Former U of G President Discusses Sleep Patterns with Toronto Star

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summerleeProf. Alastair Summerlee, Biomedical Sciences, was interviewed by the Toronto Star June 27. The story looked at why some people need only short periods of sleep. Summerlee, formerly U of G president, discussed his penchant for short naps on his office floors and regularly sleeping for just four hours at night. As president from 2003 to 2014, he occasionally arrived at his office as early as 3 a.m. He now works on research with Lucky Iron Fish, a company aiming to combat iron deficiency in the developing world, and teaches three science courses.