Clinical Trails Database from the National Institutes of Health.
At present, several drugs and treatments for MG are undergoing Clinical Trials. There is a dedicated website where hospitals, research institutes and pharmaceutical companies are posting their needs for volunteers to participate in such clinical trials. Find out more here.
MGTX: Thymectomy Trial:
Updated February 2008.
Thus far there are 78 centers worldwide that are now participating in this important NIH-sponsored clinical trial and 7 6% are actively recruiting. Of the 78 centers, 18 centers were added last year and majority of them are currently working on their regulatory approvals . For additional information we refer interested parties to the MGTX website, http://www.soph.uab.edu/mgtx/.
Thirty five patients have now been entered into the study. Additionally updated information may be found at http://clinicaltrials.gov (enter the search term myasthenia gravis).
The http://clinicaltrials.gov website lists the centers currently recruiting, the principle investigator at each center, the contact information, and the inclusion/exclusion criteria for patient enrollment in MGTX.
Clinical Trails Database, www.clinicaltrials.gov, from the National Institutes of Health. You may be particularly interested in information on the ongoing thymectomy trial and on the Phase III trial of Mycophenolate Mofetil in Myasthenia Gravis.
The Neurosciences Group, http://www.mgauk.org//annrep97/99ar-03.htm
(U.K.) - Profs. Angela Vincent and Nick Wilcox
from the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health.