Welcome to the Sleep Medicine Home Page
Last Updated December 3, 1998
This home page lists resources regarding all aspects of
sleep including, the physiology of sleep, clinical sleep medicine, sleep research,
federal and state information, patient information, and business-related groups.
If you have any additional sleep-related information appropriate for this listing
send me information by email.
Sleep-related Newsgroups and Discussion Groups
- SLEEP-L Moderated. A sleep bulletin board for healthcare workers particularly sleep
specialists and researchers. Available through subscription. Contact:
- PEDSLEEP Moderated. Pediatric sleep list which covers developmental and clinical
sleep-related issues from birth to adolescence. The list is open to all medical and education
professionals involved in child-care. Available through subscription. Contact: Sadeh@ccsg.tau.ac.il
- DENTAL-SLEEP Moderated. Dental sleep list that provides
information for dentists who are working with oral appliance therapy for
snoring and sleep apnea. Available through subscription. Send SUBSCRIBE
DENTAL-SLEEP Firstname lastname Degree to email@example.com
- Sleep Technology Forum Polysomnography technology forum.
Available through subscription. Send Subscribe SLPTECH Your Name to
- Sleep Trainee Email Ntework (T-net) Bulletin board for trainees
at all levels within the field of sleep. Contact Sean Drummond at
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- alt.dreams Dreams discussion group
- alt.dreams.lucid Lucid dreams discussion group
- alt.health.cfids-action Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Action Group (Moderated)
- alt.med.cfs Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Information.
- alt.support.sleep-disorder Sleep disorders support group.
Narcolepsy support group.
Sources of Information
- FTP Sites
- Australian National SIDS
Database. FTP server. Directory
pub/sids. Annual report: annual.txt; autopsy protocol: proptocol.txt
SIDS death scene investigation: sidsproto.txt
- Web Pages
- Text Files
Alphabetical Listing of Sleep Disorders
Clinical Practice Parameters
Sleep-related Foundations and Associated Organizations
Professional Journals and Books
Sleep Research Sites
- Center for Biological
Timing The Mystery of Sleepy Adolescents - online real-time research
Research Laboratory, Loughborough University, UK
- A New Standard
for Integrating Polygraphic Recordings into a Comprehensive Model of Human
Sleep and its Validation in Sleep Disorders. Biomed-2, European
Commission research program.
of Michigan School of Nursing Narcolepsy research and education site.
- Sleep Research Center,
Oasi Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain Aging, Troina,
- Computational Models of
Sleep Spindles and Thalamic Cell Activity. Laval University School of
Onirology Laboratory Claude Bernard University, Lyon, France. Directed by
Prof. Michel Jouvet.
- Sleep Spindle
Research Dynamic Topography of Sleep Spindles.
- Section of Psychopharmacology
and Sleep Research University of Zurich - Institute of Pharmacology,
Federal and State Information
Sleep Education Sites
Medications and Neurotransmitters
Modafinil Research Study in New York at Montefiore Medical
A study of switching Narcolepsy patients from Ritalin, Cylert or
Amphetamine to Modafinil will commence shortly in New York. An opportunity
for narcolepsy patients to start Modafinil at no cost. Interested
participants should send an email
with address, age, place where diagnosis was made. New york, New Jersy and
Connecticut residents only.
Professional meetings related to sleep medicine can be listed here by
sending the appropriate information by
- World Federation of Sleep Research Societies, Third International
Congress. Dresden, Germany, October 5 - 9, 1999 Fax: 49-361-225320-8,
- ROMA OSAS, Second International Conference on Ronchopathy and
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. Roma, Italy, January 23-27, 2000.
tel: 39-6-4462616, Fax: 39-6-44544864
World Congress of Sleep Apnea, Sydney, Australia, March 12 - 15, 2000
Tel: 61-2-9252 3388, Fax: 61-2-9241 5282.
- 15th Congress of the European Sleep
Research Society, September 12-16, 2000, Istanbul,Turkey. Tel:
90 212 6329696 Fax: 90 212 6329696
Sleep Disorders Centers
Sleep Disorder Centers or Laboratories, accredited or non-accredited, can
be listed here by sending an email
message with brief description and address information. Listing does not
necessarily imply endorsement.