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The Effect of a Diabetic- and a Kidney-like Environment on Gene and Protein Expression in Cultured EC and SMC

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified March 2016 by Meir Medical Center
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01423279
First Posted: August 25, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Meir Medical Center
  Purpose
This research is NOT part of an interventional trial, however the investigators use umbilical cord after birth for isolating endothelial and smooth muscle cells for academic research.

Condition
Endothelial Dysfunction Disorder of Smooth Muscle

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: The Effect of a Diabetic- and a Kidney-like Environment on Gene and Protein Expression in Mono- and Co-cultured Endothelial and Smooth Muscle Cells

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Further study details as provided by Meir Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The effect of a Diabetic- and a Kidney-like environment on gene and protein expression in mono- and co-cultured endothelial and smooth muscle cells [ Time Frame: one year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: February 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Isolation and culturing of endothelial and smooth muscle muscles for academic research
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Women after normal birth
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • normal pregnancy

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01423279


Locations
Israel
Laboratory of Renal Physiology, Meir Medical Center , Recruiting
Kfar Saba, Israel
Contact: Tali Zitman-Gal, PhD    +972-9-7472401    tali.gal@clalit.org.il   
Principal Investigator: Tali Zitman-Gal, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
Investigators
Study Director: Sydney Benchetrit, MD Nephrology dept. Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba , Israel