2018 Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award Recipients:

Kwang Su Cha: Frontal Dysfunction in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome Performing: A Visual Oddball Task: An Event-Related Potential Source Imaging Study
Stefania Mondello: Identification of Novel Candidate Biomarkers for RLS by Proteomic Analysis
Tae-Joon Kim: Intracerebral Sources of Periodic Leg Movement during Sleep

2017 Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award Recipients:

Lenise Jihe Kim: Prevalence and associated factors of restless legs syndrome and periodic limb movement in EPISONO cohort
Gen Li: Association of BTBD9 and MAP2K5/SKOR1 With Restless Legs Syndrome in Chinese Population
Diego Alvarez-Estevez: Validation of an automatic scoring algorithm for the analysis of periodic limb movements according to the WASM2016 guidelines
Aaro V. Salminen: Circadian locomotor activity in Meis1 knock-out mice
Sam Kerr: Plantar reflex excitability fluctuations in Restless legs syndrome patients

2016 Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award Recipients:

Aarthi Ram: Relationship of muscarinic antagonists with sleep related movement disorders: REM atonia and periodic limb movements
Ambra Stephani: Influence of altitude on periodic leg movements during sleep in individuals with restless legs syndrome and healthy controls: A pilot study
Elias G. Karroum: Genetic characterization of the painful restless legs phenotype
Rodolfo Soca: Prevalence of Restless Legs Syndrome/Willis-Ekbom Disease and its association with iron deficiency: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)

2015 Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award Recipients: 

Laura Triguero: Prospective Study Of Iron Metabolism And Rls In Blood Donors
Aaro Salminen: Prepulse Inhibition And Auditory Startle Response In Meis1 Knock-out Mice

2014 Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award Recipients:

Suzie Bertisch: Cardiovagal Baroreflex Gain is Reduced in Patients with RLS
Thomas Dye: Long Term Treatment Outcomes of Iron Supplementation in Pediatric Restless Leg Syndrome and PLMD
Yong Seo Koo: Efficacy of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation In Patients With Drug-Naïve Restless Legs Syndrome

2013 Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award Recipients:

Patrizia Congiu:  Neurophysiological evaluation of spinal excitability in patients affected by primitive restless legs syndrome
Amanda Freeman: PTPRD expression regulates sleep consolidation in drosophila
Samantha Kerr:  Reflex testing reveals circadian variation of spinal excitability in restless legs syndrome patients
Marta Moraleda-Cibrian: Restless leg syndrome in young children with orofacial cleft
Aaro Salminen:  Periodic leg movements in spinal cord injury: Evaluation of arousals and treatment effect
Andras Szentkiralyi: Multimorbidity and the risk of restless legs syndrome in two prospective cohort studies
Irina Zavalko: Polysomnographic evaluation of augmentation in patients with restless legs syndrome

2012 Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award Recipients:

Victoria Mery, McGill University, Montreal for High false-positive rate of questionnaire-based RLS diagnosis in MS
AQ Rana, PD Clinic and MD Center, Toronto for Exacerbation of Pain by RLS and PD, A Case Control Study.
Bryndis Benediktsdottiri, Landspitali University Hospital, Iceland for Prevalence of RLS among patients with OSA before and after CPAP treatment compared to the general population
Maryann Deak, Sleep Health Centers, Harvard Medical School, Boston for Correlates of respiratory events with and without associated leg movements in obstructive sleep apnea
Mark Boulos, University of Toronto for Nocturnal Limb Movements are Correlated with Cerebral White Matter Hyperintensities and Fronto-Executive Deficits


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