Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Emmanuel is a Craig Reynold Professor of Sleep Medicine, Director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry. Member of the NAS and the NAM and is internationally recognized for discovering the cause of narcolepsy. He is now working on a large study called the Stanford Technology, Analytics and GEnomic of Sleep (STAGES), aiming at objective collecting objective polysomnography (PSG) sleep data, craniofacial scan (for sleep apnea), sleep and medical questionnaire data, actigraphy measures and neuropsychological data together with proteomics and genomic data. His laboratory uses machine learning of PSG signals to improve diagnosis and evaluation of sleep and neuropsychiatric disorders, and aim to integrate this data with genomic and proteomics to get new insight to the molecular basis of sleep and sleep disorders.