News & Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Circadian & Sleep Medicine. Read the below articles to learn more about our members' latest achievements, awards and honors.
Exposure to light during sleep was associated with obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure in older adults, according to a recent study.
Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD, GME ’87, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Sleep Foundation for her contributions to sleep medicine and the public health mission of the foundation.
Residents working shifts of 16 hours or less didn’t make fewer errors than residents assigned to 24-hour shifts, according to a recent study published in NEJM.
Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD, GME ’87, the Benjamin and Virginia T. Boshes Professor of Neurology, has been awarded the Sleep Research Society’s 2020 Distinguished Scientist Award for her significant contributions to sleep and circadian research.
Gentle sound stimulation played during deep sleep enhanced deep or slow-wave sleep for people with mild cognitive impairment, who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Gentle noise stimulation synchronized with an individual’s brainwaves boosted cardiovascular health, according to a recent study.
The first simple blood test to identify your body’s precise internal time clock as compared to the external time has been developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists.
Nelly Papalambros, a third-year graduate student, studies how sound could be used as a non-invasive way to improve deep sleep and memory.