Beth Malow Archives
Nov. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers are studying how genes affect sleep and circadian disturbances in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with a goal of creating a genetic risk profile of insomnia in ASD.
Nov. 4, 2019—Sleep experts published a JAMA Neurology commentary in which they recap large epidemiological studies to advocate for ending the practice.
Oct. 31, 2019—VUMC is recruiting nationally for a study on how to improve sleep in children with autism using a behavioral intervention given to parents entirely online, tracked by a digital portal.
May. 29, 2019—Researchers at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center are on a quest to increase health care capacity for adults with autism by bringing quality care into their communities.
Mar. 4, 2019— The science of sleep, and how to get people to do it better, is getting attention from policymakers to researchers who are trying to understand how sleep impacts performance and health. Questions abound about how sleep can be used in personalized treatment, how it links to Alzheimer’s, and how to use techniques like cognitive...
Jun. 21, 2018—A sleep apnea diagnosis can often be the start to a healthier and better life.
Apr. 26, 2018—The leaders of a new Vanderbilt initiative for young adults with autism are looking to expand its reach through distance learning. Launched a year ago to primarily serve Middle Tennessee residents, Spectrum Pathways has generated out-of-state interest with some participants flying into Nashville to take part.
Nov. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt’s Beth Malow, MD, MS, and Emelyne Bingham have been appointed by Gov. Bill Haslam as Middle Tennessee representatives on the newly created Tennessee Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder, which held its first meeting in Nashville in October.
Oct. 9, 2017—Feeling tired during the day? Excessively tired, even after a night’s sleep? That and loud snoring at night could be signs of a bigger problem, said Beth Malow, director of the Vanderbilt Sleep Center.
Jul. 27, 2017—A new Vanderbilt initiative aims to improve the lives of young adults with autism spectrum disorders who often end up socially isolated once they leave school.
Nov. 1, 2016—When daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, we set clocks back one hour, and essentially gain an extra hour of sleep—but that extra hour of sleep comes at the price of early evening darkness.
Jun. 16, 2016—Children who don’t get adequate rest are at risk for health problems ranging from diabetes to depression, according to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, which this week issued age-specific sleep recommendations.