The next public meeting of the Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board (SDRAB) will be held Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, from 1-5 p.m. EDT and Friday, Aug. 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. The meeting agenda includes:

  • Potential research agenda with regard to the significance of biologically appropriate “lighting” in the man-made environment
  • Updates on sleep biomarker research and coordination
  • Introduction of “fatigue” perception as a potential future area of research emphasis at NIH
  • Advance discussions for the proposed revision of the NIH Sleep Disorders Research Plan

Audio/Internet conferencing via WebEx Public Access opens 15 minutes before the meeting start time each day. You can listen over the web or have webex call your phone. Connect using your computer (audio and powerpoint) wtih the password:  sdrab.

You also can connect by phone for audio access only: 

  • AUG 18: 1-877-668-4493 US/Canada, Access code: 628 210 696#
  • AUG 19: 1-877-668-4493 US/Canada, Access code: 622 968 846#

Limited on-site seating will be available during the meeting, which will be held at:

National Institutes of Health
Two Rockledge Center
9th Floor Conference Center – Room 9112/9116
6701 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-7952

Questions about the meeting should be submitted to Michael Twery at

Updated Aug. 11, 2016