Working Together in 2021

Dear Colleagues, Challenging times require us to work together in new ways to bring sleep research and career training opportunities to a broader, more diverse population. Working together also enables the AASM Foundation to build new partnerships with our peers allowing us to make [...]

2021-01-26T19:42:57+00:00January 26th, 2021|Announcements|

Donor Profile: Itamar Medical

The AASM Foundation launched a Corporate Support Program in 2019 to create a new pathway for companies to invest in the sleep medicine community. Itamar Medical supports the AASM Foundation because they are committed to philanthropic support of clinical research and the AASM Foundation’s [...]

2020-11-20T16:42:39+00:00November 19th, 2020|Announcements, Donor Profiles|

AASM Foundation Friendsgiving

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 [...]

2020-11-18T15:46:12+00:00November 18th, 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|