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Jed Black, MD


Jed Black, MD is Consulting Professor, Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, and former director of the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Clinical Research Center at Stanford University. During his 23-year tenure at Stanford, Dr. Black has led a productive research team conducting clinical research in the areas of narcolepsy and hypersomnia, conditions of sleep-related breathing disturbance, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome.

Dr. Black additionally serves a part-time role at Jazz Pharmaceuticals as vice president and therapeutic area head of sleep medicine. In this capacity he provides leadership to multiple teams focused on the development of medications for the treatment of sleep disorders.

Dr. Black received his medical residency training, with additional focused training in clinical neurosciences research, at Yale University. Dr. Black completed subsequent postdoctoral training in sleep medicine and clinical sleep research at Stanford University and is board certified in sleep medicine.

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The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis is our conference home again for 2015.  The hotel is deeply discounting rates for conference registrations and offering a limited number of rooms at the conference discounted rate for the day before the conference (Thursday, October 15) and the Sunday following the conference (October 18).  The reduced rate is a benefit for conference registrants only and the number of rooms is limited.  When you register for the conference you will receive a discount code to use when you make your reservations at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis.  Please check Accommodations for details.


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