RLS Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Board 

The Foundation’s Scientific and Medical Advisory Board is responsible for monitoring medical and scientific/research issues, reviewing content of all Foundation publications, reviewing research grant applications, and advising the Board of Directors on issues of medical or scientific interest and importance.

  • Christopher J. Earley, MB, BCh, PhD, FRCPI (Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; Baltimore, MD), Chair
  • Michael Aschner, MD (Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Bronx, NY)
  • Marie-Francoise Chesselet, MD, PhD (University of California; Los Angeles, CA)
  • Stefan Clemens, PhD, HdR (East Carolina University, Greenville, NC)
  • James R. Connor, PhD, MS  (Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine; Hershey, PA)
  • Jefferey S. Durmer, MD, PhD (Fusion Health; Johns Creek, GA)
  • Sergi Ferré, MD, PhD (National Institute on Drug Abuse; Baltimore, MD)
  • Jennifer G. Hensley, EdD, CNM, WHNP, LCCE (Vanderbilt University; Nashville, TN)
  • Byron C. Jones, PhD (University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Memphis, TN)
  • Brian Koo, MD (Yale Center for Sleep Medicine; New Haven, CT)
  • Mauro Manconi, MD, PhD (Sleep and Epilepsy Center; Civical Hospital Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland)
  • Mark P. Mattson, PhD (National Institute on Aging; Baltimore, MD)
  • Emmanuel J. Mignot, MD, PhD (Stanford University School of Medicine; Stanford, CA)
  • William Ondo, MD (Houston Methodist Neurological Institute; Houston, TX)
  • Michael H. Silber, MB, ChB (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN)
  • Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc (Emory Sleep Center; Atlanta, GA)
  • George Uhl, MD, PhD (New Mexico VA Healthcare System; Albuquerque, NM)
  • Arthur S. Walters, MD (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Nashville, TN)
  • John W. Winkelman, MD, PhD (Harvard Medical School; Boston, MA)