Light Exposure Study

The SCAN Lab is conducting a study at the University of Arizona to observe how a six-week course of light exposure influences the brain and sleep pattern in people who have had a recent brain injury or “concussion.”

Basic eligibility criteria:
Please contact the study coordinator for additional eligibility information.

Are you Eligible?

  • Ages 18-50
  • History of a head injury in the past 18 months
  • Sleep problems that started or got worse after the injury
  • Right-handed
  • English as primary language 
  • No metal objects in body

Primary disease category: Sleep Disorders

Secondary disease categories: Brain, Spinal Cord & Nervous System

This study is enrolling healthy volunteers.

Sponsor: Department of Defense

Projected enrollment dates: April 2015 to December 2018

Official study title: Bright Light Therapy for Treatment of Sleep Problems Following Mild TBI