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Call for abstracts: The Sleep Summit 2016



This international interdisciplinary event is an open forum for discussion of all scientific and clinical aspects of sleep related issues and disorders


Early registration discount –  20th September 2016

Abstract submissions for oral presentation – 10th October 2016

Poster submission – 8th November 2016

Event Description:    This event will discuss the latest research on primary parasomnias and dyssomnias, the effect of illness on sleep quality, and the role of sleep in growth and development.

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Using a multi-professional and inter-specialty approach this event promises plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate set in an informal atmosphere.

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Invited speakers and their talks include:

Talk TitleSpeakerAffiliationCountry
Turning a negative into a positive: GABAergic control of brain arousalDr Ritchie Edward Brown, PhDHarvard Medical SchoolUnited States
Sleep related learning in developmental disorders: Dr Dagmara DimitriouUniversity of LondonUnited Kingdom
Hot flashes are a possible cause of sleep disturbance in tamoxifen medicated women with breast cancer. Can acupuncture be used as a treatment method to reduce hot flashes thereby promoting sleep?Mrs Jill HervikVestfold HospitalNorway
The Circadian Regulation of Sleep: Implications for Health and DiseaseProfessor Derk-Jan DijkUniversity of SurreyUnited Kingdom
Anti-depressants and sleepDr James A. DosmanUniversity of SaskatchewanCanada
Efficacy of transvenous phrenic nerve stimulation for central sleep apnea in patients with congestive heart failureDr Xilong ZhangNanjing Medical UniversityChina
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder in children. Clinical and Polysomnographic characteristicsDr Alcibiades J. RodriguezNew York Sleep InstituteUnited States
Perioperative complications of sleep apnoea patients: current practice, latest evidences and road aheadDr Vladimir MacaveiNewham University HospitalUnited Kingdom
Exploding Head Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review of the Empirical Literature, Clinical Implications, and Preliminary DataProfessor Brian SharplessAmerican School of Professional Psychology at Argosy UniversityUnited States
Drowsy DrivingDr. Steven M. BrownThe Insomnia CenterUnited States
The visceral theory of sleepDr Ivan N. PigarevInstitute for Information Transmission ProblemsRussia
Defining Snoring for Surgical OutcomesMr Vik VeerUniversity College LondonUnited Kingdom
The relationship between Sleep related eating disorders and Night Eating SyndromeProfessor Orna TzischinskyEmek Yezreel Academic CollegeIsrael
The relationship between eating disorders and Night Eating SyndromeProfessor Yael LatzerHaifa UniversityIsrael
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus: A Novel Risk Factor for Vascular DiseaseDr Abd A TahraniUniversity of BirminghamUnited Kingdom
Talk title to be confirmedDr Annette SterrUniversity of SurreyUnited Kingdom
Sleep disruption in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: The development of and recovery from sleep disruption following exposure to traumaDr Tara E. GalovskiUniversity of MissouriUnited States
Sleep, Health & Society: the contribution of epidemiologyDr Francesco P CappuccioUniversity of WarwickUnited Kingdom
The Changing Sleep Environment: Devices, Pets and other PhenomenonDr Lois E KrahnMayo ClinicUnited States
Epilepsy, Sleep and Thalamocortical CircuitsDr Dora A. LozsadiSt George's University LondonUnited Kingdom
Management of the snoring and sleep apnea using bipolar radiofrequencyDr. Andrei MarinescuFacharzt für HNOGermany
How sleep - patterns and duration - influences health and development in early childhoodProfessor Yvonne KellyUniversity College LondonUnited Kingdom

The 2016 Sleep Summit has an open abstract session: 

Abstracts can be submitted on any subject related to sleep science

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