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Thomaz Antonio Fleury Curado, M.D.

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  • Instructor of Medicine


Dr. Fleury Curado major interests lay on the upper airway and its most common pathology, obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Fleury detains clinical and surgical practice on OSA  successfully collaborating on a number of basic and clinical projects with leading-edge researchers of different academic sites. more


  • Instructor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • M.D.; Universidad Nacional de Rosario - Facultad de Medicina - Rosario (Brazil) (2005)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

Learn more about clinical trials at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Selected Publications

Fleury Curado, T. et al “DREADD Approach to Treatment of Sleep Disordered Breathing” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 

Fleury Curado, T.  et al. “Chemogenetic stimulation of the hypoglossal neurons improves upper airway patency” Scientific Reports

Fleury Curado, T.  et al.  “Sleep disordered breathing in C57BL/6J mice with diet induced obesity.” Sleep

Fleury Curado, T. et al “Neurostimulation Treatment of OSA” Chest 2018 Dec

Fleury Curado, T. et al “Silencing of Hypoglossal Motoneurons Leads to Sleep Disordered Breathing in Lean Mice” Front Neurol. 2018 Nov 14

Activities & Honors


  • 2018 ATS Foundation Unrestricted Grant, American Thoracic Society, 2018
  • American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association, 2016
  • American Heart Association Career Development Award, American Heart Association, 2019

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Gene Therapy Improves OSA in Mice | Sleep Review (July 27, 2020)

Gene Therapy’s Renaissance | Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (October 2, 2020)

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