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 children less than 19 years old who are admitted to the Pediatric ICU and have tested positive for SARS-CoV2. The purpose of this study is to better understand the number of children who are in severe/critical care units due to COVID-19, risk factors, and factors that are associated with improved or worsening outcomes. Read More
Children ages 19 and under
Admitted to the Pediatric ICU or receiving treatment for severe case of COVID-19
Considered to have severe case of COVID-19
This study enrolls patients with a spinal cord injury (SCI) or their caregiver. The purpose of this study is to determine if the community-based summer camp called EmpowerSCI can help patients who have finished in-hospital rehabilitation, by further benefiting their short-term and long-term abilities in daily activities. Read More
People with spinal cord injuries (SCI) or their caregivers
This study enrolls people who have been diagnosed with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH), or high pressure in the brain due to unknown reasons. The purpose of this study is to find out if an investigational (experimental) device, which has not been approved by the FDA yet, is safe and can help treat patients who suffer from vision problems and headaches related to IIH. The device being tested is a stent that will reopen the narrowed veins in the brain as other small studies have shown this to be beneficial to patients with IIH. Read More
People ages 18+
Diagnosis of IIH with symptoms of headaches or vision problems
People will be invited to take part in a research study because their child is undergoing a urologicsurgical procedure that requires anesthesia and mechanical ventilation. The purpose of this study is to learn exactly how much air an alternative device to a ventilator, called a biphasic chest cuirass, provides. Read More
Children ages 6 months-5 years.
Will be having a urologicsurgical procedure (circumcision, hypospadias repair, or orchidopexy) in the operating room of the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital.
This study enrolls adults ages 21 and older. The purpose of this study is to look at social relationships during a period of social distancing. This study takes place online and recruitment only takes place via ResearchMatch at https://www.researchmatch.org (please visit the ResearchMatch website to become potentially eligible for this and other studies). Read More
-Adults age 21+
-Not currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
-A member of https://www.researchmatch.org
This study collects information from patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19 or who may have it and are admitted to the hospital. The purpose of this study is to create a real-time database of patients with COVID-19 to help collect data to see if our safety practices are effective and to compare our practices with other hospitals. All data collected will have patient information removed. Read More
-Hospitalized patients with COVID-19 or high suspicion of COVID-19
-People who are hospitalized at Kaleida Health Hospitals including Buffalo General Medical Center, Oishei Children's Hospital, and Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Buffalo NY.
This study enrolls people who are being tested for COVID-19 by order from their doctor or the Department of Health. The purpose of this study is to find a relationship between potential signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and those who receive a positive test result. These results will help local medical professionals better understand symptoms and how COVID-19 testing is working in our community. Read More
People age 18+
People who were ordered to get COVID19 testing by their doctor or Department of Health
Not hospitalized due to symptoms
This study enrolls healthy people between the ages of 18 and 39. The purpose of this study is to see if a device can measure how tired you become while walking and running at different speeds. Read More
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 adults 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.