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Biography

Dr Biggs is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Paediatric Sleep Group within the Ritchie Centre, Monash Institute of Medical Research.

Dr Biggs is a research psychologist with expertise in psychometric testing and sleep in children. Her research focus is on examining the neurocognitive and behavioural implications of sleep problems in children and potential mechanisms of associated deficits.

External positions

NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, Hudson Institute of Medical Research

1 Jan 2013 → …

Keywords

  • Paediatric sleep
  • neurocognition
  • behaviour

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Projects 2012 2017

Research Output 2007 2018

Age effects on cerebral oxygenation and behavior in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Tamanyan, K., Walter, L. M., Weichard, A., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M., Biggs, S. N. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Jun 2018, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 197, 11, p. 1468-1477 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Overweight and obese children with sleep disordered breathing have elevated arterial stiffness

Walter, L. M., Tamanyan, K., Limawan, A. P., Biggs, S. N., Weichard, A. J., Davey, M. J., Nixon, G. M. & Horne, R. S. C., 1 Aug 2018, In : Sleep Medicine. 48, p. 187-193 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Regional brain tissue changes and associations with disease severity in children with sleep-disordered breathing

Horne, R. S. C., Roy, B., Walter, L. M., Biggs, S. N., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Ditchfield, M., Harper, R. M. & Kumar, R., 1 Feb 2018, In : Sleep. 41, 2, 10 p., UNSP zsx203.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Slow wave activity and executive dysfunction in children with sleep disordered breathing

Christiansz, J. A., Lappin, C. R., Weichard, A. J., Nixon, G. M., Davey, M. J., Horne, R. S. C. & Biggs, S. N., May 2018, In : Sleep and Breathing. 22, 2, p. 517-525 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of sleep disordered breathing on cardiovascular health in overweight children

Horne, R. SC., Shandler, G., Tamanyan, K., Weichard, A. J., Odoi, A., Biggs, S. N., Davey, M., Nixon, G. M. & Walter, L. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Sleep Medicine. 41, p. 58-68 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review