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Emphysema clinical trials at UC Davis
1 research study open to eligible people

  • A Study of the Experimental Medicine Alvelestat (MPH966) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    open to eligible people ages 18-75

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of alvelestat (an oral neutrophil elastase inhibitor) on blood and sputum biomarkers in patients with Pizz or null genotype alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficient lung disease. Change in a number of different blood and sputum biomarkers related to lung damage, inflammation and elastase activity will be measured over a 12 week period. The effect on lung function and respiratory symptoms will also be measured.

    Sacramento, California and other locations

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