Micheline Maire was trained as a psychologist at the University of Bern (MSc) and earned her PhD from the University of Basel (www.unibas.ch), where she investigated the brain correlates of vulnerability to sleep deprivation and circadian misalignment at the Center for Chronobiology at the Psychiatric University Clinics in Basel (www.chronobiology.ch). In 2015, she began to study clinical medicine at the University of Bern, where she discovered the potential uses of research in primary care. Since February 2017, she has worked with Prof. Dr. med. Reto Auer as a research assistant at the BIHAM investigating insomnia management in Swiss primary care.

  • Sleep and circadian rhythms
  • Impact of sleep disorders on neuropsychological functions and general health
  • Sleep disorder management in primary care, especially insomnia
  • Evidence-based non-pharmacological insomnia treatments (e.g., Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia)