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Peptide Hormone

Kisspeptin-10 for Metabolic Diseases

Phase 1
Led By Margaret Lippincott
Research Sponsored by Massachusetts General Hospital
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
normal hemoglobin
hemoglobin A1C < 6.5%
Must not have
Be younger than 18 years old
Be older than 65 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up10 minutes
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial looks at how the hormone kisspeptin affects metabolism and blood sugar levels.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have gone through puberty normally.
You have a normal menstrual cycle.
You have a healthy weight for your height.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~10 minutes
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 10 minutes for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
First Phase Insulin Secretion
Second Phase Insulin Secretion

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Placebo Group
Group I: KisspeptinExperimental Treatment2 Interventions
Intravenous administration of kisspeptin 112-121 x 16 hours
Group II: PlaceboPlacebo Group2 Interventions
Intravenous administration of placebo x 16 hours
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 3
Hyperglycemic Clamp
Completed Phase 4

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Participation is compensated

You will be compensated for participating in this trial.

Who is running the clinical trial?

Massachusetts General HospitalLead Sponsor
2,865 Previous Clinical Trials
13,150,670 Total Patients Enrolled
6 Trials studying Metabolic Diseases
581 Patients Enrolled for Metabolic Diseases
Margaret LippincottPrincipal InvestigatorMassachusetts General Hospital

Media Library

Kisspeptin-10 (Peptide Hormone) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05456854 — Phase 1
Metabolic Diseases Research Study Groups: Kisspeptin, Placebo
Metabolic Diseases Clinical Trial 2023: Kisspeptin-10 Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05456854 — Phase 1
Kisspeptin-10 (Peptide Hormone) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05456854 — Phase 1

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How many participants are engaged in this research endeavor?

"Affirmative, the clinical trial is still open for recruitment. According to data available on clinicaltrials.gov, this study was first published on June 3rd 2022 and its details were last modified on July 12th 2022. This research has a requirement of 12 participants from one site."

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How has Hyperglycemic Clamp been assessed for its safety in human patients?

"Hyperglycemic Clamp is a relatively untested therapeutic intervention, so it only received a score of 1 due to the lack of data regarding its efficacy and safety."

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Does the criteria for this research encompass participants over 50 years of age?

"This clinical trial is open to individuals between 18 and 40 years of age. There are separate trials for those under the legal voting age as well as one specifically tailored towards seniors above 65."

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Who is eligible to become a participant of this research?

"Eligible participants in this trial must be under 40 years of age and suffering from a metabolic disorder. Additional requirements include being 17 or older, normal pubertal development, regular menstrual cycles, stable weight within the last three months, BMI below average values for their height and sex (systolic BP < 140 mm Hg/diastolic < 90 mm Hg), hemoglobin level within the physiological range (A1C < 6.5%), creatinine not elevated above baseline levels as well as AST & ALT concentrations lower than 3 times upper limit of normative figures."

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Does this research project currently have open enrollment?

"Indeed, the information on clinicaltrials.gov reveals that this research is currently enrolling patients. Initially posted on June 3rd 2022 and last modified on July 12th 2022, it seeks to recruit a total of twelve participants from one location."

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~4 spots leftby Aug 2024