2009 Award Recipients

2009 Physician Scientist Training Award Recipients

Morohunfolu Akinnusi, MDUniversity of Buffalo
Lectin-like Receptor (LOX-1) Mediates Vascular Dysfunction in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Ting-hsu Chen, MDBoston University
Genome-wide association of sleep phenotypes in the Framingham Heart Study
Anne Mooney, MDNew York University School of Medicine
Central Versus Obstructive Respiratory Events in Sleep Disordered Breathing
David T. Plante, MDBrigham and Women's Hospital
A 1H-MRS Study of Altered Regional Brain GABA in Primary Insomnia
Shilpa Rahangdale, MDBrigham and Women's Hospital
The Effect of Sleep Apnea on Vascular Reactivity After Bariatric

2009 Strategic Research Award Recipients

Sean Cain, PhDBrigham and Women's Hospital
Evaluation of the circadian time of sleep in women with and without insomnia
Georgina Cano, PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh
Potential prospective role of Oxytocin in primary insomnia: Gender differences on sleep parameters and brain activation among males and females with offspring

2009 Focused Projects Award Recipients – Educational Projects

Stuart Quan, MDBrigham and Women's Hospital
Developing and testing an online sleep education presentation for college psychology students
Shirin Shafazand, MDUniversity of Miami
Sleep knowledge, attitude and social cognition in Hispanic patients with sleep disordered breathing

2009 ABSM Junior Faculty Research Award Recipient

Sina Gharib, MDUniversity of Washington
Mapping the Brain’s Transcriptional Response during Sleep Disordered Breathing