Sleep Disorders


The Mission of the Section of Sleep Disorders at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is to promote the health of patients with sleep disorders. We are a group of individuals with diverse interests and the common goal to maintain excellence in clinical care, education, and research.


Mihaela Bazalakova

Credentials: M.D., Ph.D

Position title: Associate Professor

Rama Maganti

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Professor

Kristin Seaborg

Credentials: M.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy: Early Lessons From Our Sleep Pregnancy Clinic
Antony KM, Jacobson NM, Rice L, Wiedmer AM, Mourey H, Bazalakova MH.
WMJ. 2021 Apr;120(1):34-40.
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Sleep Deprivation Exacerbates Seizures and Diminishes GABAergic Tonic Inhibition
Konduru SS, Pan YZ, Wallace E, Pfammatter JA, Jones MV, Maganti RK.
Ann Neurol. 2021 Sep 2. doi: 10.1002/ana.26208. Online ahead of print.
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Untangling a Web: Basic Mechanisms of the Complex Interactions Between Sleep, Circadian Rhythms, and Epilepsy
Maganti RK, Jones MV.
Epilepsy Curr. 2021 Mar;21(2):105-110. doi: 10.1177/1535759721989674. Epub 2021 Feb 5.
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Pediatric to Adult Transitions of Ketogenic Dietary Therapy for Epilepsy
Seaborg K, Wang X, Olson C, Felton EA.
J Child Neurol. 2020 Nov;35(13):896-900. doi: 10.1177/0883073820938587. Epub 2020 Jul 23.
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Brain aging in temporal lobe epilepsy: Chronological, structural, and functional
Hwang G, Hermann B, Nair VA, Conant LL, Dabbs K, Mathis J, Cook CJ, Rivera-Bonet CN, Mohanty R, Zhao G, Almane DN, Nencka A, Felton E, Struck AF, Birn R, Maganti R, Humphries CJ, Raghavan M, DeYoe EA, Bendlin BB, Prabhakaran V, Binder JR, Meyerand ME.
Neuroimage Clin. 2020;25:102183. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102183. Epub 2020 Jan 14.
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Network, clinical and sociodemographic features of cognitive phenotypes in temporal lobe epilepsy
Hermann B, Conant LL, Cook CJ, Hwang G, Garcia-Ramos C, Dabbs K, Nair VA, Mathis J, Bonet CNR, Allen L, Almane DN, Arkush K, Birn R, DeYoe EA, Felton E, Maganti R, Nencka A, Raghavan M, Shah U, Sosa VN, Struck AF, Ustine C, Reyes A, Kaestner E, McDonald C, Prabhakaran V, Binder JR, Meyerand ME.
Neuroimage Clin. 2020;27:102341. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102341. Epub 2020 Jul 10.
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Quantitative spatio-temporal characterization of epileptic spikes using high density EEG: Differences between NREM sleep and REM sleep
Kang X, Boly M, Findlay G, Jones B, Gjini K, Maganti R, Struck AF.
Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 3;10(1):1673. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-58612-4.
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Local Sleep Slow-Wave Activity Colocalizes With the Ictal Symptomatogenic Zone in a Patient With Reflex Epilepsy: A High-Density EEG Study
Moffet EW, Verhagen R, Jones B, Findlay G, Juan E, Bugnon T, Mensen A, Aparicio MK, Maganti R, Struck AF, Tononi G, Boly M.
Front Syst Neurosci. 2020 Oct 21;14:549309. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2020.549309. eCollection 2020.
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Neuroticism in temporal lobe epilepsy is associated with altered limbic-frontal lobe resting-state functional connectivity
Rivera Bonet CN, Hwang G, Hermann B, Struck AF, J Cook C, A Nair V, Mathis J, Allen L, Almane DN, Arkush K, Birn R, Conant LL, DeYoe EA, Felton E, Maganti R, Nencka A, Raghavan M, Shah U, Sosa VN, Ustine C, Prabhakaran V, Binder JR, Meyerand ME.
Epilepsy Behav. 2020 Sep;110:107172. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2020.107172. Epub 2020 Jun 14.
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Sleep and diurnal rest-activity rhythm disturbances in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease
Filon MJ, Wallace E, Wright S, Douglas DJ, Steinberg LI, Verkuilen CL, Westmark PR, Maganti RK, Westmark CJ.
Sleep. 2020 Nov 12;43(11):zsaa087. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsaa087.
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