Interfaculty Research Cooperation - Decoding Sleep

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The Interfaculty Research Cooperation, “Decoding Sleep: From Neurons to Health & Mind”, is an interdisciplinary project funded by the University of Bern, which started on the 1st of March 2018. It is comprised of 13 research groups from the Faculty of Science, Medicine and Human Sciences and bridges several domains including Medicine, Psychology, Psychiatry and Computer Science.

The project aims to gain new and in-depth understanding of the function and regulation of sleep-wake-rhythms and to develop strategies for early and personalized therapies of sleep-wake and neuropsychiatric disorders.


Kinderuniversität on the topic of sleep

Prof. Thomas König and Dr. Leila Tarokh participated at the Kinderuniversität Bern. They gave a lecture and organized an interactive program on the topic of sleep. Among others they informed about different aspects of sleep, showed how an EEG measurement works and discussed and answered the different questions of the kids.

19.10.18 Kinderuniversität

IRC Decoding Sleep Symposium during Schlaf-Wach-Tage Bern

The exchage with our IRC Advisory Board was officially launched during the IRC Decoding Sleep Symposium on October, 17. The conference – including two fantastic key note lectures and promising contributions of young scientists – was of great success.

Next year's Symposium will take place on December 4, 2019.

17.10.18 IRC Decoding Sleep Symposium


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