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Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

My research focuses on circadian rhythms and sleep in humans, their molecular determinants, and their relationship with physical and mental health.

Key Publications

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  • Associations between sleep disturbances, diabetes and mortality in the UK Biobank cohort: A prospective population-based study, von Schantz, M., Ong, J., Knutson, K. 8 Jun 2021, In: Journal of Sleep Research
  • Compared Heritability of Chronotype Instruments in a Single Population Sample, Leocadio-Miguel, M., Ruiz, F., Ahmed, S., Taporoski, T., Horimoto, A., Beijamini, F., Pedrazzoli, M., Knutson, K., Pereira, A., von Schantz, M. 1 Oct 2021, In: Journal of Biological Rhythms
  • Evening preference correlates with regional brain volumes in the anterior occipital lobe, Evans, S., Leocadio-Miguel, M., Taporoski, T., Gomez, L., Horimoto, A., Alkan, E., Beijamini, F., Pedrazzoli, M., Knutson, K., Krieger, J., Vallada, H., Sterr, A., Pereira, A., Negrão, A., von Schantz, M. 3 Aug 2021, In: Chronobiology International
  • Genomic perspectives on the circadian clock hypothesis of psychiatric disorders, von Schantz, M., Leocadio-Miguel, M., McCarthy, M., Papiol, S., Landgraf, D. 2021, Advances in Genetics, Elsevier
  • Impact of obstructive sleep apnea on cardiometabolic health in a random sample of older adults in rural South Africa: building the case for the treatment of sleep disorders in underresourced settings, Roche, J., Rae, D., Redman, K., Knutson, K., von Schantz, M., Gómez-Olivé, F., Scheuermaier, K. 1 Jul 2021, In: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep disorders in low- and middle-income countries: a call for action, Roche, J., Rae, D., Redman, K., Knutson, K., von Schantz, M., Gómez-Olivé, F., Scheuermaier, K. 16 Aug 2021, In: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Disturbances in HIV Infection and their Biological Basis, O'Brien, K., Riddell, N., Gomez-Olivé, X., Rae, D., Scheuermaier, K., von Schantz, M. 20 Nov 2021, In: Sleep Medicine Reviews
  • Subjective Sleep Quality Before and During the COVID-19 pandemic in a Brazilian Rural Population, Taporoski, T., Beijamini, F., Gomez, L., Ruiz, F., Ahmed, S., von Schantz, M., Pereira, A., Knutson, K. 12 Nov 2021, In: Sleep Health
  • What are we measuring with the morningness–eveningness questionnaire? Exploratory factor analysis across four samples from two countries, Panjeh, S., Pompeia, S., Archer, S., Pedrazzoli, M., von Schantz, M., Cogo-Moreira, H. 1 Feb 2021, In: Chronobiology International
  • Association between light exposure and metabolic syndrome in a rural Brazilian town, Benedito-Silva, A., Evans, S., Mendes, J., Castro, J., da Silva Gonçalves, B., Ruiz, F., Beijamini, F., Evangelista, F., Vallada, H., Krieger, J., von Schantz, M., Pereira, A., Pedrazzoli, M. 18 Sep 2020, In: PLoS One

Professional Activity

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  • Invited talk: The Baependi Project 2021
  • Oral presentation: Drivers of variation in circadian rhythms and chronotype 2021
  • Editorial work: Sleep Epidemiology (Journal) 2021
  • Other: Membership of Committee 2020
  • Invited talk: Sleep quality in the Baependi Heart Study Cohort 2019
  • Editorial work: Sleep Science and Practice (Journal) 2019
  • Invited talk: Genetic mechanisms controlling sleep and circadian rhythms and their interaction with mental health 2019
  • Oral presentation: Sleep Disturbances Associated with Increased Risk of Mortality: UK Biobank Study 2018
  • Other: Membership of Committee 2018
  • Editorial work: Scientific Reports (Journal) 2017

Qualifications

Zoology PhD December 10 1994

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