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 and children who have received a positive COVID-19 test result and were tested in the last 72 hours. The purpose of this study is to learn if an inhaler treatment gives better outcomes for people with COVID-19. Read More
-Adults and children ages 12+
-Have had a positive COVID-19 test result and were tested in the last 72 hours (3 days).
-Have cough, fever, or shortness of breath.
-Are not in need of hospitalization.
We are seeking recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma in an emergency clinical trial. Your antibodies will be used to help treat severely ill patients battling the disease in Western New York and may help lessen their symptoms. To complete the online screening form, visit http://www.buffalo.edu/ctsi/covidplasma Read More
Adults ages 18+
Have tested positive for COVID-19 or were exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 without an initial test
Are now at least 28 days without symptoms
This study enrolls health care workers in Western new York. The purpose of the study is to learn how health care workers are sleeping and feeling during this time to inform ways to support you now and in the future. Read More
Health care worker currently employed in a Kaleida-facility or the VA of WNY
Access to an internet-enabled device
We need your help to understand the impact of the COVID-19 and the "shelter-in-place (stay-at-home)" guidelines on mental health. This study is an online survey that takes about 10 minutes to complete. Read More
This study enrolls children younger than 19 who are in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with kidney injury and have tested positive or are being investigated for COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to see the number of children with kidney injury and its association with COVID-19. Read More
People under age 19
Receiving care in the Pediatric ICU between April 1 2020 and June 30 2020
Suspected or tested positive for COVID19
This study enrolls children less than 19 years old who are admitted to the Pediatric ICU and have tested positive for SARS-CoV2. The purpose of this study is to better understand the number of children who are in severe/critical care units due to COVID-19, risk factors, and factors that are associated with improved or worsening outcomes. Read More
Children ages 19 and under
Admitted to the Pediatric ICU or receiving treatment for severe case of COVID-19
Considered to have severe case of COVID-19
This study enrolls patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19 or who may have it and are admitted to the hospital. The purpose of this study is to create a real-time database of patients with COVID-19 to help collect data to see if our safety practices are effective and to compare our practices with other hospitals. All data collected will have patient information removed. Read More
All patients with COVID-19 PCR positive (within 7 days)/PCR pending/high clinical suspicion admitted to VIRUS study participating hospital will be eligible.
1. COVID-19 PCR positive (within 7 days)
2. COVID-19 PCR pending
3. COVID-19 high clinical suspicion
This study enrolls people who are being tested for COVID-19 by order from their doctor or the Department of Health. The purpose of this study is to find a relationship between potential signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and those who receive a positive test result. These results will help local medical professionals better understand symptoms and how COVID-19 testing is working in our community. Read More
People age 18+
People who were ordered to get COVID19 testing by their doctor or Department of Health
Not hospitalized due to symptoms