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overview I am a neuropsychologist and cognitive neuroscientist. My group, the Sleep, Cognition and Neuropsychiatry Laboratory, SCAN Lab, investigates cognitive deficits in neurodevelopmental disorders that are profoundly disabling and for which effective treatment is lacking. We are using state-of-the-art complementary multimodal neuroimaging techniques, including MEG, EEG and functional MRI, to understand the contribution of abnormal sleep to the cognitive deficits and symptoms of schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorder and pediatric epilepsy. We are guided by the principle that understanding the bases of cognitive deficits, from genes to physiology to circuit dysfunction to diagnosis, will lead to effective prevention and treatment. To achieve this goal, we collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of researchers. Our group has identified deficient sleep-dependent memory consolidation as a cognitive deficit of schizophrenia and has linked it to abnormalities of specific brain oscillations during sleep. In addition to further characterizing the genetic and neural bases of this deficit, we are developing and evaluating novel treatments targeting its mechanism. The ultimate goal of this research program is to transform our understanding and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, to prevent their onset and to improve outcomes.
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Academic Article Recurrent nightmares in posttraumatic stress disorder: association with sleep paralysis, hypnopompic hallucinations, and REM sleep.
Academic Article A failure of sleep-dependent procedural learning in chronic, medicated schizophrenia.
Academic Article Reduced overnight consolidation of procedural learning in chronic medicated schizophrenia is related to specific sleep stages.
Academic Article Reduced sleep spindles and spindle coherence in schizophrenia: mechanisms of impaired memory consolidation?
Academic Article Does abnormal sleep impair memory consolidation in schizophrenia?
Concept Sleep Stages
Concept Sleep
Concept Sleep, REM
Concept Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Academic Article The effects of eszopiclone on sleep spindles and memory consolidation in schizophrenia: a randomized placebo-controlled trial.
Academic Article Sleep spindle deficits in antipsychotic-naïve early course schizophrenia and in non-psychotic first-degree relatives.
Academic Article Resting state connectivity immediately following learning correlates with subsequent sleep-dependent enhancement of motor task performance.
Academic Article Sleep, memory and schizophrenia.
Academic Article Sleep Dependent Memory Consolidation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Academic Article Sleep: Keeping One Eye Open.
Grant Mentoring and Research on Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia
Grant Sleep spindles in early course schizophrenia and first-degree relatives
Grant Sleep-dependent memory processing in schizophrenia
Academic Article Reduced Sleep Spindles in Schizophrenia: A Treatable Endophenotype That Links Risk Genes to Impaired Cognition?
Academic Article Coordination of Slow Waves with Sleep Spindles Predicts Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation in Schizophrenia.
Academic Article Coordination of Slow Waves With Sleep Spindles Predicts Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation in Schizophrenia.
Academic Article Characterizing sleep spindles in 11,630 individuals from the National Sleep Research Resource.
Academic Article Individual Differences in Frequency and Topography of Slow and Fast Sleep Spindles.
Academic Article The Importance of Sleep in Fear Conditioning and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Academic Article Spared and impaired sleep-dependent memory consolidation in schizophrenia.
Academic Article Large-scale structure and individual fingerprints of locally coupled sleep oscillations.
Academic Article Procedural memory consolidation after a night of sleep in bipolar disorder with psychotic features.
Academic Article Abnormal Sleep Spindles, Memory Consolidation, and Schizophrenia.
Academic Article The hippocampus is necessary for the consolidation of a task that does not require the hippocampus for initial learning.
Academic Article Increased Thalamocortical Connectivity in Schizophrenia Correlates With Sleep Spindle Deficits: Evidence for a Common Pathophysiology.
Academic Article Naps reliably estimate nocturnal sleep spindle density in health and schizophrenia.
Academic Article Targeting sleep oscillations to improve memory in schizophrenia.
Academic Article The effects of eszopiclone on sleep spindles and memory consolidation in schizophrenia: a randomized clinical trial.
Academic Article Oral Dexmedetomidine Promotes Non-rapid Eye Movement Stage 2 Sleep in Humans.
Academic Article Focal Sleep Spindle Deficits Reveal Focal Thalamocortical Dysfunction and Predict Cognitive Deficits in Sleep Activated Developmental Epilepsy.
Grant Optimizing sleep spindle measurements as translational assays of memory consolidation
Academic Article Diazepam induced sleep spindle increase correlates with cognitive recovery in a child with epileptic encephalopathy.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.