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.
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)
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
Physicians who practice in New York State and have received a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine
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
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.
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
Smoking at least 5 cigarettes per day for the last 6 months
Moderately motivated to quit smoking