What's new in sleep medicine?


Monday 14 May 2018


Venue Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
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Sleep Medicine Section


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about this event

This day meeting will explore new advances in sleep medicine and the possible avenues that may be pursued in future research. A range of experts in sleep medicine will give delegates an insight into their research areas, so book now to secure your place.


Early bird rates

RSM members: £25 - £75
Non members: £30 - £110

Standard rates - from Wednesday 11 April 2018

RSM members: £30 - £100
Non members: £35 - £155

Following registration you will be contacted appropriately by email with; your booking confirmation, feedback survey and attendance certificate. For full details of the RSM privacy policy, click here. Programme subject to change.


9.00 am

Registration, tea and coffee

9.30 am

Introduction and welcome

Professor Jim Horne, Sleep Neuroscientist, Loughborough University

9.45 am

Potential impacts of OSA on the brain and cognition

Dr Ivana Rosenzweig, Senior Clinical Scientist Fellow, King's College London

10.30 am

Cardiovascular consequences of OSA and the possibility of alternative treatments to CPAP

Professor John Stradling, Emeritus Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University

11.15 am

Panel discussion

11.30 am

Tea and coffee break

12.00 pm

Melatonin and light in treatment of primary sleep medicine

Dr Renata Riha, Honourary Reader and Consultant in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, The University of Edinburgh

12.45 pm

Panel discussion

1.00 pm


1.45 pm

Lifestyles and healthy sleep

Professor Andrew Steptoe, Professor of Psychology and Head of the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health

2.30 pm

Interactions between pain, sleep and well-being

Dr Nicole Tang, Associate Professor in Clinical and Health Psychology, Warwick University

3.15 pm

Panel discussion

3.30 pm

Tea and coffee break

4.00 pm

Where next? Potential new findings in sleep science for sleep medicine

Professor Jim Horne

4.45 pm

Panel discussion

5.00 pm

Close of meeting

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  • Registration will close on Tuesday 8 May 2018
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organiser's details

For information on this event, contact Kathryn StokesTel: 02072903940 Email: sleep.disorders@rsm.ac.uk arrow