: Week 36 ]
  • Proportion of subjects developing anti-drug antibodies (ADA) to PF-00547659 [ Time Frame: Week 36 ]
  • Frequency of injection site reactions and other hypersensitivity reactions [ Time Frame: Week 36 ]

Enrollment: 49
Study Start Date: May 2012
Study Completion Date: November 2015
Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Cohort 1
Interventions prior to treatment. Control arm
Procedure: lumbar puncture
2 lumbar punctures prior to treatment; study drug 225mg SC once a month X 3 doses.
Experimental: Cohort 2
Interventions prior to and after 3 monthly injections
Drug: lumbar puncture
1 lumbar puncture before and after 3 doses; study drug 225mg SC once a month X 3 doses.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • males and females >=18 and =<75 years
  • For CD subjects: hsCRP > 5 mg/L and Harvey-Bradshaw Index > 8 OR when HBI cannot be determined (ie if stoma is present) or hsCRP < 5mg/L then: active lesions on colonoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy or active Crohn's disease on CT or MR enterography
  • For UC subjects: diagnosis of UC > 3 months; must have endoscopy to confirm active disease during screening; total mayo score of 6 to 12 points and moderate to severe disease on endoscopy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • TB or active enteric infections
  • Entero vesicular fistulae
  • Prior use of natalizumab or vedolizumab
  • Right or left heart failure including symptomatic diastolic dysfunction or unexplained elevation of troponin I (>0.05 ng/mL)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01387594

AKH Wien Universitaetsklinik fuer Innere Medizin III Klinische Abteilung fuer Gastroenterologie und
Wien, Austria, 1090
Hopital Erasme
Brussels, Belgium, B-1000
UZ Gasthuisberg
Leuven, Belgium, B-3000
Hopital Cardiologique
Lille Cedex, France, 59037
Hopital Huriez, CHRU de Lille
Lille Cedex, France, 59037
Hopital Saint-Louis - CIC
Paris, France, 75010
Hopital Saint-Louis
Paris, France, 75010
Charité, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum,
Berlin, Germany, 13353
Academic Medical Center - University of Amsterdam, Dept. of Gastroenterology
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1105 AZ
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT01387594     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A7281008
2011-001443-74 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: June 30, 2011
Last Updated: January 21, 2016

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Crohn's disease lumbar puncture anti-MAdCAM monoclonal antibody PF-00547659 Ulcerative Colitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Colitis, Ulcerative
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Ileal Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
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