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Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Psychology is looking for adults over the age of 60 years old for a study on “ethical wills.” An ethical will is a written document for people to record their values, ethics, and important memories. The goal of the study is to see if writing ethical wills can be good for the mental health of older adults. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults over the age of 60 years old Fluent in English Have access to a smart device with a webcam (such as a laptop, computer, smartphone, or tablet)
Contact(s)
Hollen REISCHER
hollen@buffalo.edu
+1 716-645-0193
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Medicine is recruiting adults with hypertension (high blood pressure) for a clinical trial. The goal of the study is to test the safety and effectiveness of a new medication (Lorundrostat) for people with high blood pressure that is not well controlled. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults 18 years or older Have been diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure) that is not well controlled
Contact(s)
KELLEY CAROZZOLO (Bilson)
kjc28@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-5653
PETER OSMOND
pjosmond@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-5234
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Emergency Medicine is looking for law enforcement personnel for an in-person study. The goal of the study is to learn more about the challenges of applying a tourniquet after an officer suffers blood loss. We hope to use the study results to improve law enforcement health and safety. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults between the ages of 18 to 49 years old Are a member of a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team or a Medical Response Unit (MRU) member Are in good health Have been trained to apply a tourniquet
Contact(s)
BRIAN CLEMENCY
bc34@buffalo.edu
+1 716-898-4430
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for health adults for an in-person study. The goal of the study is to learn more about how the body coordinates movement with balance and posture. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults between the ages of 18 to 75 years old Fluent in English Have normal hearing and balance
Contact(s)
VIJAYA PRAKASH KRISHNAN MUTHAIAH
vijayapr@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5291
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for adult volunteers with and without spinal cord injuries for a study on hand movement. The goal of the study is to learn about how the brain, nerves, and muscles of the body are connected and perform everyday tasks. This may help us to develop ways to improve the hand functions of people with spinal cord injuries. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults between the ages of 18-75 years old who are right-handed Adults between the ages of 18-75 years old who have had a spinal cord injury
Contact(s)
Hang Jin Jo
hangjinj@buffalo.edu
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for both healthy teens and those that have had a concussion within the last year for an in-person study. The goal of the study is to learn more about how to better diagnose symptoms of concussion that might be hard to notice (such as difficulty remembering, reading quickly, concentrating, or maintaining balance/walking). Read More
Eligibility:
Teens aged 12-17 years old Fluent in English Either have never had a concussion OR have had a concussion in the past 12 months
Contact(s)
Ghazala Saleem
ghazalas@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-2589
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Microbiology and Immunology is looking for healthy adults aged 21 – 40 or above 60 years old for a vaccine study. The goal of this study is to see how age plays a role in a person’s bodily response to a vaccine (Prevnar-20) that will protect against pneumococcal pneumonia. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults aged 21-40 OR above 60 years old
Have not received the pneumococcal pneumonia vaccine
Are not currently pregnant
Have not been diagnosed with dementia
Fluent in English
Contact(s)
CATHERINE WRONA
wrona@buffalo.edu
+1 716-888-4713
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking for healthy adults to participate in an exercise study. The goal of this study is to learn more about how our lungs, heart, and brain respond to different diving situations. We hope to better understand why some people have a bad reaction to rising carbon dioxide levels during SCUBA dives. This may inform better diving and safety practices for SCUBA divers. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults between the ages of 18-39 years old Not currently pregnant or breastfeeding Fluent in English
Contact(s)
Morgan Worley
mworley@buffalo.edu
Description:
The University at Buffalo is looking for adults needing colorectal surgery for a clinical trial. The goal of this study is to investigate the safety and effectiveness of the COLO-BT (Colorectal Balloon Tube) device for people needing colon resection surgery. Read More
Eligibility:
Adults aged 19-80 years old Need colon (rectal) resection surgery
Contact(s)
LYNN JAGODZINSKI
lynnjago@buffalo.edu
+1 716-888-4843
Chelsea Cowan
cacowan@buffalo.edu
Description:
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking for healthy adults for an exercise study. The goal of this study is to investigate the bodily responses to firefighting activities. We hope to learn more about the physical traits that can help keep firefighters safe and condition them to perform their duties. Read More
Eligibility:
Healthy adults aged 18-39 years old Not currently pregnant Able to complete a fitness test involving pushups, forearm planks, and a cardio task (volunteers can choose to run, bike, row, or swim)
Contact(s)
Jocelyn Stooks
jstooks@buffalo.edu
+1 716-829-5455
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