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Medical Sciences; Health Sciences

Steve Gibbs

Professeur adjoint de clinique

Faculté de médecine - Département de neurosciences

Secondary number: 514 338-2222 #3747 (Travail 1)


Research expertise

  • Interrelation entre le sommeil et l’épilepsie
  • Épilepsies liées au sommeil
  • Aspects électrophysiologiques locaux du sommeil
  • Electroencéphalographie (EEG): analyse stereo-EEG; imagerie de source EEG

Affiliations and responsabilities

Research affiliations

Teaching and supervision



Publications and presentations


  • Gibbs SA, Proserpio P, Francione S, Mai R, Cardinale F, Sartori I, Castana L, Plazzi G, Tinuper P, Cossu M, Lo Russo G, Tassi L, Nobili L. Clinical features of sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy in relation to the seizure onset zone: a review of 135 surgically-treated cases. Epilepsia 2019; in press.
  • Gibbs SA, Proserpio P, Francione S, Mai R, Cossu M, Tassi L, Nobili L. Seizure duration and latency of hypermotor manifestations distinguish frontal from extrafrontal onset in sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy. Epilepsia 2018; 59(9):e130-134. PMID: 30009443.
  • Schartner MM, Pigorini A, Gibbs SA, Arnulfo G, Sarasso S, Barnett L, Nobili L, Massimini M, Seth AK, Barrett AB. Global and local complexity of intracranial EEG decreases during NREM sleep. Neurosci Conscious 2017; 2017(1): PMID 30042832.
  • Campana C, Zubler F, Gibbs S, de Carli F, Proserpio P, Rubino A, Cossu M, Tassi L, Schindler K, Nobili L. Suppression of interictal spikes during phasic rapid eye movement sleep: a quantitative stereo-EEG study. J Sleep Res 2017; 26(5): 606-613. PMID: 28401614.
  • De Carli F, Proserpio P, Morrone E, Sartori I, Ferrara M, Gibbs SA, De Gennaro L, Lo Russo G, Nobili L. Activation of the Motor cortex during phasic Rapid Eye Movement sleep. Ann Neurol 2016. 79(2) :326-30. PMID: 2657521.
  • Gibbs SA, Proserpio P, Terzaghi M, Pigorini A, Sarasso S, Lo Russo G, Tassi L, Nobili L. Sleep-related epileptic behaviors and non-REM arousal parasomnias: insights from stereo-EEG. Sleep Med Rev 2016; 25:4-20. PMID: 26164370.


  • Neurosciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinical Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Sleep, Arousal and Chronobiological Modulation
  • Sleep and Sleep Disorders
  • Convulsive Disorders/ Epilepsy
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Imagery (Characterization Tools)