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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This research study is being conducted to look at oxygen as a treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in children with Down syndrome.

The Center for Human Phenomic Science Sleep Core supports clinical sleep research with a staff of pediatric sleep technologists, designated research beds, and state-of-the-art equipment or various sleep-related research initiatives.

Published on
Oct 9, 2019
The NIH INCLUDE project supports research inclusive of individuals with Down syndrome, who have been historically underrepresented in clinical trials.

Dr. Cielo conducted clinical and translational research related to the mechanisms and effects of obstructive sleep apnea in children, with a specific focus on infant populations, children with craniofacial conditions, and the use of MRI and other imaging modalities to understand structural contributors to obstructive sleep apnea in children.

cieloc [at] chop.edu
Published on
Oct 11, 2018
American Thoracic Society award given in memory of Carole Marcus, MBBCh, pediatric sleep medicine researcher.
Published on
Dec 8, 2014
Obesity and OSAS often exist simultaneously, and both conditions have been associated with neurobehavioral changes such as problems with regulating emotions, school performance, attention, and alertness.