Professor Manuel Schabus
is Professor at the University of Salzburg, Austria, and is head of the ‘Laboratory for Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness’ research. He habilitated on ‘Residual Cognitive Processing in Altered States of Consciousness’ (covering sleep as well as coma related topics) and has expertise in Cognitive Neuroscience as well as Psychotherapy (being a client-centred psychotherapist and family counsellor). He is currently working on a comprehensive study on ‘disorder of consciousness’ patients and non-pharmacological treatment of primary insomnia. Altogether he has published over 60 articles in peer reviewed journals.