SRS Podcasts and Webinars
Welcome to the Sleep Research Society podcasts and webinars page! Listen to riveting episodes from various podcasts that feature cutting-edge research from SRS members and leadership, or focus on important sleep and circadian rhythm-related research topics relevant to our scientific community.
Webinar: NIH Clinical Trials Policies
Presenter: William T. Riley, PhD, Director of the NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
Description: In this webinar, moderated by Andrew Krystal, MD, Dr. Riley describes the NIH Clinical Trials Definition, policies and procedures for principal investigators applying for and conducting clinical trials, continued monitoring, and input regarding policy impacts. The webinar concludes with a question and answer period with the audience.
Broadcast: Thur 1 Feb 2018
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with Kristen Knutson, PhD
Episode 036. The Impact of Sleep on Heart Health
Interviewee: Kristen Knutson, PhD
Description: The number of people experiencing sleep problems has increased in lockstep with the growing prevalence of cardiometabolic diseases. In this episode of humanOS Radio, Dan Pardi talks with professor Kristen Knutson about why this is unlikely to be a mere coincidence.
Duration: 21min 41sec
Broadcast: Thur 3 May 2018
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with John Peever, PhD
Episode 034. The Mysterious World of Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep
Interviewee: John Peever, PhD
Description: In this episode of humanOS Radio, Dan Pardi talks with professor John Peever, Director of the Centre for Biology Timing and Cognition at the University of Toronto. Professor Peever’s research focuses on how the brain regulates wakefulness and sleep, and their discussion focuses on REM sleep.
Duration: 28min 41sec
Broadcast: Tue 17 Apr 2018
Podcast: Hurry Slowly Interview with Sigrid Veasey, MD
Episode: 010: Sigrid Veasey: The Science of Sleep
Interviewee: Sigrid Veasey, MD
Description: In this conversation with University of Pennsylvania sleep researcher Sigrid Veasey, Hurry Slowly host Jocelyn K. Glei explores how getting a good night’s rest sets the tone for your entire waking workday. And how so many shortcomings of performance — and patience — can be traced back to a lack of sleep.
Broadcast: Tue 12 Dec 2017
Podcast: Mornings with Jon Faine Interview with Sean P.A. Drummond, PhD
Episode: Known Unknowns finds out about sleep
Interviewee: Sean P.A. Drummond, PhD
Description: Jon Faine is joined by Sean Drummond, President of the Sleep Research Society, Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences Sleep Program, School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University.
Duration: 36min 57sec
Broadcast: Wed 5 Jul 2017
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with Bryce Mander, PhD
Episode 023. The State of the Art in Sleep and Aging
Interviewee: Bryce Mander, PhD
Description: In this episode of humanOS Radio, Dan Pardi talks with Bryce Mander, a postdoctoral fellow in the Matthew Walker Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab at UC Berkeley. Bryce and colleagues recently wrote a review that explores how sleep changes as we grow older, and the potential long-term implications of these alterations.
Duration: 41min 24sec
Broadcast: Thur 4 May 2017
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with Luis de Lecea, PhD
Episode 013. New Discovery Could Mean Better, Next-Generation Sleep Drugs
Interviewee: Luis de Lecea, PhD
Description: In this episode of humanOS Radio, Dan Pardi interviews Luis de Lecea, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Recently, he and his colleagues published a study in the prestigious journal Nature demonstrating that dopamine neuron activity (in the ventral tegmental area of the brain) is necessary in order to be awake.
Duration: 16min 28sec
Broadcast: Fri 16 Dec 2016
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with Jamie Zeitzer, PhD
Episode 011. A New Product to Significantly Reduce Jet Lag – Interview with Stanford Professor, Jamie Zeitzer
Interviewee: Jamie Zeitzer, PhD
Description: In this episode, Dan Pardi speaks with Dr. Jamie Zeitzer who is an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Science at Stanford and at the VA Aging Clinical Research Center of Stanford University, about his research on light and the timing of biological rhythms.
Duration: 52min 31sec
Broadcast: Thur 17 Nov 2016
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with David Samson, PhD
Episode 005. Professor David Samson on bedding, sleep depth, and cognition
Interviewee: David Samson, PhD
Description: In this interview, Dan Pardi interviews evolutionary biologist, Professor David Samson of Duke University. Dr. Samson talks about his work research the sleep platforms (i.e., beds) or great apes in Africa.
Duration: 27min 10sec
Broadcast: Thur 19 May 2016
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with Marcos Frank, PhD
Episode 004. How Sleep Helps You Learn and Remember – Guest, Prof Marcos Frank
Interviewee: Marcos Frank, PhD
Description: In this interview, Professor Marcos Frank of Washington State University discusses the state of the science on how sleep helps you learn and remember, and explains how things work.
Duration: 25min 39sec
Broadcast: Thur 19 May 2016
Podcast: humanOS Radio Interview with Jerry Siegel, PhD
Episode 002. Professor Jerry Siegel, UCLA – Research on Hunter-Gatherer Sleep
Interviewee: Jerry Siegel, PhD
Description: In this episode, Dan Pardi speaks with Professor Jerry Siegel at UCLA about his ground-breaking study that evaluated three societies living in natural conditions (e.g., modern day hunter-gatherers) to examine their sleep behaviors and physiology.
Duration: 28min 49sec
Broadcast: Thur 19 May 2016