Oral appliance therapy for obstructive sleep apnea: Ready for prime time (a state of the art review of the field)
Peter Cistulli MBBS, PhD, MBA, FRACP, FCCP
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Biosketch: Peter Cistulli holds the ResMed Chair in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney, where he leads the Sleep Research Theme within the multidisciplinary Charles Perkins Centre, and also Heads the Discipline of Sleep Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine and Health. He is also Director of the Sleep Medicine Program in the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. He is an active clinician researcher with 28 years experience in the fields of respiratory and sleep medicine. His thematic research has focussed on the pathophysiology of Sleep-disordered Breathing, and novel approaches to therapy, particularly with oral appliances. This work has been predominantly funded by the NHMRC of Australia, and he has achieved in excess of $14M in competitive funding. He has an extensive publication record, and has received international awards for his academic contributions to the sleep field. His interdisciplinary research program involves numerous national and international collaborations. He is a former President of the Australasian Sleep Association and a former board member of the Sleep Health Foundation.