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Titles & IDs
Public title
Adaptive Phase I HCV Study With Nucleoside Analogue, in Combination With Interferon and Ribavirin
Scientific title
A Multiple-Center, Observer-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Single & Multiple Ascending Dose Study to Investigate the Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Safety, Tolerability, & Food Effect of RO5024048 in Healthy Volunteers & in Patients With Chronic HCV Infection
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Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
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Hepatitis C Virus 0 0
Condition category
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Infection 0 0 0 0
Other infectious diseases
Oral and Gastrointestinal 0 0 0 0
Other diseases of the mouth, teeth, oesophagus, digestive system including liver and colon

Study type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - RO5024048

Treatment: Drugs: RO5024048

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Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group


Key inclusion criteria
Inclusion Criteria Part 3:

- Males or females of non-childbearing potential aged 18 to 65 years. Females must be
surgically sterile, or post-menopausal for at least 12 months. Females of
child-bearing potential may be enrolled provided they use two methods of acceptable

- Diagnosed with chronic liver disease consistent with chronic hepatitis C infection,
genotype-1, for at least 6 months.

- Genotype 1 Patients who are HCV treatment-naive, with no history of exposure to
interferon, ribavirin, or direct antivirals; OR Genoytpe 2 or 3 patients who have
previously been treated with interferon.

- Otherwise healthy as determined at screening.

- At least one measurement of serum HCV RNA of = 100,000 IU/mL measured during Screening
by the COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV.

- ALT and AST measurement at Screening < 5 times of ULN.

- Liver biopsy obtained within 2 years (24 calendar months) prior to Screening with a
fibrosis classification of non-cirrhotic as judged by a local pathologist. Incomplete
cirrhosis (Ishak 5) is also considered as cirrhosis. If no history of liver biopsy, a
study qualifying biopsy must be performed during the screening period, prior to

- Negative pregnancy test (for all females) at Screening and Day -1.

- All male patients with female partners of child-bearing potential must use two
acceptable methods of contraception (one of which must be a barrier method), during
and for 3 months after participation in the study.

- A body mass index (BMI) of = 18 kg/m2, but not exceeding 36.

- Able to abstain from any alcohol (including alcohol-containing products) and able to
limit caffeine consumption to two 8-ounce cups of coffee or the equivalent per day,
from 72 hours before receiving study drug through the end of the study (Day 56 or
early termination).

- Able to effectively communicate with the Investigator and other testing center

- Able to participate and willing to give written informed consent and comply with the
study restrictions.
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
65 Years
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Key exclusion criteria
Exclusion Criteria

- Positive test at Screening for HAV, HBV, or HIV.

- History or other evidence of a medical condition associated with chronic liver
disease, decompensated liver disease, renal disease, immunologically mediated disease,
chronic pulmonary disease, cardiac disease, thyroid disease, severe retinopathy,
severe psychiatric disease, organ transplantation, cancer, seizure disorder, or

- Abnormal hematological, biochemical, or coagulation parameters at Screening; or
positive fecal occult blood test.

- Estimated creatinine clearance of 90 mL/minute or less at Screening.

- Poorly controlled hypertension, or anyone who at screening or baseline has a BP of
140/90 or greater.

- Type 1 or 2 diabetics with hemoglobin A1C > 7.

- A baseline increased risk for anemia.

- Screening ECG QTc value = 450 ms and/or clinically significant ECG findings.

- Positive results for drugs of abuse at Screening.

- History of clinically significant drug allergy to nucleoside/nucleotide analogues.

- Donation or loss of more than 400 mL blood within 2 months prior to anticipated dose

- Participation in a clinical study with an investigational drug, biologic, or device
within 3 months prior to anticipated dose administration.

- Males whose female partner is pregnant.

- Any chronic viral (including HSV), bacterial, mycobacterial, fungal, parasitic, or
protozoal infection.

- Serum alpha-feto-protein > 50 ng/mL at screening.

- Receipt of any vaccination within 30 days prior to anticipated dose administration.

Study design
Purpose of the study
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?
The people receiving the treatment/s

The people assessing the outcomes
The people analysing the results/data
Intervention assignment
Other design features
Phase 1/Phase 2
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment status
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Date of last participant enrolment
Date of last data collection
Sample size
Accrual to date
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
Recruitment outside Australia
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United States of America
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United States of America
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United States of America
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United States of America
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North Carolina
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New Zealand
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Puerto Rico
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Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry
Other collaborator category [1] 0 0
Commercial sector/Industry
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Hoffmann-La Roche
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Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Brief summary
This is an adaptive Phase I study to evaluate RO5024048 in the following groups:

- Healthy Volunteers (Part 1 - Single Ascending Dose Study) -Enrollment completed

- Hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infected patients who have failed interferon therapy
(Part 2- Multiple Ascending Dose Study)-Enrollment Completed

- HCV genotype 1-infected patients who are treatment naive, to be dosed in combination
with PEG-IFN and RBV (Part 3 - Combination Dose Study)-Currently Enrolling

- HCV genotype 2-3 infected patients who have previously been treated with interferon but
who did not respond, to be dosed in combination with PEG-IFN and RBV (Part 3 -
Combination Dose Study)- Currently enrolling

The study aims to determine if RO5024048 is safe and well-tolerated in healthy people and in
people infected with hepatitis C virus. The amount of RO5024048 in the blood will be measured
during the study and the amount of hepatitis C virus in the blood after each dose will also
be measured.

During Part 3 of the study, RO5024048 will be given with PEG-IFN and RBV, two drugs currently
used and approved for the treatment of HCV.
Trial website
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Principal investigator
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M. Michelle Berrey, MD
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Summary results
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