Young Investigator Awards

World Sleep Society is no longer accepting applications for Young Investigator Awards. The deadline was June 30, 2017.


First Tier: Oral Presentation Award Winners

Congratulations to the following winners!

The following award winners will present during S38 Young Investigator: Sleep research in neurodegeneration: Monday, October 9 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Name  Country Abstract Title
Carmen Gutierrez Muñoz Spain DIFFERENT MARKERS IN IDIOPATHIC RAPID EYE MOVEMENT (REM) SLEEP BEHAVIOUR DISORDER (RBD), POSSIBLE PREDICTORS OF CONVERSION TO DIFFERENT TYPES OF ALPHA-SINUCLEINOPATHIES
Danay Clarissa Espinoza Castro Chile ENVELOPE ANALYSIS OF ELECTROMYOGRAM IN REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DISORDER PATIENT
Gohei Yamada Japan STRIATAL DYSFUNCTION AND DIMINISHED FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY IN IDIOPATHIC REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DISORDER WITH SUBTLE MOTOR ALTERATION
Kangping Xiong China INCREASED SERUM CYSTATIN C IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE WITH OBJECTIVE SLEEP DISTURBANCE
Michela Figorilli Italy DIAGNOSING REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DISORDER IN PARKINSON DISEASE WITHOUT A GOLD STANDARD: A LATENT CLASSES MODELS STUDY
Yaping Liu Hong Kong FAMILIAL AGGREGATION OF REM SLEEP BEHAVIOR DISORDER AND NEURODEGENERATIVE BIOMARKERS: A CASE-CONTROL FAMILY STUDY

 

The following award winners will present during S77 Young Investigator: Sleep research in respiratory sleep medicine: Tuesday, October 10 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Anupama Gupta India WHY IS OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA IN PEOPLE WITH RESISTANT HYPERTENSION MISSED SO OFTEN – A CLINICAL AND POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC CASE-CONTROLLED STUDY
Iana Andreieva Ukraine CARDIAC BIOMARKERS IN PATIENTS WITH OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME AND HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION
Jennifer M Cori Australia HYPOCAPNIA HAS MINIMAL INFLUENCE ON GENIOGLOSSUS MUSCLE AFTER-DISCHARGE ELICITED BY AROUSAL FROM SLEEP IN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS
Rodrigo Tomazini Martins Australia EFFECTS OF MORPHINE ON THE PHENOTYPIC CAUSES OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
Yu Sun Bin Australia DOES MATERNAL SLEEP APNEA AFFECT CHILDHOOD HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES? A LONGITUDINAL STUDY USING POPULATION RECORD LINKAGE
Anabel Castro-Grattoni Spain IMPACT OF INTERMITTENT HYPOXIA ON CARDIOVASCULAR REMODELING IN A MURINE MODEL OF SLEEP APNEA: EFFECT OF AGE

 

The following award winners will present during S99 Young Investigator: Oral presentation: Wednesday, October 11 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM

Anja Holm Denmark THE EVOLUTIONARY CONSERVED microRNA miR-137 REGULATES GENE EXPRESSION AND DIURNAL RHYTHM OF THE WAKE-PROMOTING HYPOCRETIN NEUROPEPTIDES
Giovanni Piantoni Netherlands ULTRA-SLOW (0.0002 Hz) FLUCTUATIONS IN HUMAN INTRACRANIAL RECORDINGS CORRELATE WITH SLEEP
Janet M.Y. Cheung Canada TRAJECTORIES OF USE OF OVER-THE-COUNTER AND NATURAL PRODUCTS FOR SLEEP: A FIVE YEAR FOLLOW-UP
Lampros Perogamvros Switzerland EXPERIENCING FEAR IN DREAMS RELATES TO BRAIN RESPONSES TO AVERSIVE STIMULI DURING WAKEFULNESS
Lucie Barateau France EXPLORATION OF CARDIAC AUTONOMIC FUNCTION BY MYOCARDIAL 123-I-MIBG SCINTIGRAPHY IN NARCOLEPSY TYPE 1
Michael Prerau United States SEEKING A NEW STANDARD: A NOVEL CHARACTERIZATION OF SLEEP SPINDLES THROUGH TIME-FREQUENCY PEAK ANALYSIS

 

Second Tier: Poster Presentation Awards

Best abstract poster of the day: four award recipients will be selected each day for all three days of the congress (Monday, October 9th through Wednesday, October 11, 2017) for a total of 12 award recipients.

Criteria: Novelty, scientific rigor, and importance of findings (clinical and/or basic science)

If your poster is selected, you will receive a monetary award of $400.00 USD.

 

Deadline: PASSED June 30, 2017

Requirement: 35 years old or younger OR less than 3 years in that topic.

Chaired by:

Claudia Trenkwalder, MD
Professor of Neurology,
University of Göttingen (Germany)
Carlos H. Schenck, MD
Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Minnesota (USA)
Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center