This study enrolls children ages 3-5 who attend certain Buffalo child care centers and their parents. This study is looking at early stressful experiences in the family and with friends at school. We are trying to find out how these experiences impact school readiness when children transition from preschool to kindergarten. We are also exploring how stressful experiences "get under the skin" and are measured in the stress hormone cortisol that we can measure in hair and saliva. Read More
Children ages 3-5.
Must be attending one of the participating child care centers in the larger Buffalo metro area.
This study is for people who read the Sofia Learns About Research book. The book is a coloring and activity book created to help children and families learn more about participating in research. Anyone can access the online, interactive version of the book and participate in the study. Read More
Children and adults (any age)
Have read or will read the Sofia Learns About Research Book
Children in select classrooms in WNY where the Sofia Learns About Research book is being read.
The University at Buffalo (UB) Eating Behaviors Laboratory is looking for kids between the ages of 8 – 11 years old and a parent/guardian to participate in a nutrition study. The goal of the study is to learn about the relationship between eating and childhood development. Read More
Kids between the ages of 8-11 years old who are at risk for overweight/ obesity
Able to travel to the UB South Campus for 7 visits spread out over 1 yea
This study enrolls children with diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) who will be admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) for treatment. The purpose of this study is to compare the length of time patients have high acid in their blood and how long they have to stay in the hospital with DKA when they are treated with different types of IV fluids in the PICU. Read More
Children ages 0-18 years old.
Children who present with diabetic ketoacidosis and require pediatric intensive care unit admission.
This study enrolls babies with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS). The purpose of this study is to learn about how babies with this syndrome grow and develop. This will help us learn the best way to care for babies with NOWS. Read More
Infants born at 36 weeks gestation or greater
Managed for NOWS at Oishei Children's Hospital