Division of Sleep Medicine @ Harvard Medical School

sleep science and
circadian biology

News and Announcements

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September 13, 2018 In the News
Sleep 101 in the news!

Sleep 101, a module co-developed by Brigham & Women’s Hospital’s Sleep Health Institute and Healthy Hours, has been designed to increase awareness about health and performance implications of sleep. Harvard students are using the module to create and maintain a healthy sleep schedule

August 1, 2018 Announcement
Redline Appointed to NHBLI Board of External Experts

Susan Redline, MD, MPH, director of the Program in Sleep Medicine Epidemiology in the Division of Sleep Medicine, was named a member of the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute’s (NHBLI) Board of External Experts in recognition of her leadership in cardiovascular and sleep research.

June 25, 2018 Publication
Housing Immigrant Children — The Inhumanity of Constant Illumination

The New England Journal of Medicine published two perspective articles about the current conditions faced by immigrant children

June 22, 2018 Announcement
Pre- and Post-doctoral fellowships available in HMS DSM

The Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine currently has pre- and post-doctoral research fellowships in Sleep, Circadian, and Respiratory Neurobiology available!

May 24, 2018 In the News
Green Cross for Safety Innovation Award Winner: Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative

Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative awarded the Green Cross for Safety Innovation Award from the National Safety Council on Wednesday, May 23, 2018!

May 11, 2018 Announcement
Weighing the Facts of Obesity

Frank A.J.L. Scheer, PhD, HMS DSM Faculty, presented at a recent Harvard Medical School Longwood Seminar, titled "Weighing the Facts of Obesity".

March 7, 2018 In the News
What's another hour of lost sleep? For some, a hazard.

Ahead of daylight saving time, DSM Faculty member Jeanne F. Duffy, MBA, PhD, sheds light on how not getting enough rest can affect health
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