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A Study Seeking to Understand the Health Experiences of Men and Women in Southeastern Ohio

Official Title: Appalachian Health Study

This study seeks to understand the health experiences of men and women in the southeastern Ohio region. We are conducting 1-1.5 hour long interviews in southern Ohio on a wide range of health topics relating to opinions about health, healthcare professionals, and healthcare experiences.

Evaluating Waterpipe Puffing Behaviors

Official Title: Evaluating Waterpipe Puffing Behaviors

- The purpose of this study is to evaluate hookah (waterpipe) puffing behaviors and any lung or cellular damage as a result of hookah smoking.

A Study Looking at the Motivation of Caregivers to Seek and Share Information

Official Title: Surrogate Information Acquisition: Decisions to Seek and Share

Do you provide care to a family member who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer? If so, a research team at Ohio State University wants to hear about your experiences seeking health information. This study consists of an online survey asking questions about your caregiving experience, your in...

A Study to Evaluate Baricitinib in Adults with Severe or Very Severe Alopecia Areata

Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Operationally Seamless, Adaptive Phase 2/3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Baricitinib in Adult Patients with Severe or Very Severe Alopecia Areata (JAHO)

The main reason for you to take part in this study is not to treat you for your condition but to help in answering the following research questions: • Whether baricitinib is better than placebo in the treatment of patients with severe alopecia areata (AA) • The safety of baricitinib and any side ...

An Intervention Study for Subjects with Palmoplantar Pustulosis

Official Title: ANB019-003: A Phase II, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Double-blind, Multiple Dose Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of ANB019 in Subjects with Palmoplantar Pustulosis

This study is being done to assess the effects of the experimental study drug (ANB019) in patients with PPP.

The Ohio Hospice Workers Study

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The purpose of this study is to add to our understanding of how dying is experience by multiple actors in the dying process. To do this, the study team will interview hospice workers and volunteers about their interactions with hospice patients and their family, as well as what they think and know a...

The Ohio End-of-Life Study

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The purpose of this study is to add to knowledge of how families and individuals navigate the hospice care experience. To do this,the study team will interview family caregivers of those in hospice.

Economic Insecurity of Adult Caregivers

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This study examines the financial hardship experienced by adult children who provide care to parents with Alzheimer's and dementia. The research questions for this study explore how adult children navigate the economic and financial hardship associated with being a caregiver: financial sacrifices or...

The Family Risk Study Seeking Parents with Children ages 6 – 9

Official Title: Parental history of suicidal behavior and early markers of risk in pre-pubescent youth

Conducted at The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH, the purpose of this study is to examine factors related to how mood symptoms and suicidal thoughts/behaviors are similar in families. Two groups of children will be in this study: one group of child...

A Study to Assess the Removal of Filter Ventilation on Smoking Behavior and Biomarkers (COMET2)

Official Title: Clinical trial to assess the removal of filter ventilation on smoking behavior and biomarkers (COMET2)

Smokers are wanted for an Ohio State University study that provides cigarettes with different filters and that may provide access to other tobacco or nicotine products.

COMET2 Bronchoscopy: A Study on Filter Ventilation and Product Standard

Official Title: Consortium on Methods Evaluation Tobacco (COMET): Filter Ventilation and Product Standard – COMET2 Bronchoscopy study

Smokers (age 21-45) are wanted for an Ohio State University study that provides cigarettes with different filters and that may provide access to other tobacco or nicotine products. Smokers should be willing to undergo two medical procedures called a bronchoscopy.

A Study for Night Shift Workers

Official Title: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Therapy for Sleepiness Related to Shift Work Disorder (tDCS-SWORD)

This research study aims to determine the effects of a noninvasive form of brain stimulation on alertness for night shift workers.

A study on the role of spirituality and faith during cancer treatment

Official Title: Patient perceptions about the role of spirituality and faith during cancer treatment

The purpose of the current study is to characterize the perspectives of cancer patients who have undergone a cancer-directed surgery on the role of spirituality and/or religion during their cancer journey in order to better define the desired access to related resources during cancer care. Results f...

Caregiver Needs Assessment Project

Official Title: Creating a clinical assessment of dementia caregiver needs: Bridging a research-practice fissure

The United States population is rapidly aging, and the number of Americans shouldering the burdens of providing informal care to aging family members is climbing steadily. The OSU Caregiver Needs Assessment Project is a research study designed to improve our understanding of the needs of caregive...

Family Learning from Science Media

Official Title: Family Learning from Science Media

STUDY FOR PARENTS OF PRESCHOOLERS. The Children and Media Lab in the School of Communication is looking for parents of preschoolers (ages 4-5) to bring their child to Derby Hall to participate in a 40-minute study. Parents will watch a TV show and engage in science activities with their child. ...

Survey Study of Health and Sexuality in Young Adults

Official Title: Sexuality Among AYA Cancer Survivors: The Role of Sexual Self-Efficacy and Sexual Communication

This study is being done to examine health and sexuality in young adults. If you take part in this study, we will ask you to complete an online survey. This study may help us better understand the health, fertility, and sexuality in young adults, particularly those who have experienced a cancer diag...

A Study for 11- 21 year olds with Pilonidal Disease

Official Title: A randomized controlled trial of laser depilation in the treatment of pilonidal disease.

A number of studies have found that laser hair removal greatly reduces the recurrence rate of pilonidal disease. Drs. Minneci and Deans, pediatric surgeons at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, are currently conducting a study that will help better understand how laser hair removal can help patients, 1...

The Columbus PrEP Perception Study

Official Title: The Columbus PrEP Perception Study

This study aims to understand men who have sex with men's (MSM's) experiences with HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). The purpose of this study is to better understand adult MSM's perceptions of the HIV PrEP and the reasons behind their decision to use the medication or not. By examining these p...

THE WMSEE Study-- A Study to Evaluate Weight Management, Sleep, Emotions, and Exercise

Official Title: Anxiety Sensitivity, Fear, Emotion Dysregulation, and Sleep Behavior Among Participants in a Behavioral Weight Management Program (The WMSEE Study)

Researchers at The Ohio State University are seeking volunteers who identify as African American or Black for a study that is designed to evaluate emotional responses during exercise and the influences of emotion on sleep and eating behaviors. The goal is to identify factors that may influence healt...

A Study about Tools to Assess Mental Health for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Caregivers

Official Title: Development and Validation of a Diagnostic Interview to Assess Psychopathology in Youths with Intellectual Disabilities

This study will help researchers to learn more about mental health for youth with intellectual disabilities. The purpose of our study is to develop a diagnostic interview to assess mental health issues in youths with Intellectual Disabilities. The instrument would address a significant need and all...

OSU Dermatology Biorepository for Those With Skin Conditions

Official Title: The Ohio State University Dermatology Biorepository

This study is being done to collect resources for future studies involving skin conditions, such as psoriasis or cutaneous B or T cell lymphoma. In order to search for cures for diseases or understand why diseases occur, doctors very often use blood samples, tissue samples, saliva samples, or other...

Physical Therapy Study for Young Children (2 to 8) with Cerebral Palsy

Official Title: A Comparison: High Intense Periodic vs Every Week Therapy in Children with Cerebral Palsy (ACHIEVE)

This study compares intensive vs weekly scheduling models of physical therapy sessions, in order to determine the most effective frequency model of physical therapy for young children with Cerebral Palsy. Participants will receive 40 hours of physical therapy. Participants will be randomly ass...

Decision Making Among Couples Concerning "Permanent/Irreversible" Birth Control

Official Title: Couple Dynamics Surrounding Contraceptive Sterilization

This study aims to understand people’s experiences with contraceptive sterilization (such as tubal ligations or vasectomies). The purpose of this study is to better understand how adults decide to use sterilization as their main form of birth control. By examining sterilization decisions, this stu...

Childhood Memory Study-For Children Ages 2-8

Official Title: Development and Neurobiology of Categorization

The purpose of the study is to understand how children learn and memorize new information and to investigate how category learning develops through infancy and childhood.

Physical Therapy Study for Young Children (6 months to 24 months) with Motor Delays

Official Title: Daily and Weekly Rehabilitation Delivery for Young Children with Cerebral Palsy ("DRIVE")

The purpose of this study is to find out how to best distribute physical therapy sessions for your children with significant motor delays. Participants will receive 40 hours of physical therapy. Participants will be randomly assigned to one of the three treatment groups: intensive, moderate or...