Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Sleep Neurobiology and Circuitry|
Priyattam J. Shiromani
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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70 million Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. Behavior, mood and memory deteriorate with sleep loss and it gets worse with continuing sleep deprivation. Lack of sleep has been linked to Alzheimer’s disease. There is considerable amount of data on the neurons that keep us awake (arousal neurons) whereas very little is known about the neurons that make us fall asleep. Indeed, current network models of sleep-wake regulation list many arousal neuronal populations compared to only one...
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