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 and children who have received a positive COVID-19 test result and were tested in the last 72 hours. The purpose of this study is to learn if an inhaler treatment gives better outcomes for people with COVID-19. Read More
-Adults and children ages 12+
-Have had a positive COVID-19 test result and were tested in the last 72 hours (3 days).
-Have cough, fever, or shortness of breath.
-Are not in need of hospitalization.
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 seeking recovered COVID-19 patients to donate plasma in an emergency clinical trial. Your antibodies will be used to help treat severely ill patients battling the disease in Western New York and may help lessen their symptoms. To complete the online screening form, visit http://www.buffalo.edu/ctsi/covidplasma Read More
Adults ages 18+
Have tested positive for COVID-19 or were exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 without an initial test
Are now at least 28 days without symptoms
This study enrolls adults in the Emergency Department who will be receiving a blood test. The purpose of this research study is to test blood with a new meter to determine if it is accurate. The meter has not yet been approved for use but the FDA believes that this is a low risk device to obtain and test blood samples. The meter is called the StatStrip Lactate, Hemoglobin, and Hematocrit Meter and it tests the amount of lactate, hemoglobin and hematocrit in your system using a drop of blood. Read More
Adults ages 18+
In the Emergency Department at ECMC or a Kaleida Health Facility
Will be receiving a blood test during the course of care
This study enrolls people who have been diagnosed with head and neck cancer and are being treated with neck radiation therapy. The purpose of this study is to find out the number of people who develop narrowing of their carotid arteries (Carotid Artery Stenosis) due to neck radiation and understand how tobacco use and diabetes effect the worsening of carotid artery stenosis. Read More
Adults age 18+
Diagnosis of neck cancer and undergoing one-sided neck radiation
Must have no history of stroke
This study enrolls adults with tricuspid valve regurgitation. This is a condition where the valve between the two right heart chambers does not close correctly. The purpose of this study is to learn about patients' preferences for managing and treating this condition. The results of the study may help other patients with tricuspid valve disease, as well as healthcare professionals providing care to patients with tricuspid valve disease, in the future. Read More
Adults ages 21+
Diagnosis of tricuspid valve regurgitation (moderate or greater)
Untreated or receiving medical management and still symptomatic
This study enrolls health care workers in Western new York. The purpose of the study is to learn how health care workers are sleeping and feeling during this time to inform ways to support you now and in the future. Read More
Health care worker currently employed in a Kaleida-facility or the VA of WNY
Access to an internet-enabled device
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.