S.R. Pandi-Perumal, M.Sc., is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Somnogen Inc., a New York corporation. He is a well-recognized sleep researcher both nationally and internationally, and has authored many publications in the field of sleep and biological rhythms. He currently holds many professional memberships in various societies. His area of research interest includes sleep and biological rhythms. He is a well-known editor in the field of sleep medicine and has edited over 15 high profile volumes in sleep medicine. . He had a honourable mention in the New York Times in 2004.
He is an editor of Melatonin: Biological Basis of its Function in Health and Disease (Landes Bioscience, USA, 2005); Neuroendocrine Correlates of Sleep/wakefulness (Springer-Verlag, USA, 2005); Sleep and Sleep Disorders: a Neuropsychopharmacological approach (Landes Bioscience/Eurekha.com and Springer SBM, USA, 2006); Clinical Pharmacology of Sleep (Birkhauser-Verlag, Switzerland, 2006); Sleep disorders: their impact on public health (Informa Healthcare, UK, 2006); Neuroimmunology of sleep (Springer-Verlag, USA, 2007); Neurochemistry of Sleep and Wakefulness (Cambridge University Press, England, 2007); Melatonin: from molecules to therapy (NovaScience Publishers, New York, USA, 2007); Primary Care Sleep Medicine (Humana Press/Springer-Verlag, USA, 2007); Sleep and Psychosomatic Medicine (Informa Healthcare, UK, 2007); Serotonin: physiology, functions, and regulation (Birkhauser-Verlag, Switzerland, 2008); Sleep and Quality of life in medical illness, (Humana/Springer, USA, 2008); Experimental Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology (Science Publishers, NH USA, 2007); Sleep Disorders: Diagnosis and Therapeutics (Informa Healthcare, UK, 2009); Narcolepsy: a clinical guide (Springer, 2010); and Principles and Practice of Geriatric Sleep Medicine (Cambridge University Press, UK, 2010), GABA and Sleep: Molecular, Functional, and Clinical Aspects (Birkhauser-Verlag, Switzerland, 2010), and REM Sleep: Mechanism and Function (Cambridge University Press, England, 2010).