Hypersomnia & narcolepsy
Yves Dauvilliers, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Physiology | Director of the Sleep Disorders Centre
University of Montpellier (France)
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Biosketch: Professor of Neurology and Physiology, and Head of the clinical and research activity of the sleep laboratory at the University of Montpellier, France since 2005. He is a member of the scientific board of the French Sleep Medecine and Research Society, a member of the European Sleep Research Society, European-Narcolepsy Network, International REM sleep behavior study group, and of the American Academy of Sleep Medecine (Co-chair of the Narcolepsy section). He is the Director of the Sleep Disorders Centre, Department of Neurology, Gui de Chauliac Hospital, Montpellier since 2005, a member of the Clinical Research Department, University Hospital, Montpellier since 2000, a member of the scientific board of the University of Montpellier, associate coordinator of the Gui-de-Chauliac University Hospital, Montpellier-France, since 2012, Editor in Chief of Frontiers in Neurology, Section “Sleep and Chronobiology”, and Member of the Editorial Board of Sleep Medecine and Sleep. He performed many research studies in the diagnosis, epidemiology, pathophysiology and therapy of several sleep disorders, neurological disorders including narcolepsy, hypersomnias, parasomnias and RLS. He is a member of the research group INSERM U1061 and coordinator of the Sleep research axis. He is the coordinator of the French National Reference Network for Orphan Diseases (Narcolepsy, Hypersomnia, Kleine-Levin Syndrome) since 2006. Since 2002, he was the Principal Investigator in several open and placebo-controlled national and multi-national clinical trials in sleep disorders on narcolepsy, on hypersomnia, on RLS and parasomnia and insomnia, and involved in the conception and design of these studies. He is the author or coauthor of more than 290 papers published in international and national peer-reviewed journals, several book chapters, and he also edited two French book related to sleep medicine.