Familial aggregation and staging pathology of REM sleep behavior disorder
The study “A case‐control‐family study of idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder” suggests a familial aggregation and staging pathology of alpha‐synucleinopathy for relatives of patients with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, ranging from isolated features to full‐blown sleep disorder (Ann Neurol. 2019 Feb 13. doi: 10.1002/ana.25435. [Epub ahead of print]).
Anyone interested in future collaboration in this field of research is welcome to contact our key investigator, Prof Yun Kwok Wing, chairman of our Department of Psychiatry. Prof Wing has extensive interest and research works in sleep and related conditions. He is dedicated to the promotion of sleep health and his research findings have significant impact at both clinical and community levels.
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