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The impact of circadian disturbances on sleep quality, cognition and psychiatric symptoms in neurodegenerative disease [ 2010 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/632689]

Researchers: Prof Simon Lewis (Principal investigator) ,  Prof John Hodges Prof Sharon Naismith Prof Naomi Rogers

Brief description There is an increasing awareness that neurodegenerative diseases are associated with disturbances in sleep. Our group have recognised that patterns of sleep disturbance in these patients are also related to problems with memory and mood. The proposed study will be the first of its kind to explore whether disruptions in the circadian system represent a common mechanism underlying these comorbid disease features. Understanding this pathology will hopefully lead to the development of new therapies.

Funding Amount $AUD 496,340.54

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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