Sunday, June 6, 2010

Invited lecturers headline SLEEP 2010's scientific program

At SLEEP 2010 from Monday, June 7, to Wednesday, June 9, six experts in sleep science and sleep medicine will present their recent research findings as invited lectures. Each presentation will take place from 1:45 to 2:45 Central Time on the Monday and 1:30 to 2:30 on Tuesday and Wednesday as scheduled:

Monday, June 7

“Infant and Toddler Sleep Disturbance: Helping Families Get a Good Nights Sleep” by Jodi Mindell, PhD

“The Role of Sleep in Brain Function: Memory and Emotion” by Matthew Walker, PhD

Tuesday, June 8

“Sleep and Brain Plasticity: Past, Present and Future” by Marcos Frank, PhD

“What it Comes to Sleep, Are Women Really so Different from Men?” by Kathryn Lee, PhD, RN

Wednesday, June 9

“Brain Structure and Function in Sleep Pathophysiology” by Ronald Harper, PhD

“REM Sleep Behavior Disorder as a Neurodegenerative Disorder” by Jacques Montplaisir, MD, PhD

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