Dr. Yadollahi is a Senior Scientist at KITE and an Associate Professor at the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto. Azadeh leads SleepdB, the first sound-proof sleep laboratory in Canada. Her research focus is on improving chronic respiratory disorders during sleep, such as sleep apnea and nocturnal asthma. This includes discovering novel physiological mechanisms that narrow the airways during sleep and makes breathing hard or impossible. She is also developing and commercializing wearable technologies for improved diagnosis and treatment of chronic respiratory disorders.