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Description:
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
Eligibility:
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)
Contact(s)
Wenjie Ji
wji4@buffalo.edu
Description:
This study is recruiting volunteers for a dental study through the University at Buffalo (UB) Microbiome Center in the UB School of Dental Medicine. The study team is researching if they can make accurate copies of bacteria patterns in mouth plaque (the “stuff” that collects between gums and teeth). The results of the study will help dentists to better understand how gum disease develops and comes back over time. Read More
Eligibility:
1. At least 21 years old 2. Have at least sixteen (16) teeth 3. Not currently pregnant 4. Not currently wearing braces or orthodontic appliances
Contact(s)
Patricia Diaz-Moreno
pidiazmo@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5822
Description:
The UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Behavioral Medicine (DBM) is looking for adult volunteers to participate in the EPPIC (Easing Pelvic Pain Interventions Clinical Research Program). The goal of this National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study is to determine the effectiveness of different behavioral therapies for controlling urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (UCPPS), why they work, for whom they are most effective, and durability of treatment gains (or how long they last). This is a non-drug treatment study and volunteers will receive payment for their participation in the study. Read More
Eligibility:
1) Male or females between the ages of 18-70 years old 2) Experience pelvic pain symptoms for at least 3 months 3) Diagnosis of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) or chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPP) 4) Access to a telephone and computer/smartphone 5) Reliable transportation
Contact(s)
Patricia O'LEARY
pcoleary@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-6254
Description:
This study is recruiting patients diagnosed with rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP). RDP is a rare movement disorder. It has symptoms of both dystonia (lasting muscle contractions) and Parkinson’s Disease (presence of tremor in one hand and a stiffness or slowing of movement). Patients may develop RDP suddenly or gradually over time. Read More
Eligibility:
1) Patients with known/suspected RDP gene mutation OR those who have been identified as carriers/family members of someone with an RDP gene mutation 2)Patients who were previously enrolled in an earlier version of this study 3) 18 months of age or older 4) Access to Wi-Fi and a smart device (for example, a smartphone, laptop, tablet)
Contact(s)
REBECCA FIRTH
rsfirth@buffalo.edu
+1 716-881-7461
Description:
This study is for children ages 7 – 17 years old admitted to the Oishei Children’s Hospital emergency room (ER) who are experiencing nausea/vomiting. The goal of the study is to see if a different treatment (inhaled isopropyl alcohol) works better than the medication typically used (Zofran) for treating nausea/vomiting in pediatric patients. Read More
Eligibility:
1. 7-17 years old

2. Chief complaint of nausea or vomiting

3. Weight >=15 kg (~33lbs)

4. BARF (nausea severity score) >=4/10

5. Admitted to the Oishei Children's Hospital emergency room
Contact(s)
Haiping Qiao
hqiao@upa.chob.edu
+1 716-323-0055
Description:
This study is being used to evaluate a new troponin blood test. Troponin blood tests are used in emergency departments as part of the diagnosis for heart attack. Patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain or heart attack equivalent symptoms will be invited to participate. Blood draws will occur 5 times during the patient's emergency department visit. The results of the blood test will not be available to the treating provider, and will have no effect on patient care. Read More
Eligibility:
1. Patients seeking emergency care in participating emergency department

2. Signed Informed Consent

3. Age: 20 or more years

4. Subjects demonstrating symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome and/or myocardial ischemia or Asymptomatic subjects or patients with atypical symptoms in whom myocardial infarction is being suspected

5. Troponin or other cardi...
Description:
This study enrolls people who have head and neck cancer or tumor. The purpose of this study is to learn about whether levels of HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and a protein (P16) are related to the way people respond to treatment for head and neck cancer. Read More
Eligibility:
-Patients at least 18 years of age.
-Patients who have been diagnosed with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
-Patients who have a pre-treatment biopsy of a pathologically confirmed p16/HPV positive tumor.
Contact(s)
MEGHAN SHEAHAN
mksheaha@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-5712
Description:
For 18-45 year old women undergoing gynecology surgery at Kaleida Health. A sliver of tissue and a tablespoon of fluid will be removed from womb lining which will take less than 5 minutes. This tissue and pelvic fluid will be used to examine cells, and measure hormones / inflammatory proteins. Patients will also be told whether or not there is endometriosis. Read More
Eligibility:
-Reproductive age women (18-45 years old)
-Regular menstrual cycles
-Undergoing indicated gynecological surgery, including tubal sterilization, evaluation of pelvic pain or pelvic mass
Contact(s)
Robert Taylor
rob.taylor@hsc.utah.edu
+1 888-888-8888
Description:
This clinical trial is exploring the use of an investigational drug (sGC stimulator vericiguat/MK-1242) in patients with chronic heart failure. Specifically, trial doctors are interested in assessing the safety of this drug and if it works well to lower some of the risks of heart failure. All participants will be able to stay on their current heart failure medication during the 2-year trial period. Read More
Eligibility:
1) History of chronic stable, NYHA class II to IV CHF 2) NT-proBNP 600 - 6000 3) LVEF of <40% assessed within 12 months before randomization
Contact(s)
KELLEY CAROZZOLO (Bilson)
kjc28@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-5653
Description:
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
Eligibility:
-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

-Ad...
Contact(s)
JENNIFER TEMPLE
jltemple@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5593
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