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RST-001 Phase I/II Trial for Advanced Retinitis Pigmentosa

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified July 2017 by Allergan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: September 22, 2015
Last Update Posted: July 11, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
RST-001 is a gene therapy given as an injection into the eye.

Condition Intervention Phase
Advanced Retinitis Pigmentosa Drug: RST-001 Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I/IIa, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation Study of Safety and Tolerability of Intravitreal RST-001 in Patients With Advanced Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Allergan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety [ Time Frame: 6 month from baseline ]
    Absence of any grade 3 or greater AE considered related to RST-001.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To establish the maximum tolerated dose of RST-001 [ Time Frame: Up to 24 months from the baseline ]
    Determined by a safety review

  • To evaluate the preliminary efficacy of RST-001 in patients with advanced RP [ Time Frame: Up to 24 months from the baseline ]
    Preliminary efficacy data will be obtained through ocular evaluations (e.g., number of participants with changes in visual function)

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Actual Study Start Date: December 14, 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 28, 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 28, 2019 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group 1
Single intravitreal injection of RST-001
Drug: RST-001
RST-001 is a gene therapeutic delivered by intravitreal injection


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

Inclusion criteria:

Participants must meet all of the following criteria.

  1. Age >= 18 years
  2. Signed and dated written informed consent obtained from the patient.
  3. Ability to comply with testing and all protocol tests.

Exclusion criteria:

Any one of the following will exclude patients from being enrolled into the study:

  1. Unable or unwilling to meet requirements of the study;
  2. Participation in a clinical study (ocular or non-ocular) with an investigational drug, agent or therapy in the past six months
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02556736

Contact: Clinical Trials Registry Team 877-277-8566 IR-CTRegistration@Allergan.com

United States, Texas
Retina Foundation of the Southwest Recruiting
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75231
Contact: David Birch, PhD    214-363-3911 ext 105      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Werner Schmidt Allergan
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Allergan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02556736     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RST-001-CP-0001
First Submitted: September 21, 2015
First Posted: September 22, 2015
Last Update Posted: July 11, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017

Keywords provided by Allergan:
gene therapy
retinitis pigmentosa

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Retinal Diseases
Eye Diseases
Eye Diseases, Hereditary
Retinal Dystrophies
Retinal Degeneration
Genetic Diseases, Inborn