Patrick Lévy, 66 years-old is professor of Physiology, MD, respiratory physician, graduated with a Master degree in Animal Physiology (1986) and a PhD in Physiology (1989).
He led the Pulmonary Function Test Unit, Sleep Lab (1988-2012) and Clinical Research Department (2000-2012) at Grenoble University Hospital.
He has been the head of the Hypoxia Pathophysiology Laboratory (HP2) Grenoble Alpes Univ. and Inserm (2003-2015) and set one of the most active Research Laboratory on Obstructive Sleep Apnea worldwide.
He produced more than 350 international articles (H index WOS = 64 June 2020).
He has been Rector of Grenoble Alpes University (Dec 2015-Jan 2020) and previously of Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble (2012-2015), leading the project of Grenoble Alpes University – Initiative of Excellence, an ambitious vision for establishing a large research and multidisciplinary University in Grenoble and the Alps, reaching a critical mass and improving its international visibility. The project has been labelled in 2016. The new institution was created on 2020 January 1st.
He has also recently been elected as European University Association Board Member (2019-23). Lastly, he is currently associate editor of the Journal of Sleep Research (IF: 3.62) and section editor (sleep and ventilation) for the European Respiratory Journal (IF: 12.34).