Eve Van CauterPhD
Dr. Van Cauter founded and directed the Sleep, Metabolism and Health Center at the University of Chicago. During the past two decades, research in her laboratory has focused on the interactions between sleep disturbances, circadian dysregulation and the epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Her laboratory has also published groundbreaking research on the impact of obstructive sleep apnea on the risk and severity of type 2 diabetes and on the metabolic implications of circadian misalignment as occurs in jet lag and shift work.
Eve Van Cauter has received the 2007 Gerald D. Aurbach Award of the Endocrine Society, the 2007 Outstanding Research Award of the Sleep Research Society, the 2010 Peter C. Farrell Prize in Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, the 2013 Distinguished Scientist Award of the Sleep Research Society and the 2016 Priscilla White Lectureship on Metabolism of the Joslin Diabetes Center.