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 teens ages 12-17. The purpose of the study is to learn more about how people in this age group record what they eat and drink compared to how they answer surveys about what they eat and drink. Read More
Children/Adolescents ages 12-17.
Child owns a smartphone with data access
Child is willing to attend 1 in-person visit (UB South) or one remote visit (via zoom) with one parent or guardian.
Child is willing to answer randomly texted surveys throughout the day (up to 6) plus complete a survey before bed for one week.
This study enrolls adults with or without hearing loss. The purpose of this study is to learn more about the connection between tinnitus (a ringing in the ears), hyperacusis (noise sensitivity) and cognition (how people think). Read More
Adults ages 18+.
May or may not have hearing loss.
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 adults who have certain neurological disorders and also healthy volunteers. The purpose of this study is to learn about the effects of COVID-19 in patients with certain autoimmune disorders, including MS, migraine and myasthenia gravis. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Is a healthy volunteer OR is a patient of certain UBMD Neurology providers.
This study is looking for women ages 18-24 who are in college. The purpose of this study is to get feedback about program designed for friends to help protect one another against sexual assault. Read More
Adult women ages 18-24.
Enrolled in a 4 year college or university
This study enrolls physicians affiliated with UB/Kaleida. In these unprecedented times of COVID 19 our goal is to study its effects on the emotional status of healthcare providers. We want to learn about mental health outcomes and associated factors among health care workers at UB. Read More
Physicians/MD and physician assistants Affiliated to UB/Kaleida
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
We need your help to understand the impact of the COVID-19 and the "shelter-in-place (stay-at-home)" guidelines on mental health. This study is an online survey that takes about 10 minutes to complete. Read More