Publications

DQB1 locus alone explains most of the risk and protection in narcolepsy with cataplexy in Europe.
Tafti M, Hor H, Dauvilliers Y, Lammers GJ, Overeem S, Mayer G, Javidi S, Iranzo A, Santamaria J, Peraita-Adrados R, Vicario JL, Arnulf I, Plazzi G, Bayard S, Poli F, Pizza F, Geisler P, Wierzbicka A, Bassetti CL, Mathis J, Lecendreux M, Donjacour CE, van der Heide A, Heinzer R, Haba-Rubio J, Feketeova E, Högl B, Frauscher B, Benetó A, Khatami R, Cañellas F, Pfister C, Scholz S, Billiard M, Baumann CR, Ercilla G, Verduijn W, Claas FH, Dubois V, Nowak J, Eberhard HP, Pradervand S, Hor CN, Testi M, Tiercy JM, Kutalik Z.
Sleep. 2014 Jan 1;37(1):19-25.

A patient with narcolepsy with cataplexy and multiple sclerosis: two different diseases that may share pathophysiologic mechanisms?
Peraita-Adrados R, Lammers GJ, De Andrés C, Santamaría J, Vicario JL, Tafti M.
Sleep Med. 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Electroencephalogram paroxysmal theta characterizes cataplexy in mice and children.
Vassalli A, Dellepiane JM, Emmenegger Y, Jimenez S, Vandi S, Plazzi G, Franken P, Tafti M.
Brain. 2013; 136:1592-608

Clinical, polysomnographic and genome-wide association analyses of narcolepsy with cataplexy: a European Narcolepsy Network study.
Luca G, Haba-Rubio J, Dauvilliers Y, Lammers GJ, Overeem S, Donjacour CE, Mayer G, Javidi S, Iranzo A, Santamaria J, Peraita-Adrados R, Hor H, Kutalik Z, Plazzi G, Poli F, Pizza F, Arnulf I, Lecendreux M, Bassetti C, Mathis J, Heinzer R, Jennum P, Knudsen S, Geisler P, Wierzbicka A, Feketeova E, Pfister C, Khatami R, Baumann C, Tafti M; European Narcolepsy Network (EU-NN).
J Sleep Res. 2013 doi: 10.1111/jsr.12044. [Epub ahead of print]

Maurovich Horvat E, et al.Narcolepsy and pregnancy: a retrospective European evaluation of 249 pregnancies. J Sleep Research 2013; Apr 8. doi: 10.1111/jsr.1

Lecendreux M, Bruni O, Franco P, Gringras P, Konofal E, Nevsimalova S, Paiva T, Partinen M, Peeters E, Peraita-Adrados R, Plazzi G, Poli F. Clinical experience suggests that modafinil is an effective and safe treatment for paediatric narcolepsy.J Sleep Res. 2012; 21(4):481-3.

A missense mutation in myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein as a cause of familial narcolepsy with cataplexy.
Hor H, Bartesaghi L, Kutalik Z, Vicário JL, de Andrés C, Pfister C, Lammers GJ, Guex N, Chrast R, Tafti M, Peraita-Adrados R.
Am J Hum Genet. 2011;89(3):474-9.

Genome-wide association study identifies new HLA class II haplotypes strongly protective against narcolepsy.
Hor H, Kutalik Z, Dauvilliers Y, Valsesia A, Lammers GJ, Donjacour CE, Iranzo A, Santamaria J, Peraita Adrados R, Vicario JL, Overeem S, Arnulf I, Theodorou I, Jennum P, Knudsen S, Bassetti C, Mathis J, Lecendreux M, Mayer G, Geisler P, Benetó A, Petit B, Pfister C, Bürki JV, Didelot G, Billiard M, Ercilla G, Verduijn W, Claas FH, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Waterworth DM, Mooser V, Heinzer R, Beckmann JS, Bergmann S, Tafti M.
Nat Genet. 2010;42(9):786-9.

Elevated Tribbles homolog 2-specific antibody levels in narcolepsy patients.
Cvetkovic-Lopes V, Bayer L, Dorsaz S, Maret S, Pradervand S, Dauvilliers Y, Lecendreux M, Lammers GJ, Donjacour CE, Du Pasquier RA, Pfister C, Petit B, Hor H, Mühlethaler M, Tafti M.
J Clin Invest. 2010 Mar 1;120(3):713-9.

Sodium oxybate is an effective and safe treatment for narcolepsy.
Lammers GJ, Bassetti C, Billiard M, Black J, Broughton R, Dauvilliers Y, Ferini Strambi L, Garcia-Borreguero D, Goswami M, Högl B, Iranzo A, Jennum P, Khatami R, Lecendreux M, Mayer G, Mignot E, Montplaisir J, Nevsimalova S, Peraita-Adrados R, Plazzi G, Scammell T, Silber M, Sonka K, Tafti M, Thorpy M.
Sleep Med. 2010 Jan;11(1):105-6.