Laurent Sheybani (He/Him)

Honorary Research Fellow, University College London
  • United Kingdom

About Laurent Sheybani

Laurent Sheybani obtained his MD from the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and a PhD in neuroscience from the Lemanic Neuroscience Doctoral School (Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland). He trained in Clinical Neurology at Geneva University Hospitals, including a specific training in EEG & Epileptology, as well as in Sleep Medicine.

Since 2021, he is actively involved in the production of the official podcast of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), SharpWaves (

He obtained a competitive Swiss National Science Foundation postdoctoral grant for his post-doctoral fellowship, which he started in July 2022 at University College London.

In 2023, he successfully passed the European Sleep Research Society examination in Sleep Medicine.

In 2023, he obtained a competitive postdoctoral clinical fellowship grant from the Guarantors of Brain for research.

He is currently based at University College London (UK).

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