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Description:
This study is recruiting volunteers for a dental study through the University at Buffalo (UB) Microbiome Center in the UB School of Dental Medicine. The study team is researching if they can make accurate copies of bacteria patterns in mouth plaque (the “stuff” that collects between gums and teeth). The results of the study will help dentists to better understand how gum disease develops and comes back over time. Read More
Eligibility:
1. At least 21 years old 2. Have at least sixteen (16) teeth 3. Not currently pregnant 4. Not currently wearing braces or orthodontic appliances
Contact(s)
Patricia Diaz-Moreno
pidiazmo@buffalo.edu
+1 888-888-8888
Description:
The UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Behavioral Medicine (DBM) is looking for adult volunteers to participate in the EPPIC (Easing Pelvic Pain Interventions Clinical Research Program). The goal of this National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study is to determine the effectiveness of different behavioral therapies for controlling urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS), why they work, for whom they are most effective, and durability of treatment gains (or how long they last). This is a non-drug treatment study and volunteers will receive payment for their participation in the study. Read More
Eligibility:
1) Male or females between the ages of 18-70 years old 2) Experience pelvic pain symptoms for at least 3 months 3) Diagnosis of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) or chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPP) 4) Access to a telephone and computer/smartphone 5) Reliable transportation
Contact(s)
Patricia O'LEARY
pcoleary@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-6254
Description:
This study is recruiting patients diagnosed with rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP). RDP is a rare movement disorder. It has symptoms of both dystonia (lasting muscle contractions) and Parkinson’s Disease (presence of tremor in one hand and a stiffness or slowing of movement). Patients may develop RDP suddenly or gradually over time. Read More
Eligibility:
1) Patients with known/suspected RDP gene mutation OR those who have been identified as carriers/family members of someone with an RDP gene mutation 2)Patients who were previously enrolled in an earlier version of this study 3) 18 months of age or older 4) Access to Wi-Fi and a smart device (for example, a smartphone, laptop, tablet)
Contact(s)
REBECCA FIRTH
rsfirth@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-6254
Description:
This study is for participants diagnosed with complex heart disease and reduce left heart function and involves a heart procedure called a Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). Participants may be eligible for this study if their doctor has determined that an Impella® device could be beneficial during the PCI procedure. The goal of this study is to assess if using the Impella® device during high-risk PCI procedures will result in an improvement in symptoms, heart function and health after the heart procedure compared to the current standard of care. Read More
Eligibility:
1. Between the ages of 18 - 90 years old 2. Clinical presentation and baseline left ventricular function are as follows (either 2A or 2B must be present): 2A. Subject has CCS or NSTEMI with an LVEF ≤40% OR 2B. Subject has STEMI ≥24 hours and <30 days after symptom onset with an LVEF ≤30% 3. Local heart team (interventional cardiologist and cardiac surgeon) has determine...
Contact(s)
DAWN HOLLER
dlh68@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6115
Description:
This study is enrolling patients diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism (PE), or a blood clot trapped in the lung. The goal of the study is to compare two treatments for PE: (1) the FlowTriever Retrieval/Aspiration System (referred to as “FlowTriever”) which removes the clot by pulling it into a catheter (a flexible plastic tube) and (2) using catheter directed thrombolysis (“CDT”) devices which are placed close to the PE and slowly release a medication to dissolve the clot. Read More
Eligibility:
1. Age 18 years or older 2. Echo, compute tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA), or pulmonary angiographic evidence of any proximal filing defect in at least one main or lobar pulmonary artery. 3. Classification of intermediate-high-risk PE by ESC Guidlines 2019, including ALL of the following: a. Clinical signs and symptoms consistent with acute PE, or PESI class III-V, or sPESI >/=1...
Contact(s)
DAWN HOLLER
dlh68@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6115
Description:
The goal of this study is to see if toddlers prefer to play with different types of toys. Toddlers will attend two 1-hour long play sessions at the UB South Campus. These play sessions will happen about one week apart. During the visits, parents will complete a few surveys and the toddler will play in two different areas with age-appropriate toys. Parent and toddler heights and weights will be recorded. Toddlers will be asked to wear an activity monitor around their waist during and in-between the sessions. Read More
Eligibility:
- Healthy toddlers aged 3 - 4 years old (36 to 48 months) - Child of a single birth (not a twin/multiple birth) -Child can play independently for 3-6 minutes
Contact(s)
COLLEEN KILANOWSKI
ckk@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-3400
Description:
This study entails five lab visits in which eight male and eight female subjects will complete a familiarization visit followed by experimental trials consisting of resistance exercise in hot (40° C; 40% relative humidity [RH]), temperate (21° C; 40% RH), and cold environments (10° C; 40% RH), and an additional self-paced trial in the heat (40° C; 40% RH). Before and after resistance exercise, measures of muscular performance (jump height, lower extremity movement behavior, and how fast you can lift an array of weights) will be evaluated. Read More
Eligibility:
Males and females aged 18-29 years who resistance train 3-4x per week for the past 2 or more years
Contact(s)
John Pryor
lpryor@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5592
Description:
Hard physical work and intense exercise is heavily fueled by carbohydrates like bread and fruit. The goal of this study is to determine how fat and carbohydrates are burned while wearing a heavy pack and walking/fast running in the heat. Information from this study may directly affect nutrition and training recommendations for military and first responders. Read More
Eligibility:
Contact(s)
Paul Rosbrook
paulrosb@buffalo.edu
+1 315-371-5288
Description:
This study is enrolling participants with a form of breast cancer (HER2-positive breast cancer) to investigate the effectiveness and safety of a medication combination (adjuvant atezolizumab when given in combination with trastuzumab emtansine). This new drug combination may decrease the chances of breast cancer recurrence. Read More
Eligibility:
1) Age greater than or equal to 18 years at time of signing the Informed Consent Form
2) Histologically confirmed invasive breast carcinoma
3) Diagnosis of HER2-positive breast cancer with assessment of hormone receptor and PD-L1 status
4) Completion of preoperative systemic chemotherapy and HER2-directed treatment
5) Adequate excision: surgical removal of all clinically eviden...
Contact(s)
Ashlee Lang
alang@buffalo.edu
Description:
This study will perform an EMG(electromyography) analysis of professional hockey players performing a wrist shot and synchronized to video. The study will last approximately one hour upon arrival at the study site. EMG sensors will be applied to both trail and lead forearms. Subject will be then be video recorded and asked to take 5 wrist shots. After the shots are taken, the EMG sensors will be removed and that will complete participation in the study. Read More
Eligibility:
-Professional or ex-professional hockey players
-No history of forearm and shoulder injury
-Pain free forearms and shoulders
Contact(s)
LIN FENG
lfeng3@buffalo.edu
+1 716-248-1756
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