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October 2018, Vol. 27, Issue 5

Guest Editorial

GUEST EDITORIAL

Restless legs syndrome from the spinal cord perspective: A flexor reflex circuitopathy?

Franco Gemignani

e12704 | First Published: 22 April 2018

ISSUE INFORMATION

Issue Information

e12602 | First Published: 05 September 2018

GUEST EDITORIAL

Restless legs syndrome from the spinal cord perspective: A flexor reflex circuitopathy?

Franco Gemignani

e12704 | First Published: 22 April 2018

SLEEP AND NEUROLOGY

Circadian variation of flexor withdrawal and crossed extensor reflexes in patients with restless legs syndrome

Chloe Dafkin, Andrew Green, Benita Olivier, Warrick Mckinon, Samantha Kerr

e12645 | First Published: 22 November 2017

The prevalence of narcolepsy in Catalunya (Spain)

Ester Tió, Carles Gaig, Maria Giner‐Soriano, Odile Romero, Maria‐José Jurado, Gemma Sansa, Montse Pujol, Oscar Sans, Ion Álvarez‐Guerrico, Nuria Caballol, Marta Jimenez, Juan‐Luis Becerra, Antonio Escartin, Carmen Monasterio, Albert Molins, Antoni Bove, Jaume Viña, Alex Iranzo, Roser Cambrodi, Gonzalo Calvo, Rosa Morros, Joan Santamaria

e12640 | First Published: 24 November 2017

Multiple sleep latency test in narcolepsy type 1 and narcolepsy type 2: A 5‐year follow‐up study

Yu‐Shu Huang, Christian Guilleminault, Cheng‐Hui Lin, Chia‐Hsiang Chen, Wei‐Chih Chin, Tzu‐Shuang Chen

e12700 | First Published: 29 May 2018

Subjective sleep‐related variables in those who have and have not experienced sleep paralysis

Dan Denis, Christopher C. French, Melanie N. Schneider, Alice M. Gregory

e12650 | First Published: 27 December 2017

Sleep disorders in spinocerebellar ataxia type 10

Ester London, Carlos H. F. Camargo, Alessandra Zanatta, Ana C. Crippa, Salmo Raskin, Renato P. Munhoz, Tetsuo Ashizawa, Hélio A. G. Teive

e12688 | First Published: 06 April 2018

A case series of lacosamide as adjunctive therapy in refractory sleep‐related hypermotor epilepsy (previously nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy)

Shanika R. Samarasekera, Samuel F. Berkovic, Ingrid E. Scheffer

e12669 | First Published: 25 February 2018

Emerging psychiatric disorders in Kleine‐Levin syndrome

Elisabeth Groos, Charlotte Chaumereuil, Mathilde Flamand, Agnes Brion, Hubert Bourdin, Vanessa Slimani, Michel Lecendreux, Isabelle Arnulf

e12690 | First Published: 14 April 2018

SLEEP IN PREGNANCY, CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Sleep‐disordered breathing in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: a BMI‐matched study

Danielle L. Wilson, Susan P. Walker, Alison M. Fung, Gabrielle Pell, Fergal J. O'Donoghue, Maree Barnes, Mark E. Howard

e12656 | First Published: 25 January 2018

The effects of maternal risk factors during pregnancy on the onset of sleep difficulties in infants at 3 months old

Isabel Morales‐Muñoz, Outi Saarenpää‐Heikkilä, Anneli Kylliäinen, Pirjo Pölkki, Tarja Porkka‐Heiskanen, Tiina Paunio, E. Juulia Paavonen

e12696 | First Published: 02 May 2018

The link between maternal sleep and permissive parenting during late adolescence

Kelly M. Tu, Lori Elmore‐Staton, Joseph A. Buckhalt, Mona El‐Sheikh

e12676 | First Published: 05 March 2018

Reference values and changes in infant sleep–wake behaviour during the first 12 months of life: a systematic review

Cláudia C. Dias, Bárbara Figueiredo, Magda Rocha, Tiffany Field

e12654 | First Published: 22 January 2018

Disturbed sleep and activity in toddlers with early signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Anne‐Katrine F. Bundgaard, Jette Asmussen, Nadia S. Pedersen, Niels Bilenberg

e12686 | First Published: 12 March 2018

Associations between self‐reported sleep measures and dietary behaviours in a large sample of Australian school students (n = 28,010)

Alex Agostini, Kurt Lushington, Mark Kohler, Jillian Dorrian

e12682 | First Published: 12 March 2018

Sleep and dream habits in a sample of French college students who report no sleep disorders

Raphael Vallat, Mickael Eskinazi, Alain Nicolas, Perrine Ruby

e12659 | First Published: 06 February 2018

Free‐running circadian period in adolescents and adults

Stephanie J. Crowley, Charmane I. Eastman

e12678 | First Published: 08 March 2018

SLEEP, ALERTNESS AND CAFFEINE

Open Access

Investigating genetic correlations and causal effects between caffeine consumption and sleep behaviours

Jorien L. Treur, Mark Gibson, Amy E. Taylor, Peter J. Rogers, Marcus R. Munafò

e12695 | First Published: 22 April 2018

Open Access

Evening use of caffeine moderates the relationship between caffeine consumption and subjective sleep quality in students

Mirjam L. Kerpershoek, Niki Antypa, Julia F. Van den Berg

e12670 | First Published: 25 February 2018

The impact of caffeine consumption during 50 hr of extended wakefulness on glucose metabolism, self‐reported hunger and mood state

Crystal L. Grant, Alison M. Coates, Jillian Dorrian, Gemma M. Paech, Maja Pajcin, Chris Della Vedova, Kayla Johnson, Gary H. Kamimori, Justin Fidock, Eugene Aidman, Siobhan Banks

e12681 | First Published: 27 March 2018

Open Access

Caffeine dosing strategies to optimize alertness during sleep loss

Francisco G. Vital‐Lopez, Sridhar Ramakrishnan, Tracy J. Doty, Thomas J. Balkin, Jaques Reifman

e12711 | First Published: 28 May 2018

European guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of insomnia

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European guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of insomnia (pages 675–700)
Dieter Riemann, Chiara Baglioni, Claudio Bassetti, Bjørn Bjorvatn, Leja Dolenc Groselj, Jason G. Ellis, Colin A. Espie, Diego Garcia-Borreguero, Michaela Gjerstad, Marta Gonçalves, Elisabeth Hertenstein, Markus Jansson-Fröjmark, Poul J. Jennum, Damien Leger, Christoph Nissen, Liborio Parrino, Tiina Paunio, Dirk Pevernagie, Johan Verbraecken, Hans-Günter Weeß, Adam Wichniak, Irina Zavalko, Erna S. Arnardottir, Oana-Claudia Deleanu, Barbara Strazisar, Marielle Zoetmulder and Kai Spiegelhalder
Version of Record online: 5 SEP 2017 | DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12594

This European guideline was developed by a task force of the European Sleep Research Society, with the aim of providing clinical recommendations for the management of adult patients with insomnia. 

Catalogue of knowledge and skills for sleep medicine

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Regular Research Paper

 
Catalogue of knowledge and skills for sleep medicine
Thomas Penzel, Dirk Pevernagie, Zoran Dogas, Ludger Grote, Simone de Lacy, Andrea Rodenbeck, Claudio Bassetti, Søren Berg, Fabio Cirignotta, Marie-Pia d'Ortho, Diego Garcia-Borreguero, Patrick Levy, Lino Nobili, Teresa Paiva, Philippe Peigneux, Thomas Pollm[a WITH DIAERESIS]cher, Dieter Riemann, Debra J. Skene, Marco Zucconi and Colin Espie, For The Sleep Medicine Committee and The European Sleep Research Society
Article first published online: 7 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12095

Sleepiness at the wheel across Europe: a survey of 19 countries

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Regular Research Paper

 
Sleepiness at the wheel across Europe: a survey of 19 countries
Marta Gonçalves, Roberto Amici, Raquel Lucas, Torbjörn Åkerstedt, Fabio Cirignotta, Jim Horne, Damien Léger, Walter T. Mcnicholas, Markku Partinen, Joaquín Téran-Santos, Philippe Peigneux and Ludger Grote
Article first published online: 12 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/jsr.12267

Letters to the Editor

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Publications selected from European Sleep Laboratories

The list derived from Pubmed considers articles from European Sleep Laboratories containing the term "sleep" in the title.
(Last update: 29 June 2018).

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Chest. 2018 Jun;153(6):1501-1502. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.03.052.

Servo-Ventilation Therapy for Sleep-Disordered Breathing.

Somers VArzt MBradley TDRanderath WTamisier RWon C.

 

 

J Physiol. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.1113/JP276206. [Epub ahead of print]

Breath-holding as a means to estimate the loop gain contribution to obstructive sleep apnea.

Messineo LTaranto-Montemurro LAzarbarzin AMarques MDOCalianese NWhite DPWellman ASands SA.

 

 

6.         BMC Public Health. 2018 Jun 7;18(1):705. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5610-7.

Cross-sectional and prospective associations between sleep, screen time, active school travel, sports/exercise participation and physical activity in children and adolescents.

Dalene KEAnderssen SAAndersen LB3Steene-Johannessen JEkelund UHansen BHKolle E.

 

 

Sleep Med. 2018 Apr 25;48:101-106. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2018.03.028. [Epub ahead of print]

Visually detected non-rapid eye movement stage 2 sleep spindle density at age five years predicted prosocial behavior positively and hyperactivity scores negatively at age nine years.

Mikoteit TBrand SPerren Svon Wyl Avon Klitzing KKurath JHolsboer-Trachsler EHatzinger M.

 

 

J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.18.08498-0. [Epub ahead of print]

Risk factors for precompetitive sleep behavior in elite female athletes.

Silva MRPaiva T.

 

 

J Sleep Res. 2018 Jun 5:e12706. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12706. [Epub ahead of print]

Exploring the impact of experimental sleep restriction and sleep deprivation on subjectively perceived sleep parameters.

Maric ABürgi MWerth EBaumann CRPoryazova R.

 

 

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 May 11;9:234. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00234. eCollection 2018.

Associations Between the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Sleep Parameters Vary by Age.

Titova OELindberg EElmståhl SLind LSchiöth HBBenedict C.

 

 

Front Neurol. 2018 May 8;9:318. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00318. eCollection 2018.

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Reduces Night-Time Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Resistant Hypertension: The RHOOSAS Randomized Controlled Trial.

Joyeux-Faure MBaguet JPBarone-Rochette GFaure PSosner PMounier-Vehier CLévy PTamisier RPépin JL.

 

 

Front Psychiatry. 2018 May 17;9:182. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00182. eCollection 2018.

Stability of Mental Toughness, Sleep Disturbances, and Physical Activity in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)-A Longitudinal and Pilot Study.

Sadeghi Bahmani DEsmaeili LShaygannejad VGerber MKesselring JLang UEHolsboer-Trachsler EBrand S.

 

 

Lancet Neurol. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S1474-4422(18)30162-5. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30162-5. [Epub ahead of print]

In-vivo staging of pathology in REM sleep behaviour disorder: a multimodality imaging case-control study.

Knudsen KFedorova TDHansen AKSommerauer MOtto MSvendsen KBNahimi AStokholm MGPavese NBeier CPBrooks DJBorghammer P.

 

 

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Jun 1:194599818773993. doi: 10.1177/0194599818773993. [Epub ahead of print]

Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation Score to Guide Mask Selection in CPAP-Treated Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Lebret MArnol NMartinot JBTamisier RDeschaux CPépin JLBorel JC.

 

 

J Alzheimers Dis. 2018 May 31. doi: 10.3233/JAD-180055. [Epub ahead of print]

Subjective Sleep Quality is not Associated with Incident Dementia: The Rotterdam Study.

Lysen TSWolters FJLuik AIIkram MKTiemeier HIkram MA.

 

 

Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S1074-7427(18)30128-X. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2018.05.017. [Epub ahead of print]

Sleep-wake rhythm fragmentation relates more strongly than age and any other known risk to medial temporal lobe atrophy.

Van Someren EJWOosterman JMVan Harten BR L VogelsGouw AAH C WeinsteinPoggesi AScheltens PScherder EJA.

 

 

Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/apt.14824. [Epub ahead of print]

Prospective evaluation of the impact of covert hepatic encephalopathy on quality of life and sleep in cirrhotic patients.

Labenz CBaron JSToenges GSchattenberg JMNagel MSprinzl MFNguyen-Tat MZimmermann THuber YMarquardt JUGalle PRWörns MA.

 

 

Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2018 Jan;74:118-122. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2017.10.012.

Effects of 16-weeks of Pilates on health perception and sleep quality among elderly women.

Curi VSVilaça JHaas ANFernandes HM.

Understanding Sleep: Novel Perspectives in Neurosciences

ESRS satellite symposium held at 9th FENS Forum of Neuroscience

Vol. 152, No. 2-3 (2014) Understanding Sleep: Novel Perspectives in Neurosciences

Proceedings of the ESRS satellite symposium held during the 9th Federation European Neurosciences Societies (FENS) Forum of Neuroscience, 4 July 2014, Milan, Italy

Classification internationale des pathologies du sommeil
3ième version

French translation of the ICSD-3

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The French translation of the "International Classification of Sleep Disorders - ICSD 3" was published by the French Sleep Research and Medicine Society (SFRMS).

The book can be ordered here.

White Paper "Sleepiness at the Wheel"

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Bilingual version

Authorship

Preface: Manuel Valls, French Minsiter of Interior Affairs

Authors/ Panel of European Sleep Experts:
Torbjorn Akerstedt, Claudio Bassetti, Fabio Cirignotta, Diego García-Borreguero, Marta Gonçalves, Jim Horne, Damien Léger, Markku Partinen, Thomas Penzel, Pierre Philip, Joris C. Verster.

The book was published in 2013 in cooperation with the French Motorway Companies (ASFA) and the National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance (INSV).

 

ESRS 40th Anniversary Book

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European Sleep Research Society (1972 – 2012)
40th Anniversary of the ESRS
Editor: Claudio L. Bassetti
Co-Editors: Brigitte Knobl, Hartmut Schulz
Regensburg, Bern, 2012

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The print version can be ordered from Mrs. Maria Wiechmann (maria.wiechmann@esrs.eu) for a fee of € 35,00.

 

ESRS 40th Anniversary Web Gallery

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Werner P. Koella, ESRS Founding President

Sleep and Breathing Conference 2019

Abstract submission deadline: 31 October 2018
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Certified Expert Somnologists and Technologists 2018

The ESRS Board and the ESRS Examination Subcommittee congratulate all candidates who passed the ESRS Examination in Sleep Medicine and obtained certification as Expert Somnologists and Technologists.

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European Sleep Research Laboratories and Travel Grants

New rules on driver licensing for patients with obstructive sleep apnea: European Union Directive 2014/85/EU

Maria R. Bonsignore, Winfried Randerath, Renata Riha, Dan Smyth, Christina Gratziou, Marta Gonçalves and Walter T. McNicholas
© 2016 European Sleep Research Society, J. Sleep Res., 25, 3–4

Expert Evaluators for European Commission Project Evaluations

Invitation to insert new sleep-oriented profiles into the expert database of the DG Research and Innovation of the European Union

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Dear ESRS Members,

During the recent visit of an ESRS delegation to Brussels, Dr Catherine Berens, who is the Head of the Neuroscience sector of the DG Research and Innovation, and her collaborator, Dr Mark Goldammer, warmly invited us to encourage ESRS members to insert their profiles into the DG Research and Innovation Expert database.

These experts are appointed by the European Commission as peer reviewers to assist in the evaluation of proposals and monitoring of actions. In addition, they are involved in the preparation, implementation or evaluation of programmes and design of policies. This includes the Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups.

The presence of sleep experts within this database is crucial for providing a focused and unbiased evaluation of sleep research and sleep medicine-related projects and to favour the presence of sleep-related topics within the forthcoming Horizon 2020 Work Programmes.

You will find detailed information regarding registration as an expert evaluator at:
ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/experts/index.html

Sleep Medicine Textbook
Editors:
Claudio Bassetti, Zoran Dogas, Philippe Peigneux
Publisher:
European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)

View Sample Chapter | Buy now >>

Publications selected from European Sleep Laboratories

The list derived from Pubmed considers articles from European Sleep Laboratories containing the term "sleep" in the title. (Last update: 29 June 2018).

 

Lancet Neurol. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S1474-4422(18)30162-5. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30162-5. [Epub ahead of print]

In-vivo staging of pathology in REM sleep behaviour disorder: a multimodality imaging case-control study.

Knudsen KFedorova TDHansen AKSommerauer MOtto MSvendsen KBNahimi AStokholm MGPavese NBeier CPBrooks DJBorghammer P.

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Chest. 2018 Jun;153(6):1501-1502. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.03.052.

Servo-Ventilation Therapy for Sleep-Disordered Breathing.

Somers VArzt MBradley TDRanderath WTamisier RWon C.

 

 

J Physiol. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.1113/JP276206. [Epub ahead of print]

Breath-holding as a means to estimate the loop gain contribution to obstructive sleep apnea.

Messineo LTaranto-Montemurro LAzarbarzin AMarques MDOCalianese NWhite DPWellman ASands SA.

 

 

6.         BMC Public Health. 2018 Jun 7;18(1):705. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5610-7.

Cross-sectional and prospective associations between sleep, screen time, active school travel, sports/exercise participation and physical activity in children and adolescents.

Dalene KEAnderssen SAAndersen LB3Steene-Johannessen JEkelund UHansen BHKolle E.

 

 

Sleep Med. 2018 Apr 25;48:101-106. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2018.03.028. [Epub ahead of print]

Visually detected non-rapid eye movement stage 2 sleep spindle density at age five years predicted prosocial behavior positively and hyperactivity scores negatively at age nine years.

Mikoteit TBrand SPerren Svon Wyl Avon Klitzing KKurath JHolsboer-Trachsler EHatzinger M.

 

 

J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.23736/S0022-4707.18.08498-0. [Epub ahead of print]

Risk factors for precompetitive sleep behavior in elite female athletes.

Silva MRPaiva T.

 

 

J Sleep Res. 2018 Jun 5:e12706. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12706. [Epub ahead of print]

Exploring the impact of experimental sleep restriction and sleep deprivation on subjectively perceived sleep parameters.

Maric ABürgi MWerth EBaumann CRPoryazova R.

 

 

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018 May 11;9:234. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00234. eCollection 2018.

Associations Between the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Sleep Parameters Vary by Age.

Titova OELindberg EElmståhl SLind LSchiöth HBBenedict C.

 

 

Front Neurol. 2018 May 8;9:318. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00318. eCollection 2018.

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Reduces Night-Time Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Resistant Hypertension: The RHOOSAS Randomized Controlled Trial.

Joyeux-Faure MBaguet JPBarone-Rochette GFaure PSosner PMounier-Vehier CLévy PTamisier RPépin JL.

 

 

Front Psychiatry. 2018 May 17;9:182. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2018.00182. eCollection 2018.

Stability of Mental Toughness, Sleep Disturbances, and Physical Activity in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis (MS)-A Longitudinal and Pilot Study.

Sadeghi Bahmani DEsmaeili LShaygannejad VGerber MKesselring JLang UEHolsboer-Trachsler EBrand S.

 

 

Lancet Neurol. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S1474-4422(18)30162-5. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30162-5. [Epub ahead of print]

In-vivo staging of pathology in REM sleep behaviour disorder: a multimodality imaging case-control study.

Knudsen KFedorova TDHansen AKSommerauer MOtto MSvendsen KBNahimi AStokholm MGPavese NBeier CPBrooks DJBorghammer P.

 

 

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Jun 1:194599818773993. doi: 10.1177/0194599818773993. [Epub ahead of print]

Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation Score to Guide Mask Selection in CPAP-Treated Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Lebret MArnol NMartinot JBTamisier RDeschaux CPépin JLBorel JC.

 

 

J Alzheimers Dis. 2018 May 31. doi: 10.3233/JAD-180055. [Epub ahead of print]

Subjective Sleep Quality is not Associated with Incident Dementia: The Rotterdam Study.

Lysen TSWolters FJLuik AIIkram MKTiemeier HIkram MA.

 

 

Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2018 Jun 1. pii: S1074-7427(18)30128-X. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2018.05.017. [Epub ahead of print]

Sleep-wake rhythm fragmentation relates more strongly than age and any other known risk to medial temporal lobe atrophy.

Van Someren EJWOosterman JMVan Harten BR L VogelsGouw AAH C WeinsteinPoggesi AScheltens PScherder EJA.

 

 

Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/apt.14824. [Epub ahead of print]

Prospective evaluation of the impact of covert hepatic encephalopathy on quality of life and sleep in cirrhotic patients.

Labenz CBaron JSToenges GSchattenberg JMNagel MSprinzl MFNguyen-Tat MZimmermann THuber YMarquardt JUGalle PRWörns MA.

 

 

Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2018 Jan;74:118-122. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2017.10.012.

Effects of 16-weeks of Pilates on health perception and sleep quality among elderly women.

Curi VSVilaça JHaas ANFernandes HM.

1st ESRS Sleep Science School: Photo Logbook

The ESRS Sleep Science School, focused on "Neural Networks in Sleep", met in Fréjus, France, 16 to 21 October 2017.

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EU Directive on Driving and OSAS

The Commission Directive 2014/85/EU amending Directive 2006/126/EC on driving licences has been adopted. Introducing OSAS in the Annex of fitness to drive, this directive represents a major step forward in the official recognition of sleep disorders as a major factor in driving safety.

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ESRS and FENS Society Membership

The ESRS joined the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) as monodisciplinary society member. ESRS members thus profit from multiple benefits. Login details to the FENS website were distributed by FENS to ESRS members on 23 December 2013.

Cick here to read more about complementary FENS membership.

Benefits & Services

Membership of FENS invites you to:

  • register at reduced rates at the FENS Forum
  • access the official FENS journal, European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN), free of charge
  • receive the FENS e-mailings (Job Market, EJN table of contents etc.) regularly

ESRS Wake-Up Bus Project

The bus project aims at raising awareness among general public of the importance of sleepiness as one of the main causes of road accidents. An awareness campaign will be run by the National Sleep Society of each country visited by the bus.
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Presentations held at EU Parliament
Brochures | Bus route |
Photo gallery
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Joint Campaigns: Estonia | Sweden

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Wake-Up Bus starting in Oporto, Portugal, 3 October 2013

The bus left Oporto on 3rd October and the journey ended with a meeting at the EU Parliament in Brussels held on 15 October in which the EU Parliamentarians were addressed by ESRS officers, ANSS members, and a panel of experts about “sleepiness at the wheel”- related issues.

Core Activities of the Project:

  1. European awareness campaign about sleepiness at the wheel. A Wake-up bus will run through Europe starting in Portugal and ending in Brussels. An awareness campaign will be run by the National Sleep Society of each country visited by the Wake-up bus (Austria, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain) and of several countries (Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia, Sweden) that cannot be reached by the bus due to time limitation.
  2. European sleep study on “Sleepiness and Accidents”. An online questionnaire has been made available by the NSS of 20 European countries. The results will be presented and discussed at the final symposium (see point 4).
  3. Creation of an ESRS expert panel on “Sleep and Driving” which performs a state of the art review and an proposal for an action plan to be delivered to EU official
  4. A one-day symposium at the EU Parliament in Brussels as the final “highlight” of the campaign

Project group:

  • Marta Goncalves, Project Coordinator, Member Executive Committee ANSS and EU Committee, ESRS
  • Ludger Grote, Chair Executive Committee Assembly of National Sleep Societies, ESRS
  • Roberto Amici, Chair EU Committee, ESRS
  • Philippe Peigneux, President of the ESRS

 

The Wake-Up Bus Project

 

Meeting and presentation at EU Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, 15-Oct-2013

Best Practice Example
The ESRS Wake-Up bus drivers were assessed by polysomnography (PSG) before the journey, a preventive measure that should be applied to all professional drivers.

[The PSG was made pro-bono at the Hospital Cuf Porto.]

Networking to Understand Sleep Functions and Dysfunctions

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The European Basic and Clinical Sleep Research Towards Horizon 2020

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ESRS Corporate Membership

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The Corporate Membership offers the opportunity to become a member of the ESRS.

As an ESRS corporate member you join the mutual efforts of ESRS members to promote all aspects of research on sleep and related areas to improve the care for patients with sleep disorders and to facilitate the dissemination of information regarding sleep research and sleep medicine.

Have a look at the many benefits you get by becoming ESRS corporate member by clicking on the link to the brochure.

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Upcoming ESRS events

  • 2019 Apr 11 – Apr 13
    Marseille France

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    Sleep and Breathing 2019

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    The fifth international conference organised by the European Respiratory Society (ERS) and the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS)

    Registration & abstract submission opening: August 2018

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ESRS endorsed or sponsored events

  • 2018 Oct 18 – Jul 6
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    CAS Certificate of Advanced Studies in Sleep, Consciousness and Related Disorders

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    Academy of Sleep and Consciousness (ASC)

    Application deadline: 31 August 2018

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  • 2018 Oct 19 – Oct 20
    Naples Italy

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    Project "Sleep & Psyche"

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