Brian B. Koo MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology; Director, Sleep Medicine Program at Connecticut Veterans Affairs Healthcare System

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchNeurology: Parkinson's Disease and Movement DisordersPulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Research Interests

Restless Legs Syndrome; Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep; Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Stroke


  • M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Koo BB, Silau S, Dean DA, Lutsey PL, Redline S. Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep and Prevalent Hypertension in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Hypertension; 2015; 65(1):70-77.
  • Koo BB, Blackwell T, Ancoli-Israel S, Stone KL, Stefanick ML, Redline S; Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) Study Group. Association of incident cardiovascular disease with periodic limb movements during sleep in older men: outcomes of sleep disorders in older men (MrOS) study. Circulation. 2011 Sep 13;124(11):1223-31.
  • Koo BB, Mehra R, Blackwell T, Ancoli-Israel S, Stone K, Redline S. Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep and Cardiac Arrhythmia in Older Men (MrOS Sleep). J Clin Slp Med 2014;10(1):7-11.


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