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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. […]

NN supporter Rubin Naiman interviewed by Arianna Huffington

Narcolepsy Network friend and supporter Dr. Rubin Naiman was recently interviewed by Arianna Huffington.  Their conversation about the importance of dreams appears in the Huffington Post. Read […]

Narcolepsy Bed Race gives new meaning to “fast asleep”

The third annual Narcolepsy Bed Race in Roanoke, Virginia, was anything but sleepy.   The weather was beautiful, the teams were fast and determined and the crowd of […]

Narcolepsy Network premiers new informational video on Suddenly Sleepy Saturday

March 7 is Suddenly Sleepy Saturday, a day for narcolepsy awareness.  To help raise awareness, Narcolepsy Network has created this informational video. Please watch to learn more […]

NN Blog: Getting Organized

So it’s the first month of 2015 and like a lot of people, I’ve been making some resolutions. One of the things I’m trying to work on […]

Neuro Film Festival competition offers PWNs a chance to share their story

The American Brain Foundation is looking for short, compelling videos about living with narcolepsy or other neurological disorders for its Neuro Film Festival.  The festival’s goal is to raise […]

Participants needed for a study on Xyrem for children

Researchers in Oceanside and Orange, California, are looking for children with narcolepsy with cataplexy to participate in a research study.  The study will assess the effectiveness and safety of […]

NN sponsors retreat for kids with narcolepsy and their families

Narcolepsy Network has partnered with The Center for Courageous Kids to offer a weekend retreat for kids with narcolepsy and their families.  The retreat will be held April […]