This study enrolls premature babies with apnea in the NICU who have been treated with caffeine medication. The purpose of this study is to find out if continuing caffeine will help babies be discharged sooner. Read More
Children- babies born prematurely between 29-33 weeks gestation.
Have been diagnosed with apnea.
Have been treated with caffeine.
Are currently in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
This study enrolls infants who have a patent ductus arteriosus or ‘PDA’. The purpose of this study is to compare two care methods to determine which is better for treating premature babies with PDA. Read More
Children (infants) who were born prematurely at 22-28 weeks and 6 days gestational age.
Must have been diagnosed with a PDA (patent ductus arteriosus) and be in the NICU at Oishei Children’s Hospital.
We are looking for adults with type 1 diabetes for a research study. The purpose of the study is to see how well an already approved treatment for type 2 diabetes works for people with type 1 diabetes. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Currently using an insulin pump or multiple daily injections of insulin.
We are looking for babies with infantile spasms for a research study. Infantile spasms is a rare form of seizure disorder that presents within the first year of life. The purpose of this study is to find out more about the recovery of adrenal function after ACTH treatment for infantile spasms. Read More
Children with a diagnosis of infantile spasms.
Planned to receive treatment Acthar® (ACTH).
We are looking for women ages 30-75 who have newly diagnosed breast cancer (and are undergoing surgery) for a research study. The purpose of this study is to learn more about why women develop breast cancer. We are studying the microbiome- the bacteria and other single cell organisms that are found normally in every part of the body. The microbiome can affect many diseases, and we want to see if it affects breast cancer. Read More
Women ages 30-75.
Diagnosed with breast cancer and will be undergoing breast surgery.
Cannot be currently or recently breastfeeding.
Cannot have been pregnant within the last year.
Cannot have had recent breast surgery.
Women who will be having a planned reduction mammoplasty and do not have breast cancer may also be eligible.
We are looking for African American/Black or White men to participate in a research study. The purpose of the study is to learn more about health and wellness in these groups of people. Read More
Adult men ages 18+.
Men who identify as Black/African American or White.
A body mass index of 35 or higher (you can calculate your BMI here: https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/adult_bmi/english_bmi_calculator/bmi_calculator.html or contact the study staff)
Diagnosed with at least 2 of these 3 conditions: type 2 diabetes, hypertension or chronic kidney disease.
This study enrolls people in hospice care with depression. The purpose of the research is to find out how effective and tolerable a specific regimen of the medication ketamine is in treating depressive symptoms in patients admitted to hospice care. Read More
Enrolled in hospice care at Hospice Buffalo.
Is showing depressive symptoms warranting medication treatment.
Must be at home or in the Hospice Inpatient Unit.