About half of older adults have chronic sleep complaints. Getting enough sleep is vital to your physical, emotional, and cognitive health but how do we ensure a good nights’ sleep?
The Centre of Research Excellence to Optimise Sleep in Brain Ageing and Neurodegeneration (CogSleep) and the Sleep Health Foundation invites you to join us to discuss the importance of sleep for healthy brain ageing. CogSleep is a government funded, 5-year program that brings together a world class cross-disciplinary team of researchers in the fields of ageing, dementia, chronobiology, sleep, and neuroimaging.
In recognition of the conclusion of the CogSleep CRE, the event will be a panel discussion on recent discoveries and major advances in knowledge in the field of sleep and ageing. Our CogSleep Chief Investigators and other experts will also discuss how we are working to translate these findings into clinical practice and practical strategies to ensure a good nights’ sleep.
CogSleep Chief Investigator, Leonard P Ullman Chair in Psychology. Lead, Healthy Brain Ageing Program, Brain and Mind Research Institute, The University of Sydney.
Head, School of Psychological Sciences, and Deputy Director, Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University. Chair, Sleep Health Foundation.
Baldino Professor of Sleep Medicine, Director of the Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Division Chief of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.
Lead, Cognitive Health Initiative, Department of Neuroscience, Central Clinical School, Monash University.
The panel discussion will be moderated by Jon Faine, AM, award-winning journalist and broadcaster