A Study Investigating the Efficacy and Safety of Lampalizumab Intravitreal Injections in Participants With Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration (CHROMA)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 25, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 18, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche

Brief Summary:
This study is a Phase III, double-masked, multicenter, randomized, sham injection-controlled study evaluating the efficacy and safety of lampalizumab administered by intravitreal injections in participants with geographic atrophy (GA) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Geographic Atrophy Drug: Lampalizumab Other: Sham Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 906 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Sham-Controlled Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Lampalizumab Administered Intravitreally to Patients With Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Actual Study Start Date : September 18, 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 29, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : January 29, 2018

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Lampalizumab Once in Every Weeks (Q4W)
Participants will receive 10 milligrams (mg) dose of lampalizumab administered by intravitreal injections for approximately 96 weeks.
Drug: Lampalizumab
Participants will receive 10 mg dose of lampalizumab administered intravitreally.
Other Name: RO5490249
Experimental: Lampalizumab Once in Every 6 Weeks (Q6W)
Participants will receive 10 mg dose of lampalizumab administered by intravitreal injections for approximately 96 weeks.
Drug: Lampalizumab
Participants will receive 10 mg dose of lampalizumab administered intravitreally.
Other Name: RO5490249
Sham Comparator: Sham Comparator
Participants will receive sham comparator Q4W or Q6W for 96 weeks.
Other: Sham
A sham injection is a procedure that mimics an intravitreal injection of lampalizumab.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from Baseline in GA Area, as Assessed by Fundus Autofluoresence (FAF) at Year 1 [ Time Frame: Baseline, Year 1 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Number of Scotomatous Points as Assessed by Mesopic Micrometry [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  2. Change in Macular Sensitivity as Assessed by Mesopic Microperimetry [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  3. Change in GA Area as Assessed by FAF [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  4. Change in Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) Score as Assessed by Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study (ETDRS) Chart [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  5. Change in BCVA Score as Assessed by ETDRS Chart Under Low Luminance Conditions [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  6. Change in Binocular Reading Speed as Assessed by Minnesota Low-Vision Reading Test (MNRead) Charts or Radner Reading Charts [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  7. Change in Binocular Critical Print Size as Assessed by MNRead Charts or Radner Reading Charts [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  8. Change in National Eye Institute Visual Functioning Questionnaire 25-item (NEI VFQ-25) Version Composite Score [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  9. Change in NEI VFQ-25 Near Activity Subscale Score [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  10. Change in NEI VFQ-25 Distance Activity Subscale Score [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  11. Change in Functional Reading Independence (FRI) Index [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]
  12. Percentage of Participants with Ocular Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Baseline up to the end of study (approximately 2 years) ]
  13. Percentage of Participants with Systemic (Non-ocular) Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Baseline up to the end of study (approximately 2 years) ]
  14. Percentage of Participants with Anti-Lampalizumab Antibodies [ Time Frame: Baseline up to the end of study (approximately 2 years) ]
  15. Prognostic Value of the Complement Factor I (CFI) Profile Biomarker Based on the Biomarker Status at Baseline and Change in the GA Area from Baseline as Measured by FAF at Year 1 [ Time Frame: Baseline, Year 1 ]
  16. Serum Lampalizumab Concentration [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 96 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Well demarcated area(s) of GA secondary to AMD with no evidence of prior or active choroidal neovascularization (CNV) in both eyes

Exclusion Criteria:

Ocular Exclusion Criteria: Study Eye

  • History of vitrectomy surgery, submacular surgery, or other surgical intervention for AMD
  • Previous laser photocoagulation for CNV, diabetic macular edema, retinal vein occlusion, and proliferative diabetic retinopathy
  • Previous intravitreal drug delivery (intravitreal corticosteroid injection, anti-angiogenic drugs, anti-complement agents, or device implantation) Ocular Exclusion Criteria: Both Eyes
  • GA in either eye due to causes other than AMD
  • Previous treatment with eculizumab, lampalizumab and/or fenretinide

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02247479

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United States, Alabama
Uni of Alabama At Birmingham Clinical Research Unit
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
United States, Arizona
Retinal Research Institute, LLC
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85014
Retina Centers P.C.
Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85704
United States, California
California Retina Consultants
Bakersfield, California, United States, 93309
Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group
Beverly Hills, California, United States
The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute - UC, Irvine
Irvine, California, United States, 92697-4375
Jules Stein Eye Institute/ UCLA
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90095-7000
East Bay Retina Consultants
Oakland, California, United States, 94609
Southern CA Desert Retina Cons
Palm Desert, California, United States, 92211
W Coast Retina Med Group Inc
San Francisco, California, United States, 94107
UCSF; Ophthalmology
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
Orange County Retina Med Group
Santa Ana, California, United States, 92705
California Retina Consultants
Santa Barbara, California, United States, 93103
United States, Florida
Florida Eye Microsurgical Inst
Boynton Beach, Florida, United States, 33426
National Ophthalmic Research Institute
Fort Myers, Florida, United States, 33912
Florida Eye Associates
Melbourne, Florida, United States, 32901
Retina Care Specialists
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States, 33410
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States, 33418
Retina Specialty Institute
Pensacola, Florida, United States, 32503
Fort Lauderdale Eye Institute
Plantation, Florida, United States, 33324
Retina Vitreous Assoc of FL
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States, 33711
Southern Vitreoretinal Assoc
Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 32308
Retina Associates of Florida, LLC
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33609
United States, Georgia
Southeast Retina Center
Augusta, Georgia, United States, 30909
Georgia Retina PC
Tucker, Georgia, United States, 30084
United States, Hawaii
Retina Consultants of Hawaii
'Aiea, Hawaii, United States, 96701
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Northwestern Medical Group/Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
University Retina and Macula Associates, PC
Oak Forest, Illinois, United States, 60452
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Midwest Eye Institute Northside
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46290
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Wolfe Eye Clinic
West Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50266
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Retina Associates
Shawnee Mission, Kansas, United States, 66204
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Lahey Clinic Med Ctr
Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 02421
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40509
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Maine Eye Center
Portland, Maine, United States, 4102
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Towson, Maryland, United States, 21204
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Tufts Medical Center Research
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02111
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114
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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 01605
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Vitreo-Retinal Associates
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States, 49546
Specialty Eye Institute
Jackson, Michigan, United States, 49202
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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States, 48073
Retina Consultants of Michigan
Southfield, Michigan, United States, 48034
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Eye Surgical Associates
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 68506
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Retina Consultants of Nevada
Henderson, Nevada, United States, 89052
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Retina Center of New Jersey
Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States, 7003
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States, 08648
New Jersey Retina Research Foundation
Toms River, New Jersey, United States, 08755
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Long Is. Vitreoretinal Consult
Great Neck, New York, United States, 11021
Opthalmic Consultants of LI
Lynbrook, New York, United States, 11563
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New York, New York, United States, 10003
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Orchard Park, New York, United States, 14127
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Syracuse, New York, United States, 13224
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States, 28803
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157
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Beachwood, Ohio, United States, 44122
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
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West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, 15122
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Ladson, South Carolina, United States, 29456
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232
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Abilene, Texas, United States, 79606
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Arlington, Texas, United States, 76012
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Austin, Texas, United States, 78705
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Austin, Texas, United States, 78705
UT Southwestern MC at Dallas
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75390
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McAllen, Texas, United States, 78503
Strategic Clinical Research Group, LLC
Willow Park, Texas, United States, 76087
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Retina Associates of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84107
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Eye Surgeons of Richmond Inc. dba Virginia Eye Institute
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23226
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Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23235
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Warrenton, Virginia, United States, 20186
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Retina Center Northwest
Silverdale, Washington, United States, 98383
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Spokane, Washington, United States, 99204
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Morgantown, West Virginia, United States, 26506
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University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
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Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1015ABO
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Caba, Argentina, 1023
Mendoza, Argentina, M5500GGK
Microcirugía Ocular S.A
Rosario, Argentina, S2000CTC
Grupo Laser Vision
Rosario, Argentina, S2000DLA
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Eyeclinic Albury Wodonga
Albury, New South Wales, Australia, 2640
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Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, 2150
Save Sight Institute
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2000
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Westmead, New South Wales, Australia, 2145
Kepler Universitätskliniken GmbH - Med Campus III; Abt. für Augenheilkunde
Linz, Austria, 4021
CHU Brugmann (Victor Horta)
Bruxelles, Belgium, 1020
UZ Gent
Gent, Belgium, 9000
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Leuven, Belgium, 3000
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Liège, Belgium, 4000
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Calgary Retina Consultants
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2J 0C8
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University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z4
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QEII - HSC Department of Ophthalmology
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2Y9
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University of Ottawa Eye Institute
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L6
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5
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Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada, J7H 1S6
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Roskilde, Denmark, 4000
Chi De Creteil; Ophtalmologie
Creteil, France, 94010
Centre Odeon; Exploration Ophtalmologique
Paris, France, 75006
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Paris, France, 75010
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Paris, France, 75015
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Paris, France, 75651
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Poitiers, France, 86021
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Bonn, Germany, 53127
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Göttingen, Germany, 37075
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Hannover, Germany, 30625
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Köln, Germany, 50937
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Lübeck, Germany, 23538
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Münster, Germany, 48145
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Münster, Germany, 48149
Budapest Retina Associates Kft.
Budapest, Hungary, 1133
Debreceni Egyetem Klinikai Kozpont; Szemeszeti Klinika
Debrecem, Hungary, 4032
Ganglion Medial Center
Pecs, Hungary, 7621
Fondazione Ptv Policlinico Tor Vergata Di Roma;U.O.S.D. Patologie Renitiche
Roma, Lazio, Italy, 00133
Fondazione G.B. Bietti Per Lo Studio E La Ricerca in Oftalmologia-Presidio Ospedaliero Britannico
Roma, Lazio, Italy, 00198
Fondazione Irccs Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico-Clinica Regina Elena;U.O.C Oculistica
Milano, Lombardia, Italy, 20100
Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Di Sassari;U.O. Oculistica
Sassari, Sardegna, Italy, 07100
Macula Retina Consultores
Mexico, D.F., Mexico, 01120
Hospital de la Ceguera APEC
Mexico, D.F., Mexico, 04030
Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1105 AZ
Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum
Leiden, Netherlands, 2300 RC
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre; Ophthalmology
Nijmegen, Netherlands, 6525 EX
CLINICA RICARDO PALMA; Oftalmologos Contreras
Lima, Peru, 27
Clinica Anglo Americana
Lima, Peru, Lima 27
Bydgoszcz, Poland, 85-631
Optimum Profesorskie Centrum Okulistyki
Gdańsk, Poland, 80-809
Gabinet Okulistyczny Prof Edward Wylegala
Katowice, Poland, 40-594
SP ZOZ Szpital Uniwersytecki w Krakowie Oddział Kliniczny Okulistyki i Onkologii Okulistycznej
Krakow, Poland, 31-501
Nemocnica sv. Michala, a.s.
Bratislava, Slovakia, 81108
Fakultna nemocnica Trencin Ocna klinika
Trencin, Slovakia, 911 71
Fakultna nemocnica s poliklinikou Zilina; Ocne oddelenie
Zilina, Slovakia, 012 07
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge; Servicio de Oftalmologia
Hospitalet De Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, 8907
Hospital General de Catalunya
San Cugat Del Valles, Barcelona, Spain, 08195
Instituto Clinico Quirurgico de Oftalmologia - ICQO
Bilbao, Guipuzcoa, Spain, 48006
VISSUM Instituto Oftalmológico de Alicante
Alicante, Spain, 03016
Institut de la Macula i la retina
Barcelona, Spain, 08022
FISABIO. Fundación Oftalmologica del Mediterraneo
Valencia, Spain, 46015
Hospital Universitario Rio Hortega; Servicio de Oftalmologia
Valladolid, Spain, 47012
Stadtspital Triemli; Augenklinik
Zürich, Switzerland, 8063
United Kingdom
Ayr Hospital
AYR, United Kingdom, KA6 6DX
The Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion
Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 9HA
Frimley Park Hospital
Frimley, United Kingdom, GU16 7UJ
Royal Hallamshire Hospita
Sheffield, United Kingdom, S10 2JF
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT02247479     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GX29176
2014-000107-27 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: September 25, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 18, 2018
Last Verified: April 2018

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Macular Degeneration
Geographic Atrophy
Retinal Degeneration
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs