Christian Guilleminault

Christian Guilleminault, MD, obtained his MD at the Faculte de Medecine in Paris (France) in 1962, and had is Doctorate in medicine in 1968 at the same place. He did his neurology training mostly at the hospital de La Salepetriere in Paris, and after finishing neurology, his psychiatry training in Geneva Switzerland and Paris France. He was board certified in neurology and board certified in psychiatry in France in 1970. He obtained a Diplome d’Etude Approfondies from the Paris University Faculty of Sciences (Histology and Histo-Chemistry) in 1968.

He received a Doctorate in Biology/Neurosciences from the Universite of Grenoble in
1999; He had the Academic Diploma “Habilitation a Diriger la Recherche” from the
Universite de Montpellier medical school in 1998. He is a Fellow from the American EEG Society and a Fellow from the AASM (AmericanAcademy of Sleep Medicine).

He is currently professor in the department of psychiatry and behavior sciences and by courtesy, in the department of neurology, Stanford university medical school, Stanford CA and professor with tenure in the Stanford University Sleep Medicine Division.

His current research is to find the different risk factors that lead to occurrence of sleep-disordered-breathing and obstructive-sleep-apnea, with the goal of preventive occurrence of the syndrome by treating early the risks factors. He is internationally involved in the creation of "Sleep Medicine" as a medical field throughout the world.

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