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Selected Publications
All publications can be found at PubMed or Google Scholar.

Ingiosi AM, Hayworth CR, Frank MG (2023) Activation of basal forebrain astrocytes induces wakefulness without compensatory changes in sleep drive. J Neurosci. 43:5792-5809. 

Research highlight: Selected by editors as Noteworthy and highlighted under Featured Research.


Media coverage: “These sneaky brain cells control how much sleep you need” 21 August 2023. Popular Mechanics.


Media coverage: “Lesser-known brain cells may be key to staying awake without cost to cognition, health” 17 August 2023. WSU Insider.


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Ingiosi AM^, Frank MG^ (2023) Goodnight, astrocyte: waking up to astroglial mechanisms in sleep. FEBS J. 290:2553-2564. Invited contribution.

^, co-corresponding authors


Research highlight: Featured cover article

Ingiosi AM, Frank MG (2022) Noradrenergic signaling in astrocytes influences mammalian sleep homeostasis. Clocks Sleep. 4:332-345.

Research highlight: Featured cover article

Ingiosi AM, Hayworth CR, Harvey DO, Singletary KG, Rempe MJ, Wisor JP, Frank MG (2020) A role for astroglial calcium in mammalian sleep and sleep regulation. Curr Biol. 30:4373-4383.e7

Media coverage: Why do brains need sleep? These ‘twinkling’ star-shaped cells may help us find out” 29 September 2020. Popular Science.


Media coverage: “Science column: How we sleep 24 September 2020. CBC Radio: All in a Day.


Media coverage: “Astrocytes, not just neurons, play a role in sleep” 24 September 2020. The Scientist.


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Ingiosi AM*, Schoch H*, Wintler T, Singletary KG, Righelli D, Roser LG, Medina E, Risso D, Frank MG, Peixoto L (2019) Shank3 modulates sleep and expression of circadian transcription factors. eLife. 8:e42819.

Research highlight: Editors’ Choice - Osterweil, EK (2019) SHANK3 puts autism to sleep. Sci Transl Med. 11:eaax1714.


Research highlight: “Understanding insomnia in autism spectrum disorder” 29 April 2019. eLife Digest.


Media coverage: “Sleep struggles in autistic people may have genetic basis” 3 May 2019. Spectrum.


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Ingiosi AM, Raymond Jr. RM, Pavlova MN, Opp MR (2015) Selective contributions of neuronal and astroglial interleukin-1 receptor 1 to the regulation of sleep. Brain Behav Immun. 48:244-257.

Ingiosi AM, Opp MR, Krueger JM (2013) Sleep and immune function: glial contributions and consequences of aging. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 23:806-811. Invited contribution.

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