David Plante, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor (Tenure Track)
Plante Lab focuses on applied research at the intersections of sleep medicine and psychiatry, with emphasis on disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness and/or sleep duration
David T. Plante, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Medical Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Sleep and Consciousness. Dr. Plante received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and completed residency in Adult Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital and fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA. His current research focuses on the pathophysiology and evaluation of disorders of central hypersomnolence, with specific emphasis on hypersomnolence comorbid with affective illness.
- Central Nervous System Disorders of Hypersomnolence
- Sleep Related Movement Disorders
- Objective measures of sleep duration and continuity in major depressive disorder with comorbid hypersomnolence: a primary investigation with contiguous systematic review and meta-analysis
- Sleep propensity in psychiatric hypersomnolence: A systematic review and meta-analysis of multiple sleep latency test findings
- Subjective and Objective Measures of Hypersomnolence Demonstrate Divergent Associations with Depression among Participants in the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study