Vitamin D for enhancing the immune system in people with CF
Funding for this trial has been provided in full or in part by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
Number of Participants Being Recruited:
Single / Multi-Center:
STUDY BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
Vitamin D deficiency is common in people with CF. Vitamin D is important for bone health and research is also looking at the effects of Vitamin D on the immune system. This trial will look at the effect on the immune system of people with CF when receiving a one time dose of Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 250,000 IU (international units) compared to placebo. Study participants must initially be admitted for a CF exacerbation. Specimens of blood, sputum, and urine will be taken throughout the study along with pulmonary function testing. The study will last up to one year.
>= 16 Years
>= 20 Percent Predicted
P. aeruginosa status:
B. cepacia status:
Other Primary Eligibility Requirements:
Note: Detailed eligibility criteria information may be available on clinicaltrials.gov. If a specific
trial listing for this trial is available, a link to the specific clinicaltrials.gov listing will be present in the "More Information" section below.
The sites listed below are currently recruiting subjects. Please note that this list generally lists either the pediatric or adult program but not both even though both programs may be recruiting subjects. Also, this list does not include sites that may be participating in the study but are not yet open for recruitment. If you are interested in this study please contact your center for more information.
The Children's Hospital/University of Alabama at Birmingham (Pediatric), Birmingham, AL, 35233
Hathorne, Heather Phone: (205) 638-9568 Email: email@example.com
Emory University (Pediatric), Atlanta, GA, 30322
Hunter, Eric Phone: (404) 727-9960 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital (Pediatric), Cleveland, OH, 44106
Ksenich, Roberta (Bobbi) Phone: (216) 844-5733 Email: Roberta.Ksenich@UHHospitals.org