Research Articles
Updates about new sleep medicine research publications, funding opportunities, and NIH news

Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board meeting is Jan. 17-18

The National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR), located within the Division of Lung Diseases of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), has announced that the next meeting of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board (SDRAB) is [...]

2019-01-17T15:08:19-06:00January 17th, 2019|Research|

CDC data show continued rise in obesity among US adults

A new study found that increases in obesity and severe obesity prevalence have persisted among U.S. adults over the most recent decade, but adjusted linear trends among youth remained nonsignificant. Results show that obesity among adults increased from 33.7% in 2007-2008 to 39.6% in [...]

2018-03-27T22:13:33-05:00March 27th, 2018|Research|

NIH announces funding opportunity for projects focusing on sleep and stress

A resource-related research projects (R24) funding opportunity announcement (PAR-18-694) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) encourages applications that develop, strengthen, and evaluate transdisciplinary approaches, methods, and investigative teams in basic behavioral, social, and/or biobehavioral research to generate fundamental knowledge of the reciprocal linkages [...]

2018-03-10T05:20:43-06:00March 10th, 2018|Research|

In Memoriam: Sleep researcher Serge Daan

Sleep researcher Serge Daan passed away on Feb. 9, 2018, according to an announcement from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Daan is remembered for his seminal work in chronobiology, sleep research, psychiatry, physiology, ecology and behavioral biology. Along with Alex Borbély and [...]

2018-02-25T04:08:06-06:00February 25th, 2018|Research|

Submit a late-breaking abstract for SLEEP 2018

The Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS) is now accepting late-breaking abstract submissions for presentation at SLEEP 2018 in Baltimore this June. Late-breaking abstracts include high quality, emerging data found between December 2017 and March 2018. Submissions will be accepted through Monday, March 12, 2018. Up [...]

2018-02-17T00:17:56-06:00February 17th, 2018|Research|