This study enrolls physicians affiliated with UB/Kaleida. In these unprecedented times of COVID 19 our goal is to study its effects on the emotional status of healthcare providers. We want to learn about mental health outcomes and associated factors among health care workers at UB. Read More
Physicians/MD and physician assistants Affiliated to UB/Kaleida
This study enrolls adults in the Emergency Department who will be receiving a blood test. The purpose of this research study is to test blood with a new meter to determine if it is accurate. The meter has not yet been approved for use but the FDA believes that this is a low risk device to obtain and test blood samples. The meter is called the StatStrip Lactate, Hemoglobin, and Hematocrit Meter and it tests the amount of lactate, hemoglobin and hematocrit in your system using a drop of blood. Read More
Adults ages 18+
In the Emergency Department at ECMC or a Kaleida Health Facility
Will be receiving a blood test during the course of care
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 adults with Sjogren’s syndrome and healthy participants to for comparison. The purpose of this study is to whether a certain type of immune cell in the blood, called the marginal zone B cell, contributes to the problems in Sjogren’s syndrome. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Must meet the criteria for Sjogren's syndrome
Sex and age matched normal controls (comparison group) will also be studied.
This study enrolls adults with bipolar disorder that is currently not well controlled who will be starting treatment. The purpose of the research is to learn about the relationship between changes in the amount of calcium in platelets and mood change in people with bipolar disorder. Read More
Adults ages 18-75
Healthy, diagnosed with bipolar disorder (mania, bipolar depression, or mixed state)
Acutely ill and initiating a new standard of care treatment for their bipolar disorde
We are looking for adults in romantic relationships whose partners drink alcohol. This interview study is being done to learn more about the ways that individuals may interact with their romantic partners regarding their partner’s drinking. Participation involves a brief online questionnaire and a one-time individual or group interview conducted by phone or online video conference. Interviews will last approximately 90 minutes, and participants will be compensated with a $40 gift card. Read More
Adults ages 18+
In a romantic relationship
Living with your spouse/partner
Your partner drinks alcohol
This study enrolls children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and healthy children in a research study. The purpose of this study is to learn about how environmental factors can change the risk of ASD associated with genetic factors. Read More
Children ages 2-8 years old.
Children who have recently been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder OR generally healthy children.
Children are patients in participating clinics ( including the Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Oishei Children’s Hospital, Oishei Children’s Hospital inpatient/outpatient clinics, or other UB affiliated participating general pediatric outpatie...
We are looking for people with MS who have dysarthria and their caregivers for this research study. The purpose of this study is to find out is a software application can improve quality of life by making speech easier to understand. Read More
Adults ages 18-75.
Have been diagnosed with MS and moderate-severe dysarthria.
Have an iPhone or iPad.