Around the world, researchers are working extremely hard to develop new treatments and interventions for COVID-19 with new clinical trials opening nearly every day. This directory provides you with information, including enrollment detail, about these trials. In some cases, researchers are able to offer expanded access (sometimes called compassionate use) to an investigational drug when a patient cannot participate in a clinical trial.
The information provided here is drawn from ClinicalTrials.gov. If you do not find a satisfactory expanded access program here, please search in our COVID Company Directory. Some companies consider expanded access requests for single patients, even if they do not show an active expanded access listing in this database. Please contact the company directly to explore the possibility of expanded access.
To learn how to apply for expanded access, please visit our Guides designed to walk healthcare providers, patients and/or caregivers through the process of applying for expanded access. Please note that given the situation with COVID-19 and the need to move as fast as possible, many physicians are requesting expanded access for emergency use. In these cases, FDA will authorize treatment by telephone and treatment can start immediately. For more details, consult FDA guidance. Emergency IND is the common route that patients are receiving convalescent plasma.
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Emory University, Georgia Tech Research Foundation, Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance
The objective of this research is optimizing oxygenation in patients in the setting of acute hypoxic respiratory failure in relation to corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) through non-invasive manipulation as a complementary therapy to traditional advanced mechanical ventilator support, or as a marker of responsivity to supportive therapies. The intent is to determine if it is possible to physically improve the ability of the lungs to take up oxygen by applying external pressure to the chest. It is hypothesized that the use of the vest for this patient population will alter the blood flow through the lungs and thereby improve oxygen levels in the body. Participants will wear the ventilation/perfusion (V/Q) vest for 2 hours and study activities will last up to 4 hours.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
ScreenNC, a Study to Determine the Number of Asymptomatic Individuals Who Have Antibodies to the Virus That Causes COVID-19
Purpose: To determine the number of asymptomatic individuals who have antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19
Michael Runyon, MD
The purpose of this research is to collect information about coronavirus exposures, symptoms, and health care visits due to the among Atrium Health clients and health care workers. Participation in this study will involve completing a daily questionnaire which covers participants coronavirus illness history or symptoms, health care seeking behaviors and treatments, contact with other sick people, and for health care workers, their use of personal protective equipment.
University of Arizona
Due to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, many people are likely experiencing increased stress. The well-being of physicians in training may be significantly impacted by this pandemic. Meditation is a self-management strategy that can be utilized by anyone to assist with the management of stress. Meditation mobile applications, such as the "Calm" app, can be used to help manage stress, especially during this uncertain time. The investigators propose a prospective evaluation of perceived stress, anxiety, burnout and sleep disturbance in the house staff at Banner University Medical Center Phoenix, with the use of the mobile meditation app, "Calm." The investigatros additionally want to evaluate the feasibility of using the mobile app, including looking at adherence to use of the app and physician satisfaction with use of the app.
Herlev Hospital, Nordsjaellands Hospital, Hvidovre University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark, Mental Health Services in the Capital Region, Denmark, University Hospital Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg
During the COVID-19 pandemic several countries have seen a high risk of transmission for health care personnel, with some countries having as many 20-25% of nurses and doctors either infected or showing symptoms of COVID-19. In this prospective cohort study, we will systematically screen all hospital staff in the Capital Region of Denmark for IgM and IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 using a point of care tests and an Elisa kit. Testing will be offered 3 times: In April 2020, Maj 2020 and September 2020. All participants will submit a questionnaire regarding exposures, risk factors and symptoms of COVID-19 in relation to each testing. Follow-up will be through electronic patient records and national registries. We will compare the group of health care personnel with data from a control group of healthy volunteer blood donors from the Danish Blood Donor Study. The aim of the study is to investigate the proportion of hospital staff with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies during the study period compared to a control group representing the Danish population. We will compare the test characteristics of the two methods of testing, a point of care test and Elisa. Further, we will investigate the extent to which prior immunization or infection is protective for future infection with COVID-19.
Doctors, nurses and staff members of ear-nose and throat (ENT) departments are at high risk due to aerosol-inducing diagnostic procedures and surgery during the COVID-19 epidemic. Reports from China, Spain, Italy and England report of fatal cases among ENT specialists. With a concurrent lack of personal protection, it is of paramount importance to identify patients and healthcare workers at an early stage to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak in the department. A baseline study of all healthcare workers has been performed. Follow-up will be accomplished by interval testing, antibody measurements and REDcap Covid-19 questionnaires. All patients at risk of carrying SARS-CoV-2, or who are candidates for high-risk airway surgery will be tested. Infection control measures at the department will be implemented progressively according to the real-time surveillance results from both patients and healthcare workers.
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Health
Summary of the study Study population: A representative sample of the Viennese population stratified by age and gender (data from the Vienna Health Study LEAD) Potential output and analysis: - Extent of age-specific infection and antibody formation - Cumulative incidence of infection - Rate of asymptomatic infection - Relationship with socioeconomics, lifestyle and risk factors (comorbidities) Study design: Prospective, longitudinal, stratified by age and gender Duration of study: Initial testing as soon as possible and repeat based on monitoring of the pandemic curve (probably after 2-3 months) Information to be obtained from participants: - serum samples for information on SARS-CoV2 infection and antibody formation - data on clinical symptoms
Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare
Healthcare workers play a critical role in fighting the pandemic, not only by managing the patients' health clinically, but also by implementing adequate measures for infection prevention and control in healthcare facilities. This puts healthcare workers at a greater risk of acquiring the disease. COVID-19 is caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus -2 (SARS-CoV-2) and many people can be infected with it asymptomatically and undetectably. Serology is an antibody test that provides additional information to polymerase chain-reaction (PCR) testing as it is the only way to reliably establish the fraction of the population that was infected . Seroconversion is the development of antibodies in the blood which can confirm suspected cases after the fact and reveal who was infected but asymptomatic and never realized it. Antibodies are specific proteins created as the body's response to the infection and this test is essential for detecting infected individuals with few or no symptoms at all.
University of Wisconsin, Madison, National Institutes of Health (NIH), AIDS Vaccine Research Lab
The purpose of this research study is to evaluate and improve a rapid COVID-19 test. The test is designed to identify people who are most contagious and likely to spread the virus to others. This test will be performed at various locations in the Madison area using a mobile laboratory or standard lab space for processing. Saliva samples can be collected and processed at these locations or participants can self-collect at home and drop their samples off at designated locations for same day processing. Results of potential findings of clinical significance will be communicated to the participants by a physician with appropriate expertise on the study team. Individuals with a potential finding of clinical significance will be encouraged to self-isolate and obtain a diagnostic test at their earliest convenience. No results will be given if the test is negative. If the participant consents, advanced molecular testing such as PCR or viral sequencing can be done and results can be shared via online databases, presentations and publications along with the date, site and county of collection to help facilitate tracking the spread of the virus.
University of Colorado, Denver, Children's Hospital Colorado
The FDA has approved the CipherOx CRI T1 Tablet for use in subjects aged 19-36, and that this study aims to evaluate the device in subjects aged outside of this range and is being used off label. The FDA determined the Cipher OX CRI T1 Tablet to be a class II device in 2016, and additional research has been done since the FDA determination to further support the use of the device outside of its current labeling.