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Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Nursing is looking for veterans aged 65 to 85 years old who have trouble sleeping for a 3-month study. The goal of this study is to see if vitamin B3 may help adults sleep better, which may help to improve thinking and memory. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults aged 65-85 years old Have trouble sleeping Have not been diagnosed with dementia Fluent in English
Contact(s)
CARLEARA FERREIRA DA ROSA SILVA
carleara@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2533
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine is looking for adults to participate in a dental study. The goal of this study is to better understand the link between weight status and gum disease. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults aged 30 to 64 years old Either lean or overweight Have at least 10 teeth Have not taken an antibiotic within the last 3 months Are not currently pregnant Report no autoimmune disease Are not taking immunosuppressant medication Fluent in English or Spanish
Contact(s)
STEPHANIE STEIMER
slsteime@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-6307
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Child Health and Behavioral Lab is looking for families who online grocery shop to join a remote study. The goal of this study is to develop new strategies to help families make healthier choices while using Instacart. Read More
Eligibility:
At least one 2 - 5 year old child living in the home One parent who is overweight Online grocery shop at least 75% of the time (for either pick-up or delivery) at Tops, Aldi, or Wegmans Have access to a smart device (for example, a smartphone, computer, laptop, or tablet)
Contact(s)
Mackenzie Ferrante
ferrant2@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-3400
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Science is looking for adults with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) for the nationwide ASPIRE (Assessing non-invasive Spinal Stimulation and PT/OT for motor Improvement Response with ExaStim) clinical study. The goal of this study is to see if a new type of treatment can help people with SCIs to regain arm/hand movement that was lost due to injuries. Read More
Eligibility:
At least 22 years old Have had a spinal cord injury (specifically between C2 and T2 in the spine) Have limited ability to use their arms or hands Are able to participate in the study for 13 weeks
Contact(s)
Mary Grace Shine
meshine@buffalo.edu
Description:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects, good or bad, of subcutaneous (under the skin) injections of satralizumab in combination with current treatment in patients with generalized Myasthenia Gravis. Read More
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Contact(s)
KARA PATRICK
kpatrick@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5037
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) is looking for volunteers to join the Long COVID Connection. Our goal is to build a collection of completed questionnaires of local Western New York community members who are experiencing the effects of long COVID-19 infection. The Long COVID Connection will help us to share news about long COVID-19 as we learn more about this condition. UB researchers will also use completed questionnaires to communicate information about studies recruiting volunteers with long COVID-19. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults over the age of 18 years old
Experiencing symptoms of long COVID-19 infection
Live in one of the eight counties of Western New York (Niagara, Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming, Genesee, and Orleans)
Contact(s)
Sarah Thomas
sathomas@buffalo.edu
+1 716-382-1808
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
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