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Publications

 

2020

Kölbel, M.; Kirkham, F.J.; Dimitriou, D. Developmental Profile of Sleep and Its Potential Impact on Daytime Functioning from Childhood to Adulthood in Sickle Cell Anaemia. Brain Sci. 2020, 10, 981. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3425/10/12/981

Koelbel, M., Dimitrou, D., Stotesbury, H., Sahota, S., & Kirkham, F. (2020). Cortisol, sleep and cognition in sickle cell anaemia. Abstract / Journal of sleep research, 29, pp. 236-236 

2019 

Koelbel, M. (2019). UCL Grand Challenge (2018-2019): What are you looking for? Development of a novel spatial memory test for children. UCL PhD journeys at Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health 

 

Kawadler, J. M., Slee, A., Stotesbury, H., Koelbel, M., Balfour, P., Saunders, D. E., ... & Kesse-Adu, R. (2019). Index of Pain Experience in Sickle Cell Anaemia (IPESCA): development from daily pain diaries and initial findings from use with children and adults with sickle cell anaemia. British journal of haematology.

​Koelbel, M., Brenchley, C., Laurence, A., Sahota, S., Kirkham, F. & Dimitriou, D. (2019). Do you remember? Sleep fragmentation and immediate memory recall in sickle cell anaemia. Abstract / Sleep Medicine, 64, S201. 

2018

Stotesbury, H., Kirkham, F. J., Kölbel, M., Balfour, P., Clayden, J. D., Sahota, S., ... & Inusa, B. (2018). White matter integrity and processing speed in sickle cell anemia. Neurology, 90(23), e2042-e2050.

​Howard, J., Slee, A. E., Skene, S., Inusa, B., Kawadler, J., Downes, M., ... & Tebbs, S. (2018). Overnight auto-adjusting continuous airway pressure+ standard care compared with standard care alone in the prevention of morbidity in sickle cell disease phase II (POMS2b): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 19(1), 1-10.

​Slee, A., Stotesbury, H., Kawadler, J., Koelbel, M., Chakravorty, S., Pelidis, M., ... & Sarkaria, S. (2018, April). Prevention of Morbidity in Sickle Cell Disease Phase 2 (POMS 2b pediatric): Improvement of Cognition in children with Sickle Cell Disease with Auto-adjusting Continuous Positive Airways Pressure: a single-blind, randomized, controlled phase II trial. 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the British-Society-for-Haematology.

Inusa, B., Stotesbury, H., Koelbel, M., Kawadler, J., Howard, J., Rees, D., ... & Slee, A. (2018). Prevention of morbidity in Sickle Cell Disease Phase II (POMS 2b paediatric cohort): Improvement of pain and quality of life in children with Sickle Cell Disease with auto-adjusting Continuous Positive Airways Pressure. British Journal of Haematology, 181(S1), 115-116.

2017

Kölbel, M., Kawadler, J., Stotesbury, H., Balfour, P., & Kirkham, F. J. (2017). Children with sickle cell disease and sleep-disordered breathing: impact on executive function and processing speed. Sleep Medicine, 40, e166.

Slee, A. E., Kawadler, J. M., Koelbel, M., Stotesbury, H., Rees, D. C., Pelidis, M., ... & Nwosu, C. (2017). Prevention of morbidity in sickle cell disease phase II (Improvement of cognition in children with Sickle Cell Disease with auto-adjusting Continuous Positive Airways Pressure: Phase II)(POMS 2b paediatric cohort). Blood, 130(Supplement 1), 3556-3556.

Koelbel, M., Kawadler, J., Stotesbury, H., Balfour, P., & Kirkham, F. (2017, June). Sleep disordered breathing in children and adolescent with sickle cell disease: impact on executive function and processing speed index. In Haematologica (Vol. 102, No. s2, pp. 848-848).

Stotesbury, H., Kirkham, F. J., Balfour, P., Koelbel, M., Inusa, B., Chakraborty, S., ... & Kawadler, J. (2017). G98 Attention deficits in paediatric sickle cell disease; links with nocturnal oxygen desaturation in adolescents, but not children.

Grants

(1) UCL Grand Challenges Doctoral School Small Grant

Development of Spatial Memory Test for Children London, UK, 2018

 

(2) BRC Doctoral Training Support Fund

London, UK 2018

 

(3) European Sleep Research Society Training Grant Sleep Assessment 

Training at Surrey Sleep Research Centre London, UK, 2018

Awards

(1) Best Research Poster

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health Open Day, London, UK, 2019 

 

(2) SLC Research Student Award

International Neuropsychological Society, Cape Town, South Africa 2017

 

(3) Best Research Poster

10th Anniversary Conference Academy for Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Conference (ASCAT) | London, UK, 2016

Talks

(1) Cortisol, sleep and cognition in sickle cell anaemia 

The Annual Conference Academy for Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (ASCAT) 2020 

 

(2) Developmental profile of sleep and its potential impact on daytime functioning in children and adolescent with sickle cell anaemia 

UCL Sleep Education and Research Lab (SERL), 2020

 

(3) Sleep in children and adolescents with sickle cell anaemia

Treating Haemoglobinopathies, London, UK, 2020

 

(4) Sleep in children and adolescents with sickle cell anaemia

Sleep and Development Scientists Network, York, UK, 2019

 

(5) Sleep disordered breathing in children and adolescent with sickle cell disease: Impact on executive function and processing speed index.

3rd Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease, Bhubaneswar, India, 2017

Sleep Education and Research Lab 

25 Woburn Square 

London, WC1H 0AA

United Kingdom

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