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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Northwestern University Study

For more information, please visit the Ascent study website. In order to keep you aware of opportunities, we share information on current studies and trials in a […]

Virtual Annual Conference

October 2-3, 2021 Registration is Now Closed LEARN! Hear from top clinical experts Discover the latest trends in narcolepsy Ask questions to the presenters   CONNECT LIVE! […]

2021 Annual Conference is Going Virtual

Members of the narcolepsy community, I have some disappointing news to share with you today. The Board of Directors has decided to cancel our in-person conference, slated […]

Spotlight: I Ran the NYC Marathon

Article originally appeared in Narcolepsy Network’s newsletter. By: James Messina, 2019 Member of #TeamNarcolepsy I finished the TCS New York City Marathon. I’m not a runner; I […]

Narcolepsy Network Health Care Access Focus Groups

Did you find the right doctor? Is your medication covered by insurance? Do you have any narcolepsy-related health care access issues? We want to learn about your experience! […]

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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