Due to COVID-19, new enrollment in research studies will be greatly limited.
If you are interested in a study, there may be a longer waiting period to receive a response to your inquiry.
View the guidance for research participants for additional information.
This study enrolls newborn infants with treatable retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). ROP is is one of the leading causes of childhood blindness worldwide. The purpose of this study is to learn if aflibercept (Eyelea) works to treat this condition. Read More
Children (newborn infants).
Gestational age at birth must be 32 weeks or less, birth weight must be 1500g or less
Must have retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) that has not yet been treated.
Must weigh at least 800 g
This study enrolls adults ages 55-90 who have concerns about memory. The purpose of the Memory Improvement Through Nicotine Dosing (MIND) study is to learn whether Nicotine absorbed through the skin through a daily nicotine patch improves attention, learning, and memory in folks with mild cognitive impairment. Read More
Adults ages 55-90.
Must be a non-smoker.
Must have a memory concern as reported by participant, study partner, or clinician.
Study Partner is available who has frequent contact with the participant (e.g. an average of 10 hours per week or more), and can accompany the participant to most visits to answer questions about the participant.
This is a single-center, randomized, open label, placebo controlled clinical trial. Patient who visit our ER and needs blood work or IV line placement may be eligible for the study. Subject enrolled in the study will have an equal chance to be assigned into one of the four study groups for pain relief during the needle stick, i.e. shot blocker, buzzy bee, vapocoolant, or placebo. Totally 220 subjects will be enrolled in the study, with 55 in each group. The PI hypothesizes that the Vapocoolant may not be as effective as the buzzy bee or shot blocker in pain relief. Read More
Children ages 6-18 years old.
Visiting ED at Oishei Children's Hospital and need blood work or IV line placement.
This study enrolls adults ages 18-65 who have the symptoms of an ischemic stroke. An ischemic stroke is caused by a clot in a blood vessel that blocks blood flow to a certain part of the brain. The purpose of this study is to learn more about if people with this type of stroke do better when their blockage is removed within 24 hours of the stroke starting. Read More
Adults ages 18-65.
Presenting to the hospital with symptoms consistent with an acute ischemic stroke.
This study enrolls people who participate in services that the Hearts and Hands organization provides. The purpose of this study is to learn about the impact of using voice-command devices (VCD) on loneliness and depressive symptoms in older adults with reduced community mobility. By providing older adults with means to maintain social connections and improve well-being, we may find a new way to improve mental health in socially isolated older adults. Read More
Adults ages 60+.
Must be receiving Hearts & Hands volunteer organizations' driving service.
Must not have a pet.
Must live alone.
The purpose of the study is to learn about the safety and efficacy of a medication called TransCon CNP in children ages 2-10 with achondroplasia. Children with achondroplasia lack this compound which is instrumental in promoting growth and ameliorating other potential medical problems. Read More
Children ages 2-10 (inclusive).
Have a clinical diagnosis of ACH with genetic confirmation
Have not entered puberty yet.
Able to stand without assistance.
Caregiver willing and able to administer subcutaneous (under the skin) injections of study drug.
This study enrolls children and adults who have tested positive for COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to collect and bank blood samples of people who have COVID-19. We will analyze these samples to understand more about the virus. Read More
Adults or children
Positive for SARS-CoV-2 or highly suspicious for SARS-CoV-2 (symptoms with known contact).