Sleep DownUnder 2011

Sleep DownUnder 2011

sleep and the city

sleep and the city was the 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association, held at the the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney from 27-29 October 2011.

Conference Programme [PDF]

Abstracts were published in the Journal of Sleep Research [Link]

Media contact

Lucy Williams - Mobile: 0403 753 028 email: lawilliam@bigpond.com

Post Graduate Courses

Three Postgraduate Courses were held in conjunction with the Sleep DownUnder 2011 Conference.

Chronobiology in Clinical Practice - brochure and registration form [PDF]

Sleep Medicine Overview - brochure and registration form [PDF]

Staging and Scoring Polysomnogams in Australia and New Zealand - brochure and registration form [PDF]

Latest News

  • Losing sleep kills brain cells

    21st Mar 14

    Not getting enough sleep could cause up to 25 percent of certain brain cells to die, according to US scientists.

    The team from the University of Pennsylvania kept lab mice awake to simulate working night shifts, giving them three days with only four to five hours sleep per 24 hours.

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  • World Sleep Day – Friday 14th March - Targets Children

    13th Mar 14

    ASA & SHF Media Release for World Sleep Day

    "You need a good night's sleep if you want to grow strong, think clearly and feel good," says sleep researcher Dr Sarah Biggs, coordinator of the event co-hosted by the Australasian Sleep Association and Sleep Health Foundation.

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  • The upslope of nocturnal melatonin profiles

    10th Feb 14

    A Flinders University study compared nocturnal melatonin profiles of individuals with Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder and normal sleepers during a 22-hour modified constant routine involving constant bed rest in dim light (<10 lux). 

     

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