TAK-279-3001 Enrolling

Plaque Psoriasis Study (60 Weeks)

Treatment: Oral Age: 18 Years

Who Can Participate?

Adults (18+) with chronic plaque psoriasis (PSO) may participate.

Inclusion Criteria

  • A diagnosis of chronic PSO for at least 6 months
  • Moderate-to-severe PSO
  • PSO covering at least 10% of BSA (body surface area)*
  • Be a candidate for phototherapy or systemic therapy

*1% of your body surface is roughly equal to the palm of your hand (no wrists or fingers).

What Are The Benefits?

  • No cost to participate or receive treatment
  • Regular visits with study doctors who specialize in treating PSO (18 visits)
  • Will receive either an investigative oral treatment (study drug) or a placebo
  • Reimbursement for study-related expenses may be provided

How Long Will The Study Last?

  • 60 Weeks

Participating Locations

Participating Experts

Dr. David N. Adam


Dr. Lorne Albrecht


Dr. Carsten Hamann


Dr. Dathan Hamann


Dr. Sameh Hanna


Dr. Firouzeh Niakosari


Dr. Marisa Ponzo


Dr. Les A. Rosoph


Dr. Dusan Sajic


Dr. G. Daniel Schachter


Dr. Matthew Zirwas


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Last Update Posted: April 07, 2024

Official Title

A Phase 3, Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo- and Active Comparator-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of TAK-279 in Subjects With Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis ID




Study Description

  • Brief Summary:

    The main aim of this study is to show how well TAK-279 reduces the skin plaques compared to placebo, in participants with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Participants will be assigned to one of the 3 study treatments (TAK-279, apremilast (an approved treatment), or a placebo). Participants will be in the study for up to 56 weeks.

  • Condition or Disease:

    Plaque Psoriasis

  • Intervention/Treatment:

    Drug: TAK-279
    Drug: Placebo
    Drug: Apremilast
  • Phase:

    Phase 3

  • Ages Eligible for Study:

    18 Years and older (Adult)

  • Sexes Eligible for Study:


Inclusion Criteria:

Plaque psoriasis for at least 6 months.
Moderate to severe disease.
Candidate for phototherapy or systemic therapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

Other forms of psoriasis.
History of recent infection.
Prior exposure to TAK-279 or active comparator.

Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria apply.

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