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.

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2019 Conference Schedule Now Available

We will have a jam-packed weekend for PWNs and their supporters at this year’s conference, taking place in Albuquerque, New Mexico on October 25-27. Check out the […]

Harmony Biosciences Announces FDA Approval Of WAKIX (pitolisant)

Harmony Biosciences, LLC (Harmony) announced that the FDA approved WAKIX® (pitolisant) for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adult patients with narcolepsy. WAKIX® is the […]

Celebrate World Narcolepsy Day

Narcolepsy Network Partners with Patient Advocacy Organizations to Celebrate Global Narcolepsy Awareness Day World Narcolepsy Day will Take Place on September 22, 2019 Narcolepsy Network, the leading […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Christian Guilleminault

Dr. Christian Guilleminault passed away on July 9, 2019 from complications due to metastatic prostate cancer. He is survived by his wife and two sons.  Dr. Guilleminault […]

Update on Pitolisant

Harmony Biosciences, LLC (Harmony) presented new data on Pitolisant at the SLEEP 2019 meeting.  Harmony’s goal is to obtain FDA approval to market this new medication in […]

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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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