Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc. awarded a grant of $75,000 to the American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) for an additional sleep research year for graduates of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited sleep medicine fellowships. The recipient will be recognized at the Discovering the Secrets of Sleep dinner at SLEEP 2008.
The following are the award recipients:
|Principal Investigator||University Affiliation||Project Title||Type of Grant|
|Josna Adsumilli, MD||Brigham and Women’s Hospital||Effectiveness of Night Floats and Naps in reducing the risks of interns’ 24+ hour shifts||Takeda Pharmaceuticals Grant for Sleep Medicine Post-Fellowship Research Year|
|Ina Djonlagic, MD||Brigham and Women’s Hospital||Sleep, Learning and Parkinson Disease||Physician Scientist Training Award|
|Mikhail B. Litinski, MD||Brigham and Women’s Hospital||Modulating Effect of Circadian Rhythm and Sleep/Wake Cycle on Severity of Sleep Apnea Hypopnea Syndrome||Physician Scientist Training Award|
|Dennis Hwang, MD||NYU School of Medicine/Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine||A Pilot Study Evaluating Changes in Pcrit after Therapy for OSA with Oral Appliance Therapy and Upper Airway||Physician Scientist Training Award|