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Showing 1 - 9 of 9 Clinical Trials
Description:
This study enrolls adults and children who have had a recent kidney transplant. The purpose of this study is to improve outcomes after kidney donation and kidney transplantation by learning about how a specific gene may affect people. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults or children who have undergone kidney transplantation or kidney donation.
Reside in US or Puerto Rico.
Contact(s)
Danielle Wittek
dwittek@buffalo.edu
+1 716-361-8500
Description:
This study enrolls adults who are potential kidney transplant patients. The purpose of this study is to better understand the educational strategies that work best to help potential kidney transplant recipients learn about aspects of kidney transplantation, such as the kidney waitlist. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+
English speaking
Kidney transplant candidates and recipients with chronic kidney disease (GFR less than 20)
Contact(s)
Sophia Smith
ssmith55@buffalo.edu
Description:
This study enrolls people with end stage renal disease. The purpose of this study is to learn from people who are on dialysis how best to to improve communication with their healthcare providers. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+.
Have end stage renal disease.
Contact(s)
DEBORAH WALDROP
dwaldrop@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-1231
Description:
This study enrolls people who are scheduled to have a kidney transplant. The purpose of this study is to learn more about the association between bacteria in a person's body and how well a transplant recipient does after their transplant. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+
Kidney transplant recipient
No previous transplant
No history of GI malignancy
No previous immunosuppression
Contact(s)
KEISHA BONNER
keishabo@buffalo.edu
Description:
This study gives education about kidney paired donation (KPD) for people who are interested in living kidney donation to a person they know. The purpose of this study is to learn the best way to educate people about kidney paired donation (KPD), sometimes called kidney exchanges. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+.
Speak English or Spanish.
Have completed the initial living donation health screening.
Description:
This study is looking to learn more about African American’s attitudes towards genetic testing for kidney transplant patients and living kidney donors. We are trying to find out how people in this group feel about a genetic test that could give doctors a better idea of a person’s risk for end-stage renal disease. The study has two phases. Phase 1: We will develop a survey about perceptions of genetic testing for kidney disease for transplantation and living donation. Phase 2: We will survey 100 adult African American kidney transplant candidates/recipients, 100 adult African American potential/former living kidney donors, and 100 adult African American non-transplant patients/non-donors about genetic testing for kidney disease in the context of transplantation and living donation. This Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+.
Patients in the groups described above will be identified to participate by the team at ECMC.
Contact(s)
Danielle Wittek
dwittek@buffalo.edu
+1 716-361-8500
Description:
This study enrolls adults who have had a kidney transplant. The purpose of this study to learn more about how certain medications treat anemia related to kidney disease. Read More
Eligibility:
Age 18+

>Must be 3 months post-renal transplantation.

Must be receiving maintenance immunosuppression with a calcineurin inhibitor, mycophenolate, with or without prednisone

ESA Group: Additional inclusion criteria that they are consistently (for>3months) receiving an ESA product: epoetin alfa, epoetin alfa epbx, darbepoietin alfa, or methoxy polyethylene glycol ep...
Contact(s)
CALVIN MEANEY
cjmeaney@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-2826
Description:
We are seeking potential and past kidney donors and recipients for a research study.  The purpose of the study is to make educational videos to help patients understand living kidney donation and transplantation. Read More
Eligibility:
Age 18+, living kidney donor, potential living donor, kidney transplant recipient, caregivers, people waiting for kidney transplants, or people or being evaluated to get a kidney transplant.
Description:
This study enrolls people who are considering kidney donation or kidney transplant. The purpose of the study is to create videos that focus on end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients and their health. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+.
English speaking.
Patients who are waiting for or who have received a kidney transplant and their caregivers at ECMC and local dialysis centers.
Patients who donated kidney or are being evaluated to donate a kidney at ECMC and local dialysis centers.
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