Asher Tal, MD, is a Professor (Emeritus) of Pediatrics, and Founder of the Pediatric Pulmonary Unit and sleep laboratory at Soroka Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. During his 25 years as head of the Department of Pediatrics at Soroka, Professor Tal authored or co-authored over 110 publications. His research interests include pediatric pulmonary diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis, childhood asthma, bronchiolitis, as well as wheezing in infancy, sleep-disordered breathing, pediatric and adult obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and insomnia. Currently, Prof Tal is VP of clinical research of AIT LTD, involved in novel treatment of bronchiolitis and CF-related lung disease. Prof. Tal is also the Medical Director of Millennium Sleep Laboratory, and Sleep Medicine Clinic in Beer-Sheva, Israel.