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COVID-19 clinical trials at UCLA

29 in progress, 12 open to eligible people

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  • Tocilizumab in Pediatric Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19

    open to eligible people ages up to 17 years

    This is a single-arm, open-label study to assess the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, and exploratory efficacy of tocilizumab (TCZ) for the treatment of pediatric patients from birth to less than 18 years old hospitalized with COVID-19 and who are receiving systemic corticosteroids and require supplemental oxygen or mechanical ventilation.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Mindfulness in Post Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (PASC) Dysautonomia

    open to eligible females ages 18-54

    The current pilot study will recruit participants experiencing new, returning, or ongoing symptoms related to COVID-19 illness for at least four weeks after being first infected with SARS-CoV-2. All participants will attend a virtual 6-week course entitled Mindful Awareness Practices (MAPs) created, hosted and led by expert facilitators from the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). This intervention will consist of a mix of lecture, practice, group feedback, and discussion regarding mindfulness. Mindfulness is the mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present while acknowledging and accepting any feelings, thoughts, or bodily sensations. The research team will collect self-reported measures of mental health symptoms, physical health symptoms, and demographic information before and after participants attend MAPs. Objective health measures will also be collected by the research team including an active stand test, a 6-minute walk, and a blood sample.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Strategies and Treatments for Respiratory Infections & Viral Emergencies (STRIVE): Shionogi Protease Inhibitor (Ensitrelvir)

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Treatments are needed to improve outcomes among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, including direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agents to mitigate the pathology driven by ongoing viral replication. This trial will evaluate S-217622 (ensitrelvir), an anti-SARS-CoV2 3C-like protease inhibitor (PI) developed by Shionogi &; Co. Ltd. The study design is a randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-center international clinical trial that will evaluate the clinical efficacy of ensitrelvir when given in addition to standard of care (SOC) for inpatients with COVID-19. The SOC will be determined by local established guidelines and may include additional DAA (e.g., remdesivir) and immunomodulatory treatment strategies. Certain SOC treatments will be pre-specified prior to randomization.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • COVID-19 Outcome Prediction Algorithm

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2-mediated coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an evolutionarily unprecedented natural experiment that causes major changes to the host immune system. We propose to develop a test that accurately predicts short- and long-term (within one-year) outcomes in hospitalized COVID-19 patients broadly reflecting US demographics who are at increased risk of adverse outcomes from COVID-19 using both clinical and molecular data. We will enroll patients from a hospitalized civilian population in one of the country's largest metropolitan areas and a representative National Veteran's population.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • ACTIV-6: COVID-19 Study of Repurposed Medications - Arm G (Metformin)

    open to eligible people ages 30 years and up

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of repurposed medications (study drug(s) in reducing symptoms of non-hospitalized participants with mild to moderate COVID-19. Participants will receive either study drug or placebo. Participants will self-report any new or worsening symptoms or medical events experienced while taking study drug or placebo. This study is intended to be all remote with no in person visits, unless the study team feels it is in the best interest of a participant to be seen in person. Prior and current drug arms are listed on clinicaltrials.gov and will be updated with the activation of any new drug arms. Each study arm will also have its own clinicaltrials.gov entry and will include "Pro00107921" in the Unique Protocol ID.

    Sylmar, California and other locations

  • Boost Intentions and Facilitate Action to Promote COVID-19 Booster Take-up

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This is a prospective randomized clinical trial evaluating how behaviorally-informed outreach text messages affect the take-up of bivalent COVID-19 booster. The investigators will test the impact of sending text reminders as well as the importance of elevating vaccination intentions, facilitating action, and their combination.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Prompt to Bundle COVID-19 Booster and Flu Shot

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This randomized controlled trial investigates whether text-based reminders can increase the bivalent COVID-19 booster uptake and whether text-based reminders that mention the opportunity to bundle the COVID-19 booster with the flu shot within the same appointment can increase take-up of both the COVID-19 booster and the flu vaccine.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Information Provision and Consistency Framing to Increase COVID-19 Booster Uptake

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    This study investigates different ways to elevate intentions to get the COVID-19 booster via text-based reminders, including providing information about the booster and leveraging the consistency principle. The proposed randomized controlled trial will examine the impact of these reminders on booster uptake.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Long Haul COVID Rehabilitation & Recovery Research Program

    open to eligible people ages 18-90

    The purpose of the study is to assess the physiologic, immunologic, and mental health effects of a rehabilitation program on patients with Long Haul COVID (LHC).

    Torrance, California

  • DAS181 Lower Tract PIV Infection in Immunocompromised Subjects (Substudy: DAS181 for COVID-19): RCT Study

    open to all eligible people

    This study will seek to enroll immunocompromised patients with Lower Tract parainfluenza infection. It also contains a sub-study to enroll patients with severe COVID-19.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Strategies and Treatments for Respiratory Infections &Amp; Viral Emergencies (STRIVE): Immune Modulation Strategy Trial

    open to eligible people ages 18 years and up

    COVID-19 can trigger a dysregulated immune response, and previous studies have shown that immune modulation can improve outcomes in hospitalized patients. This trial is designed to determine whether intensification of immune modulation early in the course of the disease (while patients are on low flow oxygen) with abatacept (active arm) combined with standard of care (SOC) improves recovery as compared with placebo + SOC (placebo arm). For both groups, intensification of immunomodulation will be provided as part of SOC in case of signs of disease progression (patient requires high flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) or more support) and/or if the patient has rapidly increasing oxygen requirement.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Pharmacodynamics, and Safety Profile of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care (POPS)

    open to eligible people ages 0-20

    The study investigators are interested in learning more about how drugs, that are given to children by their health care provider, act in the bodies of children and young adults in hopes to find the most safe and effective dose for children. The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the PK of understudied drugs currently being administered to children per SOC as prescribed by their treating provider.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • EPIC-Peds: A Study to Learn About the Study Medicine Called PF-07321332 (Nirmatrelvir)/Ritonavir in Patients Under 18 Years of Age With COVID-19 That Are Not Hospitalized But Are at Risk for Severe Disease

    Sorry, currently not accepting new patients, but might later

    The purpose of this clinical trial is to learn about the safety, pharmacokinetics (pharmacokinetics helps us understand how the drug is changed and eliminated from your body after you take it), and efficacy (how well a study treatment works in the study) of the study medicine (called nirmatrelvir/ritonavir) for potential treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The study medicine will be given to patients under 18 years of age with COVID-19 that are not hospitalized but are at risk for severe disease.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • S-217622 With Placebo in Non-Hospitalized Participants With COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The main aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of S-217622 versus placebo among outpatient adults with mild and moderate COVID-19 starting intervention within 3 days of symptom onset.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines 4 ACUTE

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a randomized, open label, adaptive platform trial to compare the effectiveness of antithrombotic and additional strategies for prevention of adverse outcomes in COVID-19 positive inpatients

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • ACTIV-6: COVID-19 Study of Repurposed Medications

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of repurposed medications (study drug(s) in reducing symptoms of non-hospitalized participants with mild to moderate COVID-19. Participants will receive either study drug or placebo. They will self-report any new or worsening symptoms or medical events they may experience while taking study drug or placebo. This study is intended to be all remote with no in person visits, unless the study team feels it is in the best interest of a participant to see them in person. Prior and current drug arms are listed on clinicaltrials.gov and will be updated with the activation of any new drug arms. Each study arm will also have its own clinicaltrials.gov entry and will include "Pro00107921" in the Unique Protocol ID. Pro00107921_A - Arm D (Ivermectin 400) - NCT05736861; Pro00107921_B - Arm B (Fluvoxamine) - NCT05890586; Pro00107921_C - Arm C (Fluticasone) - NCT05736874; Pro00107921_D - Arm D (Ivermectin 600) - NCT05894538; Pro00107921_E - Arm E (Fluvoxamine 100) - NCT05894564; Pro00107921_F - Arm F (Montelukast) - NCT05894577; Pro00107921_G - Arm G (Metformin) - NCT06042855.

    Sylmar, California and other locations

  • AZD7442 for Inpatients With COVID-19 (An ACTIV-3/TICO Treatment Trial)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study looks at the safety and effectiveness of AZD7442 in treating COVID-19 in people who have been hospitalized with the infection. Participants in the study will be treated with either a AZD7442 plus current standard of care (SOC), or with placebo plus current SOC. This is ACTIV-3/TICO Treatment Trial H4.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Chinese Herbal Formula for COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate a 21-herb formula named modified Qing Fei Pai Du Tang (mQFPD) to treat COVID-19-positive outpatients with mild-to-moderate symptoms assigned to self-quarantined and home management. This the study aims to establish the safety and feasibility of the use of mQFPD vs placebo in 66 total subjects. Subsequent trials will evaluate other therapeutics as well as the efficacy of mQFPD in a larger study population.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • COVID-19 Booster Vaccine in Autoimmune Disease Non-Responders

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a randomized, multi-site, adaptive, open-label clinical trial comparing the immune response to different additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine in participants with autoimmune disease requiring IS medications. All study participants will have negative serologic or suboptimal responses (defined as a Roche Elecsys® Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S result ≤200 U/mL) or a low immune response (defined as a Roche Elecsys® Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S result >200 U/ml and ≤2500 U/mL) to their previous doses of COVID-19 vaccine. The study will focus on 5 autoimmune diseases in adults: - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) - Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) - Multiple Sclerosis (MS) - Systemic Sclerosis (SSc), and - Pemphigus. This study will focus on 4 autoimmune diseases in pediatric participants: - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) - Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) - Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis (POMS) - Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM)

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • Covid-19 Convalescent Plasma as Prevention and Treatment for Children With Underlying Medical Conditions

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    This study will provide access to investigational anti-SARS-CoV-2 human convalescent plasma for pediatric patients with underlying medical conditions (cardiovascular disease, lung disease, immunosuppression) who are either infected with SARS-CoV-2 or who have had a high-risk exposure. Study participants will be transfused once with compatible convalescent plasma obtained from an individual who has recovered from documented infection with SARS-CoV-2. Safety information and pharmacokinetic data will be collected.

    Los Angeles, California

  • COVID-OUT: Early Outpatient Treatment for SARS-CoV-2 Infection (COVID-19)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The purpose of this trial is to understand whether: 1. Metformin vs fluvoxamine vs ivermectin vs metformin+fluvoxamine vs metformin+ivermectin is superior to placebo in non-hospitalized adults with SARS-CoV-2 disease for preventing Covid-19 disease progression. 2. To understand if the active treatment arms are superior to placebo in improving viral load, serologic markers associated with Covid-19, and gut microbiome in non-hospitalized adults with SARS-CoV-2 infection. 3. To understand if any of the active treatment arms prevent long-covid syndrome, PASC (post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection).

    Sylmar, California and other locations

  • Mushroom-based Product for COVID-19

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate two polypore mushrooms, Fomitopsis officinalis and Trametes versicolor (FoTv), to treat COVID-19-positive outpatients with mild-to-moderate symptoms assigned to self-quarantined and home management. The study aims to establish the safety and feasibility of the use of FoTv vs placebo in 66 total subjects.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • RECOVER-NEURO: Platform Protocol to Measure the Effects of Cognitive Dysfunction Interventions on Long COVID Symptoms

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This platform protocol is designed to be flexible so that it is suitable for a wide range of settings within health care systems, for remote settings, and in community settings where it can be integrated into COVID-19 programs and subsequent treatment plans. This protocol is a prospective, multi-center, multi-arm, randomized, controlled platform trial evaluating potential interventions for PASC-mediated cognitive dysfunction. The hypothesis is that PASC associated dysfunction in cognitive domains, such as executive function and attention, may be improved by interventions that selectively focus on enhancing those domains.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • RECOVER-VITAL: Platform Protocol to Measure the Effects of Antiviral Therapies on Long COVID Symptoms

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    This study is a platform protocol designed to be flexible so that it is suitable for a wide range of settings within health care systems and in community settings where it can be integrated into COVID-19 programs and subsequent treatment plans. This protocol is a prospective, multi-center, multi-arm, double-blind, randomized, controlled platform trial with different interventions organized as appendices to the protocol. Each appendix (or sub-study) evaluates potential mechanisms of action, efficacy, and safety of antivirals and other therapeutics in individuals with PASC, according to the platform protocol objectives. The hypothesis is that persistent viral infection, viral reactivation, and/or overactive/chronic immune response and inflammation are underlying contributors to PASC and that antiviral and other applicable therapies may result in viral clearance or decreased inflammation and improvement in PASC symptoms.

    Torrance, California and other locations

  • VAX-MOM COVID-19: Increasing Maternal COVID-19 Vaccination

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    COVID-19 infection during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of pre-eclampsia, preterm birth and stillbirth. Pregnant people with COVID-19 have a higher rate of ICU admission and intubation than those who are not pregnant. COVID-19 vaccine is recommended before pregnancy and during pregnancy to decrease these risks. Despite the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination, only 71% of pregnant women were vaccinated for COVID-19 as of June 2022 (most prior to pregnancy), with a much lower rate of 58% among non-Hispanic Black women. An effective intervention is needed to improve COVID vaccination rates for pregnant people overall. In this study, the investigators will perform a randomized controlled trial aimed at practice change in obstetricians' offices, with an overall goal of increasing maternal COVID-19 vaccination rates.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • COVID-19 Recovered Volunteer Research Participant Pool Registry

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This is a prospective observational registry of COVID-19 recovered patients who are no longer symptomatic. This Registry is intended to serve as a pool of individuals that can participate in studies associated with serological testing, characterization of immunity and immune response, vaccine development, and convalescent plasma donors.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Supportive Housing on COVID-19 Related Outcomes for People Experiencing Homelessness

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study aims to understand the comparative effectiveness of two PSH models (PB-PSH and SS-PSH) on quality of life and COVID-19 related health behaviors by following for 6 months a cohort of 800 PEH who have been placed in either PB (n=400) or SS (n=400). In a natural observational experiment, participants will complete 6 monthly mobile-based questionnaires exploring quality of life including physical, mental, social, and housing/environmental health, COVID-19 prevention practices (i.e., handwashing, social distancing, face covering), and past-30-day healthcare utilization. A sub-sample of 40 participants living in both PB-PSH and SS-PSH will be qualitatively interviewed longitudinally to help contextualize quantitative findings. Focus groups will also be conducted with providers of PSH and qualitative interviews will be conducted with other key stakeholders to understand perspectives on the challenges of implementing and sustaining COVID-19 related prevention practices while maintaining a continuity of care.

    Los Angeles, California

  • Innovative Support for Patients With SARS-COV2 Infections (COVID-19) Registry (INSPIRE)

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The Innovative Support for Patients with SARS COV-2 Infections Registry (INSPIRE) study is a CDC-funded COVID-19 project to understand the long-term health outcomes in recently tested adults, both negative and positive, who have suspected COVID symptoms at the time of their test. Participants will complete short online surveys every 3 months for 18 months, share information about their health using a secure web-based platform, and are compensated for their time.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

  • NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients, NCCAPS Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This study collects blood samples, medical information, and medical images from patients who are being treated for cancer and have a positive test for SARS CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes the disease called COVID-19. Collecting blood samples, medical information, and medical images may help researchers determine how COVID-19 affects the outcomes of patients undergoing cancer treatment and how having cancer affects COVID-19.

    Los Angeles, California and other locations

Our lead scientists for COVID-19 research studies include .

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