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Mitchell Miglis, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Sleep disorders in patients with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD
Craig Reynolds Professor of Sleep Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests The research focus of the laboratory is the study of sleep and sleep disorders such as narcolepsy and Kleine Levin syndrome. We also study the neurobiological and genetic basis of the EEG and develop new tools to study sleep using nocturnal polysomnography. Approaches mostly involve human genetic studies (GWAS, sequencing), EEG signal analysis, and immunology (as narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease of the brain).
Associate Professor (Research) of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Sleep Disorder/Sleep Center)
Bio Expertise: Neurobiology, Molecular Genetics, Developmental Biology, Gene Silencing
Methodology: Synapse Imaging (Two photon microscopy, Array Tomography), Calcium Imaging (Light Sheet Microscopy/SPIM, Light Field Microscopy), Optogenetics, CLARITY, Tol2 transgenesis, TALENs/CRISPRs, Video tracking and behavior computation.