• Trial(s) for Infectious Diseases

    Study Objective Contact
    A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of a Single Dose of ASN100 for the Prevention of Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia in Heavily Colonized, Mechanically Ventilated Subjects [LCID Study Number: 2016-077] This study is being done to test how effective the study drug is in preventing development of S. Aureus pneumonia in patients that are mechanically ventilated. The study drug is called ASN100 and is investigational, meaning it is not FDA approved. Principal Investigator(s):
    Jana Hudcova, MD

    For more information about this Research Study call 781-744-8027.

    Study Coordinator(s):
    Syed T. Qasmi.
    Diethylcarbamazine Citrate (DEC) For Treatment Of Filariasis [LCID Study Number: 2004-105] A trial of a drug commonly used in other countries to treat filariasis (a type of parasitic worm). This drug isn't currently available in the US. Principal Investigator(s):
    Winnie Ooi, MD, DMD, MPH

    For more information about this Research Study call 781-744-8027.

    Study Coordinator(s):
    Deborah J. Gannon.
    Host Genetic Determinants and Pathogenesis of Severe Babesiosis [LCID Study Number: 2016-048] The purpose of this study is to understand how babesiosis makes some people very sick. Blood samples and clinical data will be collected as part of this study. Principal Investigator(s):
    Donald Craven, MD

    For more information about this Research Study call 781-744-8027.

    Study Coordinator(s):
    Syed T. Qasmi.
    IND Protocol: Intravenous Artesunate For Treatment Of Severe Malaria In The United States [LCID Study Number: 2007-100] A study of an experimental drug to treat severe malaria. Principal Investigator(s):
    Winnie Ooi, MD, DMD, MPH

    For more information about this Research Study call 781-744-8027.

    Study Coordinator(s):
    Deborah J. Gannon.
    Treatment Of Leishmaniasis With IV Pentostam (Sodium Stibogluconate) [LCID Study Number: 2007-021] A study of an intravenous drug to treat Leishmaniasis (also known as Baghdad boil, Delhi boil or Chiclero ulcer). Principal Investigator(s):
    Winnie Ooi, MD, DMD, MPH

    For more information about this Research Study call 781-744-8027.

    Study Coordinator(s):
    Deborah J. Gannon.
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