Donor Regulatory T Cells in Treating Patients With Visceral Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease After Stem Cell Transplant

Trial ID or NCT#

NCT02526329

Status

not recruiting iconNOT RECRUITING

Purpose

This phase I trial studies the side effects and best dose of donor regulatory T cells in treating patients with graft-versus-host disease affecting the liver or gastrointestinal organs (visceral) within 100 days (acute) after undergoing a stem cell transplant. Graft-versus-host disease occurs when donor immune cells infused in a stem cell transplant attack the gut, skin, liver, or other organ systems of the patient. Regulatory T cells are a type of immune cell that may be able to reduce the attack of the donor's immune cells on the patient's normal cells and help treat graft-vs-host disease.

Official Title

A Phase 1 Single Center Safety and Feasibility Study of Primary T Regulatory Cell Therapy to Treat Visceral Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease Following Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No
Inclusion Criteria:
  1. - Visceral aGVHD defined as: at least stage III/IV acute liver or stage II/III gastrointestinal (GI) GVHD by clinical criteria and/or GI and/or liver biopsy confirmation showing no alternative explanation for symptoms of GVHD - Ability to understand and willingness to sign a written informed consent form - Must have a 7/8 or 8/8 or haploidentical related donor matched at the human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-A, B, C, DRB1 who was evaluated and provided the donor transplant graft - Myeloablative or non-myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation - Karnofsky performance status >= 50 - DONOR: Age >= 18 to =< 77 years old - DONOR: Karnofsky performance status of >= 70% defined by institutional standards - DONOR: Must be the same sibling donor from whom the recipient's blood and marrow graft was collected for the original allogeneic transplant that is HLA 7/8 or 8/8 or haploidentical matched at the HLA-A, B, C, and DRB1 - DONOR: Serologies for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antigen (Ag), HIV 1 and HIV 2 antibody (Ab), human T-cell lymphotropic virus (HTLV) 1 and HTLV 2 Ab, hepatitis B surface antigen (sAg) or polymerase chain reaction (PCR)+, or hepatitis C Ab or PCR+, syphilis (Treponema) screen and HIV 1 and hepatitis C by NAT (nucleic acid testing) have been collected prior to apheresis - DONOR: Female donors of child-bearing potential must have a negative serum or urine beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) test within two weeks of apheresis - DONOR: Capable of undergoing leukapheresis, have adequate venous access, and be willing to undergo insertion of a central catheter should leukapheresis via peripheral vein be inadequate - DONOR: Donor selection will be in compliance with 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1271
Exclusion Criteria:
  1. - Uncontrolled infections not responsive to antimicrobial therapy requiring intensive critical care - Progressive malignant disease, including post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease unresponsive to therapy - Cytomegalovirus colitis or enteritis as defined by cytomegalovirus (CMV) shell vial or culture positivity from endoscopic biopsy the discretion of the treating physician based upon PCR positivity, clinical presentation and histology - Respiratory insufficiency with oxygen requirement > 4 L nasal cannula - Multi-organ failure - DONOR: Evidence of active infection or viral hepatitis - DONOR: HIV positive - DONOR: Pregnant donor - DONOR: Factors which place the donor at increased risk for complications from leukapheresis

Investigator(s)

Andrew Rezvani, M.D.
Andrew Rezvani, M.D.
Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Medical oncologist
Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)
Lori Muffly
Lori Muffly
Hematologist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Hematologist-Oncologist
Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)
Laura Johnston
Laura Johnston
Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Medical oncologist, Hematologist
Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)
Robert Negrin
Robert Negrin
Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Hematologist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist
Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)
Wen-Kai Weng, MD, PhD
Wen-Kai Weng, MD, PhD
Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Lymphoma specialist, Medical oncologist, Multiple myeloma specialist
Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy) and, by courtesy, of Dermatology
Robert Lowsky
Robert Lowsky
Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Hematologist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist
Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)
Sally Arai
Sally Arai
Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Hematologist, Blood and marrow transplant specialist
Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)

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CONTACT

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