Research & Innovation


Clinical Trials

Sleep for Stroke Management And Recovery Trial (Sleep SMART)

Physician & Study Coordinator

Study Coordinator

Danielle Schneider



Synopsis: This research is being done to figure out whether treatment for sleep apnea, in people who have had a stroke or TIA, improves recovery from stroke, and helps prevent future stroke, heart problems, and death.


Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • TIA with ABCD2 ≥4 or ischemic stroke, within the prior 14 days.

Exclusion Criteria

  • incarcerated
  • known pregnancy
  • current mechanical ventilation (can enroll later if this resolves) or tracheostomy
  • current use of positive airway pressure, or use within one month prior to stroke
  • anatomical or dermatologic anomaly that makes use of CPAP interface unfeasible
  • current receipt of oxygen supplementation >4 liters per minute