Polymyositis (Inflammatory Muscle Disease) Clinical Trials

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A Study In Adults With Moderate To Severe Dermatomyositis

A Study looking at Investigational drug and Placebo administered to adult Patients with moderate to severe Dermatomyositis

corticosteroids
dermatomyositis
experimental drug
rash
  • 122 views
  • 30 Jul, 2021
  • 32 locations
Sodium Thiosulfate for Treatment of Calcinosis Associated With Juvenile and Adult Dermatomyositis

Background Dermatomyositis (DM) and juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) cause inflammation in the muscles. People with DM and JDM can develop calcium deposits in places they should not, known as calcinosis. Calcinosis can be painful and cause disabilities and other problems. Researchers want to learn more about calcinosis to find treatments for …

calcium
myositis
dermatomyositis
igiv
juvenile dermatomyositis
  • 76 views
  • 01 Aug, 2021
  • 1 location
Phase 1 Study of ULSC in Patients With Polymyositis (PM) and Dermatomyositis (DM)

This study will investigate Umbilical Cord Lining Stem Cells (ULSC) as an investigational medicinal product and its use in patients with polymyositis (PM) or dermatomyositis (DM) to see if a single intravenous (IV) infusion of allogeneic umbilical cord lining stem cells (ULSC) safe, tolerable, and feasible to administer.

  • 0 views
  • 01 Aug, 2021
  • 1 location
Nivolumab in Treating Patients With Autoimmune Disorders and Advanced Metastatic or Unresectable Cancer

This phase Ib trial studies the side effects of nivolumab and to see how well it works in treating patients with autoimmune disorders and cancer that has spread to other places in the body or cannot removed by surgery. Immunotherapy with monoclonal antibodies, such as nivolumab, may help the body's …

computerized tomography
autoimmune disease
white blood cells
disease or disorder
diabetes mellitus (dm)
  • 609 views
  • 01 Aug, 2021
  • 28 locations
Study and Treatment of Inflammatory Muscle Diseases

This study of inflammatory muscle diseases-polymyositis and dermatomyositis and related disorders-will examine what causes these diseases and describe the clinical features (signs and symptoms) associated with them. Inflammation and degeneration of skeletal muscles in these disorders leads to weakness and muscle wasting. The skin, lungs and other organs may also …

pulmonary function test
autoimmune disease
white blood cells
electrocardiogram
biopsy incision
  • 803 views
  • 27 Jul, 2021
  • 1 location
Studies of the Natural History Pathogenesis and Outcome of Autoinflammatory Diseases Including Juvenile Dermatomyositis

Purpose The purpose of this protocol is 1. To comprehensively evaluate patients with autoinflammatory diseases clinically, genetically and immunologically at the autoinflammatory disease clinic at the NIH. 2. To follow patients with autoinflammatory Diseases that are genetically defined including Neonatal-Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease (NOMID), the most severe clinical phenotype of …

computerized tomography
skin disease
il-1
deficiency
skin inflammation
  • 497 views
  • 28 Jul, 2021
  • 1 location
Adult and Juvenile Myositis

This study will evaluate subjects with adult- and childhood-onset myositis to learn more about their cause and the immune system changes and medical problems associated with them. Myositis is an inflammatory muscle disease that can damage muscles and other organs, resulting in significant disability. Children or adults with polymyositis or …

inclusion body myositis
rheumatism
rash
pulmonary function test
vision loss
  • 56 views
  • 01 Aug, 2021
  • 2 locations
Environmental Risk Factors for the Anti-synthetase Syndrome

Background Like other complex diseases, autoimmune diseases are the result of numerous causes, including genetic and environmental factors. Some researchers believe that people who are susceptible to autoimmune disorders develop them when the body reacts to environmental or other factors by creating white blood cells that attack the body s …

pulmonary function test
pulmonary disease
autoimmune disease
white blood cells
house dust
  • 142 views
  • 01 Aug, 2021
  • 5 locations