Sleep and Sleep Disorders Videos

These videos feature patients talking about living with sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, and NHLBI researchers discussing their work to advance research and improve patients’ lives.

Elucidating the Role of Circadian Biology and Meal Timing in Cardiometabolic Health (May, 2023)

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) hosted a virtual workshop that aimed to explore the connections between circadian rhythms and nutrition as it relates to the development of cardiometabolic disease.
Link to webcast: Day 1, Day 2

Sleep health and dysfunction across the spectrum of pulmonary vascular disease (August, 2023)

The goals of this workshop were to discuss the state of knowledge of sleep health and to discuss novel interventions.
Link to webcast: Day 1, Day 2

Circadian Clock at the Interface of Lung Health and Disease (September, 2023)

The objectives of this workshop were to apply developing advances in circadian science to priorities in lung biology, disease and therapeutics.
Link to webcast: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3

Sleep 101: Sleep Health in the Pandemic and Beyond: 


Identifying Research Directions in Sleep, Circadian Biology, and COVID-19


Sleep to Your Heart’s Content. The link between sleep and heart disease.


Sleep 101 featuring sessions on sleep and the neurobiology of aging, sleep and mental health, and big data approaches to studying sleep


2018 Research Conference on Sleep and the Health of Women

Young woman sleep on her back

The NHLBI collaborated with the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health and the HHS Office on Women’s Health on this research conference to highlight the importance of sleep for the health of women. (2018)

Link to webcast:  Day 1, Day 2


Living With and Managing Sleep Apnea

Father of two young girls talks about coping with sleep apnea. (Published in 2011)