Italian medical educator, neurologist, and researcher Mario Giovanni Terzano, MD, died on Nov 12, 2020, reports The World Sleep Society.

His achievements include the discovery of cyclic alternating patter and other research in sleep physiology and medicine. Dr. Terzano was a member of the Italian Association Sleep Medicine, acting as President of the organization from 1997—2000. Dr. Terzano earned his Doctor of Medicine with honors from University Parma, Italy, specializing in neuropsychiatry and pediatrics neuropsychiatry.