A Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of CK-2127107 in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of CK-2127107 versus placebo on respiratory function and other measures of skeletal muscle function in patients with ALS.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of familial or sporadic ALS ≤ 24 months prior to screening
  • Upright Slow Vital Capacity (SVC) ≥ 60% of predicted for age, height and sex at screening
  • Able to swallow tablets
  • A caregiver (if one is needed)
  • Able to perform reproducible pulmonary function tests
  • Pre-study clinical laboratory findings within the normal range or, if outside the normal range, deemed not clinically significant by the Investigator
  • Male patients who have not had a vasectomy and confirmed zero sperm count must agree after receiving the first dose of study drug until 10 weeks after the last dose to either use acceptable methods of contraception or abstain from sex
  • Female patients must be post-menopausal or sterilized or must not be breastfeeding, have a negative pregnancy test, have no intention to become pregnant during the study and use acceptable methods of contraception or abstain from heterosexual intercourse from Screening until 10 weeks after last dose of study drug
  • Patients must be either on riluzole for at least 30 days prior to screening or have not taken riluzole for at least 30 days prior to screening and not planning to start riluzole during the course of the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • At the time of screening, any use of non-invasive ventilation (NIV), e.g. continuous positive airway pressure [CPAP], noninvasive bi-level positive airway pressure [NPPV] or noninvasive volume ventilation [NVV]for any portion of the day, or mechanical ventilation via tracheostomy, or on any form of oxygen supplementation
  • Neurological impairment due to a condition other than ALS
  • Presence at screening of any medically significant cardiac, pulmonary, GI, musculoskeletal, or psychiatric illness that might interfere with the patient's ability to comply with study procedures or that might confound the interpretation of clinical safety or efficacy data
  • Has taken any investigational study drug within 30 days or five half-lives of the prior agent, whichever is longer, prior to dosing
  • Known to have received CK-2127107 or tirasemtiv in any previous clinical trial
  • Has received or is considering receiving during the course of the study any form of stem cell therapy for the treatment of ALS
  • Has received or is considering receiving during the course of the study any form of gene therapy for the treatment of ALS
  • Has received or is considering obtaining during the course of the study a diaphragmatic pacing system
  • History of substance abuse within the past 2 years
  • Use of certain medications

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bjorn Oskarsson, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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CLS-20425265

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