Tourette Syndrome clinical trials at University of California Health
2 in progress, 1 open to eligible people
Forehead Temperature-Regulating Therapy for Insomnia in Adults With Tourette's Disorder
open to eligible people ages 18-50
The primary aim of the present research project is to investigate the preliminary effects of four weeks of forehead temperature-regulating therapy on insomnia in adults with Tourette's disorder and co-occurring insomnia disorder. This project will also examine the effects of the device on depression, anxiety, and daytime sleepiness, and explore its effects on tic severity.
Investigating Circadian Rhythms in Youth With Persistent Tic Disorders
Sorry, accepting new patients by invitation only
This study examines circadian rhythms and morningness-eveningness preference in youth with Persistent Tic Disorders (PTDs), including Tourette's Disorder (TD); and assesses the effects of wearable short wavelength light therapy on circadian rhythms and tic symptoms.
Our lead scientists for Tourette Syndrome research studies include Emily J Ricketts, PhD.