Date: October 24-25, 2013
About: SWHR convened an interdisciplinary roundtable meeting to understand the role of sex differences in sleep and the state of women’s sleep health research. Led by SWHR staff, including Chris Carter, PhD, MPH, Vice President of Scientific Affairs, and Monica Mallampalli, PhD, MSc., Director of Scientific Programs, the roundtable included expert panel of well-established sleep researchers and clinicians.
- Identify the underlying nature of sex and gender differences in sleep research
- Identify basic and clinical research along with a focus on specific challenges facing women with sleep-related problems and effective therapies
- Identify research gaps in the areas of epidemiology, sleep regulation, sleep quality, diagnosis and treatment