Narcolepsy Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to individuals with narcolepsy and related sleep disorders. Our mission is to provide services to educate, advocate, support and improve awareness of this neurological sleep disorder.

Latest News & Events

Pitolisant Granted Breakthrough Therapy and Fast Track Designations by FDA

There is great news about a possible treatment option for narcolepsy and excessive daytime sleepiness! Harmony Biosciences, LLC, announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had granted […]

Rare Disease Week 2018

On February 25th, seven Narcolepsy Network advocates and board members joined 750 other advocates in Washington, D.C. to participate in Rare Disease Week. The events, organized by […]

NN Met with FDA Representatives

Several Narcolepsy patient advocates, along with Narcolepsy Network’s President Dr. Mark Patterson and Executive Director Dr. Eveline Honig went to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to […]

We Are Running the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon

Hello friends, We’re excited to announce that Narcolepsy Network has been selected as an Official Charity Partner for the 2018 TCS New York City Marathon. Narcolepsy Network […]

Let Your Voice Be Heard About Your Healthcare

As Congress debates major healthcare legislation, this is an important opportunity for people with narcolepsy (PWNs) to make our voices heard. Many of us would be struggling […]

Other News & Events

What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a medical disorder that impacts 1 in approximately 2,000 people in the United States of America. The disease is a sleep disorder, involving irregular patterns in Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep and significant disruptions of the normal sleep/wake cycle. While the cause of narcolepsy is not completely understood, current research points to a combination of genetic and environmental factors that influence the immune system. Read More

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