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Associate Professor Christopher Gordon

Associate Professor
Christopher Gordon

Sleep and circadian research
Sleep researcher with expertise in insomnia and chronobiology

Associate Professor Christopher Gordon is a Research Leader of Insomnia, Chronobiology and Industry Collaboration at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research and a nurse academic in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. He leads a multidisciplinary Insomnia research program focusing on understanding the pathophysiology of Insomnia and developing and conducting randomised controlled trials of new digital insomnia therapies and non-pharmacological chronotherapies for treatment of circadian rhythm disruptions. 

A/Prof Gordon worked as clinical nurse specialist for 11 years in Intensive Care at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He completed his PhD in 2010 examining thermal and cardiovascular mechanistic physiology. 

He has developed the largest insomnia database in Australia with the most comprehensive collection of clinical, psychophysiological and treatment measures. As well, he has extensive experience in fostering and developing industry-academic partnerships across a range of research areas.

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