Sleep and Chronobiology


The Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory studies the sleep habits of children, adolescents and young adults and monitors how each group is affected by sleepiness.

The laboratory provides training in sleep research methodology at all levels, from undergraduate training to postdoctoral research fellowships.

Current Studies

  • Intrinsic Circadian Period: Development, Delayed Phase, and Genetic Associations
    Principal Investigator:Mary Carskadon, PhD
  • Prospective Study of Depressed Mood: Short Sleep and Serotonergic Genes
    Principal Investigator:Mary Carskadon, PhD
  • Increasing Sleep Duration: A Novel Approach to Weight Control
    Co-Principal Investigator:Mary Carskadon, PhD

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