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Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Dr. Masashi Yanagisawa Win the 2023 Breakthrough Prize

Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Dr. Masashi Yanagisawa have won the 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for discovering the cause of narcolepsy, a chronic neurological condition that impairs the brain’s ability to regulate the sleep-wake cycle. Each year, the Breakthrough Prize awards $15 million across five prizes to top researchers working in the fields of…
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Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Pregnancy & Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy symptoms and treatment interact with conception, pregnancy, and breastfeeding in complex ways. How do you decide what’s right for your family? Watch our “Pregnancy & Narcolepsy” episode of Narcolepsy Nerd Alert for an in-depth discussion including patient AND provider perspectives. Pregnancy & Narcolepsy Podcast Pregnancy & Narcolepsy Toolkit Narcolepsy Nerd Alert toolkits accompany each…

WND 2021 Live Panel: Narcolepsy Around the World

We celebrated World Narcolepsy Day, Sept. 22, 2021 with an international broadcast, “Narcolepsy Around the World.” People living with narcolepsy joined us from Australia, China, Poland, Germany, Israel, Angola, and Brazil to share their stories and perspectives on awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and support. Narcolepsy Around the World Podcast Narcolepsy Around the World Toolkit Narcolepsy Nerd…

World Narcolepsy Day Story Sharing: Meet Adriana in Bulgaria!

In celebration of World Narcolepsy Day (Sept 22), new Rising Voices storyteller Adriana Andreeva joined us from Sofia, Bulgaria on Sept 18 for Story Sharing! Adriana shared about her daughter’s narcolepsy diagnosis and becoming a patient advocacy leader in Bulgaria. Watch Video About Adriana: Adriana Andreeva lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her daughter was…

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: The Science of Narcolepsy

Science nerds, this one’s for you! Project Sleep and special guest Dr. Thomas Scammell, MD dove into the neurobiology of narcolepsy and type 1 v. type 2 v. idiopathic hypersomnia in our Narcolepsy Nerd Alert live event “The Science of Narcolepsy” on August 25th, 2021. The Science of Narcolepsy Podcast The Science of Narcolepsy Toolkit…

World Narcolepsy Day 2022: Get Involved!

Just 2 weeks until the fourth annual World Narcolepsy Day on Sept. 22nd, 2022! This September, let’s raise our awareness to new heights. 7 Easy Ways to Get Involved: 1. Become an Ambassador Be a leader in raising awareness! Project Sleep’s World Narcolepsy Day Ambassadors participate in activities, raise funds, and spread the word about…

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Navigating School with Narcolepsy

Students with narcolepsy and hypersomnia have the right to an equitable education. How can schools and families work together to ensure opportunities for success? Project Sleep and special guests, 2015 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship recipients Kenya Gradnigo and Danielle Brooks discussed in “Navigating School with Narcolepsy.” Watch the video and download the toolkit below.…

World Narcolepsy Day Story Sharing Event: Meet Mariángela in Madrid!

In anticipation of World Narcolepsy Day (Sept 22), new Rising Voices storyteller Mariángela Velásquez joined us from Madrid, Spain on Sept 13 for Story Sharing! Mariángela shared her narcolepsy story and answered audience questions in this Facebook Live event. Mariángela also shared her story in Spanish on 3pm ET on Thurs, Sept 8. Learn more…

SPANISH World Narcolepsy Day Story Sharing Event: Mariángela’s Story

Please share with Spanish-speaking family and friends! Rising Voices advocate Mariángela Velásquez joined us on Sept 8 from Madrid, Spain for a very special World Narcolepsy Day Story Sharing in Spanish! Fellow advocate Grisel Pantoja facilitated a Q&A session in Spanish afterwards. (Para información en español, por favor, desplázate hacia abajo.) Watch Now About Mariángela:…

Sleep and Running: Run the Business Podcast

In this first episode of the ‘Run The Business’ podcast, Anthony Gay meets with Julie Flygare, JD, President & CEO of Project Sleep, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about sleep health, sleep equity, and sleep disorders. Julie talks to Ant about the ways in which running improves her life and how the idea…
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