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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency clinical trials at UCSD

3 in progress, 1 open to eligible people

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  • Check the Safety of Fazirsiran and Learn if Fazirsiran Can Help People With Liver Disease and Scarring (Fibrosis) Due to an Abnormal Version of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Protein

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    The main aim of this study is to learn if fazirsiran reduces liver scarring (fibrosis) compared to placebo. Other aims are to learn if fazirsiran slows down the disease worsening in the liver, to get information on how fazirsiran affects the body (called pharmacodynamics), to learn if fazirsiran reduces other liver injury (inflammation) and the abnormal Z-AAT protein in the liver, to get information on how the body processes fazirsiran (called pharmacokinetics), to test how well fazirsiran works compared with a placebo in improving measures of liver scarring including imaging and liver biomarkers (substances in the blood that the body normally makes and help show if liver function is improving, staying the same, or getting worse) as well as to check for side effects in participants treated with fazirsiran compared with those who received placebo. Participants will either receive fazirsiran or placebo. Liver biopsies, a way of collecting a small tissue sample from the liver, will be taken twice during this study.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Learn About the Long-Term Safety of Fazirsiran and if Fazirsiran Can Help People With Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Liver Disease

    Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only

    The main aim of this study is to learn if fazirsiran is safe during long-term use in people with liver disease caused by the abnormal Z-alpha-1 antitrypsin (Z-AAT) protein. People who are currently taking part in or have completed previous fazirsiran studies (AROAAT2001 [NCT03945292] or AROAAT2002 [NCT03946449]) can continue to receive fazirsiran in this study. Participants will receive fazirsiran every 3 months for almost 2 years and will then be followed for an additional 6 months. The study may also provide information on whether fazirsiran has a long-term effect in reducing liver fibrosis or slowing down the progression of liver fibrosis in people with liver disease due to the abnormal Z-AAT protein.

    La Jolla, California and other locations

  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Adult Liver Study

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The investigators hypothesize that there is liver injury (inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis) in adults with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AATD), which is asymptomatic, under-recognized, and undiagnosed. In addition, the investigators believe that the genetic and environmental factors that play an important role in the development of alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) liver disease, can be identified by comparing a cohort database of clinical disease information to linked biospecimen and DNA samples.

    San Diego, California and other locations

Our lead scientists for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency research studies include .