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Research Biography

Dr Vakulin is a Research Fellow at the Adelaide Institute of Sleep Health, Flinders University and an affiliate researcher at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research and University of Sydney. His broad research interests and expertise are investigating the impact of sleep disorders and sleep loss on day time function and vigilance impairment, particulary in realtion to operational perfomrance such as fatigue realted motor vehicle and workplace accident risk.

His current research focus is the exploration of novel neurophysiological, neurobehavioral and biological measures or "biomarkers" that may be useful in clinically identifying individual patients who may be more vunerable to sleepiness-related impairments and accident risk. Dr Vakulin's further research interests include investigating the efficacy of sleep apnoea treatment in improving day time function and examining the prevelance and co-morbib health outcomes and costs of obstructive sleep apnoea in Australia.

Research Interests

Neurobiological consequences of sleep disorders

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Research Output

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Obstructive sleep apnea is not an independent determinant of testosterone in men

    Clarke, B. M., Vincent, A. D., Martin, S., Adams, R., Appleton, S., Vakulin, A., Jesudason, D. & Wittert, G. A., Jul 2020, In : European Journal of Endocrinology. 183, 1, p. 31-39 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Perception versus Reality: The Relationship between Subjective and Objective Measures of Sleep When On-call under Simulated Laboratory Conditions

    Sprajcer, M., Vincent, G. E., Jay, S. M., Vakulin, A., Lack, L. & Ferguson, S. A., 24 Aug 2020, In : Behavioral Sleep Medicine. 14 p.

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  • Pilot cohort study of obstructive sleep apnoea in community-dwelling people with schizophrenia

    Myles, H., Myles, N., Vincent, A. D., Wittert, G., Adams, R., Chandratilleke, M., Liu, D., Mercer, J., Vakulin, A., Chai-Coetzer, C. L. & Galletly, C., 24 Apr 2020, In : Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine. 7 p.

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