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 high school students and teachers. The purpose of the study is to help students learn how to culture microbial organisms found in water samples from streams, rivers or lakes, and to teach about genome annotation, DNA sequencing and genomic DNA isolation. The study is also meant to help students learn more about scientific and health-related careers. Read More
Students in Grades 9 – 12 from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties/schools.
High School Biology (grades 9-12) teachers from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties/schools.
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 adults with Sjogren’s syndrome and healthy participants to for comparison. The purpose of this study is to whether a certain type of immune cell in the blood, called the marginal zone B cell, contributes to the problems in Sjogren’s syndrome. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Must meet the criteria for Sjogren's syndrome
Sex and age matched normal controls (comparison group) will also be studied.
This study enrolls children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and healthy children in a research study. The purpose of this study is to learn about how environmental factors can change the risk of ASD associated with genetic factors. Read More
Children ages 2-8 years old.
Children who have recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder OR generally healthy children.
Children are patients in participating clinics ( including the Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Oishei Children’s Hospital, Oishei Children’s Hospital inpatient/outpatient clinics, or other UB affiliated participating general pediatric outpatie...
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
This study enrolls professional ice-hockey players. The purpose of this study is to determine if the Buffalo Concussion Physical Examination is useful for diagnosing concussions and recovery from concussion of professional hockey players. Read More
Professional Ice Hockey players age 18-45
No neurological problems or history of severe brain injury
This study enrolls females ages 18-30 who like to run. The purpose of this study is to see how ?-Alanine effects a runner’s 800-meter time. ?-Alanine is an amino acid which is commercially available as a nutritional supplement. It has been shown to prevent muscles from becoming tired in weight training studies, but it has not been studied very well in runners. Read More
Recreational Runners able to run 800 meters between 2:30-4:30 minutes
This study enrolls healthy people between the ages of 18 and 39. The purpose of this study is to see if a device can measure how tired you become while walking and running at different speeds. Read More
This study enrolls healthy, physically-active adults. The purpose of this study is to learn if exercising in a hot environment can better help the body adjust to higher altitudes where the air is thinner. Travel to higher altitudes takes weeks for the body to adjust, however, military personnel may not have enough time to adjust. This study may lead to valuable information that can benefit our troops. Read More
Healthy adults aged 18-29
Physically-active and in good fitness