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Emmanuel Mignot

Academic Appointments

  • Craig Reynolds Professor of Sleep Medicine

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford Sleep Medicine Center 450 Broadway St Pavilion C 2nd Fl MC 5704 Redwood City, CA 94063
    Tel Work (650) 723-6601 Fax (650) 721-3447
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Tel (650) 736-6607
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Narcolepsy Cataplexy Syndrome
  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome
  • Sleep Medicine

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Center For Narcolepsy (1989 - 2015)
  • Director, Center For Sleep Sciences and Medicine (2010 - 2015)

Honors and Awards

  • Elected member, Institute of Medicine (2006)
  • Sleep Research Society, Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award (2006)
  • W. Alden Spencer Award, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University (2004)
  • Foster Elting Bennett Memorial Lecture Award, American Neurological Association (2004)
  • Investigator Award, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2002-2010)
  • Neuroscience of Brain Disorders Award, McKnight Foundation (2002)
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Professional Education

Internship: Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, France (1984)
Board Certification: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Sleep Medicine (1990)
Residency: Necker Enfants Malades Hospital, France (1989)
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (1996)
Medical Education: University Of Paris, France (1985)

Community and International Work



Postdoctoral Advisees

Melodie BonvaletJoshua MahliosHanna Ollila

Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

1) Clinical/outcome studies in various sleep disorders, with use of web based evaluation tools and genetics

2) Human genetic studies in sleep disorders (GWAS, sequencing):
-Kleine Levin syndrome
-Rare familial syndromes with sleep disturbances

3) Immunological and microbiomic studies in human narcolepsy and Kleine Levin syndrome
-Isolation of biomarkers such as autoantibodies, genome wide expression
-Sequencing studies of the TCR repertoire

4) EEG signal processing analysis for automatic scoring and discovery of novel disease bio markers for neuropsychiatric disorders and clinical applications in sleep disorders medicine

Genetic basis of the response to hypoxia and hypercapnia


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