Jean-Louis Pépin is Professor of Clinical Physiology at Grenoble Alpes University and Director of the HP2 Laboratory (INSERM U1042; Hypoxia Pathophysiology: cardiovascular consequences of intermittent hypoxia, with 50 permanent staff). He is vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, responsible for research.
He presides the Research Division of Grenoble Alpes University Hospital. He runs the French national registry of sleep apnea (> 100,000 individuals) and is involved in the European sleep apnea database (ESADA). He participates in several European and American Thoracic Society task forces. He is ranked as having the 3rd highest expertise worldwide in the field of sleep apnea by the “Expertscape” website.
He leads LIFE, a cross disciplinary research program funded by the French “Initiative d'Excellence” (IDEX) including clinicians, epidemiologists, public health specialists, social scientists, urban designers and big data researchers in a common framework for developing evidence-based societal and environmental control of chronic disease (1.7 M Euros) (https://life.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr). He is the director of the UGA Chair of Excellence in e-health and integrated care funded by ResMed-MGEN (2018-2021).