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Baltimore, MD, June 2 – 6, 2018

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania clinicians and researchers will be presenting compelling data and giving talks about emerging issues in the field of sleep medicine during SLEEP 2018, in Baltimore, MD, June 2 – 6, 2018.

The meeting includes symposia, clinical workshops and discussion groups on topics ranging from neuroscience and genetics to dreams, sleep deprivation and aging. Clinical sleep specialists also will discuss current practices in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders such as insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea.

To arrange interviews with Penn Medicine experts and learn more about Penn research at SLEEP 2018, please contact Greg Richter at 215-327-2203 or gregory.richter@uphs.upenn.edu or visit Twitter @PennMedNews.

Division of Sleep Medicine

Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology

Division of Sleep and Chronobiology

Penn Sleep Centers

Penn Behavioral Sleep Medicine program

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania Health System

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Penn Medicine is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1765 as the nation’s first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which together form a $7.8 billion enterprise.

The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top medical schools in the United States for more than 20 years, according to U.S. News & World Report's survey of research-oriented medical schools. The School is consistently among the nation's top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with $425 million awarded in the 2018 fiscal year.

The University of Pennsylvania Health System’s patient care facilities include: the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center—which are recognized as one of the nation’s top “Honor Roll” hospitals by U.S. News & World Report—Chester County Hospital; Lancaster General Health; Penn Medicine Princeton Health; and Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional facilities and enterprises include Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Penn Home Care and Hospice Services, Lancaster Behavioral Health Hospital, and Princeton House Behavioral Health, among others.

Penn Medicine is powered by a talented and dedicated workforce of more than 40,000 people. The organization also has alliances with top community health systems across both Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, creating more options for patients no matter where they live.

Penn Medicine is committed to improving lives and health through a variety of community-based programs and activities. In fiscal year 2018, Penn Medicine provided more than $525 million to benefit our community.

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