IRLSSG annual meeting 2023 

Save the date and join us in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, October 22, 2023 for the International RLS Study Group annual meeting.
The meeting will include a keynote address, scientific presentations and discussions on basic, translational, clinical and treatment topics,  young investigators presentations and updates on current IRLSSG projects. 

  Join us for the only international meeting devoted entirely and exclusively to Restless Legs Syndrome and related topics! 

 Claudia Trenkwalder will be presenting the Richard P Allen keynote address: Augmentation in RLS: first described and never solved. An homage for Richard Allen               

Call for scientific presentations: 

We Invite Proposals for symposia, discussion groups, and individual presentations

Submit science by July 31, 2023 to participate in the IRLSSG 2023 meeting. 

Submit by email to 

Call for applications for the Wayne Hening Young Investigator Award: 

Submit applications by July 31, 2023

Please complete the WHYA application

More program information will be added as it becomes available. View the schedule for IRLSSG annual meeting 2023. 

International RLS Study Group is a nonprofit organization of professionals committed to advancing basic and clinical research of restless legs syndrome (RLS). We work together to provide scientific and medical information to professionals and the public.


About Us


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.

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