for people ages 18-100 (full criteria)
at San Francisco, California and other locations
study started
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This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of AT-1501 compared with tacrolimus in patients undergoing kidney transplantation.

Official Title

AT-1501-K207: BESTOW: A Phase 2, Multicenter, Randomized, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Tegoprubart in Patients Undergoing Kidney Transplantation


This study is a randomized, multicenter, open-label, active control study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AT-1501 compared with tacrolimus in the prevention of rejection in patients undergoing kidney transplantation. Up to 120 de novo kidney transplant recipients will receive rATG induction with corticosteroids (CS), and mycophenolate as maintenance therapy, and will be randomized 1:1 to receive either AT-1501 or tacrolimus.


Kidney Transplant Rejection, AT-1501, Kidney Transplant, Renal Allograft Rejection, Prophylaxis, CD40L Inhibitor, Humanized blocking antibody to CD40L, Monoclonal Antibody, Renal, Transplant, ESRD, Tegoprubart, Tacrolimus, Investigative


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18-100

  • Male or female ≥ 18 years of age
  • Recipient of their first kidney transplant from a living or deceased donor
  • Agree to comply with contraception requirements during and for at least 90 days after the last administration of study drug

You CAN'T join if...

  • Induction therapy, other than study assigned rATG, planned as part of initial immunosuppressive regimen
  • Currently treated with any systemic immunosuppressive regimen, including immunologic biologic therapies
  • Currently treated with corticosteroids other than topical or inhaled corticosteroids
  • Will receive a kidney with an anticipated cold ischemia time of > 30 hours
  • Will receive a kidney from a donor that meets any of the following:
    • 5a. Donation after Cardiac Death (DCD) criteria; Or
    • 5b. Kidney Donor Profile Index (KDPI) of > 85%; Or
    • 5c. Is blood group (ABO) incompatible
  • Medical conditions that require chronic use of systemic corticosteroids or other immunosuppressants
  • History of a thromboembolic event, known hypercoagulable state, or condition requiring long term anticoagulation
  • Positive T- or B-cell crossmatch that is due to HLA antibodies or presence of a DSA at Screening


  • UCSF accepting new patients
    San Francisco California 94143 United States
  • University of California, Davis Medical Center accepting new patients
    Sacramento California 95817 United States


accepting new patients
Start Date
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Eledon Pharmaceuticals
Phase 2 research study
Study Type
Expecting 120 study participants
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