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Showing 1 - 10 of 12 Clinical Trials
Description:
This study enrolls pregnant women who smoke cigarettes. The purpose of this study is to learn what types of smoking cessation (quit smoking) programs help women quit while also supporting breastfeeding. Read More
Eligibility:
Adult women, ages 18+.
Currently pregnant (at 29 weeks of pregnancy or earlier).
Have smoked 1+ cigarettes per day in the past week.
Must enroll with a family support person (a partner or family member). This person must have a close relationship and frequent contacts with the pregnant woman and be willing to support breastfeeding.
Contact(s)
XIAOZHONG WEN
xiaozhon@buffalo.edu
+1 716-352-3515
Description:
This study enrolls pregnant women taking methadone or buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. The purpose of this study is to learn about the factors that can promote or prevent successful breastfeeding in these women from the perspective of the woman. We also want to explore how those factors change over time. Read More
Eligibility:
Woman ages 18+.
Must be pregnant and intend to breastfeed their newborn.
Stable on opioid maintenance therapy for opioid use disorder.
Contact(s)
MARGARET DOERZBACHER
mdoerzba@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-3229
Description:
We are looking for adults in romantic relationships whose partners drink alcohol. This interview study is being done to learn more about the ways that individuals may interact with their romantic partners regarding their partner’s drinking. Participation involves a brief online questionnaire and a one-time individual or group interview conducted by phone or online video conference. Interviews will last approximately 90 minutes, and participants will be compensated with a $40 gift card. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 18+
In a romantic relationship
Living with your spouse/partner
Your partner drinks alcohol
Contact(s)
COURTNEY HANNY
channy2@buffalo.edu
+1 716-887-2575
Description:
This study enrolls people ages 21+ who drink alcohol. The purpose of this study is to learn about how people make decisions about drinking alcohol. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults ages 21+.
Regularly drink alcohol.
Females cannot be currently pregnant or breastfeeding.
Cannot have a current desire to cut back or stop drinking.
Contact(s)
LAUREN RODRIGUEZ
lr66@buffalo.edu
Description:
This study enrolls adults who use JUUL, a pod-based e-cigarette. The purpose of this study is to better understand the effects of JUUL over time. Read More
Eligibility:
-Adults ages 18+.
-Established, exclusive JUUL users.
Contact(s)
Adam Ferkin
adamferk@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5961
Description:
We are looking for pregnant and parenting mothers in treatment for substance abuse who may have experienced traumatic stress.  We are offering a 6-week parenting educational support group with other pregnant and parenting moms of children ages 0-5.  The purpose of this study is to find out how helpful this support group program is.  Topics of the support group include: getting the support you need as a parent in recovery Read More
Eligibility:
Pregnant and parenting mothers of children ages 0-5 in treatment for substance abuse who may have experienced traumatic stress.
Participants must reside at Madonna House or Lighthouse residential treatment facilities.
Contact(s)
TRAVIS HALES
twhales@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-3381
Description:
This research study is a part of a larger project that aims to train physicians, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) in prescribing buprenorphine, a medication that is used to treat patients with opioid use disorders. This research study aims to gather information to better understand knowledge, attitudes and perceived barriers regarding buprenorphine for medication assisted treatment (MAT) in New York State. Read More
Eligibility:
NPs and PAs who practice in New York State and have received or are eligible to receive a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine
Contact(s)
CHRISTOPHER BARRICK
barrick@ria.buffalo.edu
+1 716-887-2538
Description:
This research study is a part of a larger project that aims to train physicians in prescribing buprenorphine, a medication that is used to treat patients with opioid use disorders. This research study aims to gather information to better understand knowledge, attitudes and perceived barriers regarding buprenorphine for medication assisted treatment (MAT) in New York State. Read More
Eligibility:
Physicians who practice in New York State and have received a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine
Contact(s)
CHRISTOPHER BARRICK
barrick@ria.buffalo.edu
+1 716-887-2538
Description:
The purpose of this study is to provide feedback to each individual campus and to OASAS as to the prevalence of high-risk alcohol and substance use, substance use problems, and factors that predict high-risk drinking on these campuses and to track changes over time. Read More
Eligibility:
Current students enrolled at one of the 20 SUNY campuses participating in the SUNY/OASAS prevention initiative.
Eligible participants from 20 campuses will receive an invitation to participate.
Description:
Varenicline (Chantix®) is the best quit smoking medication available, but even with varenicline more than half of people return to smoking within 6 months. The main purpose of this clinical research study is to definitively determine whether extended pre-quit varenicline makes it easier to quit and stay quit. Read More
Eligibility:
Ages 18-70
Smoking at least 5 cigarettes per day for the last 6 months
Moderately motivated to quit smoking
Contact(s)
Constance Duerr
cduerr@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2323
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