Sleep and Epilepsy Unit – Gregorio Marañón University Hospital- Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

Sleep and Epilepsy Unit - Gregorio Marañón University Hospital- Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

Clinical Neurophysiology

Sleep and Epilepsy Unit

Contact: Rosa  
Position: Head Sleep Unit
Address: Dr. Esquerdo, 46, 28007
City: Madrid
Country: Spain
Contact Email: Contact laboratory
KEYWORDS: Sleep and Medical Disorders, Genetics of Sleep, Paediatric Sleep Disorders, Neurological Sleep Disorders


No staff vacancies

10th Edition Master online Sleep: Physiology and Medicine (in Spanish and Portuguese):

Laboratory Description:

Sleep and respiration ontogeny
SIDS, ALTE (arousal mechanisms, CAP)
OSA in children (comorbidities)
OSA in adults. CPAP and BiPAP titration.
Nocturnal seizures in children
Parasomnias. RSBD
Hypersomnias of central origin: Kleine-Levin Syndrome
Narcolepsy-Cataplexy (Genetics, immunogenetics, comorbidities)
Sleep and Multiple Sclerosis
RLS in blood donors
RLS and Hyperferritinemia; RLS and DIOS
video-PSG (VPSG)

Additional Descriptors, Keywords:

EEG, Video-EEG; Video-Polysomnography, MSLT
Circadian sleep disorders: shift workers

KEY Publications of the Laboratory:

infant, cyclic alternating pattern, arousal, sleep,apparent life-epilepsy in chilhood, nocturnal frontal lobe seizures (NFLE), parasomnias, sleep disorders, video-EEG-PSG recordings, threatening event, child development, clinical neurophysiology,
high serum ferritin, normal iron, periodic leg movements (PLMS), RLS, video-polisomnography, chilhood and adolescent sporadic narcolepsy-cataplexy, diagnosis,treatment, familial narcolepsy-cataplexy, genetics, Kleine-Levin Syndrome, immunogenetics.


  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  Antonio Vela-Bueno Position: Professor of Psychiatry Institution: Autonomous University of Madrid Email: 
  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  Marisa Pedemonte Position: Professor of Physiology Institution: CLAEH School of Medicine and Directyor Sleep Disorders Center, Punta del Este, Uruguay Email: 
  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  Hyun Hor Position: Postdoctoral fellow Institution: Center for Genomics Regulation. Barcelona Email: 
  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  Luis Gutierrez-Solana Position: Head Neuropediatric Division Institution: Division of Neuropediatrics. University Hospital "Niño Jesús", Madrid Email: 
  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  Silvia Miano Position: Research Institution: 1Department of Pediatrics, Sleep Disease Centre, University of Rome La Sapienza-S. Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy Email: 
  • Title:  PhD Name:  José-Luis Vicario Position: Head Histocompatibility Laboratory Institution: Histocompatibility, Blood Center of the Community of Madrid Email: 
  • Title:  PhD Name:  Mehdi Tafti Position: Professor of Genetics Institution: Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG) University of Lausanne, Switzerland Email: 
  • Title:  PhD, MD Name:  Celso Arango Position: Professor of Psychiatry Institution: Adolescents Unit- Psyuchiatry Department-University Hospital Gregorio Marañón Email: