Research Study

Efficacy and Safety of SAR156597 in the Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF): A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, 52-week Dose-ranging Study
Principal Investigator 
Nasreen Khalil


Body Locations and Systems 
Pulmonary Fibrosis 
Closed for Recruitment
Study Start/End 
Jun 16, 2016 to Apr 30, 2018
Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver General Hospital
Gurjind Raid, Research Coordinator
Purpose of Study 

Primary Objective:

To evaluate, in comparison with placebo, the efficacy of 2 dose levels of SAR156597 administered subcutaneously during 52 weeks on lung function of patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).

Secondary Objectives:

To evaluate the efficacy of 2 dose levels of SAR156597 compared to placebo on IPF disease progression.

To evaluate the safety of 2 dose levels of SAR156597 compared to placebo in patients with IPF.


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