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Areas of interest in clinical research:

  • Obstructive sleep apnea and other forms of sleep-disordered breathing
  • Upper airway resistance syndrome
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness and its assessment
  • Behavioral and cognitive effects of sleep disorders in children
  • Treatment of sleep apnea in children by tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  • Sleep laboratory methods
  • Computer algorithms and signal analysis to improve utility of sleep study data
  • Innovation of new approaches to treatment of sleep disorders
  • Optimal ways to identify consequential sleep apnea in children
  • Restless legs syndrome and periodic leg movements during sleep
  • Interactions between the immune system and sleep
  • Sleep and epilepsy
  • Oral appliances in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
  • Surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea
  • REM sleep behavior disorder
  • Insomnia in alcoholics
  • Sleep in the post-operative critical care setting
  • Sleep and sleep disorders during pregnancy
  • Sleep and depression

For more information on both clinical and basic science sleep research at the University of Michigan, please visit our U-M Center for Sleep Science website


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