Emerging Sleep Hero Award Winner 1st - Melissa Cleary

Congratulations to Melissa Cleary for winning the Emerging Sleep Hero Award 2022!

Melissa Cleary is a researcher from the Centre of Sleep Science at the University of Western Australia and the Telethon Kids Institute. Her interest in sleep research developed through watching her brother, who is on the autism spectrum, struggle with insomnia his whole life. Her PhD is looking at insomnia in adolescent on the autism spectrum, where she will be co-designing a new sleep app alongside adolescents on the autism spectrum, with insomnia.