Farrell Historical Landmarks

Dr. Peter Farrell, ResMed Founder and Chairman, identifies key research findings that are shaping the field of sleep medicine today.

Dr. Peter C. Farrell PhD, DSc, AM is a graduate of the University of Sydney, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Washington, Seattle, and the University of New South Wales. More about Peter.

Historical landmarks

  • Foundation of a sleep disorders clinic at Stanford University with recognition of sleep apnoea syndromes as a medical disorder

    Guilleminault C, Tilkian A, and Dement W. The sleep apnea syndromes. Annual Reviews 1976 465-484


Screening by questionnaire

Home Diagnosis

All-cause mortality

Cardiovascular disease




 Drug Resistant Hypertension




Women and OSA

Metabolic syndrome


Perioperative management


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)



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