Due to COVID-19, new enrollment in research studies will be greatly limited.
If you are interested in a study, there may be a longer waiting period to receive a response to your inquiry.
View the guidance for research participants for additional information.
This study enrolls children who are having a tonsillectomy due to sleep apnea. Some kids with sleep apnea may suffer from feelings of worry and sadness related to their sleep problems. We want to see if that’s true and if it gets better after surgery for their snoring. Read More
Children ages 8-18
Able to read English at grade 3 level or above
Scheduled for tonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
This study enrolls babies with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS). The purpose of this study is to learn about how babies with this syndrome grow and develop. This will help us learn the best way to care for babies with NOWS. Read More
Infants born at 36 weeks gestation or greater
Managed for NOWS at Oishei Children's Hospital
This study enrolls high school students and teachers. The purpose of the study is to help students learn how to culture microbial organisms found in water samples from streams, rivers or lakes, and to teach about genome annotation, DNA sequencing and genomic DNA isolation. The study is also meant to help students learn more about scientific and health-related careers. Read More
Students in Grades 9 – 12 from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties/schools.
High School Biology (grades 9-12) teachers from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orleans, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties/schools.
This study enrolls adults and children who have received a positive COVID-19 test result and were tested in the last 72 hours. The purpose of this study is to learn if an inhaler treatment gives better outcomes for people with COVID-19. Read More
-Adults and children ages 12+
-Have had a positive COVID-19 test result and were tested in the last 72 hours (3 days).
-Have cough, fever, or shortness of breath.
-Are not in need of hospitalization.
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...
This study enrolls children younger than 19 who are in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with kidney injury and have tested positive or are being investigated for COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to see the number of children with kidney injury and its association with COVID-19. Read More
People under age 19
Receiving care in the Pediatric ICU between April 1 2020 and June 30 2020
Suspected or tested positive for COVID19
This study enrolls children less than 19 years old who are admitted to the Pediatric ICU and have tested positive for SARS-CoV2. The purpose of this study is to better understand the number of children who are in severe/critical care units due to COVID-19, risk factors, and factors that are associated with improved or worsening outcomes. Read More
Children ages 19 and under
Admitted to the Pediatric ICU or receiving treatment for severe case of COVID-19
Considered to have severe case of COVID-19
This study enrolls 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 database of patients with COVID-19 to help collect data to see if our safety practices are effective and to compare our practices with other hospitals. All data collected will have patient information removed. Read More
All patients with COVID-19 PCR positive (within 7 days)/PCR pending/high clinical suspicion admitted to VIRUS study participating hospital will be eligible.
1. COVID-19 PCR positive (within 7 days)
2. COVID-19 PCR pending
3. COVID-19 high clinical suspicion