The SRS Podcast

The official podcast of the Sleep Research Society (SRS). Purposed to disseminate and discuss the latest findings in Sleep and Circadian research.

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Episodes

Tuesday Nov 01, 2022

Episode Summary: In this month’s episode Jesse Cook (Host) sits down with Dr. Micheal Grandner to discuss his recently published paper in journal SLEEP that comprehensively evaluated the performance abilities of a novel, multisensor sleep wearable device: The Happy Ring. A component of this investigation was to assess differences in performance abilities between The Happy Ring’s generalized and personalized algorithms. Here is a link to the article on the SLEEP journal website.   Timestamps: (00:00) - Introduction (00:50) - Topic Orientation  (03:30) - Brief Biography on Dr. Michael Grandner (06:10) - Beginning of Guest Interview  (10:30) - Dr. Grandner’s Journey into Sleep Research  (22:15) - Keyword Association!  (25:30) - 10,000 Foot View of the Paper  (29:00) - Key Findings From the Paper (33:09) - A Deeper Dive into the Methodology, Findings, and Implications (47:00) - Barriers and Challenges to Evaluating Sleep-Tracking Devices (1:04:00) - Future Directions Related to Habitual Sleep Tracking Through Wearables (1:16:05) - Thank you and Acknowledgments (1:17:22) - Outro    Relevant Links and Social Media: Link to paper: Performance of a Multisensor Ring to Evaluate Sleep At-Home Relative to PSG and Actigraphy: Importance of Generalized Versus Personalized Scoring  Dr. Michael Grandner’s Twitter Handle: @michaelgrandner   Get in Contact with us! sleepresearchsocietypodcast@gmail.com  

Tuesday Oct 04, 2022

Episode Summary: In this month’s episode Jesse Cook (Host) and Dr. Diego Mazzotti reviewed the major takehomes from a recent workshop focused on data harmonization of sleep and circadian informatics. The conversation unfolds into a broader discussion that covers topics including open science, the promise and pitfalls of “big data,” data sharing, and much more.    Timestamps: (00:00) - Introduction (00:50) -  Topic Orientation  (03:30) - An introduction to Dr Diego Mazzotti and the paper  (4:30) - Beginning of guest interview  (6:00) - Dr Mazzotti’s journey into biomedical informatics  (11:48) - Word Association!  (14.23) - 10,000 foot view of paper (18:35) - Key findings  (22:01) -  An introduction to SRS taskforce (24.12) - A deeper dive into the workshop and actigrams (31:04) - A deeper dive into the workshop and data sharing (35:40) - The barriers of peer review and data sharing (48:48) - Future directions into improvements in data sharing  (58:47) - Thank you and acknowledgements  (59:50) - Outro    Relevant Links and Social Media: Link to paper: Sleep and circadian informatics data harmonization: a workshop report from the Sleep Research Society and Sleep Research Network Dr. Mazzotti's Twitter Handle: @mazzottidr  National Sleep Ressearch Resource Blog Post on Dr. Mazzotti's paper   Some Information on the National Sleep Research Resource (NSRR): The [sleepdata.org]National Sleep Research Resource (NSRR) is an NHLBI-supported repository for sharing large amounts of sleep data (polysomnography, actigraphy and questionnaire-based) from multiple cohorts, clinical trials, and other data sources. Launched in April 2014, the mission of the NSRR is to advance sleep and circadian science by supporting secondary data analysis, algorithmic development, and signal processing through the sharing of high-quality data sets.   Get in contact with us:  sleepresearchsocietypodcast@gmail.com

Tuesday Sep 06, 2022

Summary: Just in time for the return to school, Jesse Cook (Host) sits down with Dr Lisa Meltzer to discuss two vital papers at the intersect of sleep, school start times, and education modality among pediatrics, adolescents, and teenagers.   (00:00) - Introduction(00:50) -  Topic Orientation (03:45) - An introduction to Dr Lisa Meltzer and the two featured papers. (6:00) - Beginning of Guest Interview (7:00) - Lisa’s journey into sleep research (12:18) - Key word association! (13:33) - 10,000 foot view of paper 1: Changing school start times: impact on sleep in primary and secondary school students(22:38) - Key findings of paper 1 (26:50) - 10,000 foot view of paper 2: COVID-19 instructional approaches (in-person, online, hybrid), school start times, and sleep in over 5,000 U.S. adolescents(40:09) - A deeper dive into the contributing factors of findings and potential interventions (44:00) - The barriers to change and the importance of community engagement (1:05:00) - Future directions into paediatric and school start time research (1:08:00) - Thank you and acknowledgements (1:11:55) - Outro  Links of interest to this episode:Link to paper: Changing school start times: impact on sleep in primary and secondary school studentsLink to paper: COVID-19 instructional approaches (in-person, online, hybrid), school start times, and sleep in over 5,000 U.S. adolescentsYou can find Dr Lisa Meltzer on Linkedin Get in contact with us:   sleepresearchsocietypodcast@gmail.com 

Tuesday Aug 02, 2022

Summary: Join Jesse Cook, MS and Dr Josianne Broussard as they discuss Dr Broussard’s latest SLEEP paper ‘Impairments in glycemic control during Eastbound transatlantic travel in healthy adults ’.    Timestamps: (00:00)  Introduction (00:50)  Topic Orientation  (02:55)  Episode Orientation - Josianne background and Paper gap (04:40)  Dr Josianne Broussard’s background + Intro  (06:30)  Dr Josianne Broussard’s Journey  (17:50)  Keyword association!  (19:30)  10,000 Foot View of The Investigation (33:36)  A deeper dive into the article’s Methodology  (38:00)  Developing strategies and future directions of this research  (56:30)  Thank you and acknowledgements (1:00:50)  Outro    Links of interest to this episode: Link to paper: “Impairments in glycemic control during Eastbound transatlantic travel in healthy adults’   Follow Dr Josianne Broussard’s twitter: @JBroussard_CSU Get in contact with us:  sleepresearchsocietypodcast@gmail.com  

Tuesday Jul 05, 2022

(00:11) Welcome (00:26) Disclaimers (00:50) Overview of Today’s Episode (01:45) Orientation to Today’s Main Episode Topic (04:28) Dr. Renske Lok’s Background (05:47) Beginning of Dr. Renske Lok’s Interview (07:00) Dr. Renske Lok’s Journey to Sleep and Circadian Research (11:10) Keyword Association with Dr. Renske Lok (12:14) Transition to Discussion on Physiological correlates of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale reveal different dimensions of daytime sleepiness (12:55) 10,000 Foot View of The Investigation (20:00) Deeper Dive Into The Weeds of The Investigation (41:02) Transition to SLEEP Abstracts (Dr. Amy Bender, Brooke Mason, and Odalis Garcia)   In this episode of the SRS Podcast, Jesse Cook (host) digitally sits down with Dr. Renske Lok to discuss their recent publication in SLEEP Advances entitled Physiological correlates of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale reveal different dimensions of daytime sleepiness (doi: 10.1093/sleepadvances/zspab008). Please submit questions and feedback to sleepresearchsocietypodcast@gmail.com    

Tuesday Jun 07, 2022

In this episode of the SRS Podcast, Jesse Cook (host) digitally sits down with Dr. J. Todd Arnedt to discuss their recent publication in SLEEP entitled Telemedicine versus face-to-face delivery of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a randomized controlled noninferiority trial (doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsaa136). Please submit questions and feedback to sleepresearchsocietypodcast@gmail.com

Wednesday Apr 06, 2022

In this pilot episode of the SRS Podcast, Jesse Cook (host) digitally sits down with Dr. Olga Galli to discuss their recent publication in SLEEP entitled Predictors of interindividual differences in vulnerability to neurobehavioral consequences of chronic partial sleep restriction doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsab278   Please submit questions and feedback to sleepresearchsocietypodcast@gmail.com  

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