Statement from Elizabeth G. Nabel, M.D., Director, NHLBI
Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies released a report on the status of academic sleep research and sleep medicine in the United States. The report includes recommendations to improve public awareness and strengthen the field of sleep medicine. The project was initiated and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society, and the National Sleep Foundation.
For more information, please read the NIH/NHLBI News Release, "IOM Report on Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation."