Research Study

REM-sleep behavior disorder and the microbiome of the gut
Principal Investigator 
Silke Cresswell

Overview

Disorders and Conditions 
Sleep
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Oct 3, 2018 to Oct 31, 2019
Locations 
UBC Hospital
Name/Title 
Ella Golz, Research Coordinator
Phone 
604-827-1905
Email Address 
golzella@mail.ubc.ca
Purpose of Study 

The purpose of this study is to investigate whether REM-sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is associated with observable changes in the fungal or bacterial microbiome of the gut over 5 years.

Eligibility 

Individuals between the ages of 40 and 85 with a confirmed diagnosis of REM-sleep behavior disorder (RBD) may participate.

Disclaimer 

Study Coordinators and Research Nurses cannot give medical advice over the phone. Telephone numbers and email addresses are provided for obtaining additional information on specific research studies only. If you have specific questions which require clinical expertise, please call your primary care physician.