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Protocol No.: ACRIN-7151
Principal Investigator: Robert A. Halvorsen, MD
Title:     Incidence and Significance of Extracolonic Findings on CT Colonography: Retrospective Analysis of the National CT Colonography Trial Data.
Sponsor: American College of Radiology Imaging Network
Imaging/Procedure: Retrospective data collection study.
Status: In Maintenance
Contact: Meagan Sok, Research Administrator
Protocol No.: ACRIN-6688
Principal Investigator: Paul R. Jolles, MD
Title:     Phase II Study of 3’-deoxy-3’18F fluorothymidine (FLT) in Invasive Breast Cancer
Sponsor: American College of Radiology Imaging Network
Imaging/Procedure: FLT-PET
Status: Closed
Contact: Meagan Sok, Research Administrator
Protocol No.: DENALI
Principal Investigator: Daniel J. Komorowski, MD
Title:     A Prospective, Multi-Center, Study of the BARD® DENALI® Retrievable Vena Cava Filter System
Sponsor: BARD Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
Imaging/Procedure: Interventional Radiology Filter Placement
Status: In Maintenance
Contact: Meagan Sok, Research Administrator
Protocol No.: 8029 (NCI Contract N01-CM-27165)
Principal Investigator: Paul Jolles, M.D.
Title:     A Phase 2 Study of 3’-Deoxy-3’-18F Fluorothymidine in Invasive Breast Cancer
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health
Disease State: Breast cancer
Drug/Agent: 18F Fluorothymidine and 18F Fluorodeoxyglucose
Imaging/Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography imaging at three time points during chemotherapy course
Status: Closed
Contact: Jessica Howell Kinsey, (804) 828-4178, jhowell2@vcu.edu
Protocol No.:     ACRIN-6678
Principal Investigator: Robert A. Halvorsen, Jr., M.D.
Title:     FDG-PET/CT as a Predictive Marker of Tumor Response and Patient Outcome: Prospective Validation in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Sponsor: American College of Radiology Imaging Network
Location: National, multi-center
Disease State: Non-small cell lung cancer, Stage IIIB or IV
Drug/Agent: 18F Fluorodeoxyglucose
Imaging/Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography imaging at three time points during chemotherapy course
Status: Closed
Contact: Jessica Howell Kinsey, (804) 828-4178, jhowell2@vcu.edu
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Protocol No.:     1 R21 CA130345-01
Principal Investigator: Karen A. Kurdziel, M.D.
Title:     Phase 1 Evaluation of F-18 Paclitaxel (FPAC) as a Potential In Vivo Marker of Multidrug Resistance in Breast and Lung Cancer
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health
Disease State: Breast cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer
Drug/Agent: 18F Fluoropaclitaxel (FPAC)
Imaging/Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Status: Closed
Contact: Kristin Schmidt, (804) 828-4178, kschmidt@vcu.edu
Protocol No.:     EDCCTA-0601
Principal Investigator: John D. Grizzard, M.D., and Michael C. Kontos, M.D. (Cardiology)
Title:     Utility of 64-slice Multidetector CT Coronary Angiography in the Evaluation of Low- and Intermediate-risk Chest Pain Patients
Disease State: Chest pain, acute coronary syndromes
Drug/Agent: Isovue-370™
Imaging/Procedure: Coronary CT Angiography
Status: Closed
Contact: Jessica Howell Kinsey, (804) 828-4178, jhowell2@vcu.edu
Protocol No.:     VCU 4471
Principal Investigator: Brigit Kettenmann, Ph.D.
Title:     Orbitofrontal Cortex Activity Measured by fMRI in Relation to Perception of Food Odors in Obese Patients: Feedback Mechanisms Controlling Food Intake
Disease State: Obesity; normal volunteers
Imaging/Procedure: Functional MRI of brain before and after eating
Status: Closed
Contact: Kristin Schmidt, (804) 828-4178, kschmidt@vcu.edu
Protocol No.:     P-2611
Principal Investigator: Daniel A. Leung, M.D.
Title:     Carotid Revascularization with ev3 Arterial Technology Evolution Post Approval Study
Sponsor: ev3 Inc.
Location: National, multi-center
Device: PROTÉGÉ® RX Stent & SpiderFX™ Embolic Protection Device
Status: Closed
Contact: Megan Quinn, (804) 828-8196, mmquinn@vcu.edu
Protocol No.:     ACRIN 6664
Principal Investigator: Robert A. Halvorsen, Jr. M.D.
Title:     National CT Colonography Trial
Sponsor: American College of Radiology Imaging Network
Location: National, multi-center
Imaging/Procedure: CTC uses virtual reality technology to produce two- and three-dimensional images that permit a thorough and minimally invasive evaluation of the entire colon. The study requires no sedation, and takes approximately 10 to 20 minutes.
Status: Closed
Contact: www.acrin.org
Protocol No.:     MCC 03748
Principal Investigator: Karen A. Kurdziel, M.D.
Title:     Pilot Study of 18F Fluoropaclitaxel in Breast Cancer Patients and Normal Volunteers: Dosimetry, Safety and Feasibility
Disease State: Breast cancer, healthy volunteers
Drug/Agent: 18F Fluoropaclitaxel (FPAC)
Imaging/Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography
Status: Closed
Protocol No.:      RG1068-15-02
Principal Investigator: Ann S. Fulcher, M.D.
Title:     A Phase II Study to Assess the Safety and Methods for Determining the Efficacy of RG1068 (Synthetic Human Secretin): Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography in the Evaluation of Patients with a History of Pancreatic Abnormalities
Sponsor: Repligen
Location: National, multi-center
Drug/Agent: RG1068 (Synthetic Human Secretin)
Imaging/Procedure: Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography
Status: Closed
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