Education & Events




The RLS Foundation offers free webinars on topics that are critical to understanding and coping with restless legs syndrome (RLS). Attending a webinar is a great opportunity to share questions and comments with other patients, medical professionals and RLS experts.

Our one-hour webinars include a Question & Answer session after our speaker. Upon registration, please submit your questions on the topic to be answered as time allows.

Upcoming Webinars

RLS and the Dopaminergic System

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Date: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Time: 12 pm PT | 1 pm MT | 2 pm CT | 3 pm ET

Byron Jones, PhD
In this webinar learn from an expert RLS researcher,Byron Jones, PhD :

  • Genome-wide association studies have identified several genes that are involved in RLS – So What?
  • These genes must have some function related to RLS, but how to access what they do in humans ethically, of course
    Here's where animal models can help
  • In this program, we will explore the genes identified, what they do in animals and how the information relates to humans.

Dr. Jones will answer as many questions as time allows at the conclusion of his presentation. Only questions submitted with registration will be included. After the webinar, you will receive an email with a link to the Webinar recording. The Webinar recording will also be made available in the Member Portal section of our website. If you are not a Foundation member, and if you would like to view this and other recorded webinars, we invite you to become a member today by going to
As always, individuals suspecting they may have RLS should consult a qualified health care provider. Information offered in this webinar is for informational purposes and should not be considered as a substitute for the advice of a health care provider








After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

All webinars are presented live, recorded, and made available on-demand to RLS Foundation members in our Member Portal: Review the many topics here.

Stay tuned for more information on September's webinar on Cardiovascular Health & RLS presented by Dr. Lynn Marie Trotti


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