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Research

Tulane Diabetes Research Program


Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD

The mission of the Tulane Diabetes Research Program is to provide a collaborative research community and infrastructure to Tulane research investigators studying the molecular bases and therapeutic avenues for diabetes mellitus, obesity and their complications.  

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, MD, PhD, Director of the Tulane Diabetes Research Program, Price-Goldsmith Professor of Nutrition


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A variety of research resources are available in the Section of Endocrinology. A list of current studies is found below. These research projects and others through the Clinical Trials Cooperative provide numerous opportunities for research and scholarly publication, and are an integral part of the Endocrinology department. Publications relating to this research are found on our publications page. For more publications, please reference specific faculty or fellow pages.


Current Studies



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Protocol #EFC12404 – “A randomized, 30 week, active-controlled, open-label, 3-treatment arm, parallel-group multicenter study comparing the efficacy and safety of insulin glargine/lixisenatide fixed ratio combination to insulin glargine alone and to lixsi


  • Sponsor: Sanofi US

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Tina Thethi

  • Study dates: 07/13-ongoing



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ABPM: To Evaluate the Effect of Liraglutide on Ambulatory Blood Pressure: A Pilot Study



    • Sponsor: Investigator-Initiated

    • Principal Investigator: Dr. Tina Thethi

    • Study dates: 04/18/2014 - ongoing





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Glycemia Reduction Approches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectivness Study (GRADE)

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Protocol #MSB-DM003 - "A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Escalation Study to Assess the Safety and Tolerability of a Single Intravenous Infusion of Allogeneic Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Sub...

Endobarrier

Protocol #09-1 – “A Randomized, Multi-Center, Pivotal Efficacy and Safety Study Comparing the EndoBarrier® Gastrointestinal Liner System vs. Sham for Glycemic Improvement in Inadequately Controlled Obese Type 2 Diabetic Subjects on Metformin and/or SU Ant


  • Sponsor: GI Dynamics, Inc.

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Vivian Fonseca

  • Study dates: 02/13-ongoing

  • Study website: www.endobarriertrial.com



SUSTAIN

Protocol #NN9535-3744 - SUSTAIN™ 6 - Long term outcomes - "A long-term, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multinational, multi-centre trial to evaluate cardiovascular and other long-term outcomes with semaglutide in subjects with type 2 ...


  • Sponsor: Novo Nordisk

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Tina Thethi

  • Study dates: 06/13-ongoing



Prt#ITCA 650-CLP-103

Protocol #ITCA 650-CLP-103 - “A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of ITCA 650 in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”


  • Sponsor: Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Tina Thethi

  • Study dates: 07/13-ongoing



Prt#ITCA 650-CLP-107

Protocol #ITCA 650-CLP-107 – “A Randomized, Multicenter Study to Evaluate Cardiovascular Outcomes with ITCA 650 in Patients Treated with Standard of Care for Type 2 Diabetes”


  • Sponsor: Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc.

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Tina Thethi

  • Study dates: 07/13-ongoing



ACCORDION

CCORDION: Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Follow On


  • Sponsor: NIH

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Vivian Fonseca

  • Study Dates: 05/11-ongoing



LEADER

Protocol #EX2211-3748 - LEADER: "Liraglutide Effect and Action in Diabetes: Evaluation of cardiovascular outcome Results A long-term, multi centre, international, randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine liraglutide effects on ...


  • Sponsor: Novo Nordisk

  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Tina Thethi

  • Study dates: 2011-2017

  • Study website: www.leadertrial.com



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