April 09, 2024

Next Generation Medicine Lecture: One More Reason to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Event Details

Date & Time

Tuesday, Apr 09, 2024 6:00 PM


Free, no ticket necessary


The Myrtle Woldson Performing Arts Center – Martin & Edwidge Woldson Recital Hall

Event Type & Tags

  • Academics
  • Arts Culture
  • Health Wellness

About This Event

Presented by UW School of Medicine in partnership with Gonzaga University Health

Everyone can agree that a good night’s sleep is so refreshing. What you may not know is that a lack of sleep plays a critical role in the health of your brain. Dr. Jeffrey Iliff, a UW School of Medicine neuroscientist with a background in vascular physiology, is coming to Spokane to share groundbreaking research demonstrating why getting enough sleep is key for brain wellness, and what you can do to help ensure you’re getting enough sleep for your brain to function at its best.

About Dr. Jeffrey Iliff:
Jeffrey Iliff, Ph.D., is a professor in the UW School of Medicine Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, and Neurology. He serves as the lead for the research education component at the UW Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Additionally, Dr. Iliff serves as the Associate Director for Research at the VISN 20 NW Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the VA Puget Sound. Dr. Iliff completed his Ph.D. in Physiology and Pharmacology at OHSU.