Speaker: Azadeh Yadollah
Short Bio: Dr. Yadollahi leads SleepdB, the first sound-proof sleep laboratory in Canada and is the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Cardiorespiratory Engineering. Her research focus is on improving chronic respiratory disorders during sleep, such as sleep apnea and nocturnal asthma. This includes discovering novel physiological mechanisms that narrow the airways during sleep and makes breathing hard or impossible. She is also developing and commercializing wearable technologies for improved diagnosis and treatment of chronic respiratory disorder.