This study collects information about 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 COVID-19 registry of current ICU/Hospital care patterns to compare the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 practices between hospitals. All data collected will have patient information removed. Read More
-Participants between the ages of 0 - 30 years old may be enrolled in this study
-Participants must have had a COVID-19 positive test to be enrolled
The goal of this study is determine the difference in quality of life in tree nut-allergic patients before and after clearing of allergy label for subgroups of tree nuts compared to those who completely avoid all tree nuts. This will be done via questionnaires given to patients and parents at clinic visits. Read More
Patient ages 0 to 17 years seen at UBMD Pediatrics Allergy/Immunology, who have a diagnosis of a tree nut allergy to one or more of the aforementioned tree nuts will be eligible to enroll in the study
We are enrolling children ages 12-17 and their parents in this research study. The purpose of this study is to learn about knowledge about e-cigarettes, vaping, the risk of using these devices, as well as parents awareness about their children's status for using these devices. Read More
-Children ages 12-17 their accompanying parent or guardian.
-Currently receiving care at the Emergency Department at Oishei Children's Hospital.
-Must have a grade 6 English reading level.
A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that may result in a variety of symptoms including headaches and vision, balance, cognitive or mood-related problems. Due to this wide range of symptoms, concussions may be difficult to diagnose and treat. The goal of this study is to create a registry of patients interested in participating in research so we can identify the best treatment approach to specific concussion presentation types. Read More
1. Any sex or gender
2. Aged 7 years or older
3. Agree to participate in the concussion patient registry
4. Has had a concussion
The goal of the UB Eating Among Teens Study (UB EATS) is to measure eating behaviors and neighborhood and household factors in 11 - 14-year-olds over the course of 3 years. Participation involves 7 visits to the UB Nutrition and Health Research Lab on South Campus over the 3-year period to answer questionnaires and eat snack foods. Low and middle-income families are encouraged to apply. Read More
- Adolescents aged 11 - 14 years
- BMI percentile >5th or < 97th
- size-adjusted household income <250% of US poverty line
- no medical conditions or medications that impact appetite
- no allergies to study foods
- at least a moderate liking of one or more of the study foods
- identification of a study food that is consumed < 3 times per week
- planning to live in the Western New York area...
This study enrolls students who participate in the after-school program at a local Buffalo community location. The purpose of this study is to look at reading and literacy skills after a computer based newsletter program. Read More
-Children ages 10-13.
-Must be in the after-school program at a participating local Buffalo community center in grades 6-8.
-Must have access to a computer: laptop, Chromebook, or desktop with the capability to download Zoom.
-Must have internet access at home or center.
Participants 1-24 months old at Oishei Children's Hospital Emergency Deparment (ED) with suspected Bronchiolitis may be eligible for this study. Once enrolled, participants will undergo two carbon dioxide measurements, first will be done upon ED arrival at the Triage room, and the second one will be done upon ED discharge at patient's private room. Otherwise, participant will receive routine clinical care. Read More
Children ages 1-24 months old.
Have respiratory signs and symptoms and suspected bronchiolitis.
This study enrolls children and adults with skin conditions such as Atopic Dermatitis (eczema). The purpose of this study is to learn more about people who have been diagnosed with these conditions, including information about their health and the medications they take to manage their disease. Specifically, we want to understand how different treatments may affect the health of some patients differently than others. Read More
Adults or children.
Being prescribed medical therapy for atopic dermatitis.
We are doing this study to find out if there is a connection between poor sleep in children with cystic fibrosis and the development of diabetes. Cystic Fibrosis patient and the parent will complete a single 10 minute survey about how CF patient sleeps. The study team will collect some information about the child’s health including the results of an oral glucose tolerance test. Read More
Inclusion criteria include having cystic fibrosis, being 10 years old or older and either having an oral glucose tolerance test (a screen for CF-related diabetes) in 2020 or planning to have one in 2021. Exclusion criteria include a history of long-standing CF-related diabetes, liver failure or liver transplant or receipt of steroids within 6 weeks prior to the oral glucose tolerance test.
This study enrolls children and young adults with congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT). The purpose of the study is to learn which gene mutation(s) may be responsible for this condition and to eventually find a gene therapy to treat this condition. Read More
Children and young adults ages 0-21 years old with CAKUT (congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary tract) seen at Oshei Children's Hospital
Patient's family member without CAKUT.