This study enrolls children and young adults who have Type 1 diabetes. Young adults with Type 1 diabetes experience stress related to their disease. The purpose of this study is to compare two different surveys for learning about stress related to having Type 1 diabetes. Read More
Children ages 13-17 and adults ages 18-19.
Diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes for more than 1 year.
This study enrolls adults and children ages 12+ who have obesity due to rare genetic disorders. The purpose of this study is to learn whether treatment with the study drug, setmelanotide, helps people with those disorders lose weight. Read More
Adults and children ages 12+.
Rare genetic disease patient with genetically confirmed diagnosis.
Obese (measured by BMI).
This study enrolls children ages 5-17 with asthma. The purpose of this research study is to find out if a breathing test called FeNO changes how doctors decide to treat your asthma. The FeNO test measures the amount of nitric oxide in the air you slowly breath out of your lungs and is a test for inflammation in the lungs. The FeNO test can also help doctors determine how well your asthma medications are suppressing inflammation in the lungs. Read More
Children ages 5-17.
Diagnosis of asthma.
Patients of the UBMD Pediatrics Allergy/Immunology clinic.
This study enrolls adults who are at high risk for oral cancer. The purpose of this research project is to learn about biomarkers that might signal an increased risk of oral cancer. Your involvement in this study may help people who have cancer and other diseases in the future. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
People who come to the ECMC clinic for a biopsy due to suspicious lesions and/or risk factors for oral cancer.
People with a history of head and neck cancer who have already been treated but remain on close surveillance.
People with risk factors for head and neck cancer may also be eligible for the study. Those with an increased risk of head and neck cancer include...
This study enrolls patients of UBMD Orthopedics and Sports Medicine who have recently had a concussion. The purpose of this study use eye tracking software to find out if eye movement is connected to recovery time from concussions. Our goal is to find better ways to diagnose concussions and understand how severe they are. Read More
-Adults and children ages 14-40.
-Physician had diagnosed a concussion within the past 10 days.
-Patient of UBMD Orthopedics and Sports Medicine clinic.
This study enrolls adults ages 18-65 who are generally healthy. The purpose of this research is to understand how healthy people perform active daily living activities. The goal is to develop an intuitive and easy way to control bionic arms. By participating, you can be part of research to develop a better way to help people with prosthetic limbs. Read More
-Adults ages 18-65 years old.
-Must be healthy and fit to perform active daily living tasks.
This study enrolls adults ages 21+ with hearing loss. This research is being done to find out if customized sound in headphones can reduce the overall intensity of sound produced, which may potentially reduce the risk of worsening the degree hearing loss. Read More
-Adults ages 21+.
-Must have measureable degree of hearing loss
This study enrolls daults ages 65+. The University at Buffalo Center for Successful Aging is conducting a study at the Ken-Ton YMCA to see how art-making and physical activity impact memory and physical function. This group recreation program is for adults who are interested in improving their memory and physical function. Read More
- Older adults ages 65+
- Healthy enough for light-moderate, non-physician supervised physical activity
- Able to provide written informed consent
- Fluent in written and spoken English
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.