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 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
Woman ages 18+.
Must be pregnant and intend to breastfeed their newborn.
Stable on opioid maintenance therapy for opioid use disorder.
This study enrolls babies with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS). The purpose of this study is to learn about how babies with this syndrome grow and develop. This will help us learn the best way to care for babies with NOWS. Read More
Infants born at 36 weeks gestation or greater
Managed for NOWS at Oishei Children's Hospital
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
Adults ages 18+
In a romantic relationship
Living with your spouse/partner
Your partner drinks alcohol
The purpose of this study is to determine the most effective way to give patients information regarding hepatitis C virus infection. We will compare the information retained by some patients who are given a brochure alone versus patients who watch a video about hepatitis C. Read More
Adults ages 18+
Currently on active treatment for opioid addiction/use disorder.
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
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.
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
NPs and PAs who practice in New York State and have received or are eligible to receive a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine
We are looking for adults age 18+ who have been charged with either a DWI, DWAI or DUI. We are recruiting individuals both with an Ignition Interlock device AS WELL AS individuals who did not install/did not have to install an ignition interlock. The purpose of this study is to determine how people change their behavior either while using an Interlock, or otherwise post drink driving conviction. Read More
Adults age 18+
Have recently (since 2016) been convicted in Erie County with drink driving offense (DWI, DWAI, DUI)