Last updated on February 2018

DNS-3379 vs. Placebo in Stroke Rehabilitation


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
  • Age: Between 18 - 85 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Main Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who have experienced an ischemic stroke documented by CT or MRI resulting in upper extremity deficit that warrants the need for rehabilitation therapy.
  • Medically stable subjects, with expected survival > 12 months, who are able to be randomized to study drug beginning between 1 and 52 weeks (i.e., 7 to 365 days) post-stroke.
  • Mild to moderately severe upper extremity motor impairment.
  • mRS score of 1 to 4 from index stroke.
  • Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) score of 22.

Main Exclusion Criteria:

  • Residual motor deficit from any prior stroke
  • Hemorrhagic stroke. Ischemic stroke with limited hemorrhagic conversion (i.e., petechial hemorrhage or micro-hemorrhage) is acceptable.
  • Severe or total sensory loss
  • Moderate to severe aphasia and/or severe language deficits
  • Excessive spasticity in the affected elbow or change in oral spasticity treatment drugs within 2 weeks before the Screening Visit
  • Prior botulinum toxin injection to any portion of the affected arm in the prior 3 months before the Screening Visit
  • Major and active neurological, psychiatric, or medical diagnosis that is not adequately controlled and would likely reduce the safety of study participation or impact the subject's ability to comply with study protocol procedures in the opinion of the Investigator
  • Any suicidal ideation during the subject's lifetime at any time prior to randomization including childhood (based on subject history), equivalent to type 2 on the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
  • Received an investigational pharmacotherapy therapy within the past 3 months
  • Heavy use of any tobacco-smoke emitting products (including but not limited to cigarettes, pipes, and cigars) within 30 days of Baseline.
  • Pregnant or lactating females

Recruitment Status: Open


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