Our grant selection process is complete and it's time to celebrate our newest cohort of grant winners!
The Labfront x Garmin Health Mental Health Research Grant spotlights groundbreaking research using wearable technology to advance our understanding of mental health and well-being. Our recipients represent an impressive range of projects, from examining the role of physical activity in depression treatment to exploring the use of wearables for early detection of Alzheimer's Disease.
Meet the Winners
Each winner receives a complimentary Labfront Advanced account and 5 Garmin vívosmart® 5 devices to support their research.
Here’s a glimpse into the winning projects:
- Anat Talmon, Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Researching the psychophysiological state of parents affected by sibling sexual trauma during significant family milestones.
- Danika Quesnel, University of Toronto: Investigating the role of physical activity in managing treatment-resistant depression throughout the lifespan.
- Dylan Powell, University of Stirling: Examining how wearable devices can objectively assess the mental well-being of healthcare workers, particularly student clinicians.
- Finale Doshi-Velez, Harvard: Leading a pilot study on personalizing mental wellness interventions using machine learning.
- Samantha Conley, Mayo Clinic: Studying mental health trajectories post-ostomy surgery in IBD patients, using Garmin smartwatches to monitor sleep and stress over six months.
Our grant program consistently brings us a ton of incredible projects, and this one was no exception. We're proud to give honorary recognition to several researchers for their significant contributions to mental health research. They will each receive a free Labfront account and a Garmin device.
These projects include studies on psychological interventions post exhaustive exercise, circadian rhythm disruption and sleep quality, body image perception, early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, physiological data and shame proneness, wellness supplement effectiveness in military veterans, and sleep and stress patterns in graduate students.
Congratulations to all the winners and honorary recipients for their dedication to mental health research! We look forward to seeing the impact of their work and are grateful that we get to be a small part of it.
Interested in applying for our grants? Visit labfront.com/grant for more information.