British Sleep Society 2015 Conference

Welcome to Newcastle Sleep 2015 – The British Sleep Society Scientific conference.

Following the enormous success of our 25th Anniversary in Edinburgh 2013, we are delighted to bring you the BSS Newcastle Sleep 2015 Conference.

We have a beautiful venue and superb speakers lined up including: 

Professor Jan Born, Director of the Department of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Tübingen, Germany: ‘Sleep’s role for memory’.

 Professor Terri E. Weaver, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean of University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, USA: ‘Treatment adherence: Does 4 hours fit all?’

Professor Eus JW Van Someren, Head of the Dept. Sleep & Cognition, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience and VU University Medical Center: ‘The neuroscience of individual differences in sleep vulnerability and insomnia’.

Dr Philip Gehrman, PhD, CBSMAssistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Sleep Center at the University of Pennsylvania USA. ‘cognitive behavioral and chronotherapeutic interventions for insomnia’.

Milton Mermikides, University of Surrey, Royal College of Music: ‘Sound Asleep: The Hidden Music of Sleep Patterns’

The programme with also include:

  • A Special Symposia ‘Impact of Sleep Disorders in Children’
  • Pro / Con Debate with Chair Dr P Reading

‘MSLT is an extremely important and useful investigation in the diagnosis of narcolepsy’

Pro: Dr I Morrison (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)

Con: Dr G Leschziner (Guys and St Thomas Hospital, England)

  • Posters and Top 10 Data Blitz and refreshments
  • Award for New Researcher

To see the full programme , please click here: Programme

‘Newcastle Sleep 2015’ has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 12 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).

Many thanks to our Platinum sponsor:

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