Skip to main content

Treatment of Dopamine Agonist-induced Augmentation with a D1 Receptor Blocker in Patients with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionSend by emailSend by email
Award date: 
Jun 7, 2016
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
East Carolina University
Principal Investigator: 
Clemens, Stefan
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Innovation Grant
Region: 
Eastern

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a life-long neurological disorder that affects an estimated 10-20 million Americans. Treatment for RLS is centered on dopamine drugs that are initially effective, but over time lose their efficacy. We propose a new therapy that will overcome this loss of efficacy.

Fiscal year: 
2016