Nov. 08, 2023
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We are delighted to present this video interview with Dr. Carlos Schenck, Professor of Psychiatry at University of Minnesota Medical School and Senior Staff Psychiatrist at HCMC Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center.
Dr. Schenck is a distinguished sleep and dream researcher. He and his colleagues first reported on REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) in 1986. In this interview, he explains his discovery of RBD and its link with alpha-synucleinopathies, narcolepsy, and parasomnia overlap disorder. Dr. Schenck also discusses the clinical significance of RBD and the direction of future research.
Dr. Schenck is interviewed by Dr. Antonio Culebras of SUNY Upstate Medical University and the Sleep Center of Upstate University Hospital at Community General in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Culebras serves on the MedLink Neurology Executive Committee and is also Senior Associate Editor of the Sleep Disorders section.