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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2008-003915-11
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CarniValI (Uni-Koeln-1107)
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2009-06-25
    Trial 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 - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2008-003915-11
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Phase I/II Trial of Valproic Acid and Carnitine in Infants with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I (CARNI-VAL Type I)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    CARNI-VAL Type I
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCarniValI (Uni-Koeln-1107)
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorUniversity of Utah
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited States
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    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 Orfiril Saft
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderDESITIN ARZNEIMITTEL GMBH
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 Oral solution
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNVALPROATE SODIUM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 1069665
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number60
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    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 No
    D.IMP: 2
    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 Biocarn
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMedice Arzneimittel Pütter GmbH & Co.KG
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 Oral solution
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNLEVOCARNITINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 541151
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit g/ml gram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.303030
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    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 typeL- amino acid derivative
    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
    Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I in infants
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10051203
    E.1.2Term Spinal muscular atrophy congenital
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    • to obtain additional safety parameters for use of VPA/carnitine in SMA type I infants
    • to validate methods of estimating overall nutritional status in SMA type I infants with sarcopenia and to correlate such measures with motor function and time to death/dependence upon >16 hours/day (24 hours) ventilatory support
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • Time to death or dependence upon >16 hours/day (24 hours) ventilatory support
    • To evaluate motor function using the Test of Infant Motor Performance Screening Inventory (TIMPSI).
    • To validate a newly developed tool, the Project Cure Functional Rating Scale for SMA Type I: A Caregiver Questionnaire (PCFRS-I), which documents functional
    status and quality of life of the child and quality of life of the primary caregiver.
    • To determine motor-neuron loss at baseline and 6 months post treatment as assessed using maximum Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) and Motor
    Unit Number Estimation (MUNE) values (a measure of denervation).
    • To conduct genetic and biochemical assays to determine SMN2 copy number, quantitative SMN mRNA levels, and HDAC-inhibition.
    • To determine a possible effect of VPA/carnitine on bone density using DEXA.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Laboratory documentation of SMN mutation or deletion consistent with genetic diagnosis of SMA
    • Clinical diagnosis of SMA type I
    • Age between 2 weeks and 12 months
    • Written informed consent of parent/guardian
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Any clinical or laboratory evidence of hepatic or pancreatic insufficiency.
    • Laboratory results drawn within 14 days prior to start of study drug demonstrating:
    - Liver transaminases (AST, ALT), lipase, amylase: >1.5 x ULN,
    - White Blood Cell Count: < 3 x 10^9/l
    - Neutropenia: <1 x 10^9/l
    - Platelet: <100 x 10^9/l
    - Hematocrit: <30 %, persisting over a 30-day period
    • Serious illness requiring systemic treatment and/or hospitalization within two weeks prior to study entry.
    • Use of medications or supplements within 30 days of study enrollment that
    - interfere with VPA or carnitine metabolism
    - that increase the potential risks of VPA or carnitine
    - that are hypothesized to have a beneficial effect in SMA animal models or human neuromuscular disorders, including riluzole, valproic acid, hydroxyurea, oral use of albuterol, sodiumphenylbutyrate, butyrate derivatives, creatinine, growth hormone, anabolic steroids, probenecid, oral or parenteral use of corticosteroids at entry, or
    agents anticipated to increase or decrease muscle strength or agents with presumed histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibition
    • Infants who have participated in a treatment trial for SMA within 30 days of study entry or who will become enrollees in any other treatment trial during the course
    of this study.
    • Unwillingness to travel for study assessments.
    • Coexisting medical conditions that contradict use of VPA/carnitine or travel to and from study site.
    • Requirement of ventilator support for more than 12 hours per day.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    • safety following 6 months of treatment
    • time to death/ventilator dependence >16 hours per day will be compared to age and gender-matched SMA type I historical controls
    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 No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    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) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group No
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    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
    Trial Protocol 10.4. Early trial termination
    If trial termination is announced by the principal investigator at the University of Utah, recruitment of patients will be immediately stopped at the University of Cologne. In addition, the trial may be stopped at the University of Cologne by decision of the Cologne trial team (principal coordinating investigator Germany, principal investigator Cologne), e.g. due to an unfavourable risk-benefit-ratio.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months5
    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 Yes
    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) Yes
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Yes
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) No
    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 No
    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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    infants
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state5
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 5
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 36
    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)
    After the participation of the patient in the trial has ended the family doctor is responsible for further treatment. Further use of the trial medication is possible and will be coordinated by the family doctor.
    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 Decision2009-09-24
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2009-06-04
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2011-11-19
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