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Our team

Our research

Inpatient Study: We measured sleep quality in people receiving rehabilitation after brain injury. The results are published in the journal 'Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair'. Read a summary of our findings.

Outpatient Study: We investigated sleep quality in a group of community dwelling stroke and brain injury survivors. The results are published in the journal 'Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair'. Read a summary of our findings.

Sleepio Feasibility: We explored the feasibility of using the online sleep improvement programme 'Sleepio' in a group of community dwelling stroke survivors. The results were published in the journal 'Brain Injury'. Read a summary of our findings

OPPORTUNITIES TO TAKE PART IN CURRENT RESEARCH

Motor Consolidation During Sleep After Stroke

Have you had a stroke? Do you have difficulty moving your hand or arm? Researchers at the University of Oxford are looking for volunteers for a study looking at the role of sleep in learning after stroke. The study will be conducted entirely from your own home.

If you would like to find out more about the study or if you have any questions, please get in contact with Dr Melanie Fleming: sleep-win@ndcn.ox.ac.uk.

 Ethics Ref: 11/H0605/12; Version 1.0 – 28/09/2020

 

SleepStim Study

We are looking for:

  • Healthy adults, aged 40 years and over

OR

  • Stroke survivors, who have some difficulty moving their hand or arm

for a home-based study of auditory (sound) stimulation during sleep. If you would like to find out more about the study or if you have any questions, please email sleep-win@ndcn.ox.ac.uk.

 Ethics Ref: R79095/RE001; Version 1.0 - 03/02/2022

 

COLLABORATORS

  • Dr Anton Pick, and Dr David Henderson Slater
    Oxford Centre for Enablement, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Emma Garratt
    Oxfordshire Stroke Rehabilitation Unit, Oxford Health NHS Trust
  • Professor Colin Espie, and Associate Professor Simon Kyle
    Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute
  • Dr Alasdair Henry
    Big Health Ltd, and Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute
  • Professor Nele Demeyere, and Grace Chiu
    Department of Experimental Psychology

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