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Anne-Marie Chang

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Contact Information

120 Biobehavioral Health Building
University Park PA 16802



B.S., Loyola University of Chicago, Biology
B.A. Loyola University of Chicago, English Literature
Ph.D., Northwestern University, Neuroscience

Research Interests


  • Genetic analysis of sleep and circadian rhythms, and interactions that influence cardio-metabolic function in humans
  • Examination of environmental effects on sleep physiology, circadian rhythms, and neurobehavioral and cognitive performance.

Funded Research Projects

Effect of Circadian Gene Variants on Sleep, Obesity, and Metabolic Phenotypes, NIH/NHLBI (K01 HL115458), 2012-2015. A.M. Chang (PI)

Funded Research Projects

Transdisciplinary Research in Energetics and Cancer (TREC). NIH/NCI (U54CA155626), 2011-2016. A. M. Chang (Investigator), F. Hu (PI).

Funded Research Projects

Biopsychosocial determinants of sleep and wellbeing for teens in Fragile Families. NIH/NICHD (R01 HD073352) 2013-2018. A.M. Chang (Co-I), L. Hale (PI).

Funded Research Projects

Complex Interactions of Behavior, Genes, and Environment in the Multi-system Characterization of the Effects of Sleep Loss on Health, Cardio-metabolic Disease Risk, Cognition, and the Epigenome. Penn State CTSI