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Hepatitis B Clinical Trials

Learn the basics of clinical trials in hepatitis B and find out about clinical trials that you may be eligible for.

(Note: It you wish to post a clinical trial to this page, send all relevant details (including the name of the drug to be investigated) to cdmazoff@hcvadvocate.org. We also ask that you inform us when the trial enrollment is complete so we can remove the study from this page.)

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PDF How to Evaluate a Clinical Trial

PDF Making Sense of Hepatitis C Research and Medical Literature


Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers.

Centerwatch list of hepatitis C clinical trials by state


Clinical Trials - Current

We are recruiting patients for the following clinical tirals at Rush Univerity Hepatology:

1. Effect of Entecavir in Blacks/African Americans and Hispanics With Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection
A study to develop observational clinical experience with the use of entecavir in patients who are either of Black/African-American race or of Hispanic ethnicity.

2. Study of TYZEKA in subjects of Black/African American or Hispanic/Latino origin with compensated chronic hepatitis B virus infection.

3. A Phase 2, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of AST-120 (Spherical Carbon Adsorbent) for 8 Weeks in the Treatment of Mild Hepatic Encephalopathy

4. Randomised, Placebo-controlled, Multi-centre Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Eltrombopag in Thrombocytopenic Subjects With Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection Who Are Otherwise Eligible to Initiate Antiviral Therapy (Peginterferon Alfa-2a Plus Ribavirin)



Doris Yadav RN, BS
Senior Research Coordinator
Office: 312-563-3919
Fax: (312) 563-3920
Rush University Medical Center
1725 West Harrison Street
Suite 158 Professional Building
Chicago, Illinois 60612


To locate current more clinical trials for hepatitis B go to www.clinicaltrials.gov, click on the "Search for Clinial Trials" link and enter in Hepatitis B.

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