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Showing 1 - 10 of 12 Clinical Trials
Description:
This study enrolls adult men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The purpose of this study is to learn why some patients treated for prostate cancer develop insulin resistance and to also learn about brain function in men with prostate cancer. Read More
Eligibility:
Adult males ages 18+
Overweight (determined by body mass index greater than 25kg/m2)
Diagnosis of prostate cancer
Are either being treated with surgery/radiotherapy alone or are currently on Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT).
Healthy blood, kidney, and liver function (determined by bloodwork)
Able to read, write, and understand English language
Contact(s)
KELLY GREEN
kjk22@buffalo.edu
+1 716-535-1850
Description:
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
Eligibility:
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
Contact(s)
MARY BAYERS-THERING
mb66@buffalo.edu
+1 716-906-5900
Description:
This study enrolls adults and children ages 12+ who have obesity due to rare genetic disorders. The purpose of this study is to learn whether treatment with the study drug, setmelanotide, helps people with those disorders lose weight. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults and children ages 12+.
Rare genetic disease patient with genetically confirmed diagnosis.
Obese (measured by BMI).
Contact(s)
AMANDA (AYLER) HOUSE
ajayler@buffalo.edu
+1 716-323-0075
Description:
This study enrolls children ages 12-17 with obesity. We are doing this study to look at how well a new medicine called semaglutide works in helping to lose weight. Read More
Eligibility:
Children ages 12-17.
BMI over 95th percentile* OR less than the 85th percentile* with 1 weight related condition (treated or untreated): hypertension, dyslipidemia, obstructive sleep apnea or type 2 diabetes
**If diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at screening the following criteria apply in addition:
HbA1c less than 10.0% as measured by central laboratory at screening
Contact(s)
AMANDA (AYLER) HOUSE
ajayler@buffalo.edu
+1 716-323-0075
Description:
We are looking for adults who are obese (BMI above 30) to be in a research study. The purpose of this study is to learn how a type of omega-3 fatty acid changes inflammation in the body before and after a high fat meal. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults age 18-75.
Obese (BMI above 30).
LDL cholesterol of above 100 mg/dL.
Not taking any vitamins or antioxidants.
Contact(s)
KELLY GREEN
kjk22@buffalo.edu
+1 716-535-1850
Description:
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
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+.
Planning to undergo bariatric surgery.
Contact(s)
AMANDA (AYLER) HOUSE
ajayler@buffalo.edu
+1 716-323-0075
Description:
We are looking for adults with type 1 diabetes for a research study. The purpose of the study is to see how well an already approved treatment for type 2 diabetes works for people with type 1 diabetes. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+.
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Currently using an insulin pump or multiple daily injections of insulin.
Contact(s)
KELLY GREEN
kjk22@buffalo.edu
+1 716-535-1850
Description:
We are looking for African American/Black men to participate in a research study. The purpose of the study is to learn more about health and wellness in this group of people. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+.
Men who identify as Black/African American.
Diagnosed with at least 2 of these 3 conditions - type 2 diabetes, hypertension or chronic kidney disease.
Contact(s)
AJAY ANAND MYNENI
ajayanan@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2975
Description:
The purpose of the study is to help understand the relationship between eating behavior and the development of overweight and obesity in children. Read More
Eligibility:
Children age 7-10
At risk for obesity
Contact(s)
Katherine Balantekin
knbalant@buffalo.edu
Description:
We are looking for adults ages 20-70 who have had gastric bypass surgery for a study. The purpose of the study is to better understand weight loss and regain after gastric bypass surgery. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 20-70.
Have undergone uncomplicated gastric bypass surgery in the past 2 or more years
Contact(s)
LAURA ANDERSON
lauraand@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-3461
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