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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2020-001937-11
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:132333
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:GB - no longer in EU/EEA
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2020-06-08
    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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2020-001937-11
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A single-site, randomised, controlled, parallel design, open-label investigation of an approved nebulised recombinant human DNase enzyme (dornase alfa) to reduce hyperinflammation in hospitalised participants with COVID-19 (The COVASE trial)
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    The COVASE study:
    Investigation of an approved nebulised human Dnase enzyme (Pulmozyme) to reduce hyperinflammation in hospitalised people with COVID-19
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Dornase alfa to reduce hyperinflammation in COVID19 - The COVASE trial
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number132333
    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 SponsorUniversity College London
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 Pulmozyme
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderRoche Products Limited
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 namePulmozyme
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Nebuliser solution
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNDornase Alpha
    D.3.9.1CAS number 143831-71-4
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS1
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number1
    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
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Respiratory illness caused by Covid-19
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Respiratory illness caused by Covid-19
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Respiratory Tract Diseases [C08]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    to assess the effect of nebulised dornase alpha on C-reactive Protein (CRP) in hospitalised participants with COVID-19
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    to assess the effect of nebulised dornase alpha on clinical responses in hospitalised participants with COVID-19
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Male and female participants, aged ≥ 18 years
    2. Participants who are hospitalised for suspected Coronavirus (SARS-CoV)-2 infection confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test or radiological confirmation
    3. Participants with stable oxygen saturation (>=94%) on supplementary oxygen
    4. CRP >= 30 mg/L
    5. Participants will have given their written informed consent to participate in the study and are able to comply with instructions and nebuliser
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Exclusion criteria
    1. Females who are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding
    2. Concurrent and/or recent involvement in other research or use of another experimental investigational medicinal product that is likely to interfere with the study medication within the last 3 months before study enrolment
    3. Serious condition meeting one of the following:
    I. respiratory distress with respiratory rate >=40 breaths/min
    II. oxygen saturation <=93% on high-flow oxygen
    4. Require mechanical invasive or non-invasive ventilation at screening
    5. Concurrent respiratory disease such as asthma, COPD and/or ILD
    6. Any major disorder that in the opinion of the Investigator would interfere with the evaluation of the results or constitute a health risk for the study participant
    7. Terminal disease and life expectancy <12 months without COVID-19
    8. Known allergies to the dornase alpha and excipients
    9. Participants who are unable to inhale or exhale orally throughout the entire nebulisation period
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary endpoint is the change from baseline in acute phase reactant (C-Reactive Protein (CRP)). This is a blood test that will be measured on day 0,1,3,5,7, and at study end. This endpoint is on a continuous scale.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Day 0,1,3,5,7, and at study end.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Secondary objective: to assess the effect of nebulised dornase alpha on clinical responses in hospitalised participants with COVID-19
    Secondary endpoints may include but are not limited to:
    -Whole blood count and differential count
    -ProCalcitonin (PCT)
    -D-Dimer
    -Oxygen requirement (oxygen flow or oxygenation index)
    -Length of ICU stay [hours]
    -Length of stay in the hospital [days]
    -Incidence of multi-organ failure according to SOFA (Sepsis-related Organ Failure Assessment)
    -Incidence of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP) or hospital acquired pneumonia
    -Acute physiology score + age points + chronic health points (APACHE score)
    -Ordinal score (WHO scoring tool)
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Blood samples are taken on Day1, Day3, Day5 and Day7.
    Other timepoints for evaluation are indicated in secondary timepoint
    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 No
    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 Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Exploratory biomarkers
    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 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 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 Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    Best Available Care (BAC) arm alone
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial1
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned1
    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 No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA No
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee No
    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 years0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days1
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 20
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 20
    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 No
    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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state40
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 40
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 40
    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)
    If patients with COVID-19 want to continue treatment having completed seven days of nebulised on Alpha then we have agreed a further seven days is possible with the consent of the patient and the attending clinician. This would be entirely for the patient's benefit and would not form part of our research project. There is no potential to continue donate alpha after 14 days although an application could be made to the use of medicines committee for further treatment.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2020-04-30
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2020-04-30
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusGB - no longer in EU/EEA
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