Peter Cistulli is the ResMed Chair in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney. He is an active clinician researcher with 25 years experience in respiratory and sleep medicine and is head of the Centre for Sleep Health & Research in the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital. His research has focussed on the pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and novel therapeutic approaches. This work has been predominantly funded by the NHMRC of Australia. He has an extensive publication record, and has received international awards for his academic contributions to the sleep field. He is a former President of the Australasian Sleep Association.