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Vaccine clinical trials at UCSF

14 in progress, 2 open to eligible people

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  • Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines 4 ACUTE

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a randomized, open label, adaptive platform trial to compare the effectiveness of antithrombotic and additional strategies for prevention of adverse outcomes in COVID-19 positive inpatients

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Immunogenicity of a Modified Vaccinia Ankara (MVA)-Based Anti-Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Vaccine (Triplex®)

    open to eligible people ages 18-65

    Participants will be randomized in a 2:1 ratio to receive either two injections of CMV-MVA Triplex® or placebo administered at study Entry/Day 0 and week 4. Vaccine Group: 60 participants will receive CMV-MVA Triplex® containing 5 x 108 plaque-forming unit (pfu) ±0.5 x 108 pfu of MVA Vaccine Encoding CMV Antigens by intramuscular (IM) deltoid injections. Placebo Group: 30 participants will receive a volume of placebo (7.5% Lactose in phosphate-buffered saline [PBS]) that matches the volume of the active vaccine injection by IM deltoid injections.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of CMV Vaccine (HB-101) in Kidney Transplant Patients

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    HB-101 is a bivalent recombinant vaccine against human CMV infection. This is a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study to assess the safety, reactogenicity, immunogenicity, and efficacy of HB-101 in CMV-Seronegative patients receiving a kidney transplant from a CMV-Seropositive living donor and CMV-Seropositive patients.Patients enrolled should have a living donor kidney transplantation ideally planned between two to four months after the first injection of study drug (HB-101 or placebo).

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • A Study of Varlilumab and IMA950 Vaccine Plus Poly-ICLC in Patients With WHO Grade II Low-Grade Glioma (LGG)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a pilot, randomized, two arm neoadjuvant vaccine study in human leukocyte antigen-A2 positive (HLA-A2+) adults with World Health Organization (WHO) grade II glioma, for which surgical resection of the tumor is clinically indicated. Co-primary objectives are to determine: 1) the safety of the novel combination of subcutaneously administered IMA950 peptides and poly-ICLC (Hiltonol) and i.v. administered CDX-1127 (Varlilumab) in the neoadjuvant approach; and 2) whether addition of i.v. CDX-1127 (Varlilumab) increases the response rate and magnitude of CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell responses against the IMA950 peptides in post-vaccine peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) samples obtained from participating patients.

    San Francisco, California

  • Combinatorial Therapy to Induce an HIV Remission

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    Combination approaches will almost certainly be required to generate durable control of HIV in the absence of antiretroviral therapy (a "remission"). In this study, 20 individuals will receive a combination regimen administered during ART and then undergo an analytic treatment interruption (ATI).

    San Francisco, California

  • Delayed Heterologous SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Dosing (Boost) After Receipt of EUA Vaccines

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    A phase 1/2, open-label clinical trial in individuals, 18 years of age and older, who are in good health, have no known history of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, and meet all other eligibility criteria. This clinical trial is designed to assess the safety, reactogenicity and immunogenicity of a delayed (>/=12 weeks) vaccine boost on a range of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)-dosed COVID-19 vaccines (mRNA-1273, and mRNA-1273.211 manufactured by ModernaTX, Inc.; BNT162b2 manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech; or Ad26.COV2.S manufactured by Janssen Pharmaceuticals/Johnson & Johnson). This is an adaptive design and may add arms (and increase sample size) as vaccines are awarded EUA and/or variant lineage spike vaccines are manufactured or become available. Enrollment will occur at up to twelve domestic clinical research sites. This study includes two cohorts. Cohort 1 will include approximately 880 individuals (50 subjects/group; Groups 1E-11E) greater than 18 years of age and older, stratified into two age strata (18-55 years and >/=56 years) who previously received COVID-19 vaccine at Emergency Use Authorization dosing (EUA) (two vaccinations of mRNA-1273 at the 100 mcg dose, two vaccinations of BNT162b2 at the 30 mcg dose, or one vaccination of Ad26.COV2.S at the 5x1010 vp dose). Groups 15E-17E will enroll 60 subjects, split (approximately evenly) between age strata as able. Those subjects will be offered enrollment into this study >/=12 weeks after they received the last dose of their EUA vaccine. Subjects will receive a single open-label intramuscular (IM) injection of the designated delayed booster vaccine and will be followed through 12 months after vaccination: 1) Group 1E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Janssen - Ad26.COV.2.S at 5x1010 vp followed by a 100-mcg dose of mRNA-1273, Group 4E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Janssen - Ad26.COV.2.S at 5x1010 vp followed by a 5x1010 vp dose of Ad26.COV2.S, Group 7E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Janssen - Ad26.COV.2.S 5x1010 vp followed by a 30-mcg dose of BNT162b2, Group 10E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Janssen - Ad26.COV2-S 5x1010 vp followed by a 100-mcg dose of mRNA-1273.211; Group 12E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Janssen - Ad26.COV2-S 5x1010 vp followed by a 50-mcg dose of mRNA-1273; Group 15E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Janssen (two doses for Group 15E) - Ad26.COV2.S at 5x1010 vp followed by a dose of NVX-CoV2373 (5 mcg Prototype SARS-CoV-2 rS vaccine with 50 mcg Matrix-M); 2) Group 2E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Moderna - mRNA-1273 at 100 mcg for two doses followed by a 100-mcg dose of mRNA-1273, Group 5E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Moderna - mRNA-1273 at 100 mcg for two doses followed by a 5x1010 vp dose of Ad26.COV2.S, Group 8E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Moderna - mRNA-1273 at 100 mcg for two doses followed by a 30-mcg dose of BNT162b2, Group 13E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Moderna - mRNA-1273 at 100 mcg for two doses followed by a 50-mcg dose of mRNA-1273; Group 16E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Moderna - mRNA-1273 at 100 mcg for two doses followed by a dose of NVX-CoV2373 (5 mcg Prototype SARS-CoV2 rS vaccine with 50 mcg Matrix-M); 3) Group 3E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech - BNT162b2 at 30 mcg for two doses followed by a 100-mcg dose of mRNA-1273. Group 6E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech - BNT162b2 at 30 mcg for two doses followed by a 5x1010 vp dose of Ad26.COV2.S, Group 9E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech - BNT162b2 at 30 mcg for two doses followed by a 30-mcg dose of BNT162b2, Group 11E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech - BNT162b2 at 30 mcg for two doses followed by a 100-mcg dose of mRNA-1273.211. Group 14E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech - BNT162b2 at 30 mcg for two doses followed by a 50-mcg dose of mRNA-1273, Group 17E - previously EUA-dosed vaccination with Pfizer/BioNTech - BNT162b2 at 30 mcg for two doses followed by a dose of NVX-CoV2373 (5 mcg Prototype SARS-CoV2 rS vaccine with 50 mcg Matrix-M). A telephone visit will occur one week after each primary EUA vaccination and one week after the booster dose. In person follow-up visits will occur on 14 days following completion of EUA vaccinations and on days 14, and 28 days after the booster dose, as well as 3, 6, and 12 months post the booster vaccination. Additional pools of subjects can be included if needed as additional COVID-19 vaccines are awarded EUA. The primary objectives of this study are 1) to evaluate the safety and reactogenicity of delayed heterologous or homologous vaccine doses after EUA dosed vaccines, and 2) to evaluate the breadth of the humoral immune responses of heterologous and homologous delayed boost regimens following EUA dosing.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • H3.3K27M Peptide Vaccine With Nivolumab for Children With Newly Diagnosed DIPG and Other Gliomas

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is 3-arm, multicenter study that will be conducted through the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-oncology Consortium (PNOC). This study will assess the safety and immune activity of a synthetic peptide vaccine specific for the H3.3.K27M epitope given in combination with poly-ICLC and the H3.3.K27M epitope given in combination with poly-ICLC and the PD-1 inhibitor, nivolumab, in HLA-A2 (02:01)+ children with newly diagnosed DIPG or other midline gliomas that are positive for H3.3K27M.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • High Dose Flu Vaccine in Treating Children Who Have Undergone Donor Stem Cell Transplant

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase II randomized trial studies how well high dose flu vaccine works in treating children who have undergone done stem cell transplant. Higher dose flu vaccine may build a better immune response and may provide better protection against the flu than the standard vaccine.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • Intralesional HPV Vaccine for Condylomata

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This study will investigate whether injecting genital warts with small quantities of the Gardasil 9 vaccine has an effect on the warts.

    San Francisco, California

  • Neo-adjuvant Evaluation of Glioma Lysate Vaccines in WHO Grade II Glioma

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a pilot neoadjuvant vaccine study in adults with WHO grade II glioma, for which surgical resection of the tumor is clinically indicated. Co-primary objectives are to determine: 1) the safety and feasibility of the neoadjuvant approach; and 2) whether the regimen increases the level of type-1 chemokine CXCL10 and vaccine-specific (i.e., reactive to GBM6-AD) CD8+ T-cells in tumor-infiltrating leukocytes (TILs) in the surgically resected glioma.

    San Francisco, California

  • Preventive Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Trial in Kidney Transplant Recipients

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This phase II trial studies whether the nonavalent human papillomavirus vaccine given to adults prior to kidney transplantation can help the body build and maintain an effective immune response during the post-transplant period when they receive immunosuppressive drugs to prevent transplant rejection. This study will help inform our scientific understanding about vaccine-induced immune responses among immunosuppressed individuals.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

  • PROmotion of COvid-19 VA(X)Ccination in the Emergency Department - PROCOVAXED

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The goal of this research is to increase COVID-19 and influenza vaccine acceptance and uptake in vulnerable populations whose primary (and often only) health care access occurs in emergency departments (ED Usual Source of Care Patients). Toward this goal we will conduct one on one interviews and focus groups with ED Usual Source of Care Patients and community partners and produce trusted messaging informational platforms (PROmotion of COvid-19 VA(X)ccination in the Emergency Department - PROCOVAXED) that will address barriers to COVID-19 and influenza vaccination, especially vaccine hesitancy. We will then conduct a cluster-randomized, controlled trial of PROCOVAXED platforms in six EDs to determine whether their implementation is associated with greater COVID-19 and influenza vaccine acceptance and uptake in ED Usual Source of Care Patients.

    San Francisco, California

  • The BOOSTED (Booster Options Or Switching Tested for Effectiveness and Downsides Study) Trial (COVID-19)

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    While both heterologous (mixing) and homologous (matching) vaccine regimens are now considered standard of care, post-vaccination complications and long-term effects of the different vaccination regimens have not been thoroughly studied. There is a pressing need to investigate the longitudinal effects of the mixing and matching vaccine-booster approaches. This study proposes to utilize the existing digital infrastructure of the COVID-19 Citizen Science (CCS) study on the Eureka Research Platform to perform a systematic and prospective randomized trial comparing mixing versus matching approaches. Eligible CCS participants will have the opportunity to be randomly assigned to a recommendation of receiving either the Pfizer or Moderna booster vaccine. Long-term effects will be monitored through the participants' completion of their regular weekly CCS follow-up surveys on symptoms and infection. This randomized trial aims to mitigate the effect of confounding variables and provide more conclusive evidence on each regiment to guide booster recommendations.

    San Francisco, California

  • Vaccine Therapy With Bevacizumab Versus Bevacizumab Alone in Treating Patients With Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme That Can Be Removed by Surgery

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized phase II trial studies how well giving vaccine therapy with or without bevacizumab works in treating patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme that can be removed by surgery. Vaccines consisting of heat shock protein-peptide complexes made from a person's own tumor tissue may help the body build an effective immune response to kill tumor cells that may remain after surgery. Monoclonal antibodies, such as bevacizumab, can block tumor growth in different ways. Some block the ability of tumor cells to grow and spread. Others find tumor cells and help kill them. It is not yet known whether giving vaccine therapy is more effective with or without bevacizumab in treating glioblastoma multiforme.

    San Francisco, California and other locations

Our lead scientists for Vaccine research studies include .

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