SRS Podcasts

Welcome to the Sleep Research Society Podcast page! Listen to riveting episodes from various podcasts that feature cutting-edge research from Sleep Research Society members and leadership, or focus on important sleep and circadian rhythm-related research topics relevant to our scientific community. Please see below for the most recent podcasts.

Podcast: Mornings with Jon Faine

Episode: Known Unknowns finds out about sleep
Interviewee: Sean P.A. Drummond, PhD
Description: Jon Faine is joined by Sean Drummond, President of the Sleep Research Society, Professor of Clinical Neuroscience at the Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences Sleep Program, School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University.
Duration: 36min 57sec
Broadcast: Wed 5 Jul 2017

Podcast: humanOS Radio with Dan Pardi

Episode 023. The State of the Art in Sleep and Aging
Interviewee: Bryce Mander, PhD
Description: In this episode of humanOS Radio, Dan Pardi talks with Bryce Mander, a postdoctoral fellow in the Matthew Walker Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab at UC Berkeley. Bryce and colleagues recently wrote a review that explores how sleep changes as we grow older, and the potential long-term implications of these alterations.
Duration: 41min 24sec
Broadcast: Thur 4 May 2017

Podcast: humanOS Radio with Dan Pardi

Episode 013. New Discovery Could Mean Better, Next-Generation Sleep Drugs
Interviewee: Luis de Lecea, PhD
Description: In this episode of humanOS Radio, Dan Pardi interviews Luis de Lecea, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Recently, he and his colleagues published a study in the prestigious journal Nature demonstrating that dopamine neuron activity (in the ventral tegmental area of the brain) is necessary in order to be awake.
Duration: 16min 28sec
Broadcast: Fri 16 Dec 2016

Podcast: humanOS Radio with Dan Pardi

Episode 005. Professor David Samson on bedding, sleep depth, and cognition
Interviewee: David Samson , PhD
Description: In this interview, Dan Pardi interviews evolutionary biologist, Professor David Samson of Duke University. Dr. Samson talks about his work research the sleep platforms (i.e., beds) or great apes in Africa.
Duration: 27min 10sec
Broadcast: Thur 19 May 2016