David GozalEEUU

    Department of Child Health, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA

    Professor Gozal is currently the Chairman of the Department of Child Health at the University of Missouri, as well as Physician-in-Chief of the University of Missouri Health Children’s Hospital. Dr Gozal’s research interests include projects such as gene and cellular regulation in hypoxia and sleep disruption, murine models of sleep disorders, and genomic and proteomic approaches to clinical and epidemiological aspects of sleep apnea in both adults and children. In addition, he has pioneered biomarker discovery and machine learning approaches for the diagnosis of sleep apnea across the lifespan. More recently, he has begun exploration of the role of the gut microbiome and circulating exosomes as mechanistic effectors and biomarkers in sleep disorders and associated morbidities.  He has published over 800 peer-reviewed original articles carrying a H index of 133 and >70,000 citations (one of the top 2,000 most ever cited scientists in the world), along with more than 175 book chapters and reviews, and edited 5 books.