Division of Sleep Medicine Trainees

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John H. Abel
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Mathematical study of genetic and cellular networks in the mammalian SCN

Mohammad M. Ghassemi, BSc, MPhil
Circadian Variation, Clinical Informatics, Machine Learning

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Alissa A. Coffey, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurobiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Neural control of sleep and circadian rhythms; narcolepsy/cataplexy

Barbara Gisabella, PhD
Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Research Fellow, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Neurobiology of sleep and circadian rhythms. Regulation of memory consolidation.

Carrie E. Mahoney, MA, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sleep and Circadian physiology

William David Todd, PhD
Research Fellow in Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Hypothalamic circuitry modulating daily behavioral and physiological rhythms.

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Sarah L. Chellappa, MD, PhD
Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Human chronobiology; Sleep-wake regulation; Computational neuroscience; Light; Metabolism.

Ivy C. Mason, PhD
Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Human circadian physiology; Metabolism; Meal timing; Light exposure

J. Qian, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Research Fellow, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Circadian regulation of metabolism, melatonin, type 2 diabetes

Christine E. Spadola LMHC, MS, PhD
Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Sleep health & disparities; mind/body health promotion interventions; substance abuse

Nina Vujovic, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Physiological consequences of chronic sleep restriction and circadian disruption.

Matthew D. Weaver, PhD
Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Research Fellow in Medicine, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Applying sleep and circadian principles to improve occupational safety

Robin K. Yuan, PhD
Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Memory and performance effects of sleep timing, chronic sleep restriction, and chronic circadian disruption in older adults

Kirsi-Marja Zitting, PhD
Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Homeostatic and circadian regulation of sleep in aging.

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Harvard Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Lindsey S. Brown, SM
Graduate Student, Harvard Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Modeling and control of circadian rhythms

Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Erin E. Diel, BS
Graduate Student, Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
The role of sleep in auditory development and plasticity

Massachusetts General Hospital

William G. Coon, PhD
Research Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Mediation of cognition and memory by neural oscillations (ex. sleep spindles) in health and in disease (schizophrenia). Multimodal imaging (MRI, fMRI, MEG, EEG) and statistical methods.

Christa J. Van Dort, PhD
Research Fellow in Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital
Mechanisms of decreased arousal during sleep and general anesthesia

VA Boston Healthcare System

David S Uygun, PhD
Research Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Research Fellow in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, VA Boston Healthcare System
Molecular & cellular regulation of natural & drug induced sleep.


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