Westchester, Ill. – Recent studies have linked sleep loss and sleep disorders to health problems such as depression, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke. The latest findings in sleep research will be presented and discussed by more than 6,500 scientists and sleep specialists when the SLEEP 2009 23rdAnnual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies convenes at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Wash., from June 8 to 11.
- Dates: Monday, June 8, to Thursday, June 11
- Location: Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 800 Convention Place
- Attendees: More than 6,500 sleep scientists, sleep specialists, allied health professionals and students
- Scientific Program: More than 1,300 abstract presentations and 78 open sessions
- Exhibit Hall: More than 150 exhibits from industry leaders in pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, publications and software
- Plenary Session: Monday, June 8, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
- Keynote Address: “Participation of REM Sleep in the Development of the Brain: Starting Hypothesis, Unfnewing Data, Current Perspective” by Dr. Howard P. Roffwarg, professor of psychiatry and human behavior and director of the Departmental Division of Sleep Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
- Press Releases: https://aasm.org/category/press-releases/
- Preliminary Program: http://www.sleepmeeting.org/Program/Program.aspx
- Fact Sheets: https://aasm.org/professional-development/annual-meeting/
- Media Guidelines: http://sleepmeeting.org/resources/documents/MediaGuidelines.pdf
- SLEEP 2009: www.sleepmeeting.org
- Exhibitor Listing: http://www.sleepmeeting.org/2009Exhibitors.aspx