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One Year of Actigraphy Dataset Released

We are happy to announce the release of the One Year of Actigraphy (OYA) dataset on the National Sleep Research Resource. This is a unique personal project undertaken by a researcher dedicated to sleep science. The purpose of the project is to make a year's worth of one person's actigraphy data available to the research community in the spirit of promoting the creation of new methods for sleep and circadian data analysis. Keep reading

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By mrueschman on August 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 in Releases

ABC Dataset Released

Earlier this week we deposited data from the Apnea, Bariatric surgery, and CPAP (ABC) study in the National Sleep Research Resource. ABC aimed to assess the role of bariatric (weight loss) surgery as compared to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy plus weight loss counseling for the treatment of patients with class II obesity and those who have severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Keep reading

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By mrueschman on August 2, 2018 Aug 2, 2018 in Releases

Dropped support for NSRR Gem v0.2.0

We've recently pushed an update to the NSRR that drops support for versions v0.1.0, v0.1.1, and v0.2.0 of the NSRR gem. Version v0.2.0 was released on May 29, 2015 and many users have already updated to the newer v0.3.0 and v0.4.0 releases. If you are using one of these older releases you will need to update using following instructions. Keep reading

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By remomueller on July 24, 2018 Jul 24, 2018 in Releases

The National Sleep Research Resource: towards a sleep data commons - JAMIA

We're happy to announce the publication of "The National Sleep Research Resource: towards a sleep data commons" in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). The paper is available online for open access here: https://doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocy064 For researchers publishing on data on the NSRR, you can now add the following citation as well: Zhang GQ, Cui L, Mueller R, Tao S, Kim M, Rueschman M, Mariani S, Mobley D, Redline S. Keep reading

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By remomueller on June 5, 2018 Jun 5, 2018 in News

NIH Request for Information: Strategically Critical Resources or Infrastructures

Update from Susan Redline, NSRR Director - March 16, 2018 Dear Colleagues, We hope you or your colleagues/trainees have benefited from data from the NSRR. Keep reading

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By mrueschman on February 1, 2018 Feb 1, 2018 in News

HomePAP Dataset Released

I am pleased to announce that data from the Home Positive Airway Pressure (HomePAP) study are now available. HomePAP took place between 2008 and 2010; it was a project in which 373 subjects at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) were randomized to either a laboratory-based or home-based pathway for diagnosis and (if necessary) titration. Keep reading

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By mrueschman on September 1, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 in Releases

Next NSRR Complex Signals Core Seminar - Thursday March 9th at 3 pm

The next seminar of the Complex Signals Core will be held on Thursday, March 9th, at 3 pm in the Zinner Breakout Room, at 70 Francis Street. Dr. Shaun Purcell, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School) will give the following talk: “Phenotyping sleep” The talk will be followed by a round-table discussion. Keep reading

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By SaraMariani on March 6, 2017 Mar 6, 2017 in News

Sharing Tools on the NSRR

The NSRR is a community-driven repository, which can be leveraged as a platform for presenting novel tools and work in progress to the scientific community by making them available in open source format. Open access software benefits research teams in terms of visibility and feedback for their work, and the greater scientific community in terms of sharing ideas and speeding up new discoveries and development of more and more sophisticated tools. Keep reading

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By SaraMariani on February 22, 2017 Feb 22, 2017 in News

Supporting Education with Public Datasets and Tutorials

Today, we launched a series of tutorials for researchers interested in learning how to download and manipulate files programatically. For teachers, the tutorials are a great place to start with your students, and we encourage you to create and contribute your own tutorials and assignments on the site. We've also created a supporting Learn dataset that has publicly available files referenced by these tutorials. Keep reading

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By remomueller on February 6, 2017 Feb 6, 2017 in News

A New Look for 2017

We're excited to show you some changes that are coming to the National Sleep Research Resource! Landing Page First, you'll notice a new landing page. The new landing page is designed to help researchers find data relevant to their research, to provide tools to analyze the data, and to keep you up-to-date on news about the growing NSRR research community. Keep reading

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By remomueller on February 2, 2017 Feb 2, 2017 in News
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