Continuing Education on Sleep for Physicians


Prof. Dr. Luciana Besedovsky

LMU Munich

PD Dr. med. Elisabeth Kaufmann

LMU Munich

Dr. rer.nat. Nicolas Lutz

LMU Munich

Dr. Sandra Nischwitz

Max-Planck-Institut für Psychiatrie

Fabienne Oettgen

LMU Munich

Prof. Jan Remi

LMU Munich

Prof. Maria Robles, PhD

LMU Munich
The circadian clock is an endogenous timing system that regulates in a daily manner physiological functions and behavior by modulating gene expression and protein function.

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy PhD

University of Oxford
In the last decades a vast empirical and theoretical knowledge about sleep mechanisms has been accumulated. Surprisingly, the function of sleep still remains elusive. Moreover, in place of the long-standing question “why do we sleep?” now comes a more fundamental one: “what is sleep?”