Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a group of bone marrow neoplasms caused by blood cells that are poorly produced or working improperly. A clinical trial led by Steven Z. Pavletic, M.D., Senior Clinician in the Immune Deficiency Cellular Therapy Program, is researching a drug for potential MDS therapy. The trial will take place at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and there is no cost for participation.
Clinicaltrials.gov identifier: NCT05148234
NCI Protocol ID: NCI000356
Official Title: A Phase I/II Trial of BMS-986253 in Myelodysplastic Syndromes
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