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Descartes-08 CAR-T Cells in Generalized Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04146051
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : October 31, 2019
Last Update Posted : November 1, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cartesian Therapeutics

Brief Summary:
This is a Phase Ib/IIa study to evaluate the safety and preliminary efficacy of Descartes-08 CAR T-cells in patients with Generalized Myasthenia Gravis

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Myasthenia Gravis, Generalized Drug: Descartes-08 Phase 1 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 18 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Autologous T-Cells Expressing A Chimeric Antigen Receptor Directed To B-Cell Maturation Antigen (BCMA) In Patients With Generalized Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
Estimated Study Start Date : November 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 1, 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 1, 2022

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Phase 1b Dose-Escalation
Generalized Myasthenia Gravis
Drug: Descartes-08
Autogolous T-cells expressing a chimeric antigen receptor directed to BCMA

Experimental: Phase IIa Expansion
Generalized Myasthenia Gravis
Drug: Descartes-08
Autogolous T-cells expressing a chimeric antigen receptor directed to BCMA




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Maximum Tolerated Dose [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    Maximum Tolerated Dose (MTD)


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Myasthenia Gravis -Activities of Daily Living Score [ Time Frame: Day 0 to Day 168 ]
    Change in Myasthenia Gravis of Daily Living Score



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Patient must have Generalized Myasthenia Gravis at the time of screening.
  • Concomitant immunosuppressive drugs must be deemed necessary by the investigator.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Major chronic illness that is not well managed at the time of study entry and in the opinion of the investigator may increase the risk to the patient.
  • Patient is pregnant or lactating.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04146051


Contacts
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Contact: Study Trial Central Mailbox 302-648-6497 trials@cartesiantx.com

Locations
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United States, Florida
University of Miami Recruiting
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
Contact: Volkan Granit       vgranit@med.miami.edu   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cartesian Therapeutics

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Responsible Party: Cartesian Therapeutics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04146051     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MG-001
First Posted: October 31, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 1, 2019
Last Verified: October 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Cartesian Therapeutics:
Descartes-08
CART
CAR-T
Autoimmune
Auto-antibody
Auto antibody
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Muscle Weakness
Myasthenia Gravis
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Neuromuscular Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Neuromuscular Junction Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Antibodies
Autoantibodies
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs