Pevonedistat With VXLD Chemotherapy for Adolescent/Young Adults With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia


The investigators postulate that Pevonedistat will be effective in patients with relapsed/refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) when combined with a standard backbone ALL chemotherapy regimen.


  • Ages: 16 to 39
  • Sexes: All
  • Accepts healthy volunteers?: No

For additional eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.


This is a phase I study of the addition of pevonedistat to induction chemotherapy for AYA patients (16-39 years of age) with relapsed/refractory ALL utilizing a traditional 3+3 design with dose expansion cohort of 6 patients. Starting dose level for pevonedistat is 15 mg/m2.

If the number of dose-limiting toxicities (DLTs) is greater than 1 out of 3 patients in the starting dose level, next dose level is 10 mg/m2 (dose level -1). Chemotherapy will consist of pevonedistat in combination with a standard VXLD regimen. The duration of each cycle will be 29 days.

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Additional eligibility criteria and study procedure details can be explained by the study team. Please call or email:

Phone: 352.273.9126




Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Leukemia, Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Chemotherapy

Principal Investigator

William Slayton, MD



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