Xiao Tan, PhD

Dr. Xiao Tan received his doctoral degree in sleep medicine from University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Dr. Tan's research interests include sleep and endocrinology, such as sleep loss, sleep disorders, and their impact on the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. In the past five years Dr. Tan has published 20 articles in the field of sleep medicine and diabetes (11 as the first/corresponding author), including featured publications on the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology and Sleep Medicine Reviews. Dr. Tan’s research is supported by the Swedish Society for Medical Research, Åke Wiberg Foundation, and Thuring Foundation. Dr. Tan has been commissioned as reviewer for many leading journals such as Diabetes Care, Sleep Medicine Reviews, and International Journal of Epidemiology, and external reviewer for the funding application of the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology.