ALPS Sleep and Cognition Study 

This research study is examining how sleep difficulties affect the brain and daytime function. We are recruiting adults who: 

• Are age 65 to 80
• Have difficulty staying asleep at night
• Are not being treated for sleep apnea
• Are not taking psychiatric medications

The study involves 2 daytime and 2 overnight visits. One daytime visit will include a PiB PET/CT scan. Each overnight visit will include paper and computer cognitive tasks, blood draws, and a 45-minute MRI scan. 

This study is open to recruitment.

Principal Investigator:
Kristine Wilckens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Research Associates:
Rima Habte:

If you are interested in learning more about the ALPS study, please contact Rima at 412-246-6428