Calendar & Events

Seminars and Lectures: Sleep Grand Rounds

"Restless Legs Syndrome: update on diagnosis and pathophysiology" - special mini symposium

December 8, 2008 12:00 pm -  2:30 pm



Special Mini Symposium

"Restless Legs Syndrome: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Clinical Correlates"
Presented by John W. Winkelman, MA, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

"Neurobiology of RLS: Iron, Dopamine and Histamine"
Presented by Richard Allen, PhD
Research Associate, Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Shedding light on Restless Legs Syndrome via the Human Genome"
Presented by David B. Rye, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology, Emory University Medical School
Director, Emory Healthcare Program in Sleep

Sleep Grand Rounds is a monthly research seminar, held throughout each academic year on Mondays at 12:00 PM in the Bornstein Amphitheater, 2nd Floor on the Pike in the Ambulatory Services Building, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 45 Francis Street. Download map.

Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Harvard Medical School designates this educational activity for a maximum of (or up to) 1 hour in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.  Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Please see the Sleep Grand Rounds main page for more information, including instructions for videoconferencing and guidelines for participation.


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