Navigation Links
Clinical Research Management gets contract for trials of therapeutics against infectious diseases
Date:8/7/2008

he infectious disease researchers at Johns Hopkins University for many years. We knew that their expertise with early stage infectious disease would make JHU an ideal NIAID testing site for new drugs against infectious diseases," said Tifft.

Under the seven-year contract, each site will receive approximately $5.5 million to perform Phase I Clinical Trials for Therapeutics against Infectious Diseases. The units will assess the safety of investigational therapeutic products against viral (other than HIV), bacterial, parasitic and fungal infections, including biodefense pathogens, and emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and bird flu.

"This is a major award for Cleveland and a testament to the history and depth of experience we have in infectious diseases and clinical research," said Robert A. Salata, M.D., who will lead the new Phase I Unit for Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

"We continue to see emerging infections and resurgence of old infections. Drug discovery and testing of new compounds is critical in our fight against these new and old pathogens. This unit will allow first-in-human testing of new therapeutic agents for safety and tolerance," said Dr. Salata, who is chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at UHCMC, and professor and executive vice chair of the Department of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

Phase I trials are the first stage of testing in humans. Normally, a group of about 20 to 80 healthy volunteers will be involved. These trials will be conducted in an inpatient clinic at UHCMC, where the subjects can be observed by full-time staff. Phase I trials also normally include dose-ranging, also called dose escalation, studies so that the appropriate dose for therapeutic use can be found.

The therapeutics will be tested in healthy volunteers, men and women 18 to 45 y
'/>"/>

Contact: George Stamatis
george.stamatis@UHhospitals.org
216-844-3667
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology devotes special issue to AIDS
2. Escalon(R) Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market the LIASYS(TM) Clinical Chemistry and Immunoturbidimetric Analyzer
3. Magellan Biosciences Companies to Feature Diagnostic Products Designed to Improve Health Outcomes at the Clinical Lab Expo
4. Hospital Clínic participates in ICREL project about European legislation on clinical trials
5. Clinical Trial Concluded For New Wrinkle Treatment
6. Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Begins at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
7. Vertos Medical Inc. Presents Clinical Data of its MILD™ Procedure at the 5th Annual Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Conference in Los Cabos, Mexico
8. North Carolinas Center For Advanced Medicine & Clinical Research Celebrates Opening of New LKN Medical Spa and Rejuvenation Center
9. Brain cancer study: Magnitude of post-vaccine immune response linked to clinical outcomes
10. Northwestern Memorial Among Americas Best Hospitals in 10 Clinical Specialties According to U.S. News 2008 Rankings
11. Dr. Daniel Von Hoff Discusses "The Complete Phase Ib," A Clinical Trial Design Offering Faster Drug Development, Economies of Scale and Improved Therapeutic Benefit
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Best Cheap Hosting USA ... world. The site has recently announced that iPower ( ... for people from around the world. , “iPower is ... today and is providing various kinds of useful products ... insists on offering excellent customer service and a number ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... King of Prussia, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... Group, is recognized as an industry leader with over ... industry award winning team leader in the areas related ... In addition, Mr. Carlson is an Editorial Advisory Board ... Group Healthcare Council Educator. Blue Fin Group is ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Tara Haelle HealthDay ... Binge drinking among young adult men may lead to increased ... drinking didn,t cause a similar rise in blood pressure for ... In fact, when young adult women drank lightly or moderately, ... the study found. "This finding parallels studies in older ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... The newly updated Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to ... figures and forecasts on the global medical markets. , ... the Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 ... the worldwide medical market to reveal key insights into ... for 2010-2019, covering each country market individually, allowing you ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... OH (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Women’s ... Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc., A ... women’s healthcare services to more than 100,000 patients annually. ... though all ages and stages of a women’s life. ... office locations in Westerville and Dublin. , Dr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Best Cheap Hosting USA Has Recently Announced The Best Cheap Web Hosting Companies In 2014 2Health News:Rich Carlson and Marc Duey to Hold Workshop at CBI’s Specialty Pharmacy and Distribution Networks Conference 2Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 2Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 3Health News:Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men 4Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2019 a New Research Report Added to ReportsnReports.com 4Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 2Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 3
... farmers are also more likely reach that milestone , , MONDAY, ... four or more children: According to a new study, that,s ... years of age. , The research, based largely on data ... excess weight in youth, farming and fathering a large number ...
... help promote their delicious ... organic meal delivery service., LOS ... leading Public Relations agencies in Los Angeles, expands their,lifestyle division ... customized door-to-door organic meal service that,encourages a conveniently healthy and ...
... Convenience Solutions from Siemens to Give Hospital Staff ... Greater Productivity, Collaboration and Responsiveness, BOCA RATON, ... patient care is the primary architectural,design goal for ... fully achieve this objective, the hospital prescribed for,itself ...
... 19 ThalesNano Inc.,and the Christian Doppler ... in Graz today announced a scientific,collaboration on ... the application of flow reactors for organic ... ThalesNano,s background in,continuous processing. ThalesNano and the ...
... A multinational team of researchers has shown for the first ... a cancerous tumor without actually killing it. , Scientists have ... eradicate cancers, a technique known as immunotherapy. The new findings ... can,t be killed with immune attacks, it may be possible ...
... years, study finds , FRIDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) -- ... a child,s nervous system will develop through its toddler years, ... Institutes of Health researchers checked fetal heart rate and variability ... within a specific time period -- six times from 20 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Having Lots of Kids Helps Dads Live to 100 2Health News:Having Lots of Kids Helps Dads Live to 100 3Health News:Having Lots of Kids Helps Dads Live to 100 4Health News:'it' Girl Public Relations Adds 'O.N.I.' New Organic Food Delivery Service to Its Lifestyle Division 2Health News:More Efficient, Effective and Personal Patient Care at New McCune-Brooks Hospital Made Possible by Siemens HiPath(R) Wireless 2Health News:More Efficient, Effective and Personal Patient Care at New McCune-Brooks Hospital Made Possible by Siemens HiPath(R) Wireless 3Health News:More Efficient, Effective and Personal Patient Care at New McCune-Brooks Hospital Made Possible by Siemens HiPath(R) Wireless 4Health News:ThalesNano Inc. and the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry in Graz, Austria Collaborate on Flow Chemistry Technologies 2Health News:ThalesNano Inc. and the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Microwave Chemistry in Graz, Austria Collaborate on Flow Chemistry Technologies 3Health News:Immune system can drive cancers into dormant state 2Health News:Immune system can drive cancers into dormant state 3Health News:Immune system can drive cancers into dormant state 4Health News:Fetal Heart Rate Points to Later Child Development 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014  ResMed (NYSE: RMD ... Data Exchange program, a comprehensive suite of software ... and other health care providers. ... critical patient information. It integrates valuable sleep and ... patient management platforms with customers, in-house or third-party ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014   BioNano Genomics announced today achievement ... to collect human data at 30X depth, sufficient for a ... new capability was established and demonstrated for the IrysChip TM ... System and will be rolled out to BioNano,s ... be showcasing this advancement at the American Society for ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... N.J. , Oct. 20, 2014   ... Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. ( Japan ), ... (FDA) granted Fast Track designation for TAS-102 (nonproprietary ... anticancer drug under investigation for the treatment of ... Company has initiated a rolling NDA submission to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ResMed Launches ResMed Data Exchange 2BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 2BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day 3Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 2Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 3Taiho Oncology, Inc. Receives FDA Fast Track Designation for TAS-102 as a Potential Treatment for Refractory Metastatic Colorectal Cancer 4
... Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) today announced that Rich Fante, President, AstraZeneca ... its Board of Directors for 2011-12. Mr. Fante has served ... "Rich takes the helm at a time when ... rapid pace. As someone with tremendous experience in the pharmaceutical ...
... 28, 2011  BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: ... institutional investor and analyst meeting on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, ... (ET).  The meeting will update the investment community on BD,s ... Live webcasts of the 90-minute General Session at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AstraZeneca's Rich Fante Elected as National Pharmaceutical Council's Chairman of the Board 2
IBT Reference Laboratory is a national research and specialty clinical lab founded in 1983 that provides a wide range of tests and services in the area of allergy, clinical immunology and molecular b...
RML, Inc. is an independent clinical laboratory that provides laboratory services to area physicians, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, veterinarians, and occupational medicine throughout Southwest ...
the LabOne Healthcare Group markets laboratory testing to physicians, patients, managed care companies, self-insured employers, wellness companies and hospitals....
... Laboratories at National Jewish Medical and ... specialized testing for clients throughout the ... laboratories, they provide comprehensive, and often ... immunology and flow cytometry, complement, immunopharmacology, ...
Medicine Products: