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Safety and Tolerability of Repeated Subcutaneous Injections of CAD106 in Mild Alzheimer's Patients.

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00733863
First Posted: August 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2010
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Information provided by:
Novartis
  Purpose
This study will evaluate the safety and tolerability of repeated subcutaneous injections of CAD106 in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Alzheimer Disease Biological: Placebo Biological: CAD106 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 52-week,Multi-center,Randomized,Double-blind,Placebo-controlled,Parallel Group Study in Patients With Mild Alzheimer's Disease to Investigate the Safety and Tolerability of Repeated Subcutaneous Injections of CAD106

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety/tolerability assessments at multiple timepoints including but not limited to screening, baseline, and through the end of the study to Week 52. [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Immune response, cognitive and functional assessments at multiple timepoints including but not limited to baseline and through the end of the study to Week 52. [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

Enrollment: 27
Study Start Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Biological: CAD106
Placebo Comparator: 2 Biological: Placebo

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of Mild Alzheimer's Disease
  • Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) 20 to 26 at screening, untreated or on stable dose of cholinesterase inhibitor or memantine over the last 6 weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previously participated in an AD vaccine study and received active treatment
  • History or presence of an active autoimmune and/or with an acute or chronic inflammation, and/or clinically relevant atopic condition.
  • History or presence of seizures and/or cerebrovascular disease.
  • Presence of an other neurodegenerative disease and/or psychiatric disorders (with the exception of successfully treated depression)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00733863


Locations
France
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Pellegrin
Bordeaux, France
Sweden
Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Huddinge
Stockholm, Sweden
Switzerland
NeuroPsychologieZentrum
Basel, Switzerland
United Kingdom
Moorgreen Hospital
Southampton, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00733863     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CCAD106A2201
First Submitted: August 8, 2008
First Posted: August 13, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2010
Last Verified: May 2010

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Active immunization
Alzheimer disease
Antibody
Central Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative diseases
Vaccine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Dementia
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Tauopathies
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders