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Dr. Allan Pack

Dr. Allan Pack appears in the following:

The No-Sleep Secret

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Renata Pellegrino, senior research associate at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the lead author of "A Novel BHLHE41 Variant is Associated with Short Sleep and Resistance to Sleep Deprivation in Humans", and Dr. Allan Pack, Head of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology at the University of Pennsylvania, explain how a gene mutation may be responsible for those people who seem to do just fine with barely five hours of sleep a night.

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Please Explain: Sleep

Friday, October 23, 2009

Sleeping is something all of us do every day, but exactly what happens to us when we sleep isn’t completely understood. On today’s edition of Please Explain, we’re looking into why we sleep, why we sometimes can’t sleep, and why many of us aren’t sleeping enough. Dr. Allan Pack, Chief ...

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Sleep

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Birds do it, bees do it...yet science still can't answer the basic question: why do we sleep?

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Sleep Deprivation

Thursday, May 24, 2007

Ahhhh, babies. We get in bed with producer Hannah Palin, and her husband, and her baby Dominic, as they all try to go to sleep. An intimate portrait of the effects of sleep deprivation. And then we try to understand what sleep is for by looking at what happens when ...

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