Meir Kryger

Meir Kryger

MD, FRCP(C)

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary) and Clinical Professor of Nursing

Dr. Kryger is Professor of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary) and Clinical Professor of Nursing. His research has had a strong impact on clinical practice. He was the first to show the feasibility of using noninvasive techniques to ventilate people with post-polio syndrome in their homes. He reported the first use of computers in analyzing sleep breathing patterns and validated techniques of monitoring in which diagnostic data as well as therapeutic data on CPAP is obtained during the same night. His research programs obtained funding from government and industry sources from Canada, France, and the U.S. He is the author of practice guidelines addressing sleep, and the editor of two standard texts of sleep medicine.