Nalaka S Gooneratne

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional outcomes of excessive daytime sleepiness in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:642-9. 2003
  2. pmc Melatonin pharmacokinetics following two different oral surge-sustained release doses in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pineal Res 52:437-45. 2012
  3. pmc "Sleep disparity" in the population: poor sleep quality is strongly associated with poverty and ethnicity
    Nirav P Patel
    Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:475. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint The validity and feasibility of saliva melatonin assessment in the elderly
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Pineal Res 34:88-94. 2003
  5. pmc Sleep disordered breathing with excessive daytime sleepiness is a risk factor for mortality in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Sleep 34:435-42. 2011
  6. pmc Perceived effectiveness of diverse sleep treatments in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:297-303. 2011
  7. pmc Effectiveness of ramelteon for insomnia symptoms in older adults with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized placebo-controlled pilot study
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, 3615 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:572-80. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diagnosis and management in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1153-62. 2010
  9. pmc Case-control study of subjective and objective differences in sleep patterns in older adults with insomnia symptoms
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Sleep Res 20:434-44. 2011
  10. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine for sleep disturbances in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 24:121-38, viii. 2008

Research Grants

  1. ROLE OF MELATONIN IN SECONDARY INSOMNIA IN THE ELDERLY
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Melatonin Randomized Trial for Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2003
  3. Melatonin Randomized Trial in Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Melatonin Randomized Trial in Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Melatonin Randomized Trial in Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional outcomes of excessive daytime sleepiness in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:642-9. 2003
    ..To describe the effect of self-reported excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) on functional outcomes...
  2. pmc Melatonin pharmacokinetics following two different oral surge-sustained release doses in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pineal Res 52:437-45. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc "Sleep disparity" in the population: poor sleep quality is strongly associated with poverty and ethnicity
    Nirav P Patel
    Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:475. 2010
    ..Little is known about the social determinants of sleep attainment. This study examines the relationship of race/ethnicity, socio-economic status (SES) and other factors upon sleep quality...
  4. ncbi request reprint The validity and feasibility of saliva melatonin assessment in the elderly
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
    J Pineal Res 34:88-94. 2003
    ..Saliva specimens provide an economical and practical method for melatonin assessment, however, in older adults, issues such as hyposalivation and low melatonin levels limit the feasibility and validity, respectively, of saliva melatonin...
  5. pmc Sleep disordered breathing with excessive daytime sleepiness is a risk factor for mortality in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Sleep 34:435-42. 2011
    ..This study examined the relationship between daytime sleepiness, SDB, self-report sleep parameters, and mortality in older adults...
  6. pmc Perceived effectiveness of diverse sleep treatments in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:297-303. 2011
    ..To describe the different methods that older adults use to treat sleep problems and the perceived effectiveness of these methods...
  7. pmc Effectiveness of ramelteon for insomnia symptoms in older adults with obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized placebo-controlled pilot study
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, 3615 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:572-80. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of ramelteon, a melatonin receptor agonist, for the treatment of insomnia in older adults starting auto-titrating positive airway pressure (APAP) therapy for sleep apnea...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diagnosis and management in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1153-62. 2010
    ..Clinicians caring for older adults with an acute COPD exacerbation should also guard against prognostic pessimism. Although COPD is associated with significant disability, there is a growing range of treatment options to assist patients...
  9. pmc Case-control study of subjective and objective differences in sleep patterns in older adults with insomnia symptoms
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Sleep Res 20:434-44. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine for sleep disturbances in older adults
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 24:121-38, viii. 2008
    ..Future work examining CAM has the potential to significantly add to our treatment options for sleep disorders in older adults...
  11. pmc Sleep and quality of life in long-term lung cancer survivors
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States
    Lung Cancer 58:403-10. 2007
    ..Sleep problems are common in lung cancer survivors, yet little is known about the prevalence, determinants, and effects on quality of life (QoL) of these sleep problems in long-term lung cancer survivors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Consequences of comorbid insomnia symptoms and sleep-related breathing disorder in elderly subjects
    Nalaka S Gooneratne
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1732-8. 2006
    ..The prevalence of sleep-related breathing disorder (SRBD) and insomnia symptoms increases considerably with advancing age, but little is known about their cooccurrence and their effects on daytime functioning when present together...
  13. pmc Age and sleep disturbances among American men and women: data from the U.S. Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
    Michael A Grandner
    Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Sleep 35:395-406. 2012
    ..Explore the prevalence of sleep-related complaints across age groups, examining effects of sex, general health, and depressed mood...
  14. pmc Sleep-related behaviors and beliefs associated with race/ethnicity in women
    Michael A Grandner
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, 3624 Market St, Ste 205, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 105:4-15. 2013
    ..These findings have important public health implications in terms of developing effective sleep education interventions that include consideration of cultural aspects...
  15. pmc In-home, self-assembled sleep studies are useful in diagnosing sleep apnea in the elderly
    Christian R Morales
    Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Sleep 35:1491-501. 2012
    ..Yet, few older adults seek evaluation for OSA at sleep disorders centers. The authors assessed the feasibility of a two-stage screening procedure for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) in a community-based sample of older adults...
  16. pmc Perceived racial discrimination as an independent predictor of sleep disturbance and daytime fatigue
    Michael A Grandner
    Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Behav Sleep Med 10:235-49. 2012
    ..non-Hispanic White) was nonsignificant. This population-based research adds to the growing body of data, suggesting that perceived racism may impact health via its influence on sleep-wake behaviors...
  17. pmc Daytime sleepiness is associated with falls in Parkinson's disease
    Meredith Spindler
    Department of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Parkinson s Disease Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Parkinsons Dis 3:387-91. 2013
    ..04) and postural instability/gait dysfunction (OR 1.6 95% CI 1.0-2.4, p = 0.03) in non-depressed patients. In conclusion, non-depressed PD patients are 20% more likely to fall for every one unit increase in the ESS measure of sleepiness. ..
  18. pmc State and regional prevalence of sleep disturbance and daytime fatigue
    Michael A Grandner
    Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:77-86. 2012
    ..Social and demographic influences are important for sleep attainment. Geographic location has not been previously explored...
  19. pmc Strength training, walking, and social activity improve sleep in nursing home and assisted living residents: randomized controlled trial
    Kathy C Richards
    Biobehavioral and Health Sciences Division, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:214-23. 2011
    ....

Research Grants6

  1. ROLE OF MELATONIN IN SECONDARY INSOMNIA IN THE ELDERLY
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  2. Melatonin Randomized Trial for Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. Melatonin Randomized Trial in Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  4. Melatonin Randomized Trial in Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. Melatonin Randomized Trial in Insomnia in the Elderly
    Nalaka Gooneratne; Fiscal Year: 2006
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