The University at Buffalo (UB) is looking for healthy volunteers to participate in an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and PET (positron emission tomography) scan study. The goal of this study is to see how microglia cells (found in the brain and spinal cord) relate to the development of multiple sclerosis. Read More
65 years old
Not currently pregnant
Have not been diagnosed with any medical conditions affecting the brain.
The University at Buffalo (UB) Department of Rehabilitation Sciences is looking for adult volunteers with and without spinal cord injuries to participate in an exercise study. The goal of the study is to learn more about the brain and bodily responses to exercise in people with and without spinal cord injuries. The results of this study will hopefully improve the quality of life for adults with spinal cord injuries. Read More
Adults between the ages of 18-55 years old
Adults with a spinal cord injury (at least 6 months after the initial injury)
Adults without a spinal cord injury
Reliable transportation to attend two study visits on the UB South Campus (at Main Street and Bailey Avenue)
Participants with or without multiple sclerosis are needed for this research study on audio-visual cognition. Participants will be asked to complete some short questionnaires and cognitive tasks over the span of approximately 2-3 hours. All testing will be completed in one session at the University at Buffalo's Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences Laboratories. Read More
-Age range 20-65 years
-Normal Hearing and Vision
-DO NOT have the following: severe psychiatric disorder, alcohol or substance abuse or dependence, history of traumatic head injury, neurological disturbances other than multiple sclerosis.
Participants will be asked questions about a new cognitive processing test (how fast they can think). This study involves a single visit which takes about 20-minutes at the Conventus Medical Center in Buffalo. 50 multiple sclerosis patients and 50 healthy people will be enrolled. Read More
Physician established diagnosis of multiple sclerosis
18 years of age or older
Able to read and speak English
This study enrolls adults who have had a brain hemorrhage within the last 7 days. The purpose of the study is to learn whether it is better to keep taking or stop taking the medication statin after having a brain bleed. Read More
Adults ages 50+.
Have had bleeding in the brain (brain hemorrhage) within the last 7 days.
Were taking a statin drug.
People who may be eligible for this study will be contacted by study staff directly. Eligible participants will be inpatients of Buffalo General/Gates Vascular Institute.
This study enrolls adults who are having a cardiac or cerebrovascular procedure that uses a device called a transcranial doppler. This study is collecting data to look at the changes in blood flow during these procedures. The data collected will help researchers develop techniques and strategies to minimize risk for stroke for future patients. Your participation in the study will not involve anything in addition to the care you are already getting- the study collects information that is already being collected as part of your care. We expect that you will be in this research study for few days until your discharge from the hospital up to your 3 month follow up visit. This study takes place only at Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute. Read More
Patients who have had a cardiac or cerebrovascular procedure using TCD monitoring at Buffalo General Medical Center or Gates Vascular Institute.
Only patients who have been invited to join this study by a study team member may enroll.
We are looking for adults ages 18+ coming into Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute who have recently had a certain kind of mild stroke for this study (acute ischemic stroke that presents with mild symptoms). You would need to be enrolled into the study within 6 hours of when your symptoms begin. The purpose of this study is to find out which factors associated with the stroke make the condition worse. This will help us identify high-risk patients in the future. You will participate in this study for about 90 days. During the study you will not be asked to do anything additional- all the procedures involved in this study are routinely done with patients with stroke. If you decide to be in this study, we will gather data (for example, your history and vital signs) from your medical Read More
Diagnosed with acute ischemic stroke.
At Kaleida Health-Gates Vascular Institute.
Enrolled within 6 hours from when symptoms begin.
We are looking for adults with MS who have participated in another study with our group for this study. The purpose of the study is to learn more about whether people with MS benefit from a phone app that helps teach conscientiousness. Read More
Adults ages 18+ with MS.
Must have been previously enrolled the "Multiple Sclerosis and Vocational Accommodations" study.
This study enrolls adults who have had a recent stroke or stroke symptoms. The purpose of this study is to compare how well the study drug (tenecteplase) works for people with stroke symptoms. Read More
-Adults ages 18+.
-Have been diagnosed with a stroke or stroke symptoms.
-Please contact the research team for other eligibility criteria.
This study enrolls people who have had a stroke in the past 2 weeks. This research is being done to figure out whether treatment for sleep apnea in people who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA or "mini stroke"), improves recovery from stroke and helps prevent future stroke, heart problems, and death. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Are at an inpatient at an enrolling site (Buffalo General Hospital or Gates Vascular Institute).
Have had an ischemic stroke or TIA within the past 14 days.
Use a CPAP machine.