Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

To Sleep or Not to Sleep: How the Brain Controls When We Wake Up

Luis de Lecea, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

 

Objectives

Attendees will:

  • Learn about the main neurotransmitters governing sleep and wakefulness,
  • Learn research strategies to identify neuronal structures associated with sleep transitions,
  • Learn how arousal circuits are affected by aging,
  • Learn about alternative theoretical models of sleep regulation.

Disclosures

  • Planners: Lawren VandeVrede, MD, PhD; Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speaker: Dr. de Lecea will disclose any relationships at the beginning of his talk.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The above credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered July 2018 through December 2018. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

NOTE: You must sign in to qualify for CME Credit

Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience. This activity is not commercially supported.

Friday, August 31, 2018 at 8:00am to 9:00am

Rock Hall, Pottruck Auditorium, RH 102
1550 4th Street, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type

Grand Rounds

Affiliation

School of Medicine

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff

Campus

Mission Bay

Tags

neuroscience, neurology, geriatrics

Website

http://memory.ucsf.edu

Department/Group
Memory and Aging Center, Department of Neurology, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Hashtag

#UCSFmac

Contact Info

Lawren.VandeVrede@ucsf.edu

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