Ferran Barbe

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Ferran Barbe received his degree in medicine in 1985 and his Ph. D. in 1999 from the University of Barcelona. He is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the School of Medicine of the University of Lleida Barcelona (2006).

His work is focused on sleep apnea and cardiovascular diseases. His research is aimed to better understanding the pathogenesis of cardiovascular consequences in sleep apnea patients and to evaluate new diagnostic and therapeutic options in such patients. He has published 110 papers in peer-reviewed journals, which received over 1580 citations. His h-index is 20.