Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Assessment in Obesity and Cancer Research: Current Approaches, Challenges and Opportunities

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December 3, 2020
12:00 – 1:30pm ET


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Obesity and Cancer

This webinar reviewed the impact of sleep and circadian disturbances on obesity and cancer risk and current measurement approaches. It featured two experts in the field. Dr. Kenneth Wright discussed the assessment of circadian rhythm and sleep health biomarkers from a laboratory and field studies perspective. Dr. Susan Redline discussed the assessment of sleep health across the lifespan from a population-health perspective. The webinar concluded with Q&A.



Kenneth P. Wright Jr., Ph.D.
Kenneth P. Wright Jr., Ph.D.

College Professor of Distinction, Department of Integrative Physiology
Director, Sleep and Chronobiology Laboratory, University of Colorado Boulder

Susan Redline, M.D., MPH
Susan Redline, M.D., MPH

Director, Program in Sleep Medicine Epidemiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Peter C Farrell Professor of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Last Updated
March 16, 2022