Scrutinizing Sleep to Stave Off Memory Problems

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

While many people experience memory problems as they age, some older adults remain extremely sharp well into their twilight years. Craig Myrum, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health, believes these differences could stem from age-related changes in sleep and the behavior of memory-related genes. His discoveries could eventually help people stay healthy and active for more of their lives.