On November 10, 2021, AASM Foundation President, Anita V. Shelgikar, MD, MHPE, and her co-host, Logan Schneider, MD, hosted our second annual virtual Friendsgiving event: The Future of Sleep is Bright. The Friendsgiving program featured some uplifting stories that focus [...]
To ensure that there is continued advancement in effective diagnosis and care of patients with sleep disorders, the AASM Foundation provides research funding through the Strategic Research Grant. This grant program supports investigator-initiated, high-impact research projects aimed at addressing gaps in knowledge that impact [...]
The AASM Foundation is committed to developing the careers of sleep and circadian investigators. To meet this goal, the AASM Foundation encourages and supports the development of a diverse and well-trained sleep and circadian research workforce. In early 2021, the AASM Foundation launched [...]
The AASM Foundation is committed to growing and supporting the pipeline of sleep scientists by investing in the research careers of new investigators through mentorship and grantsmanship training opportunities through its Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers (SOAR). Five SOAR Fellows were selected [...]
Watch the Young Investigators Research Forum and Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers virtual networking mixer
The Young Investigators Research Forum and Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers took place on Friday, June 11th during SLEEP 2021 to give current and past trainees, fellows, faculty, and mentors of the Young Investigators Research Forum and Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers [...]
The AASM Foundation is proud to announce that Start School Later is the recipient of the 2021 Sleep Champion Award. Start School Later is a coalition of health professionals, sleep scientists, educators, parents, students, and other concerned citizens dedicated to increasing public awareness about [...]
The AASM Foundation Announces the Programs Supported by the 2020 Sleep Medicine Fellow Funding Award
The AASM Foundation is committed to expanding the field of sleep medicine with highly qualified researchers and clinicians, which also aligns with the strategic goal of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine to expand the sleep team workforce of the future to improve [...]
This grant encourages projects that will identify, evaluate and/or validate biomarkers to support insomnia (disorder) differential diagnosis and clinical treatment response. The grant provides seed funding for mentored research projects in an effort to jumpstart an early career investigator’s research career. The AASM Foundation Focused Projects Grant for Junior Investigators: Insomnia Biomarkers is supported by Eisai, Inc. The AASM Foundation Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators: Insomnia Biomarkers is supported by Eisai, Inc.
In the spirit of the fast approaching holiday season, the AASM Foundation invited members of the sleep community to join our President, Anita V. Shelgikar, MD, MHPE, and her co-host, Jeffrey S. Durmer, MD, PhD, for a special virtual Friendsgiving event on Tuesday, November [...]
This award provides additional funds to AASM Foundation award recipients who have encountered challenges with making progress on AASM Foundation-funded research projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.