Nanit Lab

We’ve gathered a cutting-edge think tank of scientists, engineers, physicians, academic experts, and thought leaders to develop best-in-class research to transform the health and wellness of families

Research, funded studies, and
sleep data analysis for
the betterment of all families

Academic Partners

Our core classifications
and their primary objectives

Sleep health

Aggregates and analyzes sleep deprivation (its impact and factors) to improve sleep for babies and families


Identifies contributors and supports solutions for Perinatal or postpartum mood and anxiety disorders for both moms and dads

Pediatric health and wellness

Focuses on evolving and enhancing early detection practices for developmental incidences and delays

Our Research Team

Natalie Barnett, PHD

Nanit VP of Clinical Research

Monica Ordway, PHD, APRN, PPCNP-BC

Associate Professor, Yale University School of Nursing with joint appointment at Yale School of Medicine

Liza Natale, MD

Pediatrician, Pediatric Associates of NYC
Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Sarah Berger, PHD

Professor, Department of Psychology, The College of Staten Island, CUNY

Tom Anders, MD

Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University
Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis

Maristella Lucchini, PHD

Nanit Senior Clinical Research Scientist

Published Studies and Abstracts

The impact of extreme summer temperatures in the United Kingdom on infant sleep: Implications for learning and development

The UK heat wave of July 2022 significantly impacted children’s sleep health. Findings from this study highlight the importance of including sleep health, a pillar of children’s overall health and wellbeing, in studies that aim to understand the impact of global warming on children’s health.

Partner with us

We team up with brands and organizations to offer custom research programs tailored to their goals