Presentation on the Comparison of Narcolepsy and KLS to be presented at Annual Ped. Sleep Conference

Rafael Pelayo, MD will present a talk entitled “Comparison of Narcolepsy and Kleine Levin Syndrome” during the Annual Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference being held March 14-16, 2008 at Amelia Island, Florida.  This conference will focus on “Next Steps in Research Patient Care, Policy and Education” and is being sponsored by the Medical School of Brown University.

Rafael Pelayo, MD, is an assistant professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has a BS in biology from the University of Puerto Rico. He attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed residency training in child neurology in New York in 1993, followed by a fellowship in sleep disorders medicine at Stanford University. He is board-certified in both pediatrics and sleep medicine. He has served on the health policy committee of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He currently serves on the National Institutes of Health Sleep Disorders Advisory Board.

The Annual Pediatric Sleep Medicine conference is designed to bring together a multi-disciplinary group of basic and clinical researchers, clinicians, educators, policy makers, and trainees involved in pediatric sleep medicine.  This meeting represents a unique opportunity to network, share knowledge and ideas, establish collaborative projects, and set priorities for the future of the field. Workshops and presentations address specific issues in translational and interdisciplinary research, service delivery in clinical practice, development of evidence-based public policy, development of training programs in pediatric sleep medicine, and strategic planning for the field of pediatric sleep medicine.

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