Pennsylvania Clinical Trials

A listing of Pennsylvania clinical trials actively recruiting patient volunteers.

Now enjoying a moment in the sun thanks to the breakout popularity of Flyers mascot Gritty, Pennsylvania's capital Philadelphia has long been known as "The City of Brotherly Love" and home of the first public library in the United States. Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, a prolific inventor and author, spent much of his life in Philadelphia and left an indelible mark there. The U.S. Declaration of Independence, U.S Constitution, and Gettysburg Address were all written in Pennsylvania. The University of Pennsylvania is one of America's leading colleges, and UPMC Presbyterian, associated with the University of Pittsburgh, is the largest hospital.

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Follow-up Visit of High Risk Infants

NCT00009633

The NICHD Neonatal Research Network's Follow-Up study is a multi-center cohort in which surviving extremely low birth-weight infants born in participating network centers receive neurodevelopmental, neurosensory and functional assessments at 22-26 months corrected age (Infants born prior to July 1, 2012 were seen at 18-22 months corrected age). Data regarding pregnancy and neonatal outcome are collected prospectively. The goal is to identify potential maternal and neonatal risk factors that may ...

Conditions: Infant, Newborn, Infant, Low Birth Weight, Infant, Small for Gestational Age, Infant, Premature

A Prospective Database of Infants With Cholestasis

NCT00061828

Biliary atresia, idiopathic neonatal hepatitis, and specific genetic cholestatic conditions are the most common causes of jaundice and hyperbilirubinemia that continue beyond the newborn period. The long term goal of the Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN) is to establish a database of clinical information and plasma, serum, and tissue samples from cholestatic children to facilitate research and to perform clinical, epidemiological and therapeutic trials in these important pediat ...

Conditions: Biliary Atresia, Neonatal Cholestasis

Generic Database of Very Low Birth Weight Infants

NCT00063063

The Generic Database (GDB) is a registry of very low birth weight infants born alive in NICHD Neonatal Research Network (NRN) centers. The GDB collects observational baseline data on both mothers and infants, and the therapies used and outcomes of the infants. The information collected is not specific to a disease or treatment (i.e., it is "generic"). Data are analyzed to find associations and trends between baseline information, treatments, and infant outcome, and to develop future NRN trials.

Conditions: Infant, Newborn, Infant, Low Birth Weight, Infant, Small for Gestational Age, Infant, Premature

Clinical and Laboratory Study of Methylmalonic Acidemia

NCT00078078

Methylmalonic acidemia (MMA), one of the most common inborn errors of organic acid metabolism, is heterogeneous in etiology and clinical manifestations. Affected patients with cblA, cblB and mut classes of MMA are medically fragile and can suffer from complications such as metabolic stroke or infarction of the basal ganglia, pancreatitis, end stage renal failure, growth impairment, osteoporosis, and developmental delay. The frequency of these complications and their precipitants remain undefined ...

Conditions: Organic Acidemia, Methylmalonic Acidemia, Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Genetic Analysis in Identifying Late-Occurring Complications in Childhood Cancer Survivors

NCT00082745

This clinical trial studies cancer survivors to identify those who are at increased risk of developing late-occurring complications after undergoing treatment for childhood cancer. A patient's genes may affect the risk of developing complications, such as congestive heart failure, avascular necrosis, stroke, and second cancer, years after undergoing cancer treatment. Genetic studies may help doctors identify survivors of childhood cancer who are more likely to develop late complications.

Conditions: Childhood Malignant Neoplasm

TrialNet Pathway to Prevention of T1D

NCT00097292

Rationale: The accrual of data from the laboratory and from epidemiologic and prevention trials has improved the understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Genetic and immunologic factors play a key role in the development of T1DM, and characterization of the early metabolic abnormalities in T1DM is steadily increasing. However, information regarding the natural history of T1DM remains incomplete. The TrialNet Natural History Study of the Development of T ...

Conditions: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1

Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) Registry

NCT00144794

The Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) Registry is an ongoing, observational database that tracks the outcomes of patients with MPS I. The data collected by the MPS I Registry will provide information to better characterize the natural history and progression of MPS I as well as the clinical responses of patients receiving enzyme replacement therapy, such as Aldurazyme (Recombinant Human Alpha-L-Iduronidase), or other treatment modalities. The objectives of the Registry are: To evaluate the long- ...

Conditions: Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I)

Blood, Urine, and Tissue Collection for Cutaneous Lymphoma, Eczema, and Atopic Dermatitis Research

NCT00177268

This is a tissue, urine, and blood banking protocol for cutaneous t-cell lymphoma (CTCL), eczema, and atopic dermatitis patients for current and future research.

Conditions: Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma, Sezary Syndrome, Mycosis Fungoides, Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis

Prospective Evaluations of Infectious Complication in Lung Transplant Recipients

NCT00177918

The primary aim of this study is to determine prospectively the viral and C. pneumoniae infection prevalence and outcomes of infections in lung transplant recipients. The study will also determine the correlation of C. pneumoniae infection with the development of obliterans in lung transplant recipients.

Conditions: Disorder Related to Lung Transplantation, Bronchiolitis Obliterans

Spinal Cord Injury Registry - North American Clinical Trials Network

NCT00178724

The NACTN Spinal Cord Injury Registry is a network of clinical centers collecting de-identified data from patients admitted through the Emergency Department of a NACTN center at the time of injury with an initial (first time) spinal cord injury (SCI). Information will be collected on the natural history of SCI and course of treatment through the first 12 months from the date of injury or long as medically indicated. Data collected includes imaging information from CT or MRI scans, neurological a ...

Conditions: Spinal Cord Injury

Fabry Disease Registry & Pregnancy Sub-registry

NCT00196742

The Fabry Registry is an ongoing, international multi-center, strictly observational program that tracks the routine clinical outcomes for patients with Fabry disease, irrespective of treatment status. No experimental intervention is involved; patients in the Registry undergo clinical assessments and receive care as determined by the patient's treating physician. The primary objectives of the Registry are: To enhance the understanding of the variability, progression, and natural history of Fab ...

Conditions: Fabry Disease

Pompe Disease Registry Protocol

NCT00231400

The Pompe Registry is a global, multicenter, international, longitudinal, observational, and voluntary program for patients with Pompe disease, designed to track the disease's natural history and outcomes in patients, both treated and not. Data from the Registry are also used to fulfill various global regulatory commitments, to support product development/reimbursement, and for other research and non-research related purposes. The objectives of the Registry are: To enhance understanding of the ...

Conditions: Glycogen Storage Disease Type II, Pompe Disease