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 patients with a spinal cord injury (SCI) or their caregiver. The purpose of this study is to determine if the community-based summer camp called EmpowerSCI can help patients who have finished in-hospital rehabilitation, by further benefiting their short-term and long-term abilities in daily activities. Read More
People with spinal cord injuries (SCI) or their caregivers
This study enrolls children with Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myositis (JIIM). The purpose of this study is the learn more about whether ultrasound can be used as a tool to diagnose flares and remission. Read More
Children with an age at disease onset of less than 18 years old.
Have diagnosis of Juvenile Idiopathic Inflammatory Myositis.
Are a patient in the Infusion clinic at John R Oishei Children’s Hospital.
This study enrolls people with knee osteoarthritis. The purpose of this study is to learn whether weight impacts levels of pain and physical function in people with this condition. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Individuals with self-reported or formally diagnosed osteoarthritis in at least one knee.
Individuals must have recurring pain in at least one knee at any time of the day (at rest, sleeping, after activity).
Individuals must be able to walk; however, the use of a cane is allowed.
This study enrolls overweight people with knee arthritis. The purpose of this study is to learn if weight-loss surgery before total knee replacement leads to fewer short-term and long-term complications. Read More
Adults ages 22-75
Diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee and in need of total knee replacement
Overweight (determined by body mass index measurement)
Able to walk
This study enrolls adults who are planning to have spinal fusion surgery. The purpose of this research is to find out if using a different type of bone graft is as good at fusing bones surrounding a damaged disc as using a persons own bone (autograft) and possibly donor bone (allograft). Read More
Adults ages 22-75.
Planning to undergo spinal fusion surgery.
This study enrolls adults who are having surgery for a meniscus injury. The purpose of this study is to collect demographic, injury-related and surgical data to find out which people are at risk for injury and how they respond to surgical treatment. Read More
-Adults ages 18+
-Undergoing meniscus surgery with a UBMD physician.