Evaluating Liraglutide in Alzheimer's Disease (ELAD)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01843075|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 30, 2013
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Alzheimer's Disease||Drug: Liraglutide Drug: Placebo||Phase 2|
The investigators aim to recruit patients with mild Alzheimer's dementia as defined by the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke - Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorder Association (NINCDS-ADRDA) Criteria for Probable Alzheimer's Dementia or meeting Dubois criteria for early AD, with Mini Mental State Evaluation score of at least 20 out of a maximum of 30 and a CDR Global score of 0.5 or 1.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||204 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Evaluating the Effects of the Novel GLP-1 Analogue, Liraglutide, in Patients With Mild Alzheimer's Disease (ELAD Study)|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2019|
Daily administration of 1.8 mg liraglutide by subcutaneous injection
Daily subcutaneous injection
Other Name: Victoza
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Daily administration of matched placebo by subcutaneous injection
Daily subcutaneous injection
- The change in cerebral glucose metabolic rate [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The change in cerebral glucose metabolic rate from baseline to follow up (12 months) in the treatment group compared with the placebo group.
- The change in z-scores for the ADAS Exec, MRI changes, microglial activation, and CSF markers [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The change in z-scores for the ADAS Exec, MRI changes, microglial activation, and CSF markers
- The incidence and severity of treatment emergent adverse events [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The incidence and severity of treatment emergent adverse events or clinically important changes in safety assessments over 12 months.
- The change in microglial activation [ Time Frame: 12 months ]To establish whether there is a reduction in microglial activation in subjects with mild AD following daily subcutaneous injection of liraglutide for 1 year using TSPO PET scanning compared with subjects receiving placebo injections in a subgroup of patients
- The change in tau deposition [ Time Frame: 12 months ]The change in the hippocampal, entorhinal and other cortical changes in tau deposition in treatment group compared to the placebo group in a subgroup of subjects.
- The change in cortical amyloid [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Changes in levels of cortical amyloid load in treatment group compared to the placebo group in a subgroup of subjects.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01843075
|Imperial College, Hammersmith Hospital|
|London, United Kingdom, W12 0NN|
|Principal Investigator:||Paul Edison, PhD FRCPI||Imperial College London|