Cognitive Consequences of Sleep Disorders

Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series

Christine Acebo, Ph.D.

Medical Sciences Liaison, Cephalon, Inc.

Biography

Christine Acebo is a Medical Science Liaison at Cephalon, Inc., a position she has held since 2007. Dr. Acebo earned her Ph.D. in Biobehavioral Sciences from the University of Connecticut in 1987. In 1990 she joined the Chronobiology and Sleep Research Laboratory, E.P. Bradley Hospital, Providence, RI and was a postdoctoral fellow at that site in the NIMH Multi-site training program for basic sleep research, funded through the Brain Research Institute, UCLA (1991-1992). From 1992-2007 she served on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University Medical School. Her research focused on sleep and circadian rhythms in normal children and adolescents and development of methods for obtaining sleep/wake measures in the field. She was a co-investigator on several NIH grants with Dr. Mary Carskadon, has published over 50 papers and chapters, and served on the board of the Sleep Research Society and editorial boards of the journal Sleep and the Journal of Sleep Research.

Sponsors

Center for Excellence in Neurosciences

Contact

cen@une.edu

Oct152009
12:00 PM
Bush Center, President's Boardroom

Biddeford Campus

Free and open to the public