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 adults who have had heart failure or heart attack or who are generally healthy. The purpose of this study is to learn more about how these types of cardiovascular issues happen at a biological level. We will do that by looking at the immune cells in the blood. Read More
Adults ages 18+
Generally healthy OR are presenting to the hospital with heart failure or acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).
This study enrolls older adults ages 60+. We are looking for adults who are not active who have Type 2 Diabetes and also physically active older adults. The purpose of the study is to learn if a 2-month home-based exercise program will help improve oxygen levels and fitness. Read More
Adults ages 60+.
Able to walk and follow simple exercise instruction.
Two groups will be enrolled:
1. People with Type 2 Diabetes with a low level of physical activity right now.
2. Physically active people (do cycling, strength training or walking faster than usual for 60+ minutes per week) with or without type 2 diabetes.
Are you the parent of a child who was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, or Cerebral Palsy or the parent of a child (children) with no known disability? We are hoping to learn more about the burdens caregivers face caring for children with disabilities and how that is different from the burdens of parents with children without a disability. Read More
Adult parents/caregivers ages 18+.
Your child is ages 5-12.
Your child has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy or with Tourette Syndrome *OR* your child (children) have no known disabilities.
The child must live with the primary and/or secondary caregiver.
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.
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
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...