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



The main purpose of study is to assess the dose-response relationship of BMS-986165 (Dose A or Dose B once daily [QD]) at Week 16 in the treatment of participants with active PsA.

Official Title

A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-blind, Multicenter Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Multiple Doses of BMS-986165 in Subjects With Active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)


The study is intended to evaluate the safety and efficacy of BMS-986165 Dose A or B once daily (QD) compared with placebo in adults with active PsA. The primary endpoint is american college of rheumatology (ACR) 20 response at Week 16 (Part A).


Active Psoriatic Arthritis Arthritis Arthritis, Psoriatic Ustekinumab BMS-986165 BMS-986165 Dose A BMS-986165 Dose B


You can join if…

Open to people ages 18 years and up

  • Diagnosed with PsA for at least 6 months before screening, and who meet the Classification Criteria for Psoriatic Arthritis (CASPAR) at screening
  • Participants either (i) cannot have prior exposure to biologics (biologic-naïve) or (ii) have failed or been intolerant to 1 tumor necrosis factor -inhibitor (TNFi) (TNFi-experienced). Failure is defined as lack of response or loss of response with at least 3 months of therapy with an approved dose of a TNFi, as judged by the investigator. Failure must have occurred at least 2 months prior to Day 1
  • Participants have at least 1 confirmed greater than or equal to (>=) 2 centimeter (cm) lesion of plaque psoriasis at screening
  • Participants have active arthritis as shown by a minimum of >= 3 swollen joints and >= 3 tender joints (66/68 joint counts) at screening and Day 1
  • High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) >= 3milligram per liter (mg/L) at screening
  • Women of Childbearing Potential (WOCBP) must have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test within 24 hours prior to the start of study treatment

You CAN'T join if...

  • Has non-plaque psoriasis (that is (i.e.), guttate, inverse, pustular, erythrodermic or drug-induced psoriasis) at screening or Day 1
  • Has any other autoimmune condition such as rheumatoid arthritis, etc. There are exceptions for inflammatory bowel disease or uveitis as follows: currently active disease is excluded but, a history of no longer active disease for at least 12 months (including not being on medication) is allowed
  • Has active (i.e. currently symptomatic) fibromyalgia
  • History or evidence of active infection and/or febrile illness within 7 days prior to Day 1 (example, bronchopulmonary, urinary, gastrointestinal, etc.)
  • History of recent serious bacterial, fungal, or viral infections requiring hospitalization and intravenous (IV) antimicrobial treatment within 90 days prior to screening, or any infection requiring antimicrobial treatment within 15 days prior to Day 1
  • History of active tuberculosis (TB) prior to screening visit, regardless of completion of adequate treatment


  • University of California at San Diego Medical Center
    La Jolla California 92039 United States
  • Medvin Clinical Research - Covina Office
    Covina California 91722 United States


in progress, not accepting new patients
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Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Phase 2
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