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Ongoing clinical trials for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Actively recruiting


Condition:

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Study title:

The Study of Biomarkers in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Description of study:

To better understand why and how non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease develops, patients with fatty liver can choose to donate blood to allow for the study of relevant genes, environmental and lifestyle factors. Participation entails up to four 10 mL blood samples. Reimbursement for parking is provided.

Basic eligibility criteria:

Any patient with either abnormal liver function tests or fatty liver seen on ultrasound, CT scan or MRI is eligible.

Principal Investigator:

Kathleen Corey, MD, MPH

Contact:

Yuri Choi; 617-726-3670


Condition:

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Study title:

CENTAUR - Efficacy and Safety Study of Cenicriviroc for the Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) in Adult Subjects with Liver Fibrosis

Description of study:

We are doing this study to find out if cenicriviroc (CVC), a once daily oral drug, can help people with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and liver fibrosis. Participants will require yearly biopsies and will be randomly assigned into 3 groups: active treatment for 2 years (50% chance), placebo then drug (25%), and placebo for 2 years (25%). Reimbursement for parking and transportation will be provided up to $50. (ClinicalTrials.gov ID: NCT02217475)

Basic eligibility criteria:

Any patient with either abnormal liver function tests or fatty liver seen on ultrasound, CT scan or MRI is eligible.

Principal Investigator:

Kathleen Corey, MD, MPH

Contact:

Jenna Gustafson; 617-724-3836