Friday, June 6, 2008

Invited Lecturers Headline SLEEP 2008 Scientific Program

At SLEEP 2008 from Monday, June 9, to Wednesday, June 11, seven experts in sleep science and sleep medicine will present their recent research findings as invited lecturers. Each presentation will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the day scheduled:

Monday, June 9

“Managing Sleep Apnea – Are We There Yet?” by Ronald R. Grunstein, MD, PhD

“Hypothalamic Regulation of Sleep Onset and Sleep Maintenance” by Ronald S. Szymusiak, PhD

Tuesday, June 10

“Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Humans: Tales of Translation from the Lab to Practice” by Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD

“Treating Insomnia with CBT: Should We Step Up to Stepped Care?” by Colin A. Espie, PhD

“Pediatric Sleep Apnea: A Systemic Inflammatory Disease” by David Gozal, MD

Wednesday, June 11

“Restless Legs Syndrome: From the Bed to the Bench and Back Again” by Christopher J. Earley, MD, PhD

“Not Tonight Honey! - The Effect of Sleepiness on Daily (or Nightly!) Functioning” by Terri E. Weaver, PhD, RN

Note: No invited lectures are scheduled for
Thursday, June 12.

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