Sleep Research Society &
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Undergraduate, Graduate and Postgraduate Training Opportunities
in Basic and Clinical Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine
2001 - V Edition
Brown University and Brown Medical School
Brown University - Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
E.P. Bradley Hospital
1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI USA 02915
Phone: (401) 421-9440; FAX: (401) 453-3578
Faculty (Name, Email address):
Mark Bauer, M.D.
Types of Training Available
Types of Funding Available
Current Trainees (Names and Email address)Postdoctoral Fellows:
Gahan Fallone, Ph.D.: Postdoctoral Fellow
Todd Arnedt, Ph.D.: Postdoctoral FellowPredoctoral Fellows:
Thierry Lagman: Graduate Student, Psychology
Trainees who have completed training [in the past five years] and current status (Name, Title, Institution, Email)
C. Leotta 1998 Researcher, Maryland
O. Tzischinsky 1995 Researcher, Technion, Israel
P. Thacher 1997 Faculty, Psychology, Bucknell University
Primary Research and/or Clinical Focus of Laboratory
Sleep, Sleepiness, Circadian Rhythms, Behavior, and Adolescent Development
Technical Capabilities of Lab
Primary Training Focus
Sleep, sleepiness, and circadian rhythms in children and adolescents
Other Training Opportunities
See listings for Judy Owens, M.D. and Richard Millman, M.D.
Representative Publications for Last Five Years
Sadeh, A., Acebo, C., Seifer, R., Carskadon, M.A. Activity-based assessment of sleep-wake patterns during the first year of life. Infant Behavior and Development 18(3):329-337, 1995.
Carskadon, M.A., Acebo, C., Richardson, G.S., Tate, B.A., Seifer, R. An approach to studying circadian rhythms of adolescent humans. Journal of Biological Rhythms 12(3):278-289, 1997.
Acebo, C. and Carskadon, M.A. Relations among self-reported sleep patterns, health, and injuries in adolescents. Sleep Research 26:149, 1997.
Leotta, C., Carskadon, M.A., Acebo, C., Seifer, R., and Quinn, B. Effects of acute sleep restriction on affective response in adolescents: Preliminary results. Sleep Research 26:201, 1997.
Wolfson, A.R. and Carskadon, M.A. Sleep schedules and daytime functioning in adolescents. Child Development 69(4):875-887, 1998.
Carskadon, M.A. & Acebo, C. Multiple sleep latency tests in adolescents during forced desynchrony. Journal of Sleep Research 7 (Suppl 2):40, 1998.
Carskadon, M.A., Wolfson, A.R., Acebo, C., Tzischinsky, O., and Seifer, R. Adolescent sleep patterns, circadian timing, and sleepiness at a transition to early school days. Sleep 21(8):871-881, 1998.
Acebo, C., Sadeh, A., Seifer, R., Tzischinsky, O., Wolfson, A.R., Hafer, A., and Carskadon, M.A. Estimating sleep patterns with activity monitoring in children and adolescents: How many nights are necessary for reliable measures? Sleep 22(1):95-103, 1999.
Carskadon, M.A., Labyak, S.E., Acebo, C., and Seifer, R. Intrinsic circadian period of adolescent humans measured in conditions of forced desynchrony. Neuroscience Letters 260:129-132, 1999.
Carskadon, M.A., Acebo, C., and Seifer, R. Extended nights, sleep loss, and recovery sleep in adolescents. Archives Italian Biology (in press).
Carskadon, M.A., Acebo, C., Labyak, S.E., and Seifer, R. Wake-dependent and circadian influences on reaction time, probed memory recall, and digit symbol substitution in adolescents. Sleep Research Online 2 (Suppl 1): 598, 1999.
Fallone, G., Seifer, R., Acebo, C., and Carskadon, M.A. Prolonged sleep restriction in 11- and 12-year-old children: effects on behavior, sleepiness, and mood. Sleep 23 (Suppl. 2):S28, 2000.
Umali, M., Acebo, C., and Carskadon, M.A. Contributions to the regulation of slow wave activity during sleep in adolescents. Sleep 23 (Suppl. 2):S46, 2000.
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Faculty Research Interests