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Clinical Trials

ACES: Activity in Children Environment Study

The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of food and activity preferences on weight gain in 6-9 year olds over a 3 year time period.


Children ages 6-9 years old and their parent/legal guardian.


The study involves three visits to the University at Buffalo South Campus, lasting 60-90 minutes, one home visit lasting about 90 minutes and one lab visit per year for two years.


Participants and parents will be reimbursed $240 for completion of the study.


Leonard Epstein, PhD

Contact Information

Phone: (716) 829-5142