Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology

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In 1991, the Center for Sleep & Circadian Neurobiology (CSCN) was created to promote sleep as a public health issue through cutting edge, multi-disciplinary research. In addition, mentoring, educating and training the next generation of investigators has been a top priority of the Center.

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Featured News & Events


Sleep, Circadian Rhythms & Mental Health Workshop, November 6-7, 2017

Sleep and circadian rhythms are increasingly being implicated in the development and course of mental health disorders and play vital roles in general health and well-being. The goals of this comprehensive two-day workshop are to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of sleep and circadian rhythms and their role in mental health and well-being, review the most common sleep disorders and their treatment, and describe mental health treatment approaches based on sleep and circadian principles. Learn more.

Dr. Amita Sehgal & Dr. Allan Pack explain 'Why We Sleep?'

The Huffington Post interview CSCN faculty, Dr. Amita Sehgal & Dr. Allan Pack, as part of their original series 'Next Level Living'.