Treatment of Lupus Nephritis With Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSV_LE)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03673748|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : September 17, 2018
Last Update Posted : March 12, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Lupus Nephritis Lupus Erythematosus||Drug: Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) Drug: Placebo||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||36 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Control arm (placebo) and experimental arm (mesenchymal stromal cells)|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)|
|Masking Description:||Both experimental and Control will receive a similar endovenous injection with either cells or placebo. Blind to participant, investigator ans care providers,|
|Official Title:||A Phase II Controlled Trial of Allogeneic Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Lupus Nephritis|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||July 2020|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2021|
Experimental: Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC)
Participants will receive a single Intravenous infusion of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSV) 1.5 million cells per kg wt suspended in isotonic medium (Physiological saline solution + 1% Human Albumin + 5 mM Glucose). All participants will receive the infusion at the Baseline (Day 0) visit. All participants will continue on their standard-of-care therapy during the trial. GMP-compliant MSV will be prepared by IBGM-University of Valladolid
Drug: Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC)
Endovenous injection of MSV in saline
Other Name: MSV, GMP-compliant MSC manufactured by IBGM in Valladolid
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Participants will receive a placebo infusion that does not contain any mesenchymal stem cells. The placebo infusion will consist of physiological saline solution + 1% Human Albumin + 5 mM Glucose, which is the same vehicle used to deliver the MSCs in the experimental groups.
Endovenous injection of saline without cells
Other Name: Saline
- Frequency of severe adverse events [ Time Frame: 0-52 weeks ]Frequency of grade 3 or higher adverse events (SAEs) at or prior to Week 52
- Evolution of Complete Renal Response defined as decrease of urine protein:creatinine ratio (UPCR; Normal value<50mg/mmol) [ Time Frame: 0-52 weeks ]Evaluates the efficacy of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in achieving full or partial response of proliferative Lupus. The UPCR normal value is <50mg/mmol (roughly equivalent to proteinuria <0.5g/24h). Partial renal response, defined as ≥50% reduction in proteinuria should be achieved preferably by 6 months and no later than 12 months following treatment initiation.
- Change in disease activity measured by change of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index (SLEDAI-2K) [ Time Frame: 0-52 wk ]SLEDAI measures activity by computing the score of 24 parameters. Range: 0 to 105.
- Change in prednisone dose measured as percent of the baseline value [ Time Frame: 0-52 wk ]Decrease of activity permits to decrease medication. Units are percent value of baseline.
- Cellular markers of inflammation and autoimmunity [ Time Frame: 0-52 wk ]Lymphocyte profiles, CD3, CD19, CD16+CD56,CD4/CD8, Tregs
- Serum markers of inflammation and autoimmunity [ Time Frame: 0-52 wk ]Anti-DNA antibodies, complement
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03673748
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|University Hospital Río Hortega|
|Valladolid, Spain, 47012|
|Contact: Julia Barbado, MD, PhD|
|Study Chair:||Julia Barbado, MD, PhD||University Hospital Río Hortega, Valladolid, Spain,|