research: clinical trials
“Light therapy is one of the most successful and practical results of basic research in biological rhythms.”
– Drs. C. Shapiro, R. Levitan et al
Sleep Research Unit, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.
Published July 2007 – Journal of Obesity Vol. 15, No. 7
– Drs. P. Desan, R. Lam, Y. Meesters, E. Horn, D. Boivin et al
Dept. of Psychiatry, Yale University; Dept. of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia; University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands; Royal Ottawa Mental Health Center; Douglas Hospital, Montreal.
Published August 2007 - BMC Psychiatry
Clinical Trials (Published)
Clinical Trials (Completed)
– UC San Diego, San Diego, CA
Stress and Health (2009)
Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com). DOI: 10.1002/smi.1250
Received 10 September 2007; Accepted 27 November 2008
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Dorn VA Medical Center, Columbia, SC
– Loving RT, Kripke DF, Shuchter SR.
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0667, USA. Rloving@UCSD.edu
Clinical Trials (Ongoing)
Other clinical trials for a variety of other applications are ongoing and pending:
'Chronobiology of Menopausal Depression'
Dr. Barbara Parry M.D., Dept. of Psychiatry, UC San Diego, San Diego CA
'Wavelength Restricted Light Therapy for Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study'
Dr. Elliot Frohman M.D., Ph.D. – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
'Using Bright Light to Reduce Anxiety Levels in Persons with High Levels of Anxiety'
– University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
— Thomas Wehr M.D.
Chief of the Section on Biological Rhythms
National Institute of Mental Health