A Study of Venetoclax and Dinaciclib (MK7965) in Patients With Relapsed / Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Status: Active


An open-label, dose-escalation study to assess safety, pharmacokinetics and efficacy as well as determine the recommended Phase 2 doses of co-administered therapy of dinaciclib and venetoclax for patients with relapsed or refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia (R / R AML).

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • Diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) by World Health Organization criteria excluding acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL)-M3.
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status ≤ 2.
  • Participant must have adequate hematologic, renal, and liver function laboratory values as described in the protocol.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Known central nervous system leukemia
  • Severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with hypoxemia
  • History of any malignancy within the last 6 months except for those specified in this protocol and low-grade malignancies not requiring active treatment.
  • Prior allogeneic stem cell transplant within 6 months of study drug administration and no requirement for graft versus host therapy.
  • History of clinically significant medical condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, would adversely affect participation in this study.
  • Known active infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B, or hepatitis C.
  • History of tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) due to previous exposure to venetoclax.

Locations & Contacts


Los Angeles
UCLA / Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Status: Approved
Contact: Vlad Kustanovich
Phone: 310-206-5755
Email: VKustanovich@mednet.ucla.edu


University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Status: Active
Name Not Available


University of Maryland / Greenebaum Cancer Center
Status: Active
Contact: Veronica Kflu
Phone: 410-328-9416
Email: veronica.kflu@umm.edu

North Carolina

Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Status: Active
Name Not Available


Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Status: Active
Name Not Available


M D Anderson Cancer Center
Status: Active
Name Not Available

Trial Phase & Type

Trial Phase

Phase I

Trial Type


Lead Organization

Lead Organization

Trial IDs

Primary ID M16-183
Secondary IDs NCI-2018-01247, 2017-003213-26
Clinicaltrials.gov ID NCT03484520