In the lab, sleep-restricted adolescents showed a 50 percent increase in hits or close calls with virtual vehicles when they crossed the street tired.
Stagno, who came to UAB as a fellow in 1971, will stay on until his successor is in place.
David Pollock, Ph.D., and Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., will direct the new Translational Cardio-Renal Research section in Nephrology starting in early 2014.
The program offers adults 18 and older considered most at risk for type 2 diabetes an evidence-based program that can help prevent or delay the disease through lifestyle changes.
Written by Greg Williams
Molecular events that form such “reward memories” appear to differ from those created by drug addiction, despite the popular theory that addiction hijacks normal reward pathways.