Thursday 11 February 2016
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
5 CPD points
Ageing imposes numerous physiological changes and pathological challenges on sleep functionality. Conversely, disrupted sleep may be integral or catalytic to several disorders associated with ageing. This conference will address the relationship between sleep and ageing and will explore ways clinicians can use this knowledge to improve clinical care of older patients with sleep complaints.
At the end of this meeting delegates will:
Please note, all bursary places have now been allocated.
We would like to thank UCB Pharma Ltd for supporting this meeting.
Registration, tea and coffee
SCIENTIFIC ASPECTS OF SLEEP AND AGEING
Welcome and introduction
Professor Adrian Williams, Professor of Sleep Medicine, King’s College London
Sleep and normal ageing
Professor Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and Physiology, University of Surrey and Director, Surrey Sleep Research Centre,
Sleep, circadian rhythms and abnormal ageing
Speaker to be confirmed
Tea and coffee break
CLINICAL ASPECTS OF SLEEP AND AGEING
Sleep deprivation as a neurotoxin
Dr Paul Reading, Consultant Neurologist, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Sleep and its disorders in Parkinson's disease
Dr Anna Sauerbier, Movement Disorders and BRC Fellow, National Parkinson Foundation International Centre of Excellence, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Insomnia and ageing
Dr Hugh Selsick, Consultant Psychiatrist, Sleep Disorders Centre, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
THERAPEUTIC ASPECTS OF SLEEP AND AGEING
Sleep, ageing and cognition
Professor Mary Morrell, Professor of Sleep and Respiratory Physiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London
Causes of worse sleep with increasing age
Professor Eus van Someren, Head, Department of Sleep and Cognition, Netherlands Neuroscience Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Completion of evaluation forms
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