Adolescent Insomnia Questionnaire Validation Study

Funding Agency: Hearst Foundation
Funding Period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015
PI: Maggie Bromberg, PhD

The goal of this project is to develop and validate a new clinical screening questionnaire to assess insomnia symptoms in adolescents, including youth with chronic pain or behavioral sleep disturbances and adolescents without serious medical problems.

Psychosocial and Family Risk in Pediatric Chronic Migraine

Funding Agency: NIH/NINDS (K23NS089966-01A1)
Funding Period: 11/1/2015 – 10/31/2020
PI: Emily Law, PhD

The aim of this project is to develop a psychosocial screening tool and to characterize response to Internet-delivered CBT among youth with chronic headache and to test strategies to boost treatment adherence and engagement based on psychosocial and family risk.

Changing How We Approach Mechanisms of Pain (CHAMP)

Funding Agency: NIH/NICHD (K23HD071946)
Funding Period: 4/15/12 – 2/28/17
PI: Amy Lewandowski Holley, PhD, Site PI: Tonya Palermo, PhD

The aim of this study is to identify factors that place youth at risk for transitioning from acute to chronic musculoskeletal pain.

MAPS-2 (Monitoring Activity, Pain and Sleep After Surgery)

Funding Agency: NIH/NICHD (K23 HD078239)
Funding Period: 8/25/2014-6/30/2019
PI: Jennifer Rabbitts, MBChB

The objective of this application is to document longitudinal trajectories of pain and health-related quality of life in children following surgery, and to identify individual differences that place children at risk for both acute and chronic postsurgical pain and deteriorations in HRQOL.

Sleep and Pain Responsivity in Teens (SPIRIT)

Funding Agency: Sleep Research Society Foundation Early Career Development Research Award
Funding Period: 1/1/14 – 12/31/15
PI: See Wan Tham, MBBS

The aims of this project are to determine the relationship between sleep duration and pain experience in adolescents with and without chronic pain conditions, and to identify the association of psychological factors and biological stress response in this relationship.

Web-MAP II: An Internet CBT Intervention for Pediatric Chronic Pain and Disability

Funding Agency: NIH/NICHD (R01HD062538)
Funding Period: 8/25/2010-6/30/2016
PI: Tonya Palermo, PhD

The aim of this project is to evaluate the efficacy of an Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy intervention in a large multicenter sample of children and adolescents with chronic pain and their parents recruited from pain centers across the U.S. and Canada.

WebMAP Vanderbilt: Predicting Treatment Response in Pediatric Functional Abdominal Pain

Funding Agency: NIH/NICHD (R01HD076983), PI: Lynn Walker, PhD
Funding Period: 04/01/14 – 03/31/19
Site PI: Tonya Palermo, PhD

The objective of this study is to identify individual differences in pediatric functional abdominal pain (FAP) that predict differential health outcomes and can be used to develop tailored approaches to the evaluation and treatment of FAP.

Maternal Chronic Pain: Risk for Pain and Poor Outcomes in Children

Funding Agency: NIH/NICHD (R01HD082200), PI: Anna Wilson, PhD
Funding Period: 08/01/2015 – 06/30/2020
Site PI: Tonya Palermo, PhD

The objective of this study is to understand how maternal chronic pain influences risk for child pain and negative health outcomes through several direct and transactional pathways.

Feasibility of Pain and Insomnia Intervention in Youth with Concussion and Chronic Headache

Funding Agency: Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Child Health, Behavior & Development Stimulus Grant
Funding Period: 10/1/15 – 9/30/16
PIs: Emily Law, PhD and See Wan Tham, MBBS

This project will develop a pain and insomnia intervention for youth with comorbid concussion and headache to establish proof of concept for producing clinically significant change in sleep and headache symptoms.

Persistent pain and poor HRQOL related to pediatric surgery: child, parent, and provider perspectives

Funding Agency: Seattle Children’s Research Institute, CCTR TRIPP Grant
Funding Period: 10/1/15 – 9/30/16
PI: Jennifer Rabbitts, MBChB

The aim of this project is to qualitatively examine experiences of pain and longer-term HRQOL after major pediatric surgery from the perspective of children, parents, and providers.

Peri-operative outcomes assessment: Tracking trajectories of pain, function and health

Funding Agency: Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, UW
Funding period: 1/1/16 – 12/31/16
PI: Jennifer Rabbitts, MBChB

The aim of this project is to evaluate feasibility of a comprehensive peri-operative outcomes assessment approach measuring pain, functional, and health outcomes after surgery.

SCOUT: The Role of Sleep in the Persistence of Post-Concussion Syndrome in Adolescents

Funding Agency: Center for Child Health, Behavior & Development Mentored Scholars Award
Funding Period: 10/1/15 – 9/30/17
PI: See Wan Tham, MBBS

This project aims to establish the feasibility of identifying adolescents at the time of a sports-related concussion and enrolling them into a prospective study to track sleep and post-concussive symptoms from early post-injury to one month after concussion using subjective and objective measures (actigraphy).

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