This study is enrolling teenagers between the ages of 13 – 18 to investigate protein and genetic material found in saliva after concussion. Both healthy teenagers and those who have experienced a sports-related concussion are invited to apply. Read More
1.) Within the ages of 13-18
2.) Athletic (has participated in an organized sport for 3 days a week for at least 3 months)
This study will examine how kids make choices between different rewards. In order to participate, children between the ages of 10 to 13 will attend one 75-minute visit at the UB Division of Behavior Medicine on the South Campus. They will be asked to talk about fun events they’ve done recently or will do in the future and will be asked to draw them. Read More
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 ages 11 to 14
-Low to moderate income households
-No medical conditions or medications that impact appetite
-No allergies to study foods such as cookies, candy and potato chips
-Planning to live in the Western New York area for the next two years
-Willing to attend baseline and follow-up visits at a local research center
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.