Delegate: European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)
Affiliations: European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)
Short Bio: The European Sleep Research Society is an international scientific non-profit organization that promotes all aspects of sleep research and sleep medicine. This includes the publication of the Journal of Sleep Research (JSR), organization of scientific meetings, promotion of training and education, dissemination of information, and establishment of fellowships and awards. The purpose of this society is to promote research on sleep and sleep-related areas, improve the care for patients with sleep disorders, and facilitate the dissemination of information regarding sleep research and sleep medicine. ESRS aims to integrate all important European players within these fields, including individual researchers, National sleep societies, and patient organizations. ESRS aims to establish sleep medicine as an acknowledged medical specialty. ESRS is dedicated to the initiation and support of educational activities within the sleep field across Europe at the basic and medical, graduate and postgraduate level.
Activity: Sleep and Sleep Disturbances During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Can Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Tell Us? A European Perspective Description: In recognition of World Sleep Day 2021, the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS) is proud to present its inaugural Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine LIVE Panel Discussion on “Sleep and Sleep Disturbances During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Can Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Tell Us? A European Perspective”. Programme: Welcome and Introduction, Prof. Dieter Riemann, Germany The impact of Covid-19 on sleep and circadian problems: overview and how to study it, Prof. Markku Partinen, Finland COVID-19 pandemic and sleep complaints and hypnotic intake in France, Prof. Damien Leger, France COVID-19 lockdown in Italy: impact on sleep patterns, sense of time and digital media use, Dr. Nicola Cellini, Italy Pandemic nightmares: Effects on dream activity of the COVID-19 lockdown in Italy, Dr. Valentina Alfonsi, Italy How to deal with sleep problems during the Covid-19 pandemic: recommendations from a European taskforce, Dr. Ellemarije Altena, France Discussion
Date of Activity: 19 March 2021 14:00 CET
Submitted by: Jennifer Thomsen