Oleogel-S10 Phase 3 study "EASE" for epidermolysis bullosa: study design and rationale.
Johannes S Kern, Agnes Schwieger-Briel, Sandra Löwe, Mark Sumeray, Charles Davis, Anna E Martinez
Trials | Published : 2019
BACKGROUND: Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a group of rare, genetic diseases that affect the integrity of epithelial tissues, most notably the skin. Patients experience recurrent skin wounding, with severity depending on type, sub-type, and mutation. Oleogel-S10, a formulation of birch bark extract, has demonstrated efficacy in a Phase 2 trial assessing re-epithelialization of wounds in EB. EASE (NCT03068780, EudraCT 2016-002066-32) is a randomized, Phase 3, placebo-controlled study designed to determine the efficacy of Oleogel-S10 versus placebo in patients with EB. METHODS: EASE is a Phase 3, two-phase study comprising a 90-day, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled phase, followed b..View full abstract