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Clinical studies conducted at MEDES

For nearly 20 years, MEDES has been conducting a large number of studies in its clinic, for the space and medical fields.

  • As part of its clinical research activities, the studies conducted by MEDES relate to such subjects as the physiological effects of physical inactivity, the effects of medication on vigilance, sleep, pharmacokinetics, and testing of new medical devices.
  • MEDES also writes experimental protocols for space research, and carries out studies simulating the effects of microgravity, isolation, confinement, sleep, circadian rhythms, etc.

Since it was founded, MEDES has conducted no less than twenty studies of this type, lasting for anything from a few days to several months.


Details of some of these studies are given below: