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

Now Accepting Applications to be a 2019-2020 Youth Ambassador

Narcolepsy Network (NN) is now accepting applications for the Youth Ambassador Program (YA). This is a national program designed to train promising young members of NN to […]

Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Cataplexy

Axsome Therapeutics is pleased to announce a new clinical trial of an investigational oral medication, AXS-12, for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy associated with […]

Your Experience is Needed on Grant Review Panels in 2019!

General Dynamics Information Technology is looking for advocates, within the continental US, who have experience with sleep disorders. Compensation and travel reimbursements are available for individuals who […]

We Are Running the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon

We are excited to announce that Narcolepsy Network will once again be running the TCS New York City Marathon this fall as an Official Charity Partner! Last […]

Narcolepsy Advocates Went to Washington for Rare Disease Week

In year’s past, Narcolepsy Network was able to send our Executive Director or a board member or two to Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill. This year, […]

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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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