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ESRS 2020 Highlight: Sleep and neurodegenerative diseases

Sleep Science Friday Yes! It’s Friday! Grab a coffee (or tea) and end your week with a quick recap of Sleep Science News and ESRS updates!   ESRS 2020 Highlight: Sleep and neurodegenerative diseases   These past weeks, we have been busy preparing for the Virtual Edition of ESRS 2020 on Sept 22-24 (see the latest Letter from the ESRS President, Walter McNicholas), with our Scientific Programme confirmed and online. Joining us will be keynote speaker, Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc. (University of Rochester Medical Center) presenting her lecture, “The glymphatic system, sleep and neurodegenerative diseases”. Although there are many suggestions as to why we sleep (e.g. memory consolidation), one hypothesis is that sleep essentially “rinses” the brain and facilitates the …

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11th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation w/ the 35th Congress of the French Society of Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (7-11 Oct 2020)

Submit your abstract by 31 Aug for the 11th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation held jointly with the 35th Congress of the French Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine on 7-11 Oct 2020!

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Sleep Science Fridays

Yes! It’s Friday! Grab a coffee (or tea) and end your week with some Sleep Science News and ESRS updates. Just published an article? Want to share your latest research? Saw something interesting? Send us an email to be featured.   Sleep Science Friday: ANSS Annual Meeting Report (14 May 2021) Assembly of National Sleep Societies (ANSS) – 2021 Annual Meeting (7 May 2021) Wake-Sleep Transition Zone – Microsleep Episodes (30 April 2021) 2021 Sleep Science School – Application is Open (23 April 2021) 2021 Sleep and Breathing is Underway (16 April 2021) Sleeping and Dreaming in COVID-19 (9 April 2021) Rockin´and Readin´with Prof. Riemann – The Beatles (2 April 2021) COVID-19 and Sleep Webinar Report (26 Mar 2021) Women In …

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Memories replayed: reactivating past successes and new dilemmas

Edwin M. Robertson and Lisa Genzel Published:06 April 2020 https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0226

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An initiative of the European Insomnia Network to promote implementation and dissemination of treatment.

The European Academy for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia: An initiative of the European Insomnia Network to promote implementation and dissemination of treatment. Baglioni, C, Altena, E, Bjorvatn, B, et al. The European Academy for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia: An initiative of the European Insomnia Network to promote implementation and dissemination of treatment. J Sleep Res. 2019; 00:e12967. https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.12967 This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution‐NonCommercial‐NoDerivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non‐commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.

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ESRS Sleep Science School “Sleep & Ageing”

After the success of the 1st ESRS Sleep Science School “Neural Networks in Sleep” organized in October 2017, the ESRS board decided to continue supporting the organization of thematic schools aimed at gathering early career sleep scientists around fundamental and translational topics. The second edition of the ESRS Sleep Science School “Sleep and Aging” has been held again at Villa Clythia in the city of Fréjus on the border of the Mediterranean Sea (South France). One great asset of the Villa Clythia site owned by the French scientific agency (CNRS) is that it is both a warm and welcoming place, and at the same time it is isolated from the city, meaning that participants and faculty inevitably spend the whole …

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Joint statement to the EU Commission on DST

Chronobiology studies the influence of day-night rhythms and seasonal changes in living organisms ...

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Expert Evaluators for European Commission Project Evaluations

Invitation to insert new sleep-oriented profiles into the expert database of the DG Research and Innovation of the European Union.

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