We talk with Guy Leschziner, world-renowned neurologist, sleep physician and the author of a new book, The Nocturnal Brain: Tales of Nightmares and Neuroscience, a fascinating journey interweaving real life stories with cutting edge sleep science.
This episode’s guest:
Dr Guy Leschziner is a consultant neurologist at London Bridge Hospital, the Cromwell Hospital and within the Department of Neurology and Sleep Disorders Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. He is the clinical lead for the Sleep Disorders Centre, Guy’s Hospital, one of Europe’s largest sleep units and is a Reader in Neurology at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London.
He recently presented a three part series on BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service on the brain and sleep – “Mysteries of Sleep” and has also recently filmed “The Secrets of Sleep” for Channel 4 Television.