Professor David J Berlowitz
The University of Melbourne, Australia
David Berlowitz is a Physiotherapist with the Victorian Respiratory Support Service who holds the University of Melbourne Chair in Physiotherapy at Austin Health. David was awarded his PhD in 2004 in which he discovered that acute cervical spinal cord injury results in sudden and severe obstructive sleep apnoea.
David leads an international team of research collaborators, students and staff who examine the causes and treatments of sleep and breathing disorders in neuromuscular disease, especially in Spinal Cord Injury and Motor Neurone Disease. David’s other research interests include respiratory physiology, sleep, clinical trials of therapies and care models, and health systems research.
"The management of disordered breathing in MND"