Sweet Spot Study
This study will examine the effect of different e-cigarettes on product appeal.
- A current e-cigarette user
- 21-24 years old
- Willing to attend a study visit
- A current smoker
- 25-50 years old
- Willing to attend a study visit
- Willing to try e-cigarettes
A Study to Evaluate the Impact of Eyeliner on Tear Thickness
Researchers at The OSU College of Optometry are seeking individuals who regularly wear eyeliner to investigate the impact on tear thickness.
Participants will be asked to attend two study visits of about one hour each. The participant’s vision and eye health will be evaluated at both study visits, and non-invasive assessments of the tear film will occur as well.
Participants will complete the study over approximately one week. Each visit should take no longer than one hour.
- Must be at least 18 years of age or older
- Individuals who wear eyeliner on their "water line"
A Study about Brain Imaging on Forming Impressions of Food
The purpose of this study is to examine impressions on foods. This study involves looking at brain activity while you perform simple tasks (judging images of different foods).
The duration of this study will last 3 hours.
- Free of MRI contradictions
- No dietary destrictions
- Normal vison
- Right handed
A Study about Romantic Relationships
The purpose of this study is to assess the agreements within romantic relationships on a variety of topics including politics, psychology and the nature of relationships.
- Must have been in a heterosexual relationship for 3 months
Buckeye Concussion Knowledge Survey (BUCKS)
The purpose of this study is to examine health outcomes in former Ohio State University athletes who played a varsity sport during their time at OSU. The objective is to determine whether athletes who sustained a concussion have different health outcomes than those who did not sustain a concussion. Any former OSU varsity athlete can participate in a 20-minute online survey.
- Anyone who has played a varsity sport as an undergraduate student at OSU, and they have now graduated (i.e., OSU athlete alumni). There are no other restrictions in terms of age, sex/gender, type of sport, etc.
A Study about Blood Pressure Management in Patients with Primary Aldosteronism
The purpose of this study is to see how the study drug CIN-107 works in managing blood pressure in patients with primary aldosteronism (PA), a hormone disorder which causes your body to produce too much of the hormone aldosterone.
The duration of this study is 74 weeks.
- Diagnosis of primary aldosteronism (PA)
- Taking an MRA to control BP, such as Spironolactone or Eplerenone, or not yet taking an MRA
A Study to Learn More about Cellphone Use in Young Drivers
The purpose of this study is to find out if a cell phone app affects driving behavior among young drivers. This information may help us develop public health and traffic safety strategies for young drivers.
** The phone number listed under contact information is a landline only and does NOT accept texts **
- 18-24 years old at the time of recruitment
- Must have full Ohio driver's license
- Must have ownership and exclusive access to a car
- Must have car insurance with at least state-minimum coverage
- Must live in the Greater Columbus Metropolitan Area
- Must drive at least 3-4 days a week on average
- Must have functioning iPhone or Android smartphone with an active phone service account (Ex: Verizon, AT&T, etc.)
- Must not have a physical car insurance monitoring device or app installed
- Must speak and read English
Ohio Teen Driver Study
The purpose of this study is to see if the bonus safety messages and the amount of app use predicts safe driving attitudes and behaviors at licensure. We are recruiting Ohio teens with learner's permits to use a free driver training app called DRVN.
- Must have learner's permit to drive in Ohio
A Study about Booster Seat Comfort
The purpose of this study is to determine how specific booster seat features, including seat pan geometry (booster height and length) and the inclusion of armrests, influence occupant comfort in belt-positioning booster seats (BPBs). This will be achieved through an analysis of comfort quantification methods and occupant posture and behavior under different booster conditions.
The duration of this study is two hours long.
- Must be able to sit for 30 minutes at a time
- No allergy to athletic tape
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Wearable Wrist Band in Reducing Symptoms of Nausea and Vomiting (WINNER Study)
The purpose of this study is to evaluate if this wearable device can help manage nausea in those who suffer from this problem chronically.
If you choose to participate, then you will be given the study device to wear on your wrist for 12 weeks. In the weeks before and during this time, you will complete a series of daily and weekly questionnaires about your nausea symptoms, mood, sleep, and bowel habits.
- Nausea going on for more than 2 months
- 18 years or older
- Able to understand English
- Seen at OSU for their care
- Able to complete surveys online using either smart phone or computer