Research & Clinical Trials

Use of Belatacept during Post Depletional Repopulation to Facilitate Tolerance in Renal Allograft Recipients” (BMS IM 103-036) - Enrolling
Principal Investigator: Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD
Study Coordinator: Sue Mead, RN

Kidney Transplantation in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease - Enrolling
Principal Investigator: Nicole Turgeon, MD
Study Coordinator: Rivka Elbein, RN

Belatacept Compassionate Use in Renal Transplant (IM103-056) - Enrolling
Principal Investigator: Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD
Study Coordinator: Elizabeth Ferry, RN

Bariatric Surgery in Obese End Stage Renal Disease Patients - Enrolling
Principal Investigator: Nicole Turgeon, MD
Study Coordinator: Terri Eubanks, CRC

Immune Monitoring and Assay Development in Organ Transplant Recipients - Enrolling
Principal Investigator: Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD
Study Coordinator: Shine Thomas, CRC

Open-Label, Randomized, Controlled, Multiple-Dose Study of Efficacy and Safety of LEA29Y as Part of a Quadruple Drug Regimen in First Renal Transplant Recipient (IM103-100) - Closed to Enrollment
Principal Investigator: Christian Larsen, MD, DPhil
Study Coordinator: Beth Begley, RN

Identification and Mechanistic Investigations of Tolerant Kidney Transplant Patients (ITN507st) - Enrolling
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Newell, MD, PhD
Study Coordinator: Terri Eubanks, CRC

Belatacept Evaluation of Nephroprotection and Efficacy as First-Line Immunosuppression Trial- Extended Criteria Donors (BENEFIT-EXT, IM103-027) - Closed to Enrollment
Principal Investigator: Thomas Pearson, MD, DPhil
Study Coordinator: Elizabeth Ferry, RN

Belatacept Evaluation of Nephroprotection and Efficacy as First-Line Immunosuppression Trial (BENEFIT, IM103-008) - Closed to Enrollment
Principal Investigator: Thomas Pearson, MD, DPhil
Study Coordinator: Elizabeth Ferry

Solid Organ Transplant in HIV: Multi-Site Study - Closed to Enrollment
Principal Investigator: Thomas Pearson, MD, DPhil
Study Coordinator: Sue Mead, RN

Characterization of Impact of Chronic Immunosuppressive Regimens on Protective Immunity Over Time in Renal Transplant Recipients - Closed to Enrollment
Principal Investigator: Christian Larsen, MD, DPhil; Aneesh Mehta, MD
Study Coordinator: Rivka Elbein, RN

A Prospective Comparison the Magnitude and Character of the Immune Response to Influenza Vaccine in Defined Transplant Populations and Healthy Aged-Matched Volunteers - Closed to Enrollment
Principal Investigator: Christian Larsen, MD, PhD; Aneesh Mehta, MD
Study Coordinator: Beth Begley, RN

Noninvasive Monitoring to Predict Outcome in de novo Kidney Transplant Recipients (CTOT- 01) - Closed to Enrollment
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Newell, MD, PhD
Study Coordinator: Rivka Elbein, RN

Controlled, Randomized, Prospective, Double-Blind, Multicenter, Phase I/II, Dose-Escalation Study of the Safety, PK, and Clinical Activity of I5NP for Prophylaxis of Delayed Graft Function in Patients Undergoing Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation, Version 4.0, Part B - Enrolling
Principal Investigator: Paul Tso, MD
Study Coordinator: Rivka Elbein, RN

Optimization of Belatacept Usage as a Means of Avoiding CNI and steroids in Renal Transplantation (CTOT-10) - IRB approval pending, not yet enrolling
Principal Investigator: Ken Newell, MD
Study Coordinator: Terri Eubanks, CRC

An Observational Study to Assess the Prevalence of a Tolerance Signature in Renal Transplant Recipients (ITN524st) - IRB approval pending, not yet enrolling
Principal Investigator: Ken Newell, MD
Study Coordinator: Terri Eubanks, CRC

Re-Trasplant in BK Virus Nephropathy: A Multi-center Experience - Retrospective Review
Investigator: Sudha Tata, MD
Coordinator: Beth Begley, RN

Cytomegalovirus and Renal Allograft Rejection - Retrospective Review
Investigator: Alan D. Kirk, MD, PhD
Coordinator: Madhu Subramanian, Beth Begley, RN

If you are interested in learning more about these or other Emory Transplant Center Clinical Research projects, please call the ETC Clinical Research Program at 404-712-1114 to speak with one of our research coordinators.

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