Slide A new clinical trial studying the treatment of metastatic
uveal melanoma
Despite the advances in immunotherapy, certain cancers like uveal melanoma with liver metastases still present significant treatment challenges.

If you, or someone you know has metastatic uveal melanoma and is 18 years of age or older, you may want to learn more about the PERIO-01 clinical trial. Talk to your doctor about participating.

The Pressure-Enabled Regional Immuno-Oncology (PERIO-01) clinical trial will study a new investigational drug, SD-101, delivered intravascularly by the TriNav® Infusion System using the Pressure-Enabled Drug Delivery™ (PEDD™) method of administration. The study will evaluate if this platform approach can improve the performance of systemic checkpoint inhibitors in treating patients with liver metastases.

The PERIO-01 clinical trial is studying the ability of SD-101 using the PEDD method of administration to overcome two major challenges of treatment:
  • immunosuppression
  • high intratumoral pressure (ITP)

Studying a Platform Designed

to Address both Treatment Challenges

CHALLENGE 1: Immunosuppression

How do the liver's natural processes interfere with immunotherapy?

Part of a healthy liver's function is controlling immune response.

It's the way the liver manages inflammation and maintains homeostasis.

What happens when tumor cells are present in the liver?
What is the significance of MDSCs in the liver?
How does investigational SD-101 address the immunosuppressive barrier?
Why is this approach being combined with a checkpoint inhibitor?

CHALLENGE 2: High Intratumoral Pressure (ITP)

How does tumor growth impact treatment?
What is PEDD™?

Am I eligible to participate

in this clinical trial?

You may qualify to participate in the study if you:

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    Are >18 years old

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    Have a confirmed diagnosis of metastatic uveal melanoma with liver-only or liver dominant disease

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    Have not received prior cytotoxic chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or external radiation therapy within 14 days prior to screening

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    Have no prior history of or other concurrent malignancy unless the malignancy is clinically insignificant, no ongoing treatment is required

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    Are clinically stable

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    Are not pregnant/breastfeeding

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    Have not had bacterial pneumonia within 8 weeks of first dose of study drug

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    Do not have active hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

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    Do not have active coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), other severe infection, including a liver infection, within 2 weeks before the first dose of study drug, or uncontrolled human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection at screening

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    Do not have active, known, or suspected autoimmune disease or immune-mediated disease. Type 1 diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism only requiring hormone replacement, skin disorders (such as vitiligo, psoriasis or alopecia) not requiring systemic treatment or conditions not expected to recur in the absence of an external trigger are not exclusionary.

Get the PERIO-01 clinical trial brochure:

Find a physician affiliated with the
PERIO-01 Clinical Trial

Enrolling Now

The University of Texas MD Anderson
Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd,
Houston, TX 77030
713-792-2921

Columbia University

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

University of Pittsburgh Medical Centers

Massachusetts General Hospitals

University of California, Los Angeless

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University of Washington Medical Center

University of Colorado, Denver

Stanford University Hospitals

University of Miami, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Why should I participate

in a clinical trial?

Virtually every therapy and many medical advancements have been made possible by individuals who take part in clinical trials. Clinical trials are needed for the development of new treatment options for people living with metastatic uveal melanoma and other diseases.

Others are here to support you in the fight against metastatic uveal melanoma.

TriNav® is Rx Only. For the safe and proper use of the TriNav device, refer to the Instructions for Use.

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