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Clinical Research
Keeping in line with it’s commitment to advances and innovation in medicine, Bellevue participates in the conduct of research in various fields of medicine. Research studies undergo a thorough approval process by a dedicated committee of professionals who are responsible to promote and facilitate the conduct of clinical research in an ethical manner. Below is a list of the clinical research trials that are currently ongoing at Bellevue:

Condition/Illness Related Research Study Brief Summary Bellevue Medical Center Investigator
Absolute Uterine Factor Infertility  NCT01844362 Interventional clinical trial to assess if a uterus transplanted from a live donor can result in a successful pregnancy.
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Dr. Joseph Abboud
Dr. Abdo Waked
Dr. Pascal Hajj
Dr. Toufic Nakad
Advanced breast cancer CLEE011A2301 (Monaleesa 2) Randomized study for post-menopause women with no prior treatment. Dr. Fadi El Karak
Metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) CLDK378A2112 Randomized study for adults to compare efficacy and safety of treatment taken with different diets. Dr. Fadi El Karak
Relapsed or relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma CLBH589D2222 (PANORAMA 3) Randomized study for patients previously exposed to immune-modulatory agents to evaluate the safety and efficacy of 3 different regimens. Dr. Fadi El Karak
Advanced breast cancer CLEE011A2404 (COMPLEEMENT-1) Study to assess safety and efficacy of a hormonal therapy regimen in men and women with no prior hormonal therapy. Dr. Fadi El Karak
Chronic immune thrombocytopenia CETB115BIC02
Observational studyto evaluate treatment with Revolade. Dr. Fadi El Karak
 Advanced renal cell carcinoma CPZP034AIC04 (PARACHUTE) Prospective, non-interventional, observational study to assess past treatment. Dr. Fadi El Karak
Breast cancer CBYL719A2201 Randomized study to assess 2 different treatments in postmenopausal women. Dr. Dany Abi Gerges
Chronic myelogenous leukemia CABL001A2301 Randomized study for patients previously treated with 2 or more tyrosine kinase inhibitors.  Dr. Dany Abi Gerges
Advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer  (NSCLC) TAIL study Study to explore long-term safety and efficacy of an immunotherapy treatment in patients previously treated. Dr. Fadi El Karak
Type 2 diabetes LIRA PRIME Study to assess safety and efficacy of different treatments on top of metformin in patients with poorly controlled diabetes on metformin alone. Dr. Grace Abi Rizk
Type 2 diabetes SUSTAIN 8 Study to compare safety and efficacy of 2 different treatments on top of metformin. Dr. Georges Hajj
Acute heart failure AFFIRM-AHF Randomized study to compare safety, efficacy and outcomes of a new treatment vs. placebo in patients with iron deficiency anemia.  Dr. Ghassan Kiwan
 Venous thromboembolism (VTE)
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
 Pulmonary embolism (PE)
RE-COVERY Study to follow outcomes and compare safety and efficacy of a new vs. traditional treatment in preventing DVTs and PEs.  Dr. Ghassan Kiwan
Migraine EmPOWER Randomized study for adults comparing safety and efficacy of subcutaneous treatment vs. placebo. Dr. Souheil Gbeily
Metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) OPTIMISE Observational study to assess treatment. Dr. Fadi El Karak

If interested, or for more information, please contact your physician or contact the hospital on extension 5100.