Current Projects

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22 Active Projects at 19 Institutions in 17 Diseases

DISEASE AREA INSTITUTION LEAD RESEARCHER PROJECT NAME TYPE OTHER STATUS
Diabetes Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. Faustman Repurposing a Vaccine for Type I Diabetes Drug Adult In Process
Diabetic Ophthalmology Northwestern University Dr. Basti Treating Cataracts in Diabetic Patients Using a Surgical Device Device Adult Started 2018
GI Boston Children's Hospital Dr. Kahn Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Patient Registry for Pediatric C-diff Other Pediatric In Process
GI OpenBiome, University of Cape Town Dr. Osman, Dr. Budree The THRIVE Study: Repurposing Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for the Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition in South Africa* Other Pediatric Started 2019
Inner Ear Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich Dr. Strupp Combining a vertigo drug with a Parkinson’s disease drug to treat the inner ear disorder, Ménière’s disease Drug Adult Started 2019
Inner Ear Dent Neurologic Institute Dr. Zhang Combining an anti-epileptic drug  with an anti-anxiety drug to treat the inner ear disorder Ménière’s disease Drug Adult Started 2019
Neuro  Medical College of Wisconsin Dr. Alvarez Repurposing an Antipsychotic Drug as Treatment for Pediatric Delirium  Drug Pediatric Started 2018
Neuro University of Pennsylvania Medicine Dr. Oathes  Using Imaging Techniques to Guide Targeted Brain Stimulation in the Treatment of Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder  Device  Adult   In Process
Neuro/Rare  Georgetown University  Dr. Anderson Using a Cancer Drug in Huntington's Disease  Drug Adult Started 2018
Neuro/Rare McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dr. Furr-Stimming Treating Irritability in Huntington’s Disease with a Repurposed Neurological Drug Drug Adult Started 2019
Oncology The Hospital for Sick Children Dr. Suwwan  Low-Level Laser Therapy to Address Treatment Side Effects in Pediatric Cancer Patients Device Pediatric Started 2018
Oncology University of Chicago Dr. Patel Innovations in Combination Therapies for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer  Drug Adult In Process
Oncology/Rare Johns Hopkins Medicine Dr. Riggins A Phase I Trial for Recurrent Pediatric Brain Cancers Using a Repurposed Generic Drug Drug Pediatric Expanded 2017
Oncology/Rare  Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, VUmc Cancer Center Amsterdam Dr. Tannous, Dr. Arrillaga-Romany, Dr. Kouwenhoven A Novel Combination of Generic Chemotherapy Drugs to Treat Brain Cancer Drug Adult Started 2018
Oncology/Rare Ulm University Dr. Halatsch Combining Nine Repurposed Drugs with a Current Chemotherapy Treatment in Adult Brain Cancer  Drug  Adult In Process 
Oncology/Rare University of Michigan Dr. Pettit Using a Skin Cancer Drug to Improve Current Treatment in a Rare Blood Cancer, Myelofibrosis Drug Adult Started 2018
Oncology/Rare University of Michigan Dr. Swiecicki  Repurposing Old Drugs as New Therapies for Metastatic Thyroid Cancer* Drug   Adult Started 2018 
Ophthalmic/Rare University of Michigan Dr. Zacks Testing a Generic Malarial Drug in a Rare Ophthalmic Condition, Retinitis Pigmentosa  Drug Adult Started 2018
Rare  Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, The Hospital for Sick Children  Dr. Levine,
Dr. Sochett
Repurposing an Antibiotic to Treat a Defect in Vitamin D Metabolism  Drug  Pediatric  In Process 
Rare   The Hospital for Sick Children, National Institutes of Health Dr. Dowling,Dr. Bönnemann TAM4MTM: Tamoxifen Therapy for Myotubular Myopathy Drug  Pediatric In Process 
Rare St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Dr. Nichols Repurposing a Blood Cancer Drug to Treat an Immune Disorder (HLH) in Children* Drug Pediatric Started 2019
Traumatic Limb Injury The Pennsylvania State University and the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Dr. Elfar Repurposing a Multiple Sclerosis Drug in Severe Limb Trauma* Drug into Diagnostic Adult Started 2018

 

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