International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group

Member Since 2017

The International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group (IRLSSG) is an organization of professionals committed to advancing basic and clinical research on Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). Their mission includes the cooperative planning, implementation, analysis, and reporting of multi-center studies with an international emphasis. The IRLSSG may also pursue other research activities and education related to RLS and to other related entities such as periodic limb movements (PLM). To this end, the IRLSSG aims to advance knowledge about the cause(s), pathogenesis, and clinical impact of RLS and related disorders. In pursuit of its goals, the IRLSSG will actively encourage recruitment of new investigators to its fields of interest and will cooperate with outside organizations that share its goals.


The IRLSSG is committed to the principles of open and full scientific communication and collaboration, peer review, full disclosure of potential conflicts of interest, and democratic governance of its organization and activities. The IRLSSG is also interested in providing scientific and medical information to professionals and the public regarding RLS and related disorders.