The University at Buffalo (UB) Child Health and Behavioral Lab is looking for families who online grocery shop to join a remote study. The goal of this study is to develop new strategies to help families make healthier choices while using Instacart. Read More
At least one 2 - 5 year old child living in the home
One parent who is overweight
Online grocery shop at least 75% of the time (for either pick-up or delivery) at Tops, Aldi, or Wegmans
Have access to a smart device (for example, a smartphone, computer, laptop, or tablet)
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 overweight people with knee arthritis. The purpose of this study is to learn if weight-loss surgery before total knee replacement leads to fewer short-term and long-term complications. Read More
Adults ages 22-75
Diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee and in need of total knee replacement
Overweight (determined by body mass index measurement)
Able to walk
We are looking for adults with type 1 diabetes for a research study. The purpose of the study is to see how well an already approved treatment for type 2 diabetes works for people with type 1 diabetes. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.
Currently using an insulin pump or multiple daily injections of insulin.
The University at Buffalo (UB) Eating Behaviors Laboratory is looking for kids between the ages of 8 – 11 years old and a parent/guardian to participate in a nutrition study. The goal of the study is to learn about the relationship between eating and childhood development. Read More
Kids between the ages of 8-11 years old who are at risk for overweight/ obesity
Able to travel to the UB South Campus for 7 visits spread out over 1 yea