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Thien Thanh Dang-Vu MD, PhD

Professor, Health Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
Concordia University
Participates in 1 Session
Dr. Dang-Vu is a neurologist with expertise in sleep medicine. He is a Professor in the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at Concordia University. Dr. Dang-Vu is a researcher at the PERFORM Center and the Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology. He is also a researcher and the Associate Director for Clinical Research at the Centre de Recherche de l’Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal (CRIUGM), affiliated with Université de Montréal, and the Vice-President (Research) of the Canadian Sleep Society (CSS). His expertise includes human sleep physiology, sleep disorders and the use of neuroimaging in sleep research.

Sessions in which Thien Thanh Dang-Vu MD, PhD participates

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM | 15 minutes

Sleep is important for memory consolidation and cognitives performances during the day. There is increasing evidence that brain oscillations during sleep play a central role in such processes. This presentation will review recent work from our lab on the interplay between brain rhythms during sleep, memory consolidation and age-related cognitive decline. We will also discuss recent data showing the impact of sleep disturbances on cognitive functions, as well as the effects o...