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Polotsky Research Lab

Dedicated to discovery in sleep and breathing research at Johns Hopkins

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About our Lab

Our research laboratory is staffed by a dedicated and experienced team of sleep scientists, fellows, technicians, engineers, and students. Currently, we are focused on the following areas:

  • Novel treatments for sleep apnea using electrical and nerve stimulation and chemogenetic techniques

  • Cardiovascular and metabolic effects of sleep apnea and hypoxia

  • Leptin and its impact on breathing and cardiovascular physiology

  • Sleep disordered breathing at high altitude

  • Dietary impacts on asthma

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Contact Information

5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Room 4B.72
Baltimore, 21224


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