|Dr. Chuck Czeisler
Brigham & Women's Hospital
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 NASAs 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 in 1974. Dr. Czeisler attended Stanford University, receiving his Ph.D. in Neuro- and Bio-behavioral Sciences in 1978 and his M.D. in 1981. Dr. Czeisler 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 he has been a committee member on a number of government and national panels.
Dr. Czeislers scientific accomplishments in the field of chronobiology include:
Charles A. Czeisler, Ph.D., M.D. is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine at the Brigham and Womens Hospital; Co-Director, Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School; and an Affiliate Faculty Member in both the Program in Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and the Health Science and Technology Program at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Institute of Technology.