Volunteers needed for acromegaly drug trial

Volunteers needed for acromegaly drug trial

Postby megalyman » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:00 pm

UK Commencement of Phase 3 Trial for Oral Octreolin in Acromegaly
Chiasma has been working diligently to commence the Phase 3 trial of this oral therapy for acromegaly at a number of centres. The sites that are currently recruiting are noted below; please contact the centre nearest to you directly if you wish to take part:

Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Oxford, UK
Investigator: Professor Ashley Grossman
Study Contact: Violet Fazal-Sanderson, Primary Study Coordinator
Phone: +44 01865 857266

University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
Investigator: Dr. Harpal Randeva
Study Contact: Megan Smith, Primary Study Coordinator
Phone: +44 24 7657 2552

William Harvey Research Institute, London, UK
Investigator: Dr. Marta Korbonits
Study Contact: Anne Zak, Primary Study Coordinator
Phone: +44 020 7882 5660

The Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK
Investigator: Prof. Peter Trainer
Study Contact: Margaret Roberts, Primary Study Coordinator
Phone: +44 0161 446 3829

In order to participate patients must be between 18 and 75 years of age, must have a documented diagnosis of acromegaly, must have not undergone pituitary surgery in the last six (6) months, must not have received pituitary Radiotherapy within ten (10) years prior to screening, and must be able to swallow capsules.

The details of the Phase 3 study, including full inclusion/exclusion criteria can be found at: Study - Safety and Efficacy of Oral Octreolin in Acromegaly . If you cannot access the link, please paste the following in your browser bar; http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT0+sma&rank=1

If you are interested in participating, please contact one of the Study Coordinators noted above. Chiasma anticipates that the trials will fill quickly, so patients should contact the sites right away if interested. (21 Sept 2012)
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