"This study reveals a novel role of the lateral habenula, linking serotonin and REM sleep, which suggests that an hyperactive habenula in patients with depression may cause altered REM sleep," according to the authors.
Timothy A. Roehrs, PhD, this year’s recipient of the National Sleep Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award, has “planted the flag of sleep research” in little explored areas and continues to produce groundbreaking results.
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