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Arthritis clinical trials at UCSF

6 in progress, 2 open to eligible people

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  • Preventing Extension of Oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis JIA (Limit-JIA)

    open to eligible people ages 2-16

    This is a research study to test whether a once-weekly injection of abatacept will prevent the progression of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) to a more severe form.To evaluate the effectiveness of a 24-week course of treatment with abatacept plus usual care versus usual care to prevent polyarthritis (≥5 joints), uveitis, or treatment with other systemic medication within 18 months of randomization in children with recent-onset limited JIA.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Strategy to Prevent the Onset of Clinically-Apparent Rheumatoid Arthritis

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to determine if hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) is safe and effective for the prevention of future onset of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in individuals who have elevations of an autoantibody, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP3). The following recruitment strategies will be employed towards identifying healthy subjects with elevated anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP3) levels: -Pre-screening: - first degree relatives of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); - subjects at health-fairs; and - identification of subjects with elevated anti-CCP3 levels in the absence of inflammatory arthritis in rheumatology clinics.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Zr-89 Cimzia PET Imaging Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Sorry, currently not accepting new patients, but might later

    This is a single center exploratory imaging study investigating the initial application of 89Zr-DFO-CZP PET in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Patients with active symptoms of RA or signs on physical exam will be invited to participate for PET imaging.

    San Francisco, California

  • Outcomes Study of the Trabecular Metal (TM) Reverse Shoulder System

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The objectives of this study are to obtain survival and outcome data on the Trabecular Metal Reverse Shoulder System when used in primary or revision reverse total shoulder arthroplasty.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Study to Evaluate Adverse Events and Change in Disease Activity in Participants Between 18 to 75 Years of Age Treated With Subcutaneous (SC) Injections of ABBV-154 for Moderately to Severely Active Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease of the joints causing pain, stiffness, swelling and loss of joint function. This study evaluates how safe and effective ABBV-154 is in participants treated for moderately to severely active RA. Adverse events and change in the disease activity will be assessed. ABBV-154 is an investigational drug being evaluated for the treatment of RA. Study doctors place the participants in 1 of 5 treatment groups or arms, each arm receiving a different treatment. There is a 1 in 5 chance that participants will be assigned to placebo. Participants 18-75 years of age with moderate to severe RA will be enrolled. Around 425 participants will be enrolled in the study in approximately 270 sites worldwide. The study is compromised of a 12 week double-blind, placebo-controlled period, a double-blind long term extension (LTE) of 66 weeks, and a follow-up visit 70 days after the last dose of the study drug. In the LTE period, participants in the placebo group will be re-randomized to receive ABBV-154 in 2 different doses SC every other week (eow). Other participants will remain on their previous dose and dosing regimen of ABBV-154. There may be higher treatment burden for participants in this trial compared to their standard of care. Participants will attend regular visits during the study at a hospital or clinic. The effect of the treatment will be checked by medical assessments, blood tests, checking for side effects and completing questionnaires.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Treatments Against RA and Effect on FDG-PET/CT

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    In a randomized controlled clinical trial, investigators will compare the effects on [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (FDG PET/CT) from two treatment regimens in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients deemed methotrexate inadequate responders (MTX-IRs). Two common RA treatments will be compared: triple therapy (sulfasalazine, methotrexate, and hydroxychloroquine) versus tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor (etanercept or adalimumab, plus background methotrexate for all subjects and hydroxychloroquine for subjects who were taking this at screening).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

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