Sleep Disorders & Circadian Rhythms

Date/Time: Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Track: Special Interest Group
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Description:

This session will review recent advances in neurological sleep and circadian science, focusing on clinical application.

Objective(s):

  • Identify indications and mechanisms of new medication and non-medication treatments for insomnia.

  • Recognize the genetic underpinnings of circadian disorders.

  • Give examples of the interaction between sleep and cognition.

Speaker(s):

African-Americans Exhibit Lower Sleep Efficiency and CSF Alzheimer Biomarker Levels Than Non-Hispanic Whites


Cholinergic innervation of Genioglossus motoneurons in the context of sleep apnea


Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Human Circadian Phenotypes


Does Mechanism Matter? Choosing Among Insomnia Treatments


Take a Nap, Change your Mind: Sleep and Cognition


The Circadian Protein Bmal1 Mediates Cell Type-Specific Effects on Protein Aggregation and Neuronal Survival in Mouse Models of Synucleinopathy and Tauopathy