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New study may show the cause of H1N1-triggered narcolepsy

A new study from Stanford University School of Medicine shows that in genetically susceptible people, narcolepsy can sometimes be triggered by a similarity between a protein called […]

Pediatric narcolepsy study in Texas needs participants

Do you have a child between 7-17 years old, diagnosed with narcolepsy who had a recent experience of cataplexy attack (within the last 2 months) and had a […]

Children needed for Boston-area narcolepsy study

Children with narcolepsy wanted in the Boston area for research study on obesity: Help us understand why children with narcolepsy often become overweight.  Research doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital […]

Canadian TV program explores rise in childhood narcolepsy cases

The CTV program W5 aired a report exploring the reasons behind a recent increase in the number of cases of childhood narcolepsy reported in Canada. The November […]

Video of the FDA meeting on narcolepsy available online

Those who missed the historic FDA meeting on narcolepsy still have a chance to see this historic event. The FDA has made video of the web broadcast […]

Narcolepsy community shines at FDA public meeting

Representatives from Narcolepsy Network joined hundreds of others from the narcolepsy community at the FDA’s public meeting on narcolepsy drug development on September 24.  Approximately 150 people […]

New research links histamine to narcolepsy

Two newly published research studies show that histamine-producing neurons in the brain may play a role in narcolepsy. One study is by Thomas Scammell, MD, professor of Neurology at […]

Patients’ Journey to a Narcolepsy Diagnosis

A poster presentation by Lawrence P. Cater, PhD, Christine Acebo, PhD, and Ann Y. Kim, MA, of Jazz Pharmaceuticals provides insights into how people with narcolepsy are […]

Narcolepsy Network mourns the passing of Sharon Smith

Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that we share with you the news that Sharon Smith, past president of Narcolepsy Network (NN), has passed away. She […]

Narcolepsy researcher Dr. Emmanuel Mignot honored by National Academy of Sciences

Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, the chair of Narcolepsy Network’s Medical Advisory Board, has been named as a new member of the National Academy of Sciences. The academy is […]

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