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 adults ages 21+ with hearing loss. This research is being done to find out if customized sound in headphones can reduce the overall intensity of sound produced, which may potentially reduce the risk of worsening the degree hearing loss. Read More
-Adults ages 21+.
-Must have measureable degree of hearing loss
This study enrolls people ages 18-80 whose doctor has told them that they have had a myocardial infarction (“heart attack”). This study looks at the use of a temporary circulatory assist device before the catherization procedure to support your heart with pumping blood. This device is called the Impella CP® (“Study Device”). Read More
-Adults ages 18-80.
-First myocardial infarction.
-Patient presents to the hospital between 1 - 5 hours of chest pain onset.
This study enrolls daults ages 65+. The University at Buffalo Center for Successful Aging is conducting a study at the Ken-Ton YMCA to see how art-making and physical activity impact memory and physical function. This group recreation program is for adults who are interested in improving their memory and physical function. Read More
- Older adults ages 65+
- Healthy enough for light-moderate, non-physician supervised physical activity
- Able to provide written informed consent
- Fluent in written and spoken English
This study enrolls adults who are experiencing or have already experienced a heart attack and their doctor plans to or has already used the Indigo® Aspiration System as part of the treatment plan. The purpose of this study is to collect data on the use of the Indigo® Aspiration System with the CAT RX Aspiration Catheter and SeparatorTM 4 (study device) in connection with standard medical care. Read More
-Adults ages 18+.
-Patient presents to treating facility within 12 hours of symptom onset.
-Has been or will be treated with the Indigo® Aspiration System using the CAT RX Aspiration Catheter.
This study enrolls children ages 12-17 with obesity. We are doing this study to look at how well a new medicine called semaglutide works in helping to lose weight. Read More
Children ages 12-17.
BMI over 95th percentile* OR less than the 85th percentile* with 1 weight related condition (treated or untreated): hypertension, dyslipidemia, obstructive sleep apnea or type 2 diabetes
**If diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at screening the following criteria apply in addition:
HbA1c less than 10.0% as measured by central laboratory at screening
This study enrolls children ages 4-16 who have been scheduled for conscious sedation during a procedure at our dental clinic. The purpose of this study is to learn about how a sedative used in pediatric dentistry works on producing amnesia (forgetting). Read More
Children ages 4-16.
Already scheduled for conscious sedation at our dental clinic.
No verbal or hearing disabilities.
This study enrolls children ages 3-5 who attend certain Buffalo child care centers and their parents. This study is looking at early stressful experiences in the family and with friends at school. We are trying to find out how these experiences impact school readiness when children transition from preschool to kindergarten. We are also exploring how stressful experiences "get under the skin" and are measured in the stress hormone cortisol that we can measure in hair and saliva. Read More
Children ages 3-5.
Must be attending one of the participating child care centers in the larger Buffalo metro area.
This study enrolls people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The purpose of this study is to try our a newly developed test on an iPad. We want to find out if it works as well as other tests to measure how people with MS think and remember. Read More
-Adults ages 18+
-Have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
This study enrolls children admitted to the intensive care unit with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The purpose of this study is to see if the forehead probe being studied can accurately monitor pressure and brain oxygen levels. Read More
Children ages 0-18.
Have been admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit at Oishei Children’s Hospital with traumatic brain injury and an ICP monitor.