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Protocol Details

An Open-Label, Single-Arm, Phase 1/2 Dose-Escalation Trial of Long-Acting Recombinant Human IL-7 (NT-I7, Efineptakin-Alpha) for Idiopathic CD4 Lymphopenia

This study is NOT currently recruiting participants.

Summary | Eligibility | Citations | Contacts

Summary

Number

000821-I

Sponsoring Institute

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Recruitment Detail

Type: Recruitment has not started
Gender: Male & Female
Min Age: 18 Years
Max Age: 75 Years

Referral Letter Required

Yes

Population Exclusion(s)

Children

Keywords

Opportunistic Infections;
Immunological Therapy;
T-Cell Deficiency;
Cytokine Therapy

Recruitment Keyword(s)

None

Condition(s)

Idiopathic CD4 Lymphopenia

Investigational Drug(s)

Recombinant human interleukin (IL) 7-hyFc

Investigational Device(s)

None

Intervention(s)

Drug: Recombinant human interleukin (IL) 7-hyFc

Supporting Site

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesNeoimmune Tech

Background:

Idiopathic CD4 lymphopenia (ICL) is a syndrome characterized by low levels of certain immune cells called CD4 T cells. The low CD4 T cells renders people with ICL prone to many types of severe infections, autoimmune diseases, and cancers. Although these infections and diseases can be treated whenever occur, there is currently no treatment that targeting the underlying deficiency of CD4 T cells can provide a definitive treatment for people with ICL.

Objective:

To test a new drug (NT-17) in people with ICL which can increase the number of CD4 T cells

Eligibility:

People aged 18 to 75 years with ICL who are also enrolled in NIH protocol 09-I-0102.

Design:

Participants will be screened. They will have a physical exam and blood tests. Some participants with high suspicion of central nervous system infection or history of such infections may also undergo a lumbar puncture. A thin needle will be inserted into their lower back to draw out a sample of the fluid around their spinal cord.

Participants will receive 3 doses of NT-17, each about 12 weeks apart. NT-17 is injected into the muscle of the upper arm, thigh, or buttock. They will visit the clinic 5 days before each dose and again 2 and 4 weeks after each dose. Blood will be drawn at all visits.

Participants will undergo leukapheresis 3 times. Blood will be drawn from a needle in one arm. The blood will pass through a machine that separates out the white blood cells. The remaining blood will be given back through a second needle in the other arm.

Some visits will include a rectal swab.

Some participants may have additional tests, including a skin exam, skin biopsies, and medical imaging.

Participants will have 3 follow-up visits every 3 months after they finish treatment.

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Eligibility

INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for study participation:

1. Aged 18 to 75 years.

2. Able to provide informed consent.

3. Co-enrolled in NIH protocol 09-I-0102, Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Natural History of Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia (EPIC) study (NCT0086726).

4. Documented ICL, defined as CD4 T-cell count <300 cells/microliter in at least 2 different measurements at least 6 weeks apart, at any point in the past.

5. Participants who can become pregnant or who can impregnate their partner must agree to use 2 highly effective methods of contraception, at least 1 of which must be a barrier method, when engaging in sexual activities that can result in pregnancy, beginning 28 days prior to baseline until the final study visit. Acceptable methods of contraception include the following:

a. Male or female condom.

b. Diaphragm or cervical cap with a spermicide.

c. Hormonal contraception.

d. Intrauterine device.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals meeting any of the following criteria will be excluded from study participation:

1. Current moderate or severe acute illness (eg, febrile illness, seizure, myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident, pulmonary embolism) that in the opinion of the study team would make the individual unsuitable for the study.

2. Clinical or microbiologic evidence of active progressive cryptococcal central nervous system (CNS) disease or nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections within the last year. History of stable cryptococcal CNS disease or NTM diseases since more than 1 year can be enrolled but will need to have undetectable CSF cryptococcal antigen and initiate/maintain antifungal or antimycobacterial treatment, respectively.

3. Pregnant or breastfeeding.

4. HIV infection, chronic hepatitis B or C infection, and any other recognized congenital or acquired immunodeficiency (eg, SCID IL-2/JAK3/ADA, MAGT1, MHC1 deficiency, CVID, DOCK8).

5. Serum creatinine >1.5 X ULN, platelets <50,000/microliter, hemoglobin <9 g/dL, AST/ALT>2.5 X ULN, total bilirubin >1.5 X ULN (except if due to Gilbert's syndrome), or immunoglobulin (Ig) G level <450 mg/L.

6. Current (within 3 months of screening) use of systemic glucocortico-steroids or immunomodulants other than corticosteroid nasal spray or inhaler and topical steroids.

7. Any established diagnosis of autoimmune disease requiring systemic treatment except for vitiligo or endocrine disease (including diabetes, thyroid disease, and adrenal disease) controlled by replacement therapy.

8. Malignancy requiring systemic chemotherapy or immunotherapy within 2 months of screening.

9. Receipt of any other investigational agents within 3 months of screening.

10. Any condition that, in the opinion of the study team contraindicates participation in this study.

Participants will be selected in an equitable manner from the available pool of potentially eligible individuals, without regard to factors such as sex, gender, race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, except for age.


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Citations:

Not Provided

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Contacts:

Principal Investigator

Referral Contact

For more information:

Andrea Lisco, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIHBC 10 - CLINICAL CENTER BG RM 6D44G
10 CENTER DR
BETHESDA MD 20892
(301) 761-7122
andrea.lisco@nih.gov

Andrea Lisco, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIHBC 10 - CLINICAL CENTER BG RM 6D44G
10 CENTER DR
BETHESDA MD 20892
(301) 761-7122
andrea.lisco@nih.gov

Office of Patient Recruitment
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Building 61, 10 Cloister Court
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Toll Free: 1-800-411-1222
Local Phone: 301-451-4383
TTY: TTY Users Dial 7-1-1
ccopr@nih.gov

Clinical Trials Number:

NCT05600920

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NIH Clinical Center Search the Studies: Study Number, Study Title

Protocol Details

An Open-Label, Single-Arm, Phase 1/2 Dose-Escalation Trial of Long-Acting Recombinant Human IL-7 (NT-I7, Efineptakin-Alpha) for Idiopathic CD4 Lymphopenia

This study is NOT currently recruiting participants.

Summary | Eligibility | Citations | Contacts

Summary

Number

000821-I

Sponsoring Institute

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Recruitment Detail

Type: Recruitment has not started
Gender: Male & Female
Min Age: 18 Years
Max Age: 75 Years

Referral Letter Required

Yes

Population Exclusion(s)

Children

Keywords

Opportunistic Infections;
Immunological Therapy;
T-Cell Deficiency;
Cytokine Therapy

Recruitment Keyword(s)

None

Condition(s)

Idiopathic CD4 Lymphopenia

Investigational Drug(s)

Recombinant human interleukin (IL) 7-hyFc

Investigational Device(s)

None

Intervention(s)

Drug: Recombinant human interleukin (IL) 7-hyFc

Supporting Site

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesNeoimmune Tech

Background:

Idiopathic CD4 lymphopenia (ICL) is a syndrome characterized by low levels of certain immune cells called CD4 T cells. The low CD4 T cells renders people with ICL prone to many types of severe infections, autoimmune diseases, and cancers. Although these infections and diseases can be treated whenever occur, there is currently no treatment that targeting the underlying deficiency of CD4 T cells can provide a definitive treatment for people with ICL.

Objective:

To test a new drug (NT-17) in people with ICL which can increase the number of CD4 T cells

Eligibility:

People aged 18 to 75 years with ICL who are also enrolled in NIH protocol 09-I-0102.

Design:

Participants will be screened. They will have a physical exam and blood tests. Some participants with high suspicion of central nervous system infection or history of such infections may also undergo a lumbar puncture. A thin needle will be inserted into their lower back to draw out a sample of the fluid around their spinal cord.

Participants will receive 3 doses of NT-17, each about 12 weeks apart. NT-17 is injected into the muscle of the upper arm, thigh, or buttock. They will visit the clinic 5 days before each dose and again 2 and 4 weeks after each dose. Blood will be drawn at all visits.

Participants will undergo leukapheresis 3 times. Blood will be drawn from a needle in one arm. The blood will pass through a machine that separates out the white blood cells. The remaining blood will be given back through a second needle in the other arm.

Some visits will include a rectal swab.

Some participants may have additional tests, including a skin exam, skin biopsies, and medical imaging.

Participants will have 3 follow-up visits every 3 months after they finish treatment.

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Eligibility

INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible for study participation:

1. Aged 18 to 75 years.

2. Able to provide informed consent.

3. Co-enrolled in NIH protocol 09-I-0102, Etiology, Pathogenesis, and Natural History of Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia (EPIC) study (NCT0086726).

4. Documented ICL, defined as CD4 T-cell count <300 cells/microliter in at least 2 different measurements at least 6 weeks apart, at any point in the past.

5. Participants who can become pregnant or who can impregnate their partner must agree to use 2 highly effective methods of contraception, at least 1 of which must be a barrier method, when engaging in sexual activities that can result in pregnancy, beginning 28 days prior to baseline until the final study visit. Acceptable methods of contraception include the following:

a. Male or female condom.

b. Diaphragm or cervical cap with a spermicide.

c. Hormonal contraception.

d. Intrauterine device.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Individuals meeting any of the following criteria will be excluded from study participation:

1. Current moderate or severe acute illness (eg, febrile illness, seizure, myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accident, pulmonary embolism) that in the opinion of the study team would make the individual unsuitable for the study.

2. Clinical or microbiologic evidence of active progressive cryptococcal central nervous system (CNS) disease or nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections within the last year. History of stable cryptococcal CNS disease or NTM diseases since more than 1 year can be enrolled but will need to have undetectable CSF cryptococcal antigen and initiate/maintain antifungal or antimycobacterial treatment, respectively.

3. Pregnant or breastfeeding.

4. HIV infection, chronic hepatitis B or C infection, and any other recognized congenital or acquired immunodeficiency (eg, SCID IL-2/JAK3/ADA, MAGT1, MHC1 deficiency, CVID, DOCK8).

5. Serum creatinine >1.5 X ULN, platelets <50,000/microliter, hemoglobin <9 g/dL, AST/ALT>2.5 X ULN, total bilirubin >1.5 X ULN (except if due to Gilbert's syndrome), or immunoglobulin (Ig) G level <450 mg/L.

6. Current (within 3 months of screening) use of systemic glucocortico-steroids or immunomodulants other than corticosteroid nasal spray or inhaler and topical steroids.

7. Any established diagnosis of autoimmune disease requiring systemic treatment except for vitiligo or endocrine disease (including diabetes, thyroid disease, and adrenal disease) controlled by replacement therapy.

8. Malignancy requiring systemic chemotherapy or immunotherapy within 2 months of screening.

9. Receipt of any other investigational agents within 3 months of screening.

10. Any condition that, in the opinion of the study team contraindicates participation in this study.

Participants will be selected in an equitable manner from the available pool of potentially eligible individuals, without regard to factors such as sex, gender, race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status, except for age.


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Citations:

Not Provided

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Contacts:

Principal Investigator

Referral Contact

For more information:

Andrea Lisco, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIHBC 10 - CLINICAL CENTER BG RM 6D44G
10 CENTER DR
BETHESDA MD 20892
(301) 761-7122
andrea.lisco@nih.gov

Andrea Lisco, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIHBC 10 - CLINICAL CENTER BG RM 6D44G
10 CENTER DR
BETHESDA MD 20892
(301) 761-7122
andrea.lisco@nih.gov

Office of Patient Recruitment
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
Building 61, 10 Cloister Court
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Toll Free: 1-800-411-1222
Local Phone: 301-451-4383
TTY: TTY Users Dial 7-1-1
ccopr@nih.gov

Clinical Trials Number:

NCT05600920

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