CSCN 9th Annual Research Retreat
Friday, June 8, 2012
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St.

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Poster Mounting
Continental Breakfast will be served.
8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Opening remarks
Allan I. Pack, Center Director
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Session 1: Sleep Loss/Deprivation & Cognition
  Jennifer H.K. Choi
“Sleep Deprivation Impairs Protein Synthesis Initiation Due to Reduced mTOR Signaling”
  Robbert Havekes
“Cognitive Impairments Induced by Brief Sleep Deprivation Can Be Prevented by Targeting a Single Phosphodiesterase Isoform in the Hippocampus
  Takashi Abe
“Effect of Cognitive Workload on Polysomnographic Measures under Sleep Restricted and Non-Sleep Restricted Conditions”
  Renata Pellegrino
“Are DEC2 Gene Mutations Associated with Short Sleep Phenotypes?”
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Session II: Sleep & Circadian Rhythms
  Jason Gerstner
“Time-of-Day Regulates Electrical Seizure Threshold in Mice”
  Miranda Lim
“GABA-g2 Receptor Subunit Over-Expression in Mice in vivo Facilitates Circadian Phase Shift”
  Wenyu Luo
“microRNA-279 Acts through the JAK/STAT Pathway to Regulate Circadian Output in Drosophila
10:30 a.m. Break  
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Session III: Metrics & Indices of Sleep Apneas
  Sam Kuna
“Agreement in Scoring Polysomnograms Within and Across Sleep Centers”
  Joseph T. Daley
“Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Subjective Daytime Sleepiness in Parkinson’s Disease”
  Christopher Kim
Relationship Between Upper Airway Lymphoid Tissues (Adenoid, Palatine and Lingual Tonsils) in Adolescents”
  Eugenia L. Chan
“Relationship Between Upper Airway Structures, Pcrit and REM Related Apnea”
11:45 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. Poster session and Lunch  
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Session IV: Sleep & Metabolism  
  Denys V. Volgin
“Increased Levels of Melanin-Concentrating Hormone in the Posterior Hypothalamus in a Rat Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders”
  Andrea Spaeth
“Effects of Chronic Sleep Restriction on Body Weight and Food Intake in Healthy Adults”
  Elizabeth Schopfer
“Relationship between Sleep Duration and Body Mass Index Depends on Age”
  Bernie Sunwoo
“Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Obesity and Dyslipidemia”
2:45 p.m. Break  
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Keynote Address
Vsevolod (Seva) Polotsky, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
"Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Metabolic Dysfunction"
4:00 p.m. Reception and Presentation of Awards  



Keynote Address

Seva PolotskyThis year's keynote address will be given by Vsevolod (Seva) Polotsky, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Polotsky's talk will be on "Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Metabolic Dysfunction"

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