Dr Maria Comas Soberats

Postdoctoral Fellow
Central Clinical School
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research


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Selected grants

2017

  • Light therapy in elderly people to improve sleep, cognition and day time alertness; Gordon C, Comas Soberats M; Perpetual Trustees Charitable Trusts/IMPACT Philanthropy Scheme.
  • The impact of shift work on energy and macronutrient intake in nurses, Australia and Taiwan � The TASTE Study; Gordon C, Shiao J, Guo L, Marshall N, Cayanan E, Chen C, Ouyang C, Comas Soberats M, Hoyos C, Phillips C; Office of Global Engagement/Partnership Collaboration Awards.

2015

  • Chrono-NeuroSleep: studing circadian clocks in NeuroSleep target populations; Grunstein R, Naismith S, Comas Soberats M, Hermans D, Wong K, Lee A, Lewis S, Glozier N, Phillips C, Hoyos C, Gordon C, Miller C, Lambert T, Oliver B; Neurosleep Centre of Research Excellence/Postgraduate Scholarships Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Chapman, J., Cayanan, E., Hoyos, C., Serinel, Y., Comas Soberats, M., Yee, B., Wong, K., Grunstein, R., Marshall, N. (2018). Does Armodafinil Improve Driving Task Performance and Weight Loss in Sleep Apnea? A Randomized Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 198(7), 941-950. [More Information]
  • Chapman, J., Comas Soberats, M., Hoyos, C., Bartlett, D., Grunstein, R., Gordon, C. (2018). Is Metabolic Rate Increased in Insomnia Disorder? A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 9, 374. [More Information]
  • Comas Soberats, M., Gordon, C., Oliver, B., Stow, N., King, G., Sharma, P., Ammit, A., Grunstein, R., Phillips, C. (2017). A circadian based inflammatory response - implications for respiratory disease and treatment. Sleep Science and Practice, 1, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Comas Soberats, M. (2017). Is a "gut full"? of bad bugs driving metabolic disease in shift workers? Sleep Medicine Reviews, 34. [More Information]
  • Miller, C., Bartlett, D., Mullins, A., Dodds, K., Gordon, C., Kyle, S., Kim, J., D'Rozario, A., Lee, R., Comas, M., Marshall, N., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., et al (2016). Clusters of Insomnia Disorder: An Exploratory Cluster Analysis of Objective Sleep Parameters Reveals Differences in Neurocognitive Functioning, Quantitative EEG, and Heart Rate Variability. Sleep, 39(11), 1993-2004. [More Information]
  • Spoelstra, K., Comas, M., Daan, S. (2014). Compression of daily activity time in mice lacking functional Per or Cry genes. Chronobiology International, 31(5), 645-654. [More Information]
  • Comas, M., Kuropatwinski, K., Wrobel, M., Toshkov, I., Antoch, M. (2014). Daily rhythms are retained both in spontaneously developed sarcomas and in xenografts grown in immunocompromised SCID mice. Chronobiology International, 31(8), 901-910. [More Information]
  • Comas, M., Toshkov, I., Kuropatwinski, K., Chernova, O., Polinsky, A., Blagosklonny, M., Gudkov, A., Antoch, M. (2012). New nanoformulation of rapamycin Rapatar extends lifespan in homozygous p53-/- mice by delaying carcinogenesis. Aging, 4(10), 715-722. [More Information]

2018

  • Chapman, J., Cayanan, E., Hoyos, C., Serinel, Y., Comas Soberats, M., Yee, B., Wong, K., Grunstein, R., Marshall, N. (2018). Does Armodafinil Improve Driving Task Performance and Weight Loss in Sleep Apnea? A Randomized Trial. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 198(7), 941-950. [More Information]
  • Chapman, J., Comas Soberats, M., Hoyos, C., Bartlett, D., Grunstein, R., Gordon, C. (2018). Is Metabolic Rate Increased in Insomnia Disorder? A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 9, 374. [More Information]

2017

  • Comas Soberats, M., Gordon, C., Oliver, B., Stow, N., King, G., Sharma, P., Ammit, A., Grunstein, R., Phillips, C. (2017). A circadian based inflammatory response - implications for respiratory disease and treatment. Sleep Science and Practice, 1, 1-19. [More Information]
  • Phillips, C., Comas Soberats, M. (2017). Is a "gut full"? of bad bugs driving metabolic disease in shift workers? Sleep Medicine Reviews, 34. [More Information]

2016

  • Miller, C., Bartlett, D., Mullins, A., Dodds, K., Gordon, C., Kyle, S., Kim, J., D'Rozario, A., Lee, R., Comas, M., Marshall, N., Yee, B., Grunstein, R., et al (2016). Clusters of Insomnia Disorder: An Exploratory Cluster Analysis of Objective Sleep Parameters Reveals Differences in Neurocognitive Functioning, Quantitative EEG, and Heart Rate Variability. Sleep, 39(11), 1993-2004. [More Information]

2014

  • Spoelstra, K., Comas, M., Daan, S. (2014). Compression of daily activity time in mice lacking functional Per or Cry genes. Chronobiology International, 31(5), 645-654. [More Information]
  • Comas, M., Kuropatwinski, K., Wrobel, M., Toshkov, I., Antoch, M. (2014). Daily rhythms are retained both in spontaneously developed sarcomas and in xenografts grown in immunocompromised SCID mice. Chronobiology International, 31(8), 901-910. [More Information]

2012

  • Comas, M., Toshkov, I., Kuropatwinski, K., Chernova, O., Polinsky, A., Blagosklonny, M., Gudkov, A., Antoch, M. (2012). New nanoformulation of rapamycin Rapatar extends lifespan in homozygous p53-/- mice by delaying carcinogenesis. Aging, 4(10), 715-722. [More Information]

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