Light for Sleep

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Sleep
Light - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial looks at how different intensities of daytime light affects evening light sensitivity.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 4 hours

2 days
Phase shift in the timing of melatonin onset
4 hours
Suppression of melatonin production

Trial Safety

Trial Design

4 Treatment Groups

Low room
1 of 4
Normal room
1 of 4
Bright
1 of 4
Bright room
1 of 4

Experimental Treatment

48 Total Participants · 4 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Light · No Placebo Group · N/A

Low room
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Light · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Normal room
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Light · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Bright
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Light · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Bright room
Behavioral
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Light · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Treatment
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Light
2016
Completed Phase 4
~90

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 4 hours

Who is running the clinical trial?

Palo Alto Veterans Institute for ResearchLead Sponsor
49 Previous Clinical Trials
7,468 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

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About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 19th, 2021

Last Reviewed: November 11th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
California100.0%
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
VA Palo Alto Health Care System100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%