Research Grants Available

American SIDS Institute Solicits Letters of Intent for Research Grants The American SIDS Institute invites qualified investigators to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a research grant related to sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). Applicants must have a faculty appointment or the equivalent at a U.S. based university, hospital, research institution, or medical examiner […]


American SIDS Institute publishes top research priorities in sudden unexpected infant death

Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, published a paper from The American SIDS Institute and partner international organizations establishing global priorities for tackling Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID). The project was the first of its kind to bring together professionals and bereaved families from 25 countries to achieve consensus on the top […]


American Academy of Pediatrics Statement on Sleep-Related Deaths

Approximately 3500 infants die annually in the United States from sleep-related infant deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS; International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision [ICD-10], R95), illdefined deaths (ICD-10 R99), and accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed (ICD-10 W75). After an initial decrease in the 1990s, the overall death rate attributable to sleep-related infant […]