The first SleepWell Research Symposium: Sleep, Brain and Mind!
Top experts from the Netherlands, the UK and the USA share their experiences of sleep, its basic mechanisms and effects on human and other organism health.
15.00-15.10 Opening of the symposium, Professor Tiina Paunio
15.10-15.50 Professor Eus van Someren, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience:
Towards understanding mechanisms of insomnia
15.50-16.30 Professor Larry D Sanford, Eastern Virginia Medical School:
Fear conditioning, neuroimmune responses and sleep: Role of amygdala in mediating a complex relationship
16.30-17.10 Professor Colin Espie, University of Oxford:
How and why to treat insomnia?
17.20-18:00 Professor Sara Aton, University of Michigan:
How sleep loss disrupts hippocampal memory mechanisms
18:00-18:40 Professor Ruth Benca, University of California:
Sleep, ageing and dementia