Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Second day of SLEEP 2010 comes to a close

The final discussion group, clinical workshop and oral presentations for the second day of SLEEP 2010 are underway and will conclude at 4:45 p.m. Central Time.

Day three of the scientific program will begin with the final plenary session at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Dr. Susan Redline will be the featured speaker. Her presentation is titled "Childhood Antecedents for Chronic Health Conditions: The Role of Sleep Disorders." Dr. Redline is a professor of medicine, pediatrics, and epidemiology and biostatistics at Case WEstern Reserve University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on sleep disorders and age.

Two more invited lecturers are scheduled to speak in the afternoon. Dr. Ronald Harper's 1:30 p.m. presentation is "Brain Structure and Function in Sleep Pathophysiology." Dr. Jacque Montplaisir is also schedule to speak at that time. His presentation is titled "REM Sleep Behavior Disorder as a Neurodegenerative Disorder."

Moe workshops, discussion groups and symposia are also on schedule.

This blog will be covering the newsworthy studies in Wednesday's oral presentations and abstract viewings.

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