Attend AASM Foundation Friendsgiving

In the spirit of the fast approaching holiday season, the AASM Foundation is inviting 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 from 8-9 [...]

2020-10-29T20:41:53+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Announcements|

The AASM Foundation Announces Recipients of the 2020 Strategic Research Award

The AASM Foundation awarded nearly $850,000 in funding for the Strategic Research Award, supporting investigator-initiated, high-impact projects. The funded projects will explore the relationship between rest-activity rhythms and cardiovascular disease outcomes, expand understanding of idiopathic hypersomnia pathophysiology, investigate new oral appliance therapy models for [...]

2020-09-17T18:41:55+00:00September 17th, 2020|Announcements|

SOARing to New Heights

The AASM Foundation launched a new program in 2020, the Sleep Research Program for Advancing Careers (SOAR), aimed at increasing the number of early-career investigators who successfully apply for external sleep research funding. The goal of the SOAR is to launch the research careers [...]

2020-09-01T13:48:44+00:00September 1st, 2020|Announcements|

Celebrate Your Support of the AASM Foundation

We have a national crisis of poor sleep and undiagnosed or untreated sleep disorders, creating a considerable need to address the gaps in knowledge that impact patient care. In 2018 the National Institutes of Health projected that funding for sleep research will decrease by [...]

2020-08-12T13:24:24+00:00August 12th, 2020|Announcements|

Donor Update from Dr. Sheldon

Dear Colleague: Thank you so much for continuing to support the AASM Foundation during these unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic and economic uncertainty have created a challenging environment for everyone. We have seen significant changes in how health care providers can safely interact with [...]

2020-08-11T20:58:53+00:00August 11th, 2020|Announcements|

Celebrate Your Support of the AASM Foundation

Join our annual campaign for sleep health with a contribution. Each person that donates $250 or more will receive a special thank you gift with your choice of the following options: A trendy white 20z tumbler that features the AASM Foundation’s logo. Durable, double-wall stainless steel [...]

2020-08-12T13:22:18+00:00August 1st, 2020|Announcements|