Clinical Trials / Research Studies
Hematology - Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation

A Multicenter, Phase 2, Open-label Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Sirolimus 3.9% Topical Gel (PTX-022) in the Treatment of Microcystic Lymphatic Malformations

The main reason for this research study is to see if a new topical (applied to the skin) formulation of sirolimus, PTX-022, is safe and effective in treating microcystic lymphatic malformation, sometimes called blebs, on the skin. Sirolimus belongs to a group of medicines called mTOR inhibitors, wh ...More

Brain Vascular Malformation Consortium (BVMC) Project 2: Longitudinal Studies to Identify Biomarkers and Therapeutic Strategies for Sturge-Weber Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to learn more about Sturge-Weber Syndrome (SWS). By studying patients with SWS, we hope to understand how SWS vascular malformations lead to clinical symptoms, to identify which patients are at-risk for these symptoms, and to learn which treatment strategies could be pre ...More

Collection and Repository of Tissue Samples and Data from Patients with Tumors and Vascular Anomalies

By conducting these studies, researchers hope to learn more about and come up with better treatments for vascular anomalies. ...More

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Patient Treatment Outcomes: A Retrospective and Prospective Patient Registry

In this research study we want to learn more about the presentation, treatment and progression of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) in patients that are seen at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). ...More

Identification of Biomarkers for Patients with Vascular Anomalies

While vascular anomalies are rare diseases, they can be life-threatening and devastating to affected patients and their families. Our understanding of vascular anomalies, and in turn their treatments, can be greatly improved if non-invasive biomarkers can be identified. The goal of this research stu ...More

Lymphatic Anomalies Registry

The goal of this research study is to better understand rare vascular tumors and malformations. There is little information available about the long-term effects of these lesions or the most effective treatments. We are conducting a research study to better understand these vascular lesions. We aim ...More

Rare Benign Vascular Tumor Registry

The purpose of this research study is to collect information on the natural course of benign vascular tumors and their response to treatment. This study data information may also be used to track the outcomes of various treatments, to determine which ones are the most helpful, and for future benign ...More

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