Monday 14 May 2018
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
6 CPD Points
A range of experts in sleep medicine will explore new advances in the field, as well as the possible avenues that may be pursued in future research.
Professor Andrew Steptoe is professor of Psychology and head of the research department of behavioural science and health, part of the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences at University College London.
Dr Nicole Tang is a HPC registered clinical and health psychologist and a chartered psychologist with the British Psychological Society. She joined Warwick, in 2012, to develop a Sleep and Pain Laboratory.
Dr Ivana Rosenzweig heads the Sleep and Brain Plasticity Centre. The mission of SleepCity laboratory is to generate new understanding of mechanisms behind serious neurological and psychiatric disorders, and to propose their treatment and prevention through utilisation of sleep neurobiology.
RSM members: £30 - £100
Non members: £35 - £155
Registration, tea and coffee
Introduction and welcome
Professor Jim Horne, Sleep Neuroscientist, Loughborough University
Potential impacts of OSA on the brain and cognition
Dr Ivana Rosenzweig, Senior Clinical Scientist Fellow, King's College London
Cardiovascular consequences of OSA and the possibility of alternative treatments to CPAP
Professor John Stradling, Emeritus Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University
Tea and coffee break
Melatonin and light in treatment of primary sleep medicine
Dr Renata Riha, Honorary Reader and Consultant in Sleep and Respiratory Medicine, The University of Edinburgh
Sleep Medicine Section AGM (Section members only)
Lifestyles and healthy sleep
Professor Andrew Steptoe, Professor of Psychology and Head of the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health
Interactions between pain, sleep and well-being
Dr Nicole Tang, Associate Professor in Clinical and Health Psychology, Warwick University
Tea and coffee break
Where next? Potential new findings in sleep science for sleep medicine
Professor Jim Horne
Close of meeting