Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition graft versus host disease
Treatments romidepsin, laboratory biomarker analysis
Target HDAC
Sponsor Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Collaborator National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Start date November 2014
End date January 2020
Trial size 1 participant
Trial identifier NCT02203578, 021309, NCI-2014-01411, P30CA072720, Pro2014004116

Summary

This pilot clinical trial studies romidepsin in treating patients with graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) that has not responded to treatment with steroids. Romidepsin may be an effective treatment for graft-versus-host disease caused by a bone marrow or stem cell transplant.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose supportive care
Arm
(Experimental)
Patients receive romidepsin IV over 4 hours on days 1, 8, and 15. Treatment repeats every 28 days for up to 6 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
romidepsin FK228
Given IV
laboratory biomarker analysis
Correlative studies

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Incidence of aGVHD
time frame: At 28 days after initiation of romidepsin
Incidence of cGVHD
time frame: At 1 month after initiation of romidepsin
Incidence of cGVHD
time frame: At 3 months after initiation of romidepsin
Incidence of cGVHD
time frame: At 6 months after initiation of romidepsin
Incidence of cGVHD
time frame: At 9 months after initiation of romidepsin
Incidence of cGVHD
time frame: At 12 months after initiation of romidepsin

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Total duration of immunosuppressive therapy
time frame: Up to 12 months after initiation of romidepsin
Rate of documented infection
time frame: Up to 12 months after initiation of romidepsin
T cell kinetics - reconstitution
time frame: Up to 12 months after initiation of romidepsin

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with steroid (or immunosuppressive therapy [IST]) refractory acute GVHD (aGVHD) or chronic GVHD (cGVHD) - Absolute neutrophil count >= 750/mm^3 - Platelet count >= 50,000/mm^3 - Corrected QT interval (QTc) =< 480 msec - Bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) - Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) (serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase [SGOT]) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) (serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase [SGPT]) =< 3 x ULN - Serum potassium >= 3.8 mmol/L - Serum magnesium >= 1.8 mg/dL - Serum creatinine =< 2.0 mg/dl - Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status (PS) 0-3 - Patients may undergo electrolyte repletion therapy to meet eligibility requirements - Patients must be scheduled for tapering doses of (or no longer treated with): - Cyclosporine; - Tacrolimus; - Sirolimus; - Steroids (patients may be on physiologic doses of steroids) - Patients receiving extracorporeal photopheresis must discontinue extracorporeal photopheresis or placed on a tapering schedule; - Any prior therapy for GVHD must be completed and discontinued with the exception of the above; - Patients with breakpoint cluster region (bcr)-ABL proto-oncogene 1 (abl) associated malignancies may be on a tyrosine kinase inhibitor as malignant disease therapy or prophylaxis - There must be no uncontrolled active infections or medical conditions that the investigator feels will compromise the safety of the treatment and/or the assessment of the efficacy of therapy - The patient must be aware of the high risk and experimental nature of the treatment and provide informed consent - Negative serum pregnancy test at the time of enrollment for females of childbearing potential - For males and females of child-producing potential, use of effective contraceptive methods during the study and for at least 6 months after the last dose of romidepsin Exclusion Criteria: - Active/uncontrolled infection - Evidence of relapsed disease - Life expectancy < 12 weeks - Pregnant or breast feeding females - Prior therapy with romidepsin - Known seropositive for or active viral infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV); patients who are seropositive because of hepatitis B virus vaccine are eligible - Any known cardiac abnormalities such as: - Congenital long QT syndrome - QTc interval >= 480 milliseconds; - Myocardial infarction within 6 months of course 1, day 1 (C1D1); subjects with a history of myocardial infarction between 6 and 12 months prior to C1D1 who are asymptomatic and have had a negative cardiac risk assessment (treadmill stress test, nuclear medicine stress test, or stress echocardiogram) since the event may participate; - Other significant electrocardiogram (ECG) abnormalities including 2nd degree atrio-ventricular (AV) block type II, 3rd degree AV block, or bradycardia (ventricular rate less than 50 beats/min); - Symptomatic coronary artery disease (CAD), e.g., angina Canadian class II-IV; in any patient in whom there is doubt, the patient should have a stress imaging study and, if abnormal, angiography to define whether or not CAD is present; - An ECG recorded at screening showing evidence of cardiac ischemia (ST depression of >= 2 mm, measured from isoelectric line to the ST segment); if in any doubt, the patient should have a stress imaging study and, if abnormal, angiography to define whether or not CAD is present; - Congestive heart failure (CHF) that meets New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II to IV definitions and/or ejection fraction < 40% by multi gated acquisition (MUGA) scan or < 50% by echocardiogram and/or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); - A known history of sustained ventricular tachycardia (VT), ventricular fibrillation (VF), Torsade de Pointes, or cardiac arrest unless currently addressed with an automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator (AICD); - Hypertrophic cardiomegaly or restrictive cardiomyopathy from prior treatment or other cause; - Any cardiac arrhythmia requiring an anti-arrhythmic medication (excluding stable doses of beta-blockers) - Uncontrolled hypertension, i.e., blood pressure (BP) of >= 160/95; patients who have a history of hypertension controlled by medication must be on a stable dose (for at least one month) and meet all other inclusion criteria; or - Patients taking drugs leading to significant QT prolongation must have an ECG prior to each treatment - Concomitant use of cytochrome P450, family 3, subfamily A, polypeptide 4 (CYP3A4) inhibitors - Concomitant use of medications known to induce a disulfiram-like reaction to alcohol

Additional Information

Official title A Pilot Study of Romidepsin for Therapy of Graft-versus-Host Disease
Principal investigator Roger Strair
Description PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To determine if romidepsin should be developed as a therapy for patients with steroid-refractory GVHD. OUTLINE: Patients receive romidepsin intravenously (IV) over 4 hours on days 1, 8, and 15. Treatment repeats every 28 days for up to 6 courses in the absence of disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. After completion of study treatment, patients are followed up at 3 and 6 months.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in July 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.