Sleep Disorders: The New Risk Factor for Age-Related Neurogenerative Diseases?

Sleep Disorders: The New Risk Factor for Age-Related Neurogenerative Diseases?

Regular price
$29.99
Sale price
$29.99
Regular price
Sold out
Unit price
per 

Quantity

-

+

Sleep disturbances and sleep apnea, are common in patients with cognitive impairment and neurodegenerative conditions; however there is a growing recognition that the relationship between sleep and neurodegeneration is bi-directional. This symposium will address essential gaps by discussing: 1) mechanistic evidence that sleep disturbances and sleep apnea promote neurodegeneration; 2) novel clinical evidence that sleep apnea is a risk factor for future cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease and understanding whether CPAP treatment may reduce risk; 3) barriers to treating sleep apnea in dementia patients; 4) the role of sleep apnea in the development and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. 

CME credits and/or Certificates of Completion are not provided for this session.

1- Learn about the bi-directional relationship between sleep, sleep apnea and neurodegeneration

2- Learn about emerging evidence that sleep apnea may play a role in neurodegeneration including understanding the mechanistic pathways that underpin this relationship

3- Provide new strategies to manage the care of sleep disordered breathing in patients with neurodegenerative disease

Camilla M. Hoyos, BSc(Hons), MPH, PhD: Chair Introduction

Craig L. Phillips, PhD: Could OSA Be a Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease? What are the Potential Mechanisms?

Andrew William Varga, MD, PhD: Is OSA a Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease? Clinical Evidence

Marta Kaminsky, MD: Sleep and Sleep Apnea in Parkinson's Disease

Nikolaus C. Netzer, MD, PhD: Should We Treat Sleep Apnea in Dementia Patients?

Ricardo Osorio, MD: Where to From Here?

You can save 20% today by joining the ATS.Join more than 16,000 healthcare providers and researchers as a member of the American Thoracic Society today. As an ATS member, you’ll gain access to cutting-edge science, collaboration opportunities, discounts on the annual ATS International Conference, and resources to share with patients. The ATS offers multiple ways to get involved, from Assembly membership to in-person networking opportunities, as well as an online community offered through DocMatter. Join the ATS Today!