You are invited to the UBC’s Department of Family Practice December Research Rounds!

Presentation Title: Is Sleep the Keystone of Healthy Aging?
Presenter: Dr Adam Spira, Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
When: December 1, 2021 at 12:00pm – 1:00pm Pacific (Vancouver) Time
Where: Zoom:

Talk Abstract: In this presentation, Dr. Adam Spira will highlight research tying disturbed sleep to cognitive and functional decline and Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers in later life, and discuss implications of sleep health for older adults’ overall health and well-being. 

Speaker Biography: Dr Adam Spira is Professor and Vice Chair for Research and Faculty in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He studies links of sleep with health outcomes in later life, including cognitive and functional decline, and Alzheimer’s disease pathology. 

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