Another reason to ditch the tonsils

Kids behave and sleep better after tonsillectomy, University of Michigan study finds

Hyperactivity, attention deficit, sleepiness, and ADHD often improved – whether or not sleep studies showed sleep apnea before surgery. http://www.med.umich.edu/opm/newspage/2006/sleep.htm

Topics: Research

Theresa Strong

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Theresa V. Strong, Ph.D., received a B.S. from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in Medical Genetics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). After postdoctoral studies with Dr. Francis Collins at the University of Michigan, she joined the UAB faculty, leading a research lab focused on gene therapy for cancer and directing UAB’s Vector Production Facility. Theresa is one of the founding members of FPWR and has directed FPWR’s grant program since its inception. In 2016, she transitioned to a full-time position as Director of Research Programs at FPWR. She remains an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Genetics at UAB. She and her husband Jim have four children, including a son with PWS.

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