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$5 Million ResMed Gift Supports Sleep Medicine at UC San Diego

October 29, 2015

The Peter C. Farrell Sleep Center of Excellence is located in Chancellor Park $5 Million ResMed Gift Supports Sleep Medicine at UC San Diego The University of California, San Diego today announced a $5 million gift from locally based medical device company, ResMed Inc., to support sleep medicine research and…

Can Sleep Protect Us from Forgetting Old Memories?

August 4, 2020

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that sleep may help people to learn continuously through their lifetime by encoding new memories and protecting old ones.

Researchers Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

June 14, 2018

…Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease More than 12 percent of the adult population in America suffers from OSA, a condition characterized by airway collapse that leaves them (and their startled bed partners) gasping for breath in their sleep. If they’re lucky enough, they either won’t wake…

Sleep Apnea Linked to Poor Aerobic Fitness

November 24, 2014

People with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea may have an intrinsic inability to burn high amounts of oxygen during strenuous aerobic exercise according to a new study led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Artificial Neural Networks Learn Better When They Spend Time Not Learning at All

November 18, 2022

UC San Diego researchers discuss how mimicking sleep patterns of the human brain in artificial neural networks may help mitigate the threat of catastrophic forgetting in the latter, boosting their utility across a spectrum of research interests.

How Sleep Builds Relational Memory

May 31, 2022

UC San Diego researchers describe biological mechanism that allows sleep to build relational memories — associations between unrelated items.

Center Explores Ways to Treat Human Disorders Using Biological Clock Genes

November 30, 2017

…medical school investigating human sleep disorders. “I had connections to the medical school because I had taught over there for many years,” said Brody, the founding director of UC San Diego’s Center for Circadian Biology. “So when we started this, I said, Okay, let’s pull everyone together. We’ll learn about…

Biology of Time Change

March 7, 2013

…that lost hour of sleep. Our biological systems, like those of plants, are intimately tied to the day-night cycle that sets our circadian rhythms. In fact, much of what biologists at UC San Diego are now learning from plants, animals, bacteria and even fungi about the basic biology of circadian…

Fear, Safety and the Role of Sleep in Human PTSD

August 26, 2014

The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System in a paper published today in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Losing Sleep Over Climate Change

May 26, 2017

Unusually warm nights can harm human sleep, researchers show, and the poor and the elderly are most affected. Rising temperatures could make sleep loss more severe.

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