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Dr. Czeisler is a certified sleep specialist of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and has 30 years of experience in the field of basic and applied research on the physiology of the human sleep cycle. He is Team Leader of the Human Performance Factors, Sleep and Chronobiology Team of NASA?s National Space Biomedical Research Institute and led the sleep experiment in which Senator John Glenn participated on the STS-95 space shuttle mission in 1998.
Dr. Czeisler received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College in biochemistry and molecular biology magna cum laude and his M.D./Ph.D from Stanford University. He has published over 90 original reports in peer-reviewed journals and more than 75 review articles, as well as five books/monographs and numerous abstracts of research. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians and has been a committee member on a number of government and national panels.