for people ages 18-75 (full criteria)
at La Jolla, California and other locations
study started
estimated completion



A randomized, double-blind study to assess the safety, tolerability, PK and efficacy of EDP-305 in subjects with Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis

Official Title

A Phase 2 Dose Ranging, Randomized, Double Blind, and Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy of EDP-305 in Subjects With Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)


Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis NASH Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Fatty Liver Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease EDP-305 Dose 1 EDP-305 Dose 2


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18-75

  • An informed consent document must be signed and dated by the subject
  • Male and female subjects of any ethnic origin between the ages of 18 and 75 years, inclusive
  • Male or female with presence of NASH by:
  • Histologic evidence on a historical liver biopsy within 24 months of Screening consistent with NASH with fibrosis (no cirrhosis), and elevated ALT at Screening AND Screening MRI PDFF with >8 % steatosis OR
  • Phenotypic diagnosis of NASH based on elevated ALT and diagnosis of T2DM or pre-diabetes AND Screening MRI PDFF with >8 % steatosis
  • Body mass index (BMI) >25 kg/m2; for Asian-Americans, BMI >23 kg/m2
  • Female subjects of childbearing potential must agree to use two effective methods of contraception from the date of Screening until 90 days after the last dose of EDP-305.
  • Subject must be willing and able to adhere to the assessments, visit schedules, prohibitions and restrictions, as described in this protocol

You CAN'T join if...

  • Laboratory Screening Results:
  • Total bilirubin > ULN (normal range 0.2-1.2 mg/dL)
  • Total white blood cells (WBC) <3,000 cells/mm3
  • Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) <1,500 cells/mm3
  • Platelet count <140,000/mm3
  • Prothrombin time (international normalized ratio, INR) > 1.2
  • Creatine kinase above the upper limit of normal (ULN) except when in relation with intense exercise
  • Serum creatinine >2 mg/dL or creatinine clearance <60 ml/min (based on Cockroft Gault method)
  • Known history of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
  • Use of an experimental treatment for NASH within the past 6 months
  • Use of immunosuppressant (eg, corticosteroids) for more than 2 weeks in duration within 1 year prior to Screening and during the course of the study
  • Use of experimental or unapproved drugs within a year of Screening
  • Any other condition(s) (including cardiovascular diseases) that would compromise the safety of the subject or compromise the quality of the clinical study, as judged by the Principal Investigator (PI)
  • Pregnant or nursing females
  • Recipients of liver or other organ transplantation or anticipated need for orthotropic organ transplantation in one year as determined by a Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) Score ≥ 15
  • Clinical suspicion of advanced liver disease or cirrhosis
  • Coexisting liver or biliary diseases, such as primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), choledocholithiasis, acute or chronic hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, acute infection of bile duct system or gall bladder, history of gastrointestinal bleeding (secondary to portal hypertension), cirrhosis
  • Suspicion of cancer (eg, liver cancer) with the exception of basal cell carcinoma that has been resected
  • Cirrhosis with or without complications, including history or presence of: spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, hepatocellular carcinoma, bilirubin > 2xULN
  • Hepatorenal syndrome (type I or II) or Screening serum creatinine > 2 mg/dL (178 μmol/L)
  • Prior variceal hemorrhage, uncontrolled encephalopathy, Child-Pugh Class A, B, and C, esophageal varices, or refractory ascites within the previous 6 months of Screening (defined as date informed consent signed)
  • Any condition possibly affecting drug absorption (eg, gastrectomy <3 years prior to Screening)
  • Subject has received an investigational agent or vaccine within 30 days, or a biological product within 3 months or 5 elimination half-lives (whichever is longer) prior to the planned intake of study drug. NOTE: Flu vaccine will be allowed upon Medical Monitor's approval
  • Use of a new statin regimen from Screening and throughout study duration. NOTE: Subjects on a stable dose of statins for at least three months prior to Screening are allowed. No dose modification during the study will be allowed.
  • Current use of fibrates. Note: Subjects who discontinued fibrates for at least 3 months before Screening can participate
  • Clinically significant history of drug sensitivity or allergy, as determined by the PI
  • Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus (ie, HbA1c ≥9% or higher) 60 days prior to Day 1
  • Subjects with contraindications to MRI imaging, or not being able to have the MRI performed


  • UCSD Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute
    La Jolla California 92037 United States
  • Southern California Research Center
    Coronado California 92118 United States


in progress, not accepting new patients
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Enanta Pharmaceuticals
Phase 2
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