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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2017-000957-37
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:AS0013
    National Competent Authority:Netherlands - Competent Authority
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2017-10-31
    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 ConcernedNetherlands - Competent Authority
    A.2EudraCT number2017-000957-37
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Multicenter, Phase 2A, Randomized, Investigator-Blind, Subject-Blind, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Bimekizumab and Certolizumab Pegol in Subjects with Active Ankylosing Spondylitis
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Study to test the efficacy and safety of bimekizumab and certolizumab pegol in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberAS0013
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT03215277
    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 SponsorUCB Biopharma SPRL
    B.1.3.4CountryBelgium
    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 supportUCB Biopharma SPRL
    B.4.2CountryBelgium
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationUCB Biosciences GmbH
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointClin Trial Reg & Results Disclosure
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressAlfred-Nobel-Str. 10
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityMonheim
    B.5.3.3Post code40789
    B.5.3.4CountryGermany
    B.5.6E-mailclinicaltrials@ucb.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 No
    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 nameBimekizumab
    D.3.2Product code UCB4940
    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 INNBimekizumab
    D.3.9.1CAS number 1418205-77-2
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeUCB4940
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB130157
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number160
    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 No
    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 Cimzia 200 mg solution for injection
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderUCB Pharma S.A
    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 nameCertolizumab Pegol
    D.3.2Product code CDP870
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection in pre-filled syringe
    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 INNCERTOLIZUMAB PEGOL
    D.3.9.1CAS number 428863-50-7
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB25423
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number200
    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 No
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboSolution for injection
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboSubcutaneous use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Ankylosing Spondylitis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Ankylosing Spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine.
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Immune System Diseases [C20]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10002556
    E.1.2Term Ankylosing spondylitis
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10028395 - Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Evaluate the efficacy of bimekizumab compared to certolizumab pegol (CZP) in the treatment of subjects with active Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Assess the safety and the tolerability of bimekizumab
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Yes
    E.2.3.1Full title, date and version of each sub-study and their related objectives
    a) Additional blood samples will be collected from subjects who consent to participate in the pharmacogenetic and pharmacogenomic substudy at specific time points.
    b) PET-CT or PET-MRI scans will be performed in a PET-MRI or PET-CT substudy of at least 25 subjects at selected sites.
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Documented diagnosis of active adult-onset Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) as defined by documented radiologic evidence (X-ray) fulfilling the Modified New York criteria for AS (1984) of at least 3 months’ symptom duration and age of onset <45 years
    - Subject has moderate to severe active disease at the Screening Visit as defined by each of the following:
    a) Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) score >=4
    b) Spinal pain >=4 on a 0 to 10 numeric rating scale (NRS) (from BASDAI Item 2)
    - Subjects must have had an inadequate response to, have a contraindication to, or have been intolerant to at least 2 nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
    - Subjects taking corticosteroids must be on a maximum daily dose of <=10mg/day oral prednisolone or equivalent
    - Subjects taking methotrexate (MTX; <=25mg/week) are allowed to continue their medication if they received a stable dose for at least 12 weeks before randomization
    - Subjects taking sulfasalazine (up to 3grams/day) or hydroxychloroquine (up to 400mg per day total) are allowed to continue their medication if started at least 12 weeks prior to randomization
    - Subject who has been on an anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) agent must have experienced an inadequate response to previous or current treatment given at an approved dose for at least 3 months or have been intolerant to at least 1 administration of an anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF) agent. Subjects may not have been on more than 1 anti-TNF agent.
    - Subject has high-sensitive C-Reactive Protein (hsCRP) levels above ULN at the Screening Visit
    - Female subjects must be postmenopausal, permanently sterilized or, if of childbearing potential, must be willing to use a highly effective method of contraception up till 20 weeks after last administration of Investigational Medicinal Product (IMP)
    - Male subjects with a partner of childbearing potential must be willing to use a condom when sexually active, up till 20 weeks after the last administration of IMP
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Subjects with a total ankylosis of the spine, or a diagnosis of any other inflammatory arthritis eg, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, or reactive arthritis
    - Subjects with any current sign or symptom that may indicate an active infection (except for the common cold)
    - Subject has received previous or current biological treatment other than TNFα inhibitor treatment
    - Subject has chronic, recurrent, recent serious / life-threatening or current infection, as defined in the protocol
    - Subject has history of certain atypical infections, viral hepatitides, human immunodeficinecy virus (HIV) infection, tuberculosis, as defined in the protocol
    - Subjects receiving any live vaccination within the 8 weeks prior to Baseline
    - Subjects with known tuberculosis (TB) infection, at high risk of acquiring TB infection, with latent TB infection or current or history of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTMB) infection
    - Subject has immunosuppressive condition or treatment, recent history of malignancy (some exceptions) or demyelinating disease
    - Subjects with concurrent malignancy or a history of malignancy during the past 5 years will be excluded, with following exceptions that may be included:
    a. <= 3 excised or ablated basal cell carcinomas of the skin
    b. One squamous cell carcinoma of the skin (stage T1 maximum) successfully excised, or ablated only (other treatments, ie, chemotherapy, do not apply), with no signs of recurrence or metastases for more than 2 years prior to Screening
    c. Actinic keratosis (-es)
    d. Squamous cell carcinoma-in-situ of the skin successfully excised, or ablated, more than 6 months prior to Screening
    - Subject has history of psychiatric disorder, including suicidality (as defined in the protocol
    - Subject has major abnormalities on laboratory testing, as defined in the protocol

    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    1. Change from Baseline in Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score (ASDAS) at Week 12
    2. Incidence of Adverse Events (AE) during the study conduct
    3. Incidence of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) during the study conduct
    4. Number of subjects who withdrew due to an Adverse Event (AE) during the study conduct
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1: From Baseline to Week 12
    2-4: From Screening until Safety Follow-Up Visit (up to Week 64)
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1. Percentage of subjects with Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score -Inactive Disease (ASDAS-ID) at Week 12
    2. Percentage of subjects with Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score - Major Improvement (ASDAS-MI) at Week 12
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1: Week 12
    2: Baseline, Week 12
    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 Yes
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Yes
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic Yes
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Tolerability
    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 Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind Yes
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    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) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial2
    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 Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA20
    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
    Australia
    Czech Republic
    Germany
    Greece
    Moldova, Republic of
    Netherlands
    Poland
    Russian Federation
    United States
    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
    LSLV
    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 months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months7
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days2
    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: 50
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 10
    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 state10
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 45
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 60
    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)
    Following completion of the study, subjects will return to whatever established therapy is assessed by their clinician as most appropriate to their clinical state.
    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 Decision2017-10-31
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2018-07-18
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2020-05-25
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