Neurologist, assistant professor, MD, PhD
Other affiliations : Lyon 1 University, Hospices Civils de Lyon (Center for Sleep medicine and Respiratory Diseases)

  • Study of sleep physiology and of transitions between vigilance states, as well as cognitive correlates of these states, using scalp and intra-cranial EEG.
  • Study of interaction between neurological diseases (epilepsy, stroke…) and sleep
  • Clinical research in neurological sleep disorders (insomnia, hypersomnia, parasomnia)


  • Chapoutot, M.; Peter-Derex, L.; Bastuji, H.; Leslie, W.; Schoendorff, B.; Heinzer, R.; Siclari, F.; Nicolas, A.; Lemoine, P.; Higgins, S.; Bourgeois, A.; Vallet, G.; Anders, R.; Ounnoughene, M.; Spencer, J.; Meloni, F.; Putois, B. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Discontinuation of Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use in Insomnia and Anxiety Disorders. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18(19), 10222;
  • De La Chapelle A, Frauscher B, Valomon A, Ruby P*, Peter-Derex L*. Relationship between epilepsy and dreaming: current knowledge, hypotheses, and perspectives. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2021, in press.
  • White M, Charbotel B, Fort E, Bastuji H, Franco P, Putois B, Mazza S, Peter-Derex L. Academic and professional paths of narcoleptic patients:  the Narcowork study. Sleep Medicine, 2020; 65:96-104
  • Peter-Derex L, Derex L. Wake-up stroke: from pathophysiology to management. Sleep Med Rev, 2019; 48:101212.
  • Putois B, Peter-derex L, Leslie W, Braboszcz C, El Hage W, Bastuji H. Internet-based intervention for posttraumatic stress disorder: using remote Imagery Rehearsal Therapy to treat nightmares. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 2019; 88:315-316. 
  • Peter-Derex L, Catenoix H, Bastuji H, Chouchou F. Epilepsia or parasomnia : a matter of heart ? Neurophysiol Clin/Clin Neurophysiol, 2018; 48(5):277-286 
  • Flamand M, Boudet S, Lopes R, Vignal JP, Reyns N, Charley-Monaca C, Peter-Derex L, Szuthaj W. Confusional arousals ; evidence from intracerebral recordings. Sleep, 2018; 41(10)
  • Peter-Derex L., Magnin M. Bastuji, H. Heterogeneity of arousals in human sleep: a stereo-electroencephalographic study. Neuroimage, 2015; 123: 229-44.
  • Peter-Derex L, Comte JC, Mauguière F, Salin PA. Density and frequency caudo-rostral gradients of sleep spindles recorded in human cortex. Sleep, 2012; 35: 69-79.



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E-mail professionnel : laure.peter-derex [at] or laure.peter-derex [at]

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