Education & Training
Selected Honors & Awards
Dr. Daniel Buysse Elected to Association of American Physicians
Daniel Buysse, MD , UPMC Professor of Sleep Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science, has been elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP). He will be recognized at a formal dinner held during the organization’s annual meeting on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, IL. “I am honored to be elected to such a prestigious organization, ” he said....
Center for Sleep and Circadian Science Advances the Science and Practice of Sleep Medicine While Preparing Talented Young Researchers for Careers as Independent Scientists
Depression. Bipolar disorder. Substance use. Alzheimer’s disease. Diabetes. Obesity. Cardiovascular disease. Accidental death. What do these seemingly disparate psychiatric and physical disorders have in common? Each of them is linked to disruption of sleep and circadian rhythms. The Center for Sleep and Circadian Science (CSCS) is an internationally-recognized group of investigators, educators, and clinicians...
Hot Publication - Buysse & Colleagues
Sleep-Wake differences in relative regional cerebral metabolic rate for glucose among patients with insomnia compared with good sleepers Kay DB, Karim HT, Soehner AM, Hasler BP, Wilckens KA, James JA, Aizenstein HJ, Price JC, Rosario BL, Kupfer DJ, Germain A, Hall MH, Franzen PL, Nofzinger EA and Buysse DJ SLEEP 2016, 39:1779-1794 The neurobiological mechanisms of insomnia may involve altered patterns of activation...
Hot Publication - Wilckens et al.
The role of non-rapid eye movement slow wave activity in prefrontal metabolism across young and middle-aged adults Wilckens KA, Aizenstein HJ, Nofzinger EA, James JA, Hasler BP, Rosario-Rivera BL, Franzen PL, Germain A, Hall MH, Kupfer DJ, Price JC, Siegle GJ and Buysse DJ Journal of Sleep Research, 25:296-306 (2016) Slow-wave sleep is a marker for cortical reorganization, particularly within the prefrontal cortex,...