Dr. Mitler earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, an MA in Child Psychology from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. in Developmental and Physiological Psychology from Michigan State University. Dr. Mitler was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Sleep Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. He served as Administrative Director of Stanford's Sleep Disorders Center and founded and directed the SUNY-Stony Brook Sleep Disorders Center. At The Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California, he founded their Sleep Disorders Center and served as Professor in the Department of Neuropharmacology at The Scripps Research Institute and at The University of California, San Diego. Now at NINDS, grants under Dr. Mitler’s direction deal with basic and clinical research on circadian rhythms and sleep disorders, addressing such topics as regulation of the biological clock, genetic influences in sleep disorders, and energy balance, as well as sleep disturbances in neurological diseases. His current interests include the application of information technologies in NIH administration and grant program development. He has authored numerous articles and several books.
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