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Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Pediatrics is looking for kids/teens with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) and a parent to participate in a 6-month study. The goal of the study is to help kids and families to control their weight and diabetes. Read More
Eligibility:
Kids/teens aged 6 to 7 years old that have Type 1 Diabetes, use and insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor, and are overweight One parent who is overweight
Contact(s)
Andrew Strohmeier
awstrohm@buffalo.edu
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Medicine is recruiting participants of the Skyline study for a follow-up study. The goal of the study is to investigate the long-term safety of a triple combination therapy for people with cystic fibrosis (CF). Read More
Eligibility:
Kids or adults who have been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis Are participants in the Skyline Clinical Trial
Contact(s)
DENISE SWIATEK
swiatek5@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-4806
NADINE CACI
nadineca@buffalo.edu
+1 716-323-0070
CHRISTINE ROACH
croach@buffalo.edu
+1 716-878-7375
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine is recruiting kids and teens with cuts in the Oishei Children’s Hospital emergency room (ER) for a virtual reality (VR) study. The goal of the study is to see if using a VR headset can help to make kids/teens feel less anxious while doctors repair their wounds. Read More
Eligibility:
Kids/young adults between the ages of 6 to 21 years old Oishei Children's Hospital emergency room patients who are being treated for cuts
Contact(s)
Haiping Qiao
hqiao@upa.chob.edu
+1 716-323-0055
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences is looking for people with hyperacusis (cannot tolerate loud noises) for an in-person study. The goal of the study is to develop a more reliable method for diagnosing hyperacusis. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults over the age of 18 years old Have been diagnosed with hyperacusis (cannot tolerate loud noises) Able to attend an in-person study visit to the UB South Campus
Contact(s)
WEI SUN
weisun@acsu.buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5307
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Pediatrics is looking for kids/teens with obesity for a clinical trial. The goal of the study is to investigate the effectiveness of a new weight loss medication (Semaglutide). Read More
Eligibility:
Kids between the ages of 6-12 years old who have been diagnosed with obesity Teens between the ages of 12-18 years old who have been diagnosed with obesity and have at least one other diagnosis related to obesity (such as high blood pressure, Type 2 Diabetes, sleep apnea) Have a history of at least one unsuccessful attempt to lose weight
Contact(s)
AMANDA (AYLER) HOUSE
ajayler@buffalo.edu
+1 716-323-0075
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for both healthy teens and those that have had a concussion within the last year for an in-person study. The goal of the study is to learn more about how to better diagnose symptoms of concussion that might be hard to notice (such as difficulty remembering, reading quickly, concentrating, or maintaining balance/walking). Read More
Eligibility:
Teens aged 12-17 years old Fluent in English Either have never had a concussion OR have had a concussion in the past 12 months
Contact(s)
Ghazala Saleem
ghazalas@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2589
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:
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
Description:
This study enrolls children and young adults with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT). The purpose of the study is to learn which gene mutation(s) may be responsible for this condition and to eventually find a gene therapy to treat this condition. Read More
Eligibility:
Children and young adults ages 0-21 years old with CAKUT (congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract) seen at Oshei Children's Hospital
Patient's family member without CAKUT.
Contact(s)
Haiping Qiao
hqiao@upa.chob.edu
+1 716-323-0055
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