Research Opportunities

The Sleep Medicine division at the University of Iowa has active research programs. Fellows are encouraged to participate in clinical research projects under the guidance of an assigned mentor over the course of the fellowship.

Major areas of research:

  • Use of hypoglossal nerve stimulation in sleep apnea
  • Sleep and epilepsy
  • Sleep disordered breathing and oncology
  • Intrinsic defects in chemosensitivity during sleep
  • Sleep disordered breathing in children with craniofacial differences
  • REM behavior disorder and neurodegenerative diseases
  • Clinical imaging in sleep

Research Presentations at the 2022 Sleep Meeting