The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Neurology is looking for healthy adult volunteers for a study on thinking, memory, and job experiences. The goal of the study is to better understand how thinking and memory are impacted for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and the link this may have to job experiences. Our healthy volunteers will serve as the “control group” for the study. This means that they will not receive any treatment. Their survey answers will be used as a benchmark (or a standard) to compare the answers of participants with MS. Read More
Healthy adults between the ages of 18-60 years old
Able to speak and read in English
Employed either part-time or full-time
Able to attend a study visit at the UBMD Neurology Clinic (1001 Main Street 4th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203) (free parking is available)
Access to a smart device (for example, a smart phone, computer, or tablet)
Access to Internet/Wi-Fi
The University at Buffalo (UB) Center for Research and Education in Special Environments (CRESE) lab is looking for fit men for an exercise and nutrition study. The goal of this study is to see if a high carbohydrate diet affects fatigue and overall performance during a 6-day exercise heat acclimation protocol. Read More
Healthy males between 18-40 years old
Typically exercise most days of the week
Are able to engage in walking, running, and cycling for longer periods of time
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for adult volunteers with and without spinal cord injuries to participate in an exercise study. The goal of the study is to learn more about the brain and bodily responses to exercise in people with and without spinal cord injuries. The results of this study will hopefully improve the quality of life for adults with spinal cord injuries. Read More
Adults between the ages of 18-55 years old
Adults with a spinal cord injury (at least 6 months after the initial injury)
Adults without a spinal cord injury
Reliable transportation to attend two study visits on the UB South Campus (at Main Street and Bailey Avenue)
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking for healthy adult volunteers to participate in an exercise study. The goal of the study is to look at bodily changes that wildland firefighters experience when working in different hot conditions. Read More
Healthy adults 18-39 years old
Exercise regularly (at least 2.5 hours of moderate exercise a week or 1.25 hours of vigorous exercise per week)
Not currently using tobacco products or have regularly used in the last 2 years
Not currently pregnant or breastfeeding
Does not have hypertension (high blood pressure) or tachycardia (heart that beats faster than normal, greater than 100 beats per minu...
The goal of the UB Eating Among Teens Study (UB EATS) is to measure eating behaviors and neighborhood and household factors in 11 - 14-year-olds over the course of 3 years. Participation involves 7 visits to the UB Nutrition and Health Research Lab on South Campus over the 3-year period to answer questionnaires and eat snack foods. Low and middle-income families are encouraged to apply. Read More
-Adolescents ages 11 to 14
-Low to moderate income households
-No medical conditions or medications that impact appetite
-No allergies to study foods such as cookies, candy and potato chips
-Planning to live in the Western New York area for the next two years
-Willing to attend baseline and follow-up visits at a local research center
A hot work environment can lead to fatigue, hyperthermia, and dehydration, which may increase injury risk and reduce productivity. The goal of this study is to learn more about the body’s response to repeated days of working in a hot and humid environment. Participation will involve 7 visits to the UB South Campus for repeated days of 8-hour periods of sitting or performing moderate-high intensity work in a hot and humid room. Read More
We are studying metabolism while marching with a heavy military backpack in dry and humid environments. Your first 3 visits will consist of completing questionnaires, a health screening & a series of exercises. During the following 6 visits you will perform treadmill walking while carrying a heavy military backpack. Read More
Healthy, physically active females (18-39 y) who pass the Occupational Physical Assessment Test (OPAT) with at least a gray score in each task (significant job requirement) will be eligible to participate. To ensure that extraneous variables do not impact study results, subjects will be excluded from participation for any of the following reasons:
- History of cardiovascular, metabolic, resp...
Participants with or without multiple sclerosis are needed for this research study on audio-visual cognition. Participants will be asked to complete some short questionnaires and cognitive tasks over the span of approximately 2-3 hours. All testing will be completed in one session at the University at Buffalo's Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences Laboratories. Read More
-Age range 20-65 years
-Normal Hearing and Vision
-DO NOT have the following: severe psychiatric disorder, alcohol or substance abuse or dependence, history of traumatic head injury, neurological disturbances other than multiple sclerosis.
This study enrolls adults who work in a pharmacy that is part of the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN). The purpose of this study is to learn about if it would be feasible to make a Community Heath Worker (CHW) program embedded within a pharmacy practice. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Staff member in a pharmacy that is part of the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) in New York and Missouri. Some of these pharmacies are implementing community health worker programs focused on patients with chronic health issues.
People eligible to participate in this study will be directly contacted by the study staff.
This study enrolls healthy adults who will be getting a vaccine. The goal of this study is to learn about immune system cells called macrophages. Macrophages are important immune system cells that form when an infection is in the body. Read More
Adults ages 20-55.
Scheduled to receive a vaccine, like the COVID-19 or flu vaccine (for COVID-19 vaccine, study must be done before and after the first dose of the vaccine).