This study is recruiting first-time parents and will focus on caring for a new baby. The study will test whether an online program promoting infant sleep can improve the sleep of young infants. It will also look at other effects such as infant feeding and parent well-being. Read More
-Must be 18 or more years old
-First-time parent of a newborn under 4 weeks old (or expecting first baby soon)
-Must have online access (i.e. able to complete online surveys and access social media)
-Must be fluent in English
-Must be interested in receiving support and tips about aspects of caring for your new baby
This study is enrolling teenagers between the ages of 13 – 18 to investigate protein and genetic material found in saliva after concussion. Both healthy teenagers and those who have experienced a sports-related concussion are invited to apply. Read More
1.) Within the ages of 13-18
2.) Athletic (has participated in an organized sport for 3 days a week for at least 3 months)
The study is enrolling chronic stroke patients to test a new type of robotic rehabilitation training for daily living tasks. Through the training, researchers expect that stroke patients can improve the movement of their upper limbs. A robotic rehabilitation device called the Spherical Parallel Instrument for Daily Living Emulation (SPINDLE) will be used in this study. Read More
-18 years or older
-Chronic stroke patients
-Chronic Stroke refers to the period of recovery that takes place at least six months after the initial stroke event. Stroke patients who requires at least six months to recover are our target participants for this study.
This study is designed to collect data on a new leadership assessment tool that can be used in pediatric fellow training programs. Specifically, this leadership assessment can assess fellows as they are training and identify learning gaps for the fellow and the training program as a whole. Read More
-Pediatric fellows and faculty advisors at Oishei Children's Hospital
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
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...
This study is for patients who have received a single solid organ transplant of either the lung, liver, kidney, or heart. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of the AlloCare app on the early post-transplant period. Read More
Participants with a single solid organ transplant of either the lung, liver, kidney or heart.
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
-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.
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
-Reproductive age women (18-45 years old)
-Regular menstrual cycles
-Undergoing indicated gynecological surgery, including tubal sterilization, evaluation of pelvic pain or pelvic mass
The goal of this study is determine the difference in quality of life in tree nut-allergic patients before and after clearing of allergy label for subgroups of tree nuts compared to those who completely avoid all tree nuts. This will be done via questionnaires given to patients and parents at clinic visits. Read More
Patient ages 0 to 17 years seen at UBMD Pediatrics Allergy/Immunology, who have a diagnosis of a tree nut allergy to one or more of the aforementioned tree nuts will be eligible to enroll in the study