Symposium & Oral Sessions

Browse a list of our Symposium & Oral Sessions below - these will be available to add to your calendar this fall.

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Satellite Presentation - Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: Waking up to a New Treatment Paradigm

Time Section Speaker/Facilitator 8:30 – 8:35 AM Introductions & Welcome Chair + Panelists 8:35 – 8:55 AM Overview of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness •Causes & Disease Burden •Challenges in...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 1: Sleep, emotions and mood disorders during the COVID 19 Pandemic across Countries and Populations

SYMPOSIUM 1: Sleep, emotions and mood disorders during the COVID 19 Pandemic across Countries and Populations CHAIRPERSON: Dr. Veronica Guadagni PRESENTERS: Dr. Veronica Guadagni, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada Title: Sleep, Emotions and...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 2: Sleep and Cognitive Impairment: An Evidence-Based Clinical Update

SYMPOSIUM 2: Sleep and Cognitive Impairment: An Evidence-Based Clinical Update CHAIRPERSON: Mark I. Boulos, MD, MSc PRESENTERS: Nathan Cross1, Andrew S.P. Lim, MD, MMSc,2; Mark I. Boulos, MD, MSc,2 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Concordia University; 2 Department of Medicine,...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 3: Multimodal neuroimaging during sleep: How can simultaneous recording advance our understanding of the sleeping human brain?

SYMPOSIUM 3: Multimodal neuroimaging during sleep: How can simultaneous recording advance our understanding of the sleeping human brain? CHAIRPERSONS: Makoto Uji1; Stuart Fogel4 PRESENTERS: Makoto Uji1; Andrew Bagshaw2; Laura Lewis3; Stuart Fogel4 AFFILIATIONS: 1...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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PRESENTATION: What every sleep provider needs to know about management of perioperative sleep disordered breathing

PRESENTATION: What every sleep provider needs to know about management of perioperative sleep disordered breathing? A Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine (SASM) Session CHAIRPERSONS: Dr. Mandeep Singh, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; Dr. Christine...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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Oral Session 1: Neural Control of Sleep and Wakefulness

ORAL SESSION 1: Neural Control of Sleep and Wakefulness DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM 1. Circuit control of theta oscillations during REM sleep PRESENTING AUTHOR: Taksokhan, Anita3 CO-AUTHORS: Fraigne, Jimmy1; Peever, John1, 2 AFFILIATIONS: 1...

Speakers

Anita Taksokhan
Tanya Leduc
University of Montreal
Maria Neus Ballester Roig
Hanhee Lee
Susan Harbison
2021-10-29 Sessions Anita Taksokhan, Tanya Leduc, Maria Neus Ballester Roig, Hanhee Lee, Susan Harbison,
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SYMPOSIUM 4: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sleep: A Contextual Perspective

SYMPOSIUM 4: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sleep: A Contextual Perspective CHAIRPERSON: Geneviève Forest1 PRESENTERS: Geneviève Forest1; Marie-Hélène Pennestri2; Tetyana Kendzerska3; Véronique Massicotte4 AFFILIATIONS: 1 UQO; 2 McGill University; 3 The...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 5: Precision Medicine in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Are We Getting Close?

SYMPOSIUM 5: Precision Medicine in Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Are We Getting Close? CHAIRPERSON: Najib Ayas PRESENTERS: Ali Azarbarzin1; Atul Malhotra2; Diego Mazzotti3 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Harvard University; 2 UCSD; 3 University Kansas DESCRIPTION: This symposium will...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 6: Sensory stimulation for manipulating sleep brain oscillations

SYMPOSIUM 6: Sensory stimulation for manipulating sleep brain oscillations CHAIRPERSON: Aurore Perrault PRESENTERS: Aurore Perrault1; Elsa Juan2; Emily Coffey1; Guillaume Legendre3 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Concordia University; 2 University of Amsterdam; 3 University of...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 7: New Insights into Sleep Disordered Breathing in Selected Populations

SYMPOSIUM 7: New Insights into Sleep Disordered Breathing in Selected Populations CHAIRPERSON: Najib Ayas, UBC PRESENTERS: Andrew Lim1; Marcus Povitz2; Rachel Jen; Sushmita Pamidi3 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto; 2 University...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 8: Bringing the Sleep Laboratory to a Patient's Home

SYMPOSIUM 8: Bringing the Sleep Laboratory to a Patient's Home CHAIRPERSON: Mark Boulos1 PRESENTERS: Brian Murray1; Cathy Goldstein2; Houman Khosravani3; Mark Boulos3 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto; 2 University of Michigan; 3...

2021-10-29 Sessions
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Oral Session 2: Insomnia: Updates on Treatments

ORAL SESSION 2: Insomnia: Updates on Treatments DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 4:00 PM END TIME: 5:30 PM 1. Effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia on sleep misperception in chronic primary insomnia PRESENTING AUTHOR: Perrault, Aurore A.1,2 CO-AUTHORS:...

Speakers

Aurore A. Perrault
Jane Yardley
Dre Annie Vallières, Ph.D
Psychologue Professeure titulaire; Responsable Unité sommeil, Service de consultation de l’École de psychologie
Université Laval
Philippe Stenstrom
2021-10-29 Sessions Aurore A. Perrault, Jane Yardley, Dre Annie Vallières, Ph.D, Philippe Stenstrom,
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Oral Session 3: Sleep Across the Lifespan

ORAL SESSION 3: Sleep Across the Lifespan DATE: 10/29/2021 START TIME: 4:00 PM END TIME: 5:30 PM 1. Long-term Efficacy and Safety of Lemborexant Versus Placebo For the Treatment of Insomnia in Elderly Adults PRESENTING AUTHOR: Moline, Margaret1 CO-AUTHORS: Inoue,...

Speakers

Margaret Moline
Jonathan Dubé
Balmeet Toor
Elizabeth Keys
2021-10-29 Sessions Margaret Moline, Jonathan Dubé, Balmeet Toor, Elizabeth Keys,
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Insomnia Management as we Age: A Safer Path Forward

Sponsored Satellite Presentation Symposium topic: Safety of sleep medication use in the elderlyTitle : Insomnia Management as we Age: A Safer Path Forward Objectives : Comparative overview of the various medications and products used for sleep and identify...

Speakers

Matthew Chow, BScPharm, PharmD, ACPR
Pharmacist
Toronto General Hospital
Lionel Noronha, MD,CCFP, FCFP
Lead Physician Belleville FHO, Medical Director for Stirling Manor
Belleville FHO; Stirling Manor
Simon Ducharme, MD, MSc, FRPC(c)
Neuropsychiatrist
Douglas Mental Health Institute
2021-10-30 Sessions Matthew Chow, BScPharm, PharmD, ACPR, Lionel Noronha, MD,CCFP, FCFP, Simon Ducharme, MD, MSc, FRPC(c),
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SYMPOSIUM 9: In the Wild: Leveraging Technologies to Accelerate the Translation and Reach of Sleep and Circadian Science Into Real-Life Settings

SYMPOSIUM 9: In the Wild: Leveraging Technologies to Accelerate the Translation and Reach of Sleep and Circadian Science Into Real-Life Settings   CHAIRPERSON: Anne Germain1 PRESENTERS: Anne Germain1; Christopher Connaboy2; Daniel Taylor3; Rachel...

2021-10-30 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 10: Sleep and dementia risk: identifying involved sleep characteristics and mechanisms

SYMPOSIUM 10: Sleep and dementia risk: identifying involved sleep characteristics and mechanisms CHAIRPERSON: Andrée-Ann Baril1 PRESENTERS: Andrée-Ann Baril1; Andrew Lim2; Claire André3; Matthew Pase4 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Douglas Mental Health Institute, McGill...

2021-10-30 Sessions
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Oral Session 4: Daytime Sleepiness and Hypersomnolence Disorders

ORAL SESSION 4: Daytime Sleepiness and Hypersomnolence Disorders DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 12:15 PM END TIME: 1:45 PM 1. Cataplexy-Free Days in a Phase 3, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Randomized Withdrawal Study of Lower-Sodium Oxybate in Adults With...

Speakers

Yves Dauvilliers
Ahmed Elwali
Aaron Gibbings
Laavanya Dharmakulaseelan
Arina Bingeliene
2021-10-30 Sessions Yves Dauvilliers, Ahmed Elwali, Aaron Gibbings, Laavanya Dharmakulaseelan, Arina Bingeliene,
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SYMPOSIUM 11: Sleep health disparities during COVID19 pandemic: A health equity issue

SYMPOSIUM 11: Sleep health disparities during COVID19 pandemic: A health equity issue CHAIRPERSON: Guido Simonelli1 PRESENTERS: Guido Simonelli1; Alberto Ramos2; Chandra Jackson3; Molly Billings4 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Université de Montréal; 2 University of Miami Miller...

2021-10-30 Sessions
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SYMPOSIUM 12: Interrogation of new sleep/wake regulating circuits

SYMPOSIUM 12: Interrogation of new sleep/wake regulating circuits CHAIRPERSON: Jimmy Fraigne1 PRESENTERS: Jimmy Fraigne1; Ada Eban-Rothschild2; Carolina Gutierrez-Herrera3; Daniel Kroeger4 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Dept. of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto; 2...

2021-10-30 Sessions
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Oral Session 5: Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases

ORAL SESSION 5: Sleep and Neurodegenerative Diseases DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM 1. Disturbed sleep and reduced hippocampal integrity at midlife: Implications for AD risk in women with early surgical menopause PRESENTING AUTHOR: Gervais,...

Speakers

Robin Pokrzywinski
Brittany Dugan
Veronica Guadagni
Jacopo Cristini
2021-10-30 Sessions Nicole Gervais, Robin Pokrzywinski, Brittany Dugan, Veronica Guadagni, Jacopo Cristini,
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Oral Session 6: Sleep, Stress, Emotional Regulation and Insomnia

ORAL SESSION 6: Sleep, Emotional Regulation and Insomnia DATE: 10/30/2021 START TIME: 2:15 PM END TIME: 3:45 PM 1. A Systematic Review of Insomnia Symptoms in School Teachers PRESENTING AUTHOR: Davidson, Judith1 AFFILIATIONS: 1 Queen's University 2. An open-label study...

Speakers

Dr. Judith R. Davidson, Ph.D., C. Psych
Clinical and Health Psychologist Somnologist (ESRS): Behavioural Sleep Medicine & Adjunct Professor
Queen's University
Meggan Porteous
Chun Yao
Christine Ou
2021-10-30 Sessions Dr. Judith R. Davidson, Ph.D., C. Psych, Meggan Porteous, Chun Yao, Christine Ou,