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Looking for the Epworth Sleepiness Scale mentioned in “Annie’s Mailbox”? Find it here!

The nationally syndicated advice column, “Annie’s Mailbox” includes a response about narcolepsy on July 30, 2o15. It suggested taking the Epworth Sleepiness Scale to asses your own, or a […]

New research offers insights into the cause of narcolepsy

An international team of researchers led by Lawrence Steinman, MD, of Stanford University, has found some of the first solid evidence that narcolepsy may be a so-called […]

Volunteers needed for program that helps medical students learn about rare diseases

The David R. Cox Prize for Compassion, presented by the Student Advocates for Neglected Diseases (STAND) with support from Global Genes, recognizes student doctors who have identified […]

Participants needed for research study for children with narcolepsy with cataplexy

Researchers are currently conducting the EXPRESS medical research study of an investigational medication called Xyrem. They want to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of this medication in […]

Narcolepsy Network’s statement on “The Simpsons” upcoming narcolepsy storyline

Narcolepsy Network’s statement on “The Simpsons” upcoming narcolepsy storyline from Executive Director Eveline Honig, MD, MPH: Narcolepsy is a real, debilitating disorder for which there is no […]

New York City walkers DREAM BIG!

Walkers of every kind gathered in New York City on May 16 for the third annual DREAM BIG! Walk for Narcolepsy Network. From power walkers to leisure […]

Summer camp for kids with narcolepsy

Kids with narcolepsy are invited to attend summer camp at the Center for Courageous Kids (CCK) camp in Scottsville, KY, June 23-28, 2015.  Campers are invited to join other kids […]

Narcolepsy researcher named a top stem cell scientist

Florian Merkle, PhD, is one of five scientists the University of Southern California calls “the next generation of top stem cell scientists.” Merkle and his counterparts recently […]

New research provides more evidence that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disorder

New research published in the journal “Pharmacological Research” shows that a particular autoimmune process triggers the loss of orexin neurons in people with narcolepsy. Researchers at Tel […]

Narcolepsy Network remembers Oleta Elliott

Narcolepsy Network mourns the loss of Oleta Elliott, who passed away on March 13 in Arizona following a long battle with cancer. She was 68 years old. […]