25 Jan Recruiting Participants with Excessive Sleepiness
WUN is collaborating with Hypersomnia Foundation and Dr. Thanh Dang-Vu to investigate brain regions underlying narcolepsy (with or without cataplexy) and idiopathic hypersomnia.
Who can participate: We are looking for patients 18 years or more who have been diagnosed with Narcolepsy (with or without cataplexy) or Idiopathic Hypersomnia.
What are the factors that may exclude you from participating? 1- Other sleep disorders, 2- Neurological disorders or head trauma, 3-Psychiatric disorders or use of psychotropic drugs, 4- Pregnancy or breastfeeding and 5-Pacemaker or metallic prosthesis
What will participants have to do? To investigate brain regions underlying narcolepsy (with or without cataplexy) and idiopathic hypersomnia. This study includes two (non- consecutive) overnight sleep sessions at the sleep laboratory and a MRI scan session. Participants will have to travel to Montreal.
If you are interested by this study, please contact: Elizaveta Frolova, research coordinator. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org