Research Grants Available

The American SIDS Institute announces a new research grant funding opportunity for SIDS-related research projects. Detailed information and instructions can be downloaded here: American SIDS Institute Research Grants Letter of Intent The deadline for submitting the letter of intent to is September 6, 2016.


National Association of Medical Examiners 2015 Conference

Larissa Gregorin, MPH (American SIDS Institute Projects Director) spoke at the 2015 National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) Conference on October 6th in Charlotte, NC. Many forensic pathologists and tissue & organ donation representatives presented and held exhibitions. Ms. Gregorin┬áspoke about the American SIDS Institute’s SUID Tissue Consortium, emphasizing its importance in the research community […]


Effects of Caffeine on Intermittent Hypoxia in Infants Born Prematurely

Our article on intermittent hypoxia in preterm infants was published in March JAMA Pediatrics: Intermittent hypoxia (IH) is defined as brief, repetitive cycles of decreases in hemoglobin oxygen saturation (Sa) from a normoxic baseline, followed by reoxygenation and return to normoxia. Many animal and human studies have established that IH, compared with chronic sustained hypoxia, […]