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A Phase 3, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Study to Determine the Efficacy and Safety of Luspatercept the Study Drug Versus Placebo in Adults who Require Regular Red Blood Cell Transfusions Due to Beta-Thalassemia

November 10, 2017

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland has completed enrollment for this study, and is no longer enrolling patients.

Study Background

This study is intended to test the safety and efficacy of a drug called Luspatercept for people with transfusion-dependent Beta-thalassemia. The investigators would like to know whether Luspatercept can increase hemoglobin levels and reduce the number of units of blood people receive during transfusions or increase the amount of time between transfusions.

This study may be a good fit for you if:

If You Decide to Participate in This Study:

Contact: Jennifer Ferguson

Updated 11/10/2017

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