Affiliation: Stanford University
- Advances in narcolepsyMichelle Cao
Division of Sleep Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Med Clin North Am 94:541-55. 2010..Other investigative agents and treatment modalities hold promise in future directions for narcolepsy...
- Hypocretin and its emerging role as a target for treatment of sleep disordersMichelle Cao
Stanford University Sleep Medicine, 450 Broadway Street, Pavilion C, 2nd Floor, M C 5704, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 11:227-34. 2011..This review will focus on the origin, functions, and mechanisms in which the hypocretin system regulates sleep and wakefulness, and discuss its emerging role as a target for the treatment of sleep disorders...
- Hypocretin antagonists in insomnia treatment and beyondChad Ruoff
Stanford Sleep Medicine Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California, USA
Curr Pharm Des 17:1476-82. 2011..In this review, we will discuss the discovery of hypocretin and its receptors, hypocretin and the sleep-wake cycle, hypocretin antagonists in the treatment of insomnia, and other implicated functions of the hypocretin system...
- Obstructive sleep apnea and chronic opioid useChristian Guilleminault
Stanford University Sleep Medicine Division, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Lung 188:459-68. 2010..Nonobese OSA patients with opioid intake have obstructive breathing with a different pattern. In this study, bilevel positive-pressure therapy with a back-up rate was the most effective treatment...