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Phase 1 Study to Evaluate the PK, Safety, Tolerability of BIIB023 in Chinese, Japanese, and Caucasian Healthy Volunteers

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01407406
First Posted: August 2, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 16, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Biogen
  Purpose

Rationale for the Study: Phase 1 pharmacokinetic (PK) data is needed in Chinese and Japanese populations to support future clinical development of BIIB023 in China and Japan.

Study Design: This is a single-dose study to assess the PK, safety, and tolerability of BIIB023 administered intravenously (IV) to adult Chinese, Japanese, and Caucasian healthy volunteers. The Caucasian group is included to allow comparison of PK data from different groups using data from the same study under the same controlled conditions.

Subjects will be in the clinic for 48 hours around the time of dosing and in the study for up to 100 days.


Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Volunteers Drug: BIIB023 - low dose IV Dose Drug: BIIB023 - high dose IV Dose Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: A Single-Dose, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Phase 1 Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Tolerability of BIIB023 in Chinese, Japanese, and Caucasian Adult Healthy Volunteers

Further study details as provided by Biogen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • AUC of BIIB023 [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]
  • Cmax of BIIB023 [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]
  • Tmax of BIIIB023 [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]
  • Half-life of BIIB023 [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]
  • Volume of distribution of BIIB023 [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]
  • Clearance of BIIB023 [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of patients with Adverse Events as a measure of safety and tolerability [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]
  • Number of patients with Serious Adverse Events as a measure of safety and tolerability [ Time Frame: Participants will be followed for the duration of a study; an expected 71 days ]

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: February 2012
Primary Completion Date: February 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Chinese Subjects - low dose BIIB023 IV Drug: BIIB023 - low dose IV Dose
Experimental: Chinese Subjects - high dose BIIB023 IV Drug: BIIB023 - high dose IV Dose
Experimental: Japanese Subjects - low dose BIIB023 IV Drug: BIIB023 - low dose IV Dose
Experimental: Japanese Subjects - high dose BIIB023 IV Drug: BIIB023 - high dose IV Dose
Experimental: Causasian Subjects - low dose BIIB023 IV Drug: BIIB023 - low dose IV Dose
Experimental: Caucasian Subjects - high dose BIIB023 IV Drug: BIIB023 - high dose IV Dose

Detailed Description:

Rationale for the Study: Phase 1 pharmacokinetic (PK) data is needed in Chinese and Japanese populations to support future clinical development of BIIB023 in China and Japan.

Study Design: This is a single-dose, Randomized, Double-Blind, parallel-group study to evaluate the PK, safety, and tolerability of BIIB023 administered intravenously (IV) to adult Chinese, Japanese, and Caucasian healthy volunteers. The Caucasian group is included to allow comparison of PK data from different groups using data from the same study under the same controlled conditions.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have the ability to understand the purpose and risks of the study & provide signed & dated informed consent.
  • Chinese, Japanese or Caucasian subjects
  • Subjects of childbearing potential must practice effective contraception during the study and 3 months after their last dose of study treatment.
  • Must have a BMI within the range of 18.5 to 25 kg/m2.
  • Must be willing to abstain from using tobacco and tobacco-containing products during the in-clinic period.
  • Must be willing to limit alcohol intake to no more than 2 units per day throughout the duration of the study (with some stricter exceptions at various timepoints).
  • Must be deemed healthy as determined by the Investigator, based on assessments at Screening and Day -1.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known to have a positive test result for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) antibody.
  • Known history of hepatitis C or hepatitis B virus.
  • History of tuberculosis (TB) or a positive QuantiFERON®-TB Gold test.
  • Subjects with a history of carcinoma in situ and malignant disease. (with the exception of basal cell carcinoma that has been completely excised prior to study)
  • History of clinically important severe allergic or anaphylactic reactions.
  • Known allergy to components of the BIIB023 formulation.
  • History of any clinically important cardiac, endocrinologic, hematologic, hepatic, immunologic, metabolic, urologic, pulmonary, neurologic, dermatologic, psychiatric, and renal, or other major disease, as determined by the Investigator.
  • Abnormal hematology or blood chemistry values at Screening or Day -1, as determined by the Investigator.
  • Serious infection (e.g., pneumonia, septicemia) within the 2 months prior to Screening.
  • History of drug or alcohol abuse (as defined by the Investigator) within 6 months prior to screening, and/or a positive urine drug screen (without a medically indicated rationale) or positive alcohol breath test at Screening or on Day -1.
  • Active bacterial or viral infection and fever >38°C within 48 hours prior to study treatment administration.
  • Female subjects who are pregnant, currently breastfeeding, or attempting to conceive during the study.
  • Surgery within 3 months prior to Day -1 or any surgical procedure planned during the course of the study
  • Previous exposure to BIIB023.
  • Treatment with another investigational drug , device, or approved therapy for investigational use within 30 days prior to Day -1, or 7 half lives of the investigational product, whichever is longer
  • Treatment with any prescription medication within 2 weeks before Day -1 with the exception of oral contraceptives for women of childbearing potential.
  • Treatment with any nonprescription medicinal products (including vitamin/mineral/herbal containing preparations but excluding acetaminophen) within the 7 days prior to study treatment.
  • Vaccination within 4 weeks of study treatment.
  • Blood donation (1 unit or more) within 1 month prior to study treatment or plasma donation within 7 days prior to study treatment.
  • Alcohol use within 48 hours prior to study treatment or during the In-Clinic period.
  • Current enrollment in any other study treatment or disease study.
  • Inability to comply with study requirements.
  • Vigorous exercise (as determined by the Investigator) within 72 hours prior to any study visit.
  • Other unspecified reasons that, in the opinion of the Investigator or Biogen Idec, make the subject unsuitable for enrollment.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01407406


Locations
Australia, Victoria
Research Site
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
China, Hong Kong
Research Site
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biogen
  More Information

Responsible Party: Biogen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01407406     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 211HV102
First Submitted: July 14, 2011
First Posted: August 2, 2011
Last Update Posted: September 16, 2013
Last Verified: March 2012