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Clinical Trials (PDQ®)

Trial of pIL-12 Electroporation Malignant Melanoma

Basic Trial Information
Trial Description
     Eligibility Criteria
Trial Contact Information

Basic Trial Information

PhaseTypeStatusAgeSponsorProtocol IDs
Phase IITreatmentActive18 and overPharmaceutical / IndustryOMS-I100
11854, NCT01502293

Trial Description


This study will assess the safety and effectiveness of intratumoral plasmid interleukin-12 DNA injection (pIL-12) with electroporation (EP) in malignant melanoma. Intratumoral pIL-12 EP is a gene therapy approach to directly induce a pro-inflammatory response within a tumor to initiate and/or enhance anti-tumor immunity.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with advanced cutaneous or subcutaneous in-transit or metastatic melanoma
  • Age ≥ 18 years of age
  • ECOG performance status 0-2
  • Patients may have had prior chemotherapy or immunotherapy (vaccines, interferon, ipilimumab, or IL-2) with progression or persistent disease
  • Patients may have had radiation therapy, but must have progressive disease after radiation therapy if the lesions to be treated are within the radiation field
  • Female patient of childbearing potential has a negative pregnancy test within 14 days prior to the start of study drug
  • Adequate organ function
  • Able to give informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior therapy with IL-12 or prior gene therapy
  • Concurrent immunotherapy, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy for duration of subject participation on study
  • Evidence of significant active infection (e.g., pneumonia, cellulitis, wound abscess, etc.) at time of study enrollment
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding women
  • Patients with electronic pacemakers or defibrillators are excluded from this study
  • The patient is known to be positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or has another confirmed or suspected immunosuppressive or immunodeficient condition (patients with thyroiditis are eligible)
  • Life expectancy of less than 6 months
  • History of significant cardiovascular disease (i.e. NYHA class 3 congestive heart failure; myocardial infarction with the past 6 months; unstable angina; coronary angioplasty with the past 6 months; uncontrolled atrial or ventricular cardiac arrhythmias)
  • Other clinically significant co-morbidities such as uncontrolled pulmonary disease, uncontrolled diabetes, active CNS disease, active infection or any other condition that could compromise the patients participation in the study according to the investigator

Trial Contact Information

Trial Lead Organizations/Sponsors

OncoSec Medical Incorporated

Mai H Le, M.D.Study Director

Mai H Le, M.D.Ph: 858-255-4729

Trial Sites

  San Francisco
 UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
 Adele Hobbs Muthukumar Ph: 415-514-6427
 Adil DaudSub-Investigator
 Alain Algazi, MDPrincipal Investigator
 St. Luke's University Health Network
 Robyn Rex, RN, OCN, CCRP Ph: 484-503-4152
 Sanjiv S Agarwala, MDPrincipal Investigator
 Seattle Cancer Care Alliance /University of Washington Cancer Consortium
 Nichole Real Ph: 206-288-7476
 Shailender Bhatia, MDPrincipal Investigator

Link to the current record.
NLM Identifer NCT01502293 processed this data on April 09, 2015

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