Professor Paul Gringras founded and runs the Paediatric Sleep Group at the new Evelina Children's Hospital within Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust. His academic position is with Kings College London. He has worked in the field of Paediatric Neurodisability and Sleep Medicine for over fifteen years always combining clinical and research work.
His Sleep Medicine experience and training was gained in both the UK and Chicago, USA. The Paediatric Sleep Group integrates fully with the adult sleep service already established at St Thomas' hospital, providing one of the countries few 'lifespan' multidisciplinary sleep services. His current areas of research interest include sleep phenotypes in autism, phase II psychopharmacological clinical trials, the development of online monitoring systems for children and young people with learning disabilities, and the impact of sleep disorders on daytime behaviour and cognition. He holds a number of multicentre grants and publishes work in books and peer reviewed journals