dr. P. (Peter) Meerlo

dr. P. (Peter) Meerlo
Telephone:
+31 50 363 2334
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Research

Research units:

Postal address:
Nijenborgh
7
Gebouw 5171, ruimte 0342
Groningen
Netherlands

Phone: +31 50 363 2334

Fax: +31 50 363 2331

Research interests

  • Biological clocks and circadian rhythms

  • The regulation and function of sleep

  • The role of sleep in neuronal plasticity and memory processes

  • The neurobiological consequences of disrupted and restricted sleep

  • Effects of sleep loss on stress systems and stress sensitivity

  • Effects of stress on sleep architecture and sleep EEG

  • Effects of stress on biological clocks and circadian rhythmicity

  • Individual differences and gender differences in stress and sleep

  • Animal models of stress and sleep disruption

  • Psychiatric disorders: causes, mechanisms, and therapies

Publications

  1. Stress, arousal, and sleep

    Research output: ScientificChapter

  2. Oxalic acid and diacylglycerol 36:3 are cross-species markers of sleep debt

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Poor sleep as a potential causal factor in aggression and violence

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  4. Stress revisited: a critical evaluation of the stress concept

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  5. Chronic Sleep Disturbance Impairs Glucose Homeostasis in Rats

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  6. Sleep deprivation impairs object recognition in mice

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  7. Too little sleep gradually desensitizes the serotonin 1A receptor system

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  8. Sleep restriction by forced activity reduces hippocampal cell proliferation

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  9. Individual differences in cardiovascular response to social challenge

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  10. The suprachiasmatic nucleus regulates sleep timing and amount in mice

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  11. Effects of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) on vigilance states and EEG in mice

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  12. Sleep restriction alters the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal response to stress

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  13. A social conflict increases EEG slow-wave activity during subsequent sleep

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  14. Social stress, autonomic neural activation, and cardiac activity in rats

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  15. Social stress induces high intensity sleep in rats

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  16. Social stress in rats and mice

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

  17. The temporal dynamics of the stress response

    Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

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Activities

  1. Wolven dromen van bossen

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachMedia article or participation

  2. Hersenen

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachMedia article or participation

  3. Zonder slaap: Wat gebeurt er met je als je twee nachten niet slaapt?

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