Due to COVID-19, new enrollment in research studies will be greatly limited.
If you are interested in a study, there may be a longer waiting period to receive a response to your inquiry.
View the guidance for research participants for additional information.
This study enrolls adults with bipolar disorder that is currently not well controlled who will be starting treatment. The purpose of the research is to learn about the relationship between changes in the amount of calcium in platelets and mood change in people with bipolar disorder. Read More
Adults ages 18-75
Healthy, diagnosed with bipolar disorder (mania, bipolar depression, or mixed state)
Acutely ill and initiating a new standard of care treatment for their bipolar disorde
This study enrolls children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and healthy children in a research study. The purpose of this study is to learn about how environmental factors can change the risk of ASD associated with genetic factors. Read More
Children ages 2-8 years old.
Children who have recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder OR generally healthy children.
Children are patients in participating clinics ( including the Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Oishei Children’s Hospital, Oishei Children’s Hospital inpatient/outpatient clinics, or other UB affiliated participating general pediatric outpatie...
We are looking for healthy children aged 4 to 5 (and their parent) to participate in a study to measure children’s reactions to different activities like playing games, eating snacks, and playing with a parent. Read More
Children ages 4-5.
Parent age at least 18.
-At least 1 parent who is considered overweight (by height/weight measurement).
-Parent and child fluent in English.
This study enrolls generally healthy adults. If you are interested by people’s decision-making or memory, then this study may interest you. The purpose of this study is to learn more about the connection between details in memory and decision-making. Read More
This study enrolls children ages 3-5 who attend certain Buffalo child care centers and their parents. This study is looking at early stressful experiences in the family and with friends at school. We are trying to find out how these experiences impact school readiness when children transition from preschool to kindergarten. We are also exploring how stressful experiences "get under the skin" and are measured in the stress hormone cortisol that we can measure in hair and saliva. Read More
Children ages 3-5.
Must be attending one of the participating child care centers in the larger Buffalo metro area.
We are looking for adults who are planning to have bariatric surgery for a research study. The purpose of the study is to learn more about how behavioral and genetic differences among people can impact outcomes after surgery. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Planning to undergo bariatric surgery.
We are looking for adults with schizophrenia for a research study. This study is being done to see if the study drug may improve the ability to remember, think clearly and/or solve problems in people with schizophrenia. Read More
Adults ages 18-50.
Must have been diagnosed with schizophrenia for at least 2 years.