Prof. Dr. Ulf Kallweit

Associate Professor of Neurology
University Witten/Herdecke

Center for Narcolepsy/ Hypersomnias & Division of Clinical Sleep and Neuroimmunology
Institute of Immunology

Ulf Kallweit is Ass. Professor of Neurology at the University Witten/Herdecke, Germany. He is head of the Center for Narcolepsy/ Hypersomnias and the division of clinical sleep and neuroimmunology at the institute of immunology. Since 2020, he is also Consulting Research Professor at the Stanford Sleep Epidemiology Research Center, USA. He received his training in Neurology and Sleep Medicine in Bonn (DE), Zurich (CH), Minneapolis (USA) and Bern (CH). Ulf Kallweit is Chair of the Educational Committee of the European Narcolepsy Network and Chair of the Sleep Disorders Panel of the European Academy of Neurology (EAN).

He was awarded with the Research Prize of the Italian Narcolepsy Association (AIN) in 2018, the Nakano Citation (CDC, USA) in 2019, the Research Prize in Neurosciences, Pfizer Foundation 2020 and the 1st Prize Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases by Franco-Regli-Foundation in 2021.

His main area of scientific interest and expertise focuses on the clinical aspects and the management of narcolepsy and hypersomnolence disorders.

Prof. Kallweit is a member of several national and international scientific societies and has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Nature. In 2021, he has been appointed Field Editor at the Journal Sleep Medicine and is Associated Editor of the Journal Sleep Epidemiology.