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WATCH NOW: Narcolepsy Video with Dr. Mignot, Julie Flygare & Watson

Thank you to everyone who tuned in on Tuesday, Sept. 4, for Project Sleep’s first Facebook Live event featuring Julie Flygare, J.D., President & CEO of Project Sleep, along with special guests, Emmanuel Mignot, M.D. Ph.D., director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, and Watson, a chihuahua with narcolepsy. Watch Video Now: Watch the video: https://www.facebook.com/ProjectSleepAwareness/videos/532777383811403/ Thanks to your…

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Henry Nicholls Wants His Hypocretins Back When he was 21 years old, Henry Nicholls was diagnosed with narcolepsy. While the condition changed his life, it didn’t prevent him from becoming an acclaimed science journalist and author, known throughout the United Kingdom as the “panda expert.” Nicholls, who serves on the board of Narcolepsy UK, decided…

“Ask Us Anything!” Submit Your Questions for Dr. Mignot, Julie Flygare and Watson

Julie Flygare, JDPresident & CEO, Project SleepEmmanuel Mignot, MD, PhDDirector of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and MedicineWatsonChihuahua with narcolepsy Join Project Sleep on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m. ET, for an “Ask Us Anything” Facebook Live event, featuring Julie Flygare, J.D., President & CEO of Project Sleep, along with special guests, Emmanuel Mignot,…

Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients Graduate College! Jacob’s Update

This week, we are celebrating the college graduation of our very first two Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships recipients from 2014. Recently, Kendra graduated from the University of St. Thomas and Jacob graduated from The Ohio State! Today, we are sharing Jacob’s awesome update. Read Kendra’s update here. Jacob’s College Graduation Update: Jacob was diagnosed with narcolepsy at age 11. In 2014, he…

Engaging Various Stakeholders Leads to Progress in SLEEP-2 Meeting

On Saturday, June 1, 2018, the fourth and final meeting of the SLEEP-2 program took place in Baltimore, MD in conjunction with the APSS Sleep Meeting 2018. Funded through a PCORI Engagement Award, SLEEP-2 is a two-year project co-lead by the University of Arizona, Project Sleep and the Sleep Research Network, aiming to: engage patients, scientists and…

Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients Graduate College! Kendra’s Update

This week, we are celebrating the college graduation of our very first two Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships recipients from 2014. Recently, Kendra graduated from the University of St. Thomas and Jacob graduated from The Ohio State! Today, Kendra shares beautiful reflections on college life and studying abroad with narcolepsy and her story on being a narcolepsy scholarship recipient. Read Jacob’s…

Meet Your Legislators to Share Your Story this Summer

Join us for an important webinar to help advance sleep research and awareness.  Friends in the United States: Your Members of Congress will be home this August to hear from their constituents (that’s YOU)! By visiting your legislators at their local offices and sharing your story, you will open your representatives’ eyes to sleep’s insidious…

Project Sleep Announces 2018 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients

Project Sleep awards 14 scholarships in 2018, totaling 50 scholarships in five years. Today, Project Sleep is excited to introduce the 14 recipients of the 2018 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship program. Recipients are graduating high school seniors who will each receive $1,000 toward their college education. “The 2018 recipients are a diverse group of…

Giving Tuesday features Julie Flygare in #WomenWhoGive Series

Today, Giving Tuesday is featuring our President & CEO, Julie Flygare in their #WomenWhoGive series, which celebrates women who are making a difference in their communities. In this unique post, Julie opens up about what got her started in philanthropy, explaining: “You could say, a low point in my life inspired me to start giving. After…

First-of-Its-Kind Patient-Focused Sleep Apnea Meeting with FDA: Get Involved!

Project Sleep is proud to partner with the American Sleep Apnea Association on the AWAKE Sleep Apnea initiative. People living with sleep apnea have a special role to play in shaping the future of treatment & care. Learn about ways sleep apnea patients, family members, and caregivers can take action now for progress: https://www.awakesleepapnea.org/ REGISTER…
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