Pr Leger is a member of Ad Scientiam's scientific board
Damien Léger, M.D, Ph.D. is the Head of the University Hospital Hôtel Dieu Sleep Center in Paris, France (Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Université Paris Descartes, PRES Paris Cité Sorbonne). He is Professor of Medicine at the University Paris Descartes and is co-director of the Research Unit 7331 VIFASOM
His primary research interests focus on the impact of sleep disorders on public health, and he serves as a consultant to the World Health Organization, the European Council, the European Department of Mobility, French National Health Agency and the French Ministry of Labor, Health, transportation, education and environment, advising these institutions on the influence of environmental factors such as light, noise, shift and night work and work conditions on sleep and alertness.
Damien Léger is since 2015 Vice President of the French Sleep Research and Medicine Society (Société Française de Recherche et de Médecine du Sommeil) and was President of the French Institute of Sleep and Vigilance (Institut National du Sommeil et de la Vigilance) from 2010 to 2015, member of the European Board of the Insomnia European network. Dr Léger is the author of five books (The latest in English: Sleep disorders their impact on public health) and over 130 scientific publications.