This study enrolls people who are HIV positive who are taking certain medication. If a person take Stribilid® or Genvoya®, there may be changes in the way their body uses or removes other medications. We want to study another approved treatment, Biktarvy®, that we believe is less likely to affect how the body handles other medications that a person is currently taking. This switch may improve quality of life. Read More
-Adults ages 18+.
-Positive for HIV.
-Taking current antiretroviral therapy GenvoyaTM or StribildTM for HIV-1 infection.
-Taking at least 1 or more other prescription medications.
This study is looking for women ages 18-24 who are in college. The purpose of this study is to get feedback about program designed for friends to help protect one another against sexual assault. Read More
Adult women ages 18-24.
Enrolled in a 4 year college or university
This study enrolls people who have been diagnosed with head and neck cancer and are being treated with neck radiation therapy. The purpose of this study is to find out the number of people who develop narrowing of their carotid arteries (Carotid Artery Stenosis) due to neck radiation and understand how tobacco use and diabetes effect the worsening of carotid artery stenosis. Read More
Adults age 18+
Diagnosis of neck cancer and undergoing one-sided neck radiation
Must have no history of stroke
This study enrolls healthy, physically-active adults. The purpose of this study is to learn if exercising in a hot environment can better help the body adjust to higher altitudes where the air is thinner. Travel to higher altitudes takes weeks for the body to adjust, however, military personnel may not have enough time to adjust. This study may lead to valuable information that can benefit our troops. Read More
Healthy males aged 18-29
Physically-active and in good fitness
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 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).
This study enrolls adults who are having a cardiac or cerebrovascular procedure that uses a device called a transcranial doppler. This study is collecting data to look at the changes in blood flow during these procedures. The data collected will help researchers develop techniques and strategies to minimize risk for stroke for future patients. Your participation in the study will not involve anything in addition to the care you are already getting- the study collects information that is already being collected as part of your care. We expect that you will be in this research study for few days until your discharge from the hospital up to your 3 month follow up visit. This study takes place only at Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute. Read More
Patients who have had a cardiac or cerebrovascular procedure using TCD monitoring at Buffalo General Medical Center or Gates Vascular Institute.
Only patients who have been invited to join this study by a study team member may enroll.
This study enrolls children who are admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit. The purpose of this study is to learn about the effects of blood transfusion on multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). Patient’s participation in this study will involve giving blood and urine samples and chest x-rays. During the study, we will store and analyze participant’s blood and urine to measure certain protein levels and collect information about their genetic material (DNA). Compensation is not available for this study. Read More
Children ages 1 month to 18 years who are admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit.
Critically ill pediatric patients receiving blood transfusion who have an expected length of stay after transfusion in the ICU of more than 24 hours (based on the best judgment of the attending ICU staff).
This study is for people undergoing surgery for mitral regurgitation (MR). Mitral regurgitation is a condition when your heart’s mitral valve does not close tightly which causes blood to flow backwards in your heart. The purpose of this study is to learn how safe and effective one value repair system is (the PASCAL System, an investigational device) compared to another one (the MitraClip System). Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Have severe degenerative mitral regurgitation, and are considered prohibitive risk for mitral valve surgery by your heart team.