2015 Grant Recipients

2015 ABSM Junior Faculty Research Grant Recipients

Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPHBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sleep Duration and Sleep Disturbance as a trigger of Migraine
Andrew Varga, MD, PhDNYU School of Medicine
Sleep Apnea Effects on Memory: Consequences and Mechanisms

2015 Focused Projects Grant Recipients

Matthew Butler, PhD Oregon Health & Sciences University
Sex Differences in Sleep Apnea and Novel Sleep Measures to Predict Cardiovascular Risk
Maida Lynn Chen, MDSeattle Children's Hospital
Circadian Assessment and Sleep Intervention in Children (CASIC)
Eric Kezirian, MD, MPHUniversity of Southern California
Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Surgical Outcomes: An International, Multicenter Cohort Study
Kiran Maski, MD Boston Children's Hospital
Improving Narcolepsy Awareness and Screening Among Pediatric Health Care Providers
Nancy Maxwell Sweet Dreamzzz
Early Childhood Sleep Education Program: Long-Distance Program Delivery & Enhanced Parent Outreach With Brooklyn, NY Head Start Center
Shruti Parnjape, MD Johns Hopkins
Treatment of Pulmonary Cachexia With High Flow Nasal Insufflation
Megan Petrov, PhD Arizona State University
Sleep-Related Determinants of Stroke: A Case-Sibling Study
Kristi Pruiksma, PhD University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Treatment for Trauma Related Nightmares in Active Duty Military Personnel
Akiko Satoh, PhD Washington University in St. Louis
Hypothalamic Control of Sleep Quality and its Impact on Aging
Neomi Shah, MD, MPH Montefiore Medical Center
Measuring Coronary Plaque Activity Using Cardiac Gated PET-CT with 18F-NaF in Individuals With and Without Sleep Apnea

2015 Strategic Research Grant Recipients

Tiffany Braley, MD, MSUniversity of Michigan
Recognition and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Among Medicare Beneficiaries
Luis Buenaver, PhD Johns Hopkins
Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-i) in Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Megan Crawford, PhDRush University Medical Center
CBTI for Comorbid Insomnia in Chronic Migraine: A Proof of Concept Study Using an Online Platform
Louise O'Brien, PhD University of Michigan
Development and Validation of a Screening Tool for SDB in Pregnancy
Sanjay Patel, MD, MS Brigham and Women's Hospital
Building a Medical Neighborhood for Sleep Medicine
Naresh Punjabi, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins
Diagnosing and Managing Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Patients with Decompensated Congestive Heart Failure
Renee Shellhaas, MD University of Michigan
Sleep Analysis in Neonates with Spinal Dyraphism

2015 Physician Scientist Training Grant Recipients

Andrew Braun, MD Johns Hopkins
Utilizing Sleep to Reduce Energy Expenditure in Cystic Fibrosis
Cathy Goldstein, MDUniversity of Michigan
Sleep & Circadian Contributions to In Vitro Fertilization

2015 Bridge to Success Grant Recipients

Richard Schwab, MD University of Pennsylvania
Effect of OSA & Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia on Cerebral Metabolic O2 Consumption
Vsevolod Polotsky, MD, PhD Johns Hopkins
The Role of the Carotid Body in Type 2 Diabetes in Sleep Apnea
Andrew Varga, MD, PhD NYU School of Medicine
Mechanisms of Sleep Dependent Motor Learning and Memory

Past Recipients