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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-001161-14
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CAMMS323
    National Competent Authority:Germany - PEI
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-08-23
    Trial results View results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedGermany - PEI
    A.2EudraCT number2007-001161-14
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Phase 3 Randomized, Rater-Blinded Study Comparing Two Annual Cycles of Intravenous Alemtuzumab to Three-Times Weekly Subcutaneous Interferon Beta-1a (Rebif®) in treatment Naïve Patients with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Scleroris.
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Comparison of Alemtuzumab and Rebif® Efficacy in Multiple Sclerosis
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    CARE MS-I
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCAMMS323
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan No
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorGenzyme Corporation
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited States
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorCommercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportGenzyme Corporation
    B.4.2CountryUnited States
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportBayer Schering Pharma
    B.4.2CountryGermany
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationGenzyme Europe B.V.
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointMedical Information Genzyme Europe
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressGooimeer 10
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityNaarden
    B.5.3.3Post code1411DD
    B.5.3.4CountryNetherlands
    B.5.6E-maileumedinfo@genzyme.com
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name MabCampath ®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderGenzyme Europe B.V.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameAlemtuzumab
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNAlemtuzumab
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number10
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeHumanised Monoclonal Antibody
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Rebif
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderSerono Europe Limited
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNINTERFERON BETA-1A
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number44
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeglycoprotein (produced in Chinese Hamster Ovary Cells (CHO-K1))
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Multiple Sclerosis with symptoms that are at times worse (relapse) and other times are improved or gone (remitting).
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Nervous System Diseases [C10]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10063399
    E.1.2Term Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029205 - Nervous system disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The study will enroll patients who have not previously received treatment to suppress Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
    The main objective of this study is to establish the efficacy of alemtuzumab as a treatment for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in comparison with Rebif® (interferon beta-1a).
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Secondary objective of the CAMMS323 trial is to establish the safety of alemtuzumab as a treatment for relapsing-remitting MS, in comparison with Rebif® (interferon beta-1a).
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Yes
    E.2.3.1Full title, date and version of each sub-study and their related objectives
    Four sub-studies are included in this protocol (same protocol version number and date) which will be conducted at selected centres on a subpopulation of patients:
    - Laboratory substudy. Additional testing for the following parameters: expanded hematology, expanded thyroid function monitoring
    - Semen substudy. Semen analysis of sperm count and motility. If agglutination is present, subsequent testing for anti-sperm antibodies.
    - Expanded imaging substudy. Additional MTR (to measure abnormalities in normal-appearing white matter, which may be indicative of demyelination assciated with the effects of MS) and/or MRS (thought to be a marker for axonal preservation and thus a useful counterpoint to MTR measurement of demyelination) and/or DWI (measuring diffusion of water in tissues, which can be adapted to reveal the state of white matter including demyelinating MS lesions)
    - Pharmacokinetic substudy. PK samples drawn in two sub-cohorts (dense or sparse collection)
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    •Diagnosis of MS and cranial MRI scan demonstrating white matter lesions attributable to MS within 5 years
    •Onset of MS symptoms within 5 years
    •EDSS score 0.0 to 3.0
    •≥2 MS attacks within 24 months, with ≥1 attack within 12 months
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    •Received prior therapy for MS other than corticosteroids
    •Exposure to immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory agents other than systemic corticosteroid treatment
    •Received treatment with a monoclonal antibody for any reason
    •Previous treatment with any investigational drug (i.e. medication that is not approved at any dose for any indication)
    •Has any progressive form of MS
    •Any disability acquired from trauma or another illness that could interfere with evaluation of disability due to MS
    •Major systemic disease that cannot be treated or adequately controlled by therapy
    •Active infection or high risk for infection
    •Autoimmune disorder (other than MS)
    •Impaired hepatic or renal function
    •History of malignancy, except basal skin cell carcinoma
    •Medical, psychiatric, cognitive, or other conditions that compromise the patient's ability to understand the patient information, to give informed consent, to comply with the trial protocol, or to complete the study
    •Known bleeding disorder
    •Of childbearing potential with a positive serum pregnancy test, pregnant or lactating
    •Current participation in another clinical study
    •Previous hypersensitivity reaction to any immunoglobulin product
    •Known allergy or intolerance to interferon beta, human albumin, or mannitol
    •Intolerance of pulsed corticosteroids, especially a history of steroid psychosis
    •Inability to self-administer subcutaneous (SC) injections or receive SC injections from caregiver
    •Inability to undergo MRI with gadolinium administration
    •Unwilling to use a reliable and acceptable contraceptive method throughout the study period (fertile patients only)
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    •Time to Sustained Accumulation of Disability (SAD)
    •Relapse Rate
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    24 months
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    •Proportion of patients who are relapse free at Year 2
    •Change from baseline in EDSS (Expanded Disability Status Scale)
    •Acquisition of disability as measured by change from baseline in Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC)
    •Percent change from baseline in MRI-T2 hyperintense lesion volume at Year 2
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    24 months
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic Yes
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic Yes
    E.6.13Others No
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    Rater blinded
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned6
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA18
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA No
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    Argentina
    Australia
    Brazil
    Croatia
    Mexico
    Russian Federation
    Serbia
    Ukraine
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Yes
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    LVLS
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 525
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Yes
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state9
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 151
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 525
    F.5 Plans for treatment or care after the subject has ended the participation in the trial (if it is different from the expected normal treatment of that condition)
    Treatment post-study will be normal standard of care for RRMS. However, patients will be invited to participate in a separate extension protocol to provide long-term follow-up, including safety monitoring for at least 4 years following their last alemtuzumab treatment after the present study ends. Subcutaneous interferon beta-1-treated patients who have completed 2 years on study will have the opportunity to crossover and receive alemtuzumab under the same extension protocol (see protocol)
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2007-10-25
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2008-02-06
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2011-04-27
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