The Howard University Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Stress/Sleep Studies Program is scheduled to hold a research symposium on July 17 to examine the relationship between sleep and health, including the role of compromised sleep on the health of African Americans living in stressful urban environments. Speakers will include members of the Sleep Stress Research team at Howard University and outside experts. The symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Interdisciplinary Research Building, 2201 Georgia Ave, NW. Admission is free. To register, visit