Italy 2018: ASSIREM (Italian Scientific Association for Research & Education in Sleep Medicine)

Delegate: ASSIREM Associazione Scientifica Italiana per la Ricerca e l’Educazione nella Medicina del Sonno (Italian Scientific Association for Research and Education in Sleep Medicine)

Affiliations: Associazione Italiana di Medicina del Sonno (AIMS)

Short Bio: ASSIREM /, facebook: assirem) is a non-profit multidisciplinary association that involves not only medical doctors, either performing clinical or research activity, but also biologists, nurses, pychologists, therapist as well as writers, lawyers, journalists, lay association representative and any others who are interested in promoting adequate education and research in the field of sleep. ASSIREM involves for its purposes also public as well as private institutions. ASSIREM is an affiliated member of AIMS (Associazione Italiana per la Medicina del Sonno – Italian Association for Sleep Medicine, ASSIREM memebership is open to whoever is interested in pursuing the scope of the association.

Open meetings:

Monday 12, 6:30 pm – Presntation of the book “Sleep Disorders in Children” with the Author Oliviero Bruni MD

Tuesday 13, 6:30 pm – “Diurnal somnolence as a social problem: from insufficient sleep to narcolepsy” with Andrea Romigi, MD

Wednesday 14, 6:30 pm – “Sleep and depression” with Paolo Girardi, MD

Thursday 15, 6:30 pm – Presentation and distribution of the “Sleep practical guide” with Pierluigi Innocenti, ASSIREM President, and Andrea Ferreri

Friday 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 pm – in Piazza Bologna: meeting people to answer questions and provide information about sleep and sleep disorders.

Friday 16, from 3:00 pm to 5 pm – meeting the media at ASSIREM office to present the screening study “Sleep disorders at school age”

Friday 16, 5:30 pm -“Rowing in dreams” with Marco Zanasi, MD

Friday 16, 6:30 pm – ” Einstein and the physics of sleep: sleeping in space, with Catalina Oana Curceanu, Physicist at Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (National Institute of Nuclear Physics), Italy

Location: ASSIREM viale XXI Aprile 81, Rome, Italy and Piazza Bologna, Rome, Italy

Date of Activity: 12-16 March, 2018

Submitted By: Maria Gabriella Buzzi, ASSIREM Secretary