Episode 51: The State of Sleep Medicine


Mind Moments™, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Karl Doghramji, MD, FAASM, DFAPA.

Karl Doghramji, MD, FAASM, DFAPA, NeurologyLive® Advisory Board member, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Medicine Medical Director, Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center Program Director, Fellowship in Sleep Medicine Thomas Jefferson University

Karl Doghramji, MD, FAASM, DFAPA

Karl Doghramji, MD, FAASM, DFAPA

Episode 51 of the NeurologyLive® Mind Moments™ podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments™ podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 51, "The State of Sleep Medicine," features an exclusive interview with Karl Doghramji, MD, FAASM, DFAPA, professor of psychiatry and human behavior; professor of neurology; and medical director, Jefferson Sleep Disorders Center, at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience of Jefferson Health. He shared his perspective on the current state of care for sleep disorders, the impact of the pandemic on sleep in the US, and some of the recent advances in therapeutics and research.

The stories featured in this week's Neurology News Minute, which will give you quick updates on the following developments in neurology, are further detailed here:


1:15 – The role of sleep in individuals' emotional and physical lives

5:40 – Current awareness about the health effects of poor sleep

8:15 – Clinical and commercial tools to measure sleep

10:45 – Recent advances in therapeutics for sleep disorders

15:20 – Tailoring specific therapies for specific patients

17:15 – Neurology News Minute

19:45 – Narcolepsy as a model for other sleep disorders

22:20 – Patient identification and differential diagnosis

25:40 – The sleep specialist's inclusion in the comprehensive care model

28:25 – Meeting the increasing demand for sleep specialists

30:40 – Sleep's role in dementia and cognition

33:50 – The state of sleep amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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