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.
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 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).
This study enrolls children ages 1-21 who come to the Emergency Department with head trauma. The purpose of this study is to learn about the safety of giving an anti-nausea medication called Zofran to people who have nausea and/or vomiting after head trauma. Read More
Children ages 1-21.
Have presented to the Emergency Department at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital with head trauma.
Require a dose of Ondansetron for nausea or vomiting.
We are looking for children with common infections for a study. The purpose of the study is to compare the cells of children with common infections like the flu to to those with a febrile disorder called Kawasaki disease. This will help us see how the immune system responds differently to different illnesses. Read More
Children age 6 months - 6 years old
Children must be in the Emergency Department or inpatient ward of John R. Oishei Children's Hospital with a positive screen for influenza or adenovirus
Children (<18 years old) under consideration for Kawasaki disease
We are looking for children age 10-17 with Type 2 diabetes for a clinical trial. The trial is comparing the safety and effects of two different drugs. Read More
Age 10 to 17 years of age
Have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes for at least 12 weeks
Be treated with:
Diet and exercise plus metformin at a stable dose for at least 8 weeks, AND/OR
Diet and exercise plus stable long-acting or multiple dose injection insulin therapy for at least 8 weeks
The purpose of this study is to find out if urine test can diagnose kidney damage more quickly and accurately among children who are receiving the antibiotic vancomycin. Read More
-Children ages 0-18.
-All pediatric patients (<18 years of age) who are admitted to the PICU at Oishei Children's Hospital (OCH) and who receive vancomycin treatment for any reason will be eligible for inclusion.