In celebration of 50 years of ESRS, the Journal of Sleep Research recently published a special edition commemorating this. It features a collection of 21 articles from well-known European clinicians and researchers from the fields of sleep medicine and sleep research.
There are articles covering the history of sleep research and sleep medicine in general and the history of our society, as well as scientific articles covering the main aspects of our field, like sleep and sleep regulation, homeostatic and circadian factors, the role of adenosine and orexin. Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, the roles of sleep cognition and memory, dreaming! Further important areas of sleep medicine covered include sleep apnea, restless legs, the parasomnias, epilepsies, narcolepsy, insomnia, and sleep and mental health.
Congratulations to Chief Editor Prof. Dr. Riemann for this wonderful publication (Volume 31, Issue 4), and to all those who contributed to it. And to our readers, we hope you enjoy this publication.