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    EudraCT Number:2020-003265-19
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:PD0053
    National Competent Authority:Netherlands - Competent Authority
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2021-02-24
    Trial results
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedNetherlands - Competent Authority
    A.2EudraCT number2020-003265-19
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, 18-Month Phase 2a Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of Oral UCB0599 in Study Participants With Early Parkinson’s Disease
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    A 18-month study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of oral UCB0599 in study participants with early-stage Parkinson’s Disease
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberPD0053
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT04658186
    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 SRL
    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 SRL
    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-Strasse 10
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityMonheim
    B.5.3.3Post code40789
    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 nameUCB0599
    D.3.2Product code UCB0599
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    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 INN-
    D.3.9.1CAS number 1802518-92-8
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeUCB0599
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive name-
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB206499
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number90
    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) No
    D. cell therapy medicinal product No
    D. therapy medical product No
    D. Engineered Product No
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D. 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 No
    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 placeboCapsule
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Early-stage Parkinson's disease
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Early-stage Parkinson's disease
    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 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10061536
    E.1.2Term Parkinson's disease
    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
    Assess the safety and tolerability of UCB0599 and to demonstrate the superiority of UCB0599 over placebo with regard to clinical symptoms of disease progression over 12 and 18 months in participants diagnosed with early-stage Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    - Demonstrate the superiority of UCB0599 over placebo with regard to neurodegeneration of dopaminergic neurons over 12 and 18 months in participants diagnosed with early-stage PD
    - Assess the effect of UCB0599 vs placebo with regard to intake of symptomatic treatment (ST) over 18 months in participants diagnosed with early-stage PD
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Study participant must be 40 to 75 years of age inclusive, at the time of signing the informed consent
    - Study participant has Parkinson’s Disease (PD), with a diagnosis made by a neurologist according to the 2015 Movement Disorder Society criteria within 2 years of Baseline Visit (including diagnosis during Screening)
    - The following diagnostic criteria must be met: bradykinesia AND at least ONE of the following: muscular rigidity, or resting tremor
    - A Screening Dopamine Transporter Imaging with Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (DaT-SPECT), or a historical DaT-SPECT within 3 months of the Screening Visit that has been qualified by the central reader, shows evidence of dopamine transporter deficit per study requirement and as determined by a central reader
    - Study participant is in the ≤2.5 modified Hoehn and Yahr stage at Screening
    - Study participant has never taken medications for the treatment of motor symptoms of PD and is not expected to require starting symptomatic treatment (ST) with a high likelihood in the next 6 months as far as clinical judgement allows
    - Study participant has never taken part in disease-modifying treatment studies directed at neurodegenerative disease (NDD)
    - Study participant does not take N-acetyl cysteine or other cysteine donors or glutathione precursors on a regular basis as a food supplement
    - Study participant is willing, competent, and able to comply with all aspects of the protocol, including follow-up schedule and biospecimen collection
    - Study participant has a body mass index (BMI) of 16 to 34kg/m2 (inclusive)
    - Contraception i) A male participant must agree to use contraception during the Treatment Period and for at least 90 days after the last dose of study medication and refrain from donating sperm during this period
    - ii) A female participant is eligible to participate if she is not pregnant, not breastfeeding, and at least one of the following conditions applies:
    Not a woman of childbearing potential (WOCBP) OR A WOCBP who agrees to follow the contraceptive guidance during the Treatment Period and for at least 1 month after the last dose of study medication. The study participant must have a negative serum pregnancy test at Screening, which is to be confirmed negative by urine testing prior to the first dose of study medication at Baseline (Visit 3). If oral contraception is used, an additional barrier method will be required during the study as a study medication related-gastrointestinal upset or a drug interaction by CYP3A4 induction could interfere with efficacy
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Study participant has a known hypersensitivity to any components (and/or its excipients) of the study medication or comparative drugs as stated in the protocol
    -Study participant has a brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan performed during Screening indicative of a clinically significant abnormality or a historical MRI scan during the 6 months before Screening Visit 1 of sufficient quality to show such abnormalities. In case of doubt, the significance is determined on a case-by-case basis in close collaboration with the Medical Monitor and should not include abnormalities like age-appropriate brain atrophy, minor white matter signals, or mild vasculopathy
    - Study participant has any contraindication for the brain MRI or Dopamine Transporter Imaging with Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (DaT-SPECT) imaging
    - Study participant has a Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) score less than 23, indicating mild cognitive impairment or other significant cognitive impairment or clinical dementia at Screening that, in the opinion of the Investigator, would interfere with study evaluation
    - Study participant has abnormalities in lumbar spine previously known or determined by a Screening lumbar x-ray (if conducted) that could preclude lumbar puncture, in the opinion of the Investigator. The participant must be excluded from lumbar puncture but not from study participation
    - Study participant has clinically significant electrocardiogram (ECG) abnormality at Screening, in the opinion of the Investigator
    - Study participant has past history of use of medications for the treatment of motor symptoms of PD. Short (up to 4 weeks) past use of medication for the treatment of motor symptoms is permitted following a sufficient washout period. Medications included are: levodopa (maximum 400mg per day), dopamine agonists, monoamine oxidase B (MAO-B) inhibitors, anticholinergics, or amantadine. A sufficient washout period is at least 3 months prior to the Baseline Visit.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    1. Movement Disorder Society Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (MDS-UPDRS) Parts I-IIIsum score
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1: From Baseline up to 18 Months
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1. MDS-UPDRS Part III subscale
    2. MDS-UPDRS Part II subscale
    3. MDS-UPDRS Part I subscale
    4. Time to worsening of the disease on MDS-UPDRS Part III scale
    5. Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA)
    6. Change in Dopamine Transporter Imaging with Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (DaT-SPECT) mean striatum specific binding ratios (SBR)
    7. Time to start of symptomatic treatment (ST)
    8. Symptomatic treatment intake
    9. Incidence of treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAEs)
    10. Incidence of serious adverse events (SAEs)
    11. Incidence of TEAEs leading to participant withdrawal
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1-4+7+8: From Baseline up to 18 Months
    5+6: From Screening up to 18 Months
    10: From Screening up to 19 Months
    9+11: From Baseline up to 19 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 Yes
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic Yes
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    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. 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) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo Yes
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial3
    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 EEA35
    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
    United Kingdom
    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
    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 years3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months10
    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: 225
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 225
    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 state5
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 250
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 450
    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)
    Study participants who complete the Treatment Period will have the option to transition into an open label extension (OLE) study (PD0055).
    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 Decision2021-02-24
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2021-05-04
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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