Prof. Dr. Vladyslav Vyazovskiy

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR

Professor of Sleep Physiology
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics
University of Oxford
United Kingdom

Vladyslav Vyazovskiy graduated from Kharkov National University, Ukraine in 1997, and in 2004 he received his PhD degree at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Between 2005-2011 he was a postdoctoral researcher and then an Associate Scientist at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. In 2012-2013 he was a Lecturer in Sleep and Chronobiology at the Department of Biochemistry and Physiology (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences) of the University of Surrey, UK.

He joined the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics (DPAG) of the University of Oxford in 2013 first as a Senior Research Fellow, then became Associate Professor of Neuroscience in 2015, and since 2021 he is a Professor of Sleep Physiology at DPAG. His group is a part of Sir Jules Thorn Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute, and his research is on sleep, focusing primarily on its role in neurodegenerative disorders, mental health, ageing and metabolism.