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 pregnant women taking methadone or buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. The purpose of this study is to learn about the factors that can promote or prevent successful breastfeeding in these women from the perspective of the woman. We also want to explore how those factors change over time. Read More
Woman ages 18+.
Must be pregnant and intend to breastfeed their newborn.
Stable on opioid maintenance therapy for opioid use disorder.
This study enrolls people who will be having a neurosurgical procedure on their spine or head. The purpose of this study is to learn how well an image guided surgery system called the 7D Surgical System works in neurosurgical (spine and cranial) procedures. Image guided surgery systems are like a Global Position System (GPS). They use cameras to show surgical tools moving in relation to the patient’s body on computer monitors in the operating room. We want to learn about its accuracy, setup time, and effect on the amount of radiation used during operations. Read More
-Adults ages 18+
-Patients undergoing neurosurgical procedure (Spine or Cranial) whose doctor has decided to use an image guided surgery system during the procedure.
This study enrolls people with COVID-19 symptoms and a positive test result for COVID-19. These symptoms include fever, chills, cough, nasal symptoms, body aches/muscle aches, headache, loss of smell, loss of taste, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, dizziness. The purpose of the study is to learn if a supplement will reduce inflammation and improve immune response in people with COVID-19. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Females may not be pregnant at the time of enrollment.
Must have symptoms of COVID-19 and a positive test result.
This study enrolls high school students and teachers. The purpose of the study is to help students learn how to culture microbial organisms found in water samples from streams, rivers or lakes, and to teach about genome annotation, DNA sequencing and genomic DNA isolation. The study is also meant to help students learn more about scientific and health-related careers. Read More
Students in Grades 9 – 12 from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties/schools.
High School Biology (grades 9-12) teachers from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties/schools.
This study enrolls adults who have certain neurological disorders and also healthy volunteers. The purpose of this study is to learn about the effects of COVID-19 in patients with certain autoimmune disorders, including MS, migraine and myasthenia gravis. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Is a healthy volunteer OR is a patient of certain UBMD Neurology providers.
This study enrolls people who are hospitalized with acute heart failure. The purpose of this study is to learn if it is safe and effective to start the study medication (empagliflozin) while a person is in the hospital for acute heart failure. Read More
-Adults ages 18+
-Currently hospitalized with primary diagnosis of acute heart failure
-Evidence of left ventricular ejection fraction, either reduced or preserved, in the 12 months