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By: Kevin Asp on May 26th, 2016

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What to Expect at the 38th AAST Annual Meeting: The Keynote Address

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Light, Sleep and Clocks: Neuroscience to Therapeutics

On Monday, June 13, Russell Foster, PhD will present the SLEEP 2016 Keynote Address

 

4ef584f3-0218-4bb0-92ed-da9561cf8342.jpegAbout Dr. Foster

Dr. Foster is Professor of Circadian Neuroscience, Head of the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and Director of the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi) at the University of Oxford

Professor Foster’s research interests are focused upon the understanding of sleep and circadian rhythms, spanning the fundamental neuroscience of these systems to the application of this knowledge for the improvement of health across ophthalmology, mental illness and teenage health.

 

Here is what Dr. Foster will present on Monday, June 13th from 8am - 9:45am during the SLEEP 2016 Plenary Session Keynote Address

Light, Sleep and Clocks: Neuroscience to Therapeutics

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the discovery of the third photoreceptor system of the eye.
  2. Discuss how this is related to sleep and circadian rhythms.
  3. Discuss the relationship between eye diseases and sleep disruption and circadian rhythms.

We hope to see you at the 38th Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado in June! Click on the image below to register!

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