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Seminars and Lectures: Introductory Sleep Course

POSTPONED "New Optigenetic Insight into Basal Forebrain Parvalbumin GABA Neurons' Control of Waking Cortical Activation"

April 20, 2015 12:00 pm -  2:00 pm

Introductory Sleep Course by Robert McCarley, M.D.

Required reading (free PNAS article): Kim T, Thankachan S, McKenna JT, McNally JM, Yang C, Choi JH, Chen L, Kocsis B, Deisseroth K, Strecker RE, Basheer R, Brown RE, McCarley RW. Cortically projecting basal forebrain pavalbumin neurons regulate cortical gamma band oscillations. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015 Mar 2 pii: 201413625. [Epub ahead of print]  

The Preceptors' Introductory Sleep Course is an informal introductory course, free and open to all, intended as a survey of sleep and sleep medicine for students and fellows interested in this area. To request notifications for this course, send requests to

This course meets in the Division of Sleep Medicine conference room at 221 Longwood Avenue, Room RF 483

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