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Sleepiness and Health-Related Quality of Life

Trans NIH Sleep Research Coordinating Committee
Organizers: NHLBI, NIAAA, NINDS, NICHD, CDC

Natcher (Building 45) Auditorium
NIH Campus, Bethesda, MD
April 13-14, 2009
(approximately 8:30a.m. to 5p.m. each day)

Purpose

Insufficient sleep, "sleepiness", and untreated sleep disorders are a pervasive characteristic of modern urban lifestyles and health. This conference will characterize the extent of the problem and provide evidence that sleep problems are an emerging threat to health. Selected topics include cardiovascular disease (CVD), alcoholism and alcohol dependence, risks to child, adolescent, and family health, neurogenetics of sleepiness, memory and learning, and sleep-disordered breathing.

No pre-registration or fees. Open to the Public.
Information for Visitors to NIH: http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm

Agenda

Day One - April 13, 2009
8:00 am

Registration Opens
(Cafeteria Hours 8-2pm, on your own)

8:30 am

Welcoming Remarks
Michael Twery, Ph.D.
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research

8:40 am

Keynote Speaker
The Significance of Insufficient Sleep and Sleepiness
David Dinges, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

9:30 am

Session 1: Sleepiness in the Nation
Moderator: David Dinges, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Prevalence of Insufficient Rest in the Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance Study
Janet Croft, Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalent Sleepiness: A Population-based Study
Michael Decker, Ph.D., RN
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sleepiness and Sleep in the Elderly
Katie Stone, Ph.D.
California Pacific Medical Center-Research Institute

Panel Q&A


10:30 - 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am Session 2: Sleepiness and Risks to Public Health
Moderator: Janet Croft, Ph.D.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Work-Family Conflict, Manager Flexibility, and Sleep: Results from the Work, Family, and Health Network
Orfeu M. Buxton, Ph.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sleep-Related Motor Vehicle Crashes
Matthew Rizzo, M.D.
University of Iowa

Sleep-Health Knowledge and its Importance to Health in the Hispanic Community
Jose S. Loredo, M.D., M.S., M.P.H.
University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Panel Q&A

11:45 - 1 pm

Lunch
(Cafeteria hours 8am- 2pm, on your own)

1:00 pm Session 3: Family and Child Health
Co-Moderators: Lynne Haverkos, MD, MPH & Rosiland B. King, Ph.D.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Postpartum Sleep Disturbance: Effects of Sleeping Like a Baby on New Moms
Hawley Montgomery Downs, Ph.D.
West Virginia University

Young Adolescents: Struggles with Insufficient Sleep
Amy Wolfson, Ph.D.
College of the Holy Cross

Synchrony Between Daily Salivary Melatonin and Cortisol Levels: Impact of Sleep and Work Stressors in Parents and Children
Laura Klein, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University

Sleep Loss in Minority School-Aged Children
Beverley Sheares, MD, MS
Columbia University

Panel Q&A

2:15 - 2:30 pm

Break
(Snack Bar Open until 3pm, on your own)

2:30 pm Session 4: Lifestyle and Sleepiness
Moderator: Terry Weaver, Ph.D., FAAN, RN
University Pennsylvania

Sleep and Health in Mid-Life Adults: The Importance of Stress and Economic Hardship
Martica Hall, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Sleep and Pain Interactions
Michael Smith, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

Sleep Disturbance Daytime Sleepiness Caused by Hospitals, Drugs, and Medical Procedures
Andrew Krystal, M.D.
Duke University

Panel Q&A

3:30 pm Session 5: Sleep and Alcoholism
Moderator: Ellen Witt, Ph.D.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Alcoholism and Sleep: A Decade of Discovery
Michael Irwin, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Effects of Moderate Alcohol on Sleep, Sleepiness, and Performance
Mary Carskadon, Ph.D.
E.P. Bradley Hospital Sleep Lab
Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Evoked Delta EEG as a Marker of Brain Function in Alcoholism
Ian Colrain, Ph.D.
SRI International

Pharmacotherapy and Mechanisms of Sleep Disturbance
in Alcohol Dependence
Kirk Brower, M.D.
University of Michigan

Panel Q&A

4:45 pm

Session 6: Summary of Day One
Mary Carskadon, Ph.D.
E.P. Bradley Hospital Sleep Lab
Alpert Medical School of Brown University

5:00 pm

Day One Ends

Day Two- April 14, 2009
8:00 am

Opening Comments
Michael Twery, Ph.D.
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research

8:10 am

Keynote Speaker
Sleepiness and Metabolic Syndrome
Eve Van Cauter, Ph.D.
University of Chicago

9:00 am Session 7: Neurogenetics of Sleepiness
Moderator: Merrill Mitler, Ph.D.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Neurons, Genes, and Sleepiness
Giulio Tononi, M.D., Ph.D.
University Wisconsin Madison

Narcolepsy, Sleepiness and Genetics: Current Results and Future Directions
Emmanuel Mignot, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University

Sleepiness and Idiopathic Hypersomnia
David Rye, M.D.
Emory University

How Sleepiness Changes Our World View
Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.
Harvard University

Panel Q&A

10:15 am

Session 8: Sleepiness and Risks to Cardiopulmonary Health
Moderator: Danny Lewin, Ph.D.
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, NHLBI


Estimates of Sleep Disordered Breathing Symptomatology
in the U.S. Population
Aaron Laposky, Ph.D.
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, NHLBI

Sleep Disordered Breathing and Sleepiness
Terry Weaver, Ph.D., FAAN, RN
University Pennsylvania

Sleep Disordered Breathing and Metabolic Dysfunction
Naresh Punjabi, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

Sleep Stress, Cardiovascular Disease, and Women’s Health
Martica Hall, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

Sleep and Health During Pregnancy
Louise O’Brien, Ph.D.
University Michigan

Panel Q&A

11:30 am

Session 9: Summary of Day 2 and Conference Wrap-up
Phyllis Zee, M.D., Ph.D.
Northwestern University

12:00 pm

Lunch
(Cafeteria hours 8am- 2pm, on your own)

1:15 pm Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board
(open to the public)

Opening Notes
Michael Twery, Ph.D.
Executive Secretary

Report of the NCSDR Director
Michael Twery, Ph.D.

Conference Summary and Recommendations
Phyllis Zee, M.D., Ph.D. Chair
Board Members
Audience Comments

Update Timeline for Revision of Sleep Research Plan

4:30 pm Adjourn

Additional Information

National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
ncsdr@nih.gov, 301-435-0199

Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this conference should contact (National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, 301-435-0199, Mr. Peyvand Ghofrani and/or the Federal TTY Relay number (1-800-877-8339), and ncsdr@nih.gov)

April 2009

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