Giuseppe Plazzi is an associate professor of Neurology at the University of Bologna, where he directs the Centre for Sleep Disorder Studies and Treatment. He also serves as director of Bologna’s Neurology Scientific Recovery and Treatment Institute (IRCSS). The primary focus of his research and clinical work is hypersomnia- narcolepsy, in particular- and sleep motor and behaviour disorders. He is the author and co-author of more than 350 scientific papers published in international journals. He is also author of the book The Three Brothers that Never Slept (ed. Il Saggiatore). Dr. Plazzi is active in educational outreach efforts about Sleep Medicine topics. He belongs to various international boards on narcolepsy and rare diseases and is president of the Italian Association of Sleep Medicine (AIMS).