Sleep Apnea Pathogenesis

  • Our research laboratory is staffed by a dedicated and experienced team of sleep scientists, fellows, technicians, engineers, and students. Currently, we are focused on the following areas: -Novel treatments for sleep apnea using electrical and nerve stimulation and chemogenetic techniques -Cardiovascular and metabolic effects of sleep apnea and hypoxia -Leptin and its impact on breathing and cardiovascular physiology -Sleep disordered breathing at high altitude -Dietary impacts on asthma

    Research Areas: hypoxia, sleep apnea

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    Principal Investigator

    Vsevolod Polotsky, M.D., Ph.D.

    Department

    Medicine