Sleep and Immunity Michael Irwin, MD

Michael Irwin, MD, Director of the Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology at UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior; the Norman Cousins Chair for Psychoneuroimmunology at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine The talk will provide an overview of how sleeps impacts the immune system; the importance of sleep to health; how behavioral interventions can improve sleep, and the role that the immune system has in the regulation of sleep.