Efficacy and Safety of Deucravacitinib Versus Placebo in Participants With Moderate-to-severe Scalp Psoriasis

Study Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of deucravacitinib to placebo in participants with moderate-to-severe scalp psoriasis.

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

Study Type

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Eligible Ages 18 Years and Over
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Men and women diagnosed with stable plaque psoriasis with scalp involvement for 6 months or more. Stable psoriasis is defined as no morphology changes or significant flares of disease activity in the opinion of the Investigator. 2. Deemed by the Investigator to be a candidate for phototherapy or systemic therapy. 3. Scalp-specific Physician's Global Assessment (ss-PGA) ≥ 3; ≥ 20% scalp surface area (SSA); Psoriasis Scalp Severity Index (PSSI) ≥ 12 at Screening visit and Day 1. 4. ≥ 3% of Body Surface Area (BSA) involvement at Screening visit and Day 1. 5. Evidence of plaque psoriasis in a non-scalp area. 6. Failed to respond to, or intolerant of ≥ 1 topical therapy for scalp psoriasis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • - Target Disease Exceptions: 1.
Has nonplaque psoriasis (ie, guttate, inverse, pustular, erythrodermic or drug-induced psoriasis) at Screening or Day 1 Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria apply

Trial Details

Trial ID:

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Phase 3
Lead Sponsor

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Bristol-Myers Squibb
Principal Investigator

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Bristol-Myers Squibb
Principal Investigator Affiliation Bristol-Myers Squibb
Agency Class

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Overall Status Not yet recruiting
Countries Germany, Poland, United States

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Study Website: View Trial Website
Arms & Interventions


Experimental: Deucravacitinib

Placebo Comparator: Placebo


Drug: - Deucravacitinib

Specified dose on specified days

Other: - Placebo

Specified dose on specified days

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Indianapolis, Indiana



Dawes Fretzin Clinical Research Group, LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana, 46250

International Sites

Local Institution - 0035, Mahlow, Brandenburg, Germany



Local Institution - 0035

Mahlow, Brandenburg, 15831

Local Institution - 0027, Rzeszow, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland



Local Institution - 0027

Rzeszow, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, 35-055

Local Institution - 0036, Wroclaw, Poland



Local Institution - 0036

Wroclaw, , 51-685

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