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

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|

ASMF congratulates 2018 Focused Projects Award recipients

The American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) congratulates the three recipients of the 2018 Focused Projects Award. Each recipient will receive up to $20,000 to fund their project. Learn more about the ASMF award programs. Focused Projects Award - Educational “An interdisciplinary sleep [...]

2018-01-26T21:42:17-06:00January 26th, 2018|Research|

Register for free NIH Clinical Trials Policies webinar

On Thursday, Feb. 1, the Sleep Research Society (SRS) and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) are hosting a free webinar, NIH Clinical Trials Policies. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has made changes to its clinical trials policies that affect all human [...]

2018-01-25T15:59:33-06:00January 25th, 2018|Research|