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Mark R. Opp, PhD

Opp Laboratory
Mark R. Opp, PhD

  • Professor & Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • UW Medicine Research & Education Endowed Chair in Anesthesiology


  • To determine the mechanisms and functional consequences of infection-induced alterations in sleep.

Honors and Awards

  • 2005—2007 President-Elect, President, Past-President, Sleep Research Society
  • 2007—2008 President, Associated Professional Sleep Societies
  • 2006 American Academy of Sleep Medicine/Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2007—2008 President, Associated Professional Sleep Societies

Current Memberships

  • 1992—American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • 1986—American Physiological Society
  • 1985—European Sleep Research Society
  • 1989—Sleep Research Society
  • 1996—Society for Neuroscience
  • 2005—PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society

Current Funding

Selected Publications