A Study of the Effect of Lack of Sleep on Blood Pressure


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 13-009224
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 13-009224

About this study

The purpose of this study is to see if the lack of sleep changes how the body controls blood pressure

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria

  • A subset of 32 healthy subjects from those participants enrolled in studies IRB 11-002121 and IRB 11-007272
  • BMI 18.5-35 kg/m2 
  • age 18-40 years
  • non-smokers
  • free of any chronic medical or psychiatric disorders
  • on no medications other than birth control and second generation antihistamines
  • will have a history of normal sleep patterns

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Trudy Hansen RPSGT



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Study Progress

This study has completed enrollment of targeted participants and currently is completing research activities including study intervention, specimen collection, testing and data analysis.


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Study Results Summary

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