This study enrolls adults ages 18-65 who are generally healthy. The purpose of this research is to understand how healthy people perform active daily living activities. The goal is to develop an intuitive and easy way to control bionic arms. By participating, you can be part of research to develop a better way to help people with prosthetic limbs. Read More
-Adults ages 18-65 years old.
-Must be healthy and fit to perform active daily living tasks.
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 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.
This study enrolls adults who are potential kidney transplant patients. The purpose of this study is to better understand the educational strategies that work best to help potential kidney transplant recipients learn about aspects of kidney transplantation, such as the kidney waitlist. Read More
Adults ages 18+
Kidney transplant candidates and recipients with chronic kidney disease (GFR less than 20)
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.