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Virus Therapy

BS01 for Retinitis Pigmentosa

OCLI, New York, NY
BS01Phase 1 & 2RecruitingResearch Sponsored by Bionic Sight LLC

Study Summary

This trial is testing a new gene therapy for retinal degeneration that uses a virus to deliver the gene.

Eligible Conditions
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have very limited or no vision in at least one eye.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~12 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 12 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Secondary outcome measures

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

4Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Cohort 4Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
BS01 Cohort4 dose
Group II: Cohort 3Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
BS01 Cohort 3 dose
Group III: Cohort 2Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
BS01 Cohort 2 dose
Group IV: Cohort 1Experimental Treatment1 Intervention
BSO1 Cohort 1 dose

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Bionic Sight LLCLead Sponsor
Sheila Nirenberg, PhDStudy DirectorBionic Sight LLC

Media Library

BS01 (Virus Therapy) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT04278131 — Phase 1 & 2
Retinitis Pigmentosa Research Study Groups: Cohort 4, Cohort 1, Cohort 3, Cohort 2
Retinitis Pigmentosa Clinical Trial 2023: BS01 Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT04278131 — Phase 1 & 2
BS01 (Virus Therapy) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT04278131 — Phase 1 & 2
Retinitis Pigmentosa Patient Testimony for trial: Trial Name: NCT04278131 — Phase 1 & 2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Are there still opportunities for individuals to participate in this experiment?

"Clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this medical trial is presently recruiting volunteers; the initial posting was on February 6th 2020 and it has been modified as of November 2nd 2021."

Answered by AI

How many participants is this trial accommodating at its maximum capacity?

"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this experiment is presently recruiting patients who meet the inclusion criteria. It was first published on February 6th 2020 and underwent its last update November 2nd 2021; currently seeking 20 participants at a single site."

Answered by AI

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
Puerto Rico
New York
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
Met criteria
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Why did patients apply to this trial?

I’d do anything I could to help find something to help us all. Me, and my twin sister, both suffer from a deteriorating RP. We're seeking a clinical trial that can potentially alleviate our condition.
PatientReceived no prior treatments

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
~4 spots leftby Dec 2024