SLEEP 2021 Research

These research projects received funding from the AASM Foundation and will be presented during Virtual SLEEP 2021. The bolded name in the author listing denotes the grant recipient.

Evening Sunglasses Plus Stable Wake Times: Can This Intervention Help Adolescents with Delayed Sleep-wake Phase Disorder?
Stephanie Crowley, Logan Killen, Robert Auger
Oral Presentation #635
2017 Strategic Research Grant
The Relationship Between Sleep Disordered Breathing, Markers of Ventricular Repolarization and Cardiovascular Mortality
Salma Patel, Wojciech Zareba, Bonnie LaFleur, Jean-Philippe Couderc, Xiaojuan Xia, Raymond Woosley, Daniel Combs, Imran Patel, Saif Mashaqi, Karolina Perez, Sairam Parthasarathy
Oral Presentation #478
2018 ABSM Junior Faculty Grant

Towards a More Perfect Union:  Interrater Reliability Between Telemedicine and In-person Evaluators in Sleep Disordered Breathing
Michael Yurcheshen, Wilfred Pigeon, Carolina Marcus, Jonathan Marcus, Susan Messing, Kevin Nguyen, Jennifer Marsella
Oral Presentation #805
2017 Focused Projects Grant

Acute Effect of Acetazolamide in High Loop Gain Sleep Apnea
Yuenan Ni, Robert Thomas
Oral Presentation #446
2016 Strategic Research Grant

APOE-ε4 is Associated With Impaired Sleep-dependent Memory Consolidation in Healthy Carriers
Ina Djonlagic, Mengshuang Guo, Moroke Igue,1Divya Kishore, Lisa Marshall, Atul Malhotra, Robert Stickgold
Oral Presentation #52
2010 ABSM Junior Faculty Grant

Predictors of the Accuracy of Positive Pressure Therapy Machine-detected Apnea-Hypopnea Events
Yuenan Ni, Robert Thomas
Oral Presentation #445
2016 Strategic Research Grant

Association of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity and Novel Plasma Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
Omonigho Bubu, Arlener Turner, Ogie Umasabor-Bubu, Korey Kam, Anna Mullins, Ankit Parekh, Ellita Williams, Judite Blanc, Natasha Williams, David Rapoport, Andrew Varga, Indu Ayappa, Giardin Jean-Louis, Ricardo Osorio
Oral Presentation #791
2020 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators
A Convolutional Neural Networks Model for the Detection of Cortical Arousals From Heart Rate
Brandon Lockyer, Andrew Wellman, Kirsi-Marja Zitting
Poster Board #394
2019 Strategic Research Grant

Actigraphic Sleep Parameters and Anxiety Symptoms Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Alice Ding, Emily Smail, Alfonso Alfini, Adam Spira
Poster Board #545
2019 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators

Acute Effect of Acetazolamide in High Loop Gain Sleep Apnea
Yuenan Ni, Robert Thomas
Poster Board #446
2016 Strategic Research Grant

APOE-ε4 is Associated With Impaired Sleep-dependent Memory Consolidation in Healthy Carriers
Ina Djonlagic, Mengshuang Guo, Moroke Igue, Divya Kishore, Lisa Marshall, Atul Malhotra, Robert Stickgold
Poster Board #52
2010 ABSM Junior Faculty Grant

Association Between Positive Airway Pressure Adherence and Healthcare Costs
Jaejin An, Henry Glick, Jiaxiao Shi, Aiyu Chen, Jessica Arguelles, Brendan Keenan, Greg Maislin, Diego Mazzotti, Amy Sawyer, Allan Pack, Dennis Hwang
Poster Board #448
2013 Strategic Research Grant

Association of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity and Novel Plasma Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology
Omonigho Bubu, Arlener Turner, Ogie Umasabor-Bubu, Korey Kam, Anna Mullins, Ankit Parekh, Ellita Williams, Judite Blanc, Natasha Williams, David Rapoport, Andrew Varga, Indu Ayappa, Giardin Jean-Louis, Ricardo Osorio
Poster Board #791
2020 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators

Associations of Actigraphic Sleep and Circadian Rest/activity Rhythms With Cognition in the Early Phase of Alzheimer’s Disease
Alfonso Alfini, Marilyn Albert, Andreia Faria, Anja Soldan, Corinne Pettigrew, Sarah Wanigatunga, Vadim Zipunnikov, Adam Spira
Poster Board #45
2019 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators

Clinical Phenotypes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in World Trade Center Responders
Ankit Parekh, Bresne Castillo, Do Hyung Kim, Kathleen Black, Rafael de la hoz, David Rapoport, Jag Sunderram, Indu Ayappa
Poster Board #401
2020 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators

Cognitive Hyperarousal, Sleep Problems and Temperament Linked to Impaired Maternal-Infant Bonding in World Trade Center Responders
Lily Arnett, David Kalmbach, Louise O’ Brien, D’Angela Pitts, Nicholas Harb, Christopher Drake, PhD
Poster Board #541
2018 Focused Projects Grant for Junior Investigators

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure and Cardiovascular Risk in a Large Clinical Sample of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients
Diego Mazzotti, Aiyu Chen, Jaejin An, Jessica Arguelles, Brendan Keenan, Greg Maislin, Amy Sawyer, Henry Glick, Allan Pack, Dennis Hwang, Jiaxiao Shi
Poster Board #439
2018 Strategic Research Grant; 2019 Strategic Research Grant

Cost-Effectiveness of a 3-year Tele-OSA Intervention
Jaejin An, Dennis Hwang, Jiaxiao Shi, Amy Sawyer, Aiyu Chen, Diego Mazzotti, Greg Maislin, Brendan Keenan, Jessica Arguelles, Allan Pack, Henry Glick
Poster Board #447
2013 Strategic Research Grant

Exploring Ways to Optimize Parental Involvement in Adolescent Sleep Interventions
Ava Zoltanski, Jessica Levenson, Zoe Reyes, Sigalle Bahary, Hannah Ford, Garima Patel, Elizabeth Miller, Aishwarya Mukundan
Poster Board #599
2017 Focused Projects Grant (Research)

Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Positive Airway Pressure Therapy on COVID-19 Outcomes
Dennis Hwang, Aiyu Chen, Jessica Arguelles, Joseph Kim, Kendra Becker, Rosa Woodrum, Adam Benjafield, Kate Cole, Jiaxiao Shi
Poster Board #680
2019 Strategic Research Grant

Longer Slow Wave Sleep and Exacerbated Core Symptom Severity in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Casey Buck, Makoto Kawai, Ruth O’Hara, Christina Chick, Lauren Anker, Logan Schneider
Poster Board #607
2016 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators

Morning Cardiovascular Function in Chronic Cannabis Users and Healthy Controls
LaTroy Robinson, Saurabh Thosar, Alicia Stewart, Noal Clemons, Daniel Chess, Maya Herzig, Jacqueline Gagnon, Omar Ordaz-Johnson, Jonathan Emens, Steven Shea, Nicole Bowles
Poster Board #68
2018 Focused Projects Grant for Junior Investigators

Patient and Provider Experiences With CBT-i Administered In-Person or via Telemedicine
Paul Gunter, Philip Gehrman, James Findley, Matthew Kayser, Samuel Kuna, Rosemary Frasso
Poster Board #813
2017 Strategic Research Grant

Predictors of the Accuracy of Positive Pressure Therapy Machine-Detected Apnea-Hypopnea Events
Yuenan Ni, Robert Thomas
Poster Board #445
2016 Strategic Research Grant

Rest Activity Rhythms, Symptom Burden, and Glucose Variability in Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Stephanie Griggs, Kingman Strohl, Seunghee Margevicius, Margaret Grey, Ronald Hickman Jr.
Poster Board #643
2019 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators

Similarities of Sleep Macrostructure in Cognitively Normal Elderly and Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury
Ellita Williams, Anna Mullins, Omonigho Bubu, Korey Kam, Ankit Parekh, Judite Blanc, Tiffany Donley, Anthony Briggs, April Rogers, Azizi Seixas, David Rapoport, Indu Ayappa, Giardin Jean-Louis, Kristen Dams-O’Conner, Andrew Varga
Poster Board #800
2020 Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators

Sleep Architecture in the Intensive Care Unit as Revealed via Breathing and Heart Rate Variability
Wolfgang Ganglberger, Parimala Velpula Krishnamurthy, Abigail Bucklin, Ryan Tesh, Madalena Da Silva Cardoso, Haoqi Sun, Noor Adra, Michael Leone, Syed Abdul Qader Quadri, Elissa Ye, David Kuller, Taylor Thompson, Oluwaseun Akeju, Robert Thomas, Michael Westover
Poster Board #666
2019 Strategic Research Grant

Sleep Duration and Sleep Quality in Chronic Cannabis Users and Non-Users
Caroline Tse, Alicia Stewart, Omar Ordaz-Johnson, Maya Herzig, Jacqueline Gagnon, Jonathan Emens, Steven Shea, Nicole Bowles
Poster Board #223
2018 Focused Projects Grant for Junior Investigators

Suicidal Ideation Associated With Cognitive Hyperarousal, Rumination and Insomnia in Depressed Perinatal Women
Lily Arnett, David Kalmbach, Brian Ahmedani, PhD MSW, Bizu Gelaye, PhD, Christopher Drake, PhD, Philip Cheng
Poster Board #747
2018 Focused Projects Grant for Junior Investigators

The Association of QTc and QT Variability With Severity of Sleep Disordered Breathing
Salma Patel, Wojciech Zareba, Jean-Philippe Couderc, Xiaojuan Xia, Raymond Woosley, Imran Patel, Daniel Combs, Saif Mashaqi, Sairam Parthasarathy
Poster Board #52
2018 ABSM Junior Faculty Grant

The Development and Psychometrics of an Assessment of Children’s Sleep Environments
Jack Peltz, Ronald Rogge, Joseph Buckhalt, Lori Elmore-Staton
Poster Board #614
2013 Humanitarian Project Grant

The Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Emotional Memory Consolidation
Tony Cunningham, Divya Kishore, Mengshuang Guo, Moroke Igue, Atul Malhotra, Robert Stickgold, Ina Djonlagic
Poster Board #49
2010 ABSM Junior Faculty Grant

The Relationship Between Sleep Disordered Breathing, Markers of Ventricular Repolarization and Cardiovascular Mortality
Salma Patel, Wojciech Zareba, Bonnie LaFleur, Jean-Philippe Couderc, Xiaojuan Xia, Raymond Woosley, Daniel Combs, Imran Patel, Saif Mashaqi, Karolina Perez, Sairam Parthasarathy
Poster Board #478
2018 ABSM Junior Faculty Grant

Utility of the STOP Questionnaire in Predicting Sleep Disordered Breathing in Older Women Veterans
Monica Kelly, Isabel Moghtaderi, Sarah Kate McGowan, Gwendolyn Carlson, Karen Josephson, Michael Mitchell, Dominika Swistun, Constance Fung, Michelle Zeidler, Safwan Badr, Jennifer Martin
Poster Board #400
2019 Focused Projects Grant for Junior Investigators

Past AASM Foundation-Funded SLEEP Research