The Rush Sleep Disorders Service and Research Center is under the direction of James Wyatt, PhD. This core has eight beds and is staffed by two PhD clinicians and four physicians.
Approximately 1,500 new patients are seen in the core each year, and 1,350 sleep studies are performed annually. The core has a vibrant history of NIH, foundation, pharmaceutical company and industry-supported research in obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia and circadian rhythm sleep disorders. Clinical and research procedures include laboratory and ambulatory polysomnography, CPAP and bilevel PAP titration, wrist actigraphy, circadian phase assessment and MSLT and MWT assessments.