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You’re Invited! #SleepIn2019 with Project Sleep

Please join us for the international Sleep In 2019 (#SleepIn2019) over the weekend of March 8-10, 2019, to raise awareness about sleep and sleep disorders in celebration of Suddenly Sleepy Saturday/Narcolepsy Day (March 9) and Sleep Awareness Week (March 10-16). Our fifth annual Sleep In 2019 is an awareness and fundraising event taking place IN YOUR BED! We challenge YOU to stay in bed for 12 – 48…

Action Alert: Urge New Congress to Support Sleep & Sleep Disorders

With the recent start of the 116th U.S. Congress, this is a critical time to reach out to your members of Congress to introduce yourself and share why sleep and sleep disorders are important. Your legislators will be eager to hear about your experience and our Welcome to Congress letter invites them to take action to support sleep research and…

New! Releasing Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Video Series

Today, Project Sleep is proud to release the Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Video Series —a new library of unforgettable stories and powerful resources you can use to raise critical awareness of narcolepsy. In the coming weeks, we will highlight each of these inspiring individuals via our blog, e-mail and social media. At any time, you can also explore the full video series here. Watch…

Launching 2019 Narcolepsy Scholarship

In 2019, Project Sleep plans to award a record 15 scholarships of $1000 each, including 10 scholarships to students with narcolepsy and five scholarships to students with idiopathic hypersomnia, thanks to a partnership with the Hypersomnia Foundation. All applications are due April 1, 2019 – no exceptions. For full details and instructions, see the 2019 Scholarship Application Packet. 2019…

Matching Gifts up to $15,000 for #GivingTuesday2018

Friends – we have surreal news today! A generous Project Sleep board member just pledged a remarkable $15,000 in matching gift funds to support our #GivingTuesday2018 campaign. Starting now and continuing through #GivingTuesday, Nov. 27, all donations to Project Sleep will be MATCHED, dollar for dollar, up to $15,000! Donate to Project Sleep today and your tax-deductible gift will…

College Life: 2018 Narcolepsy Scholarship Recipients Report Back

This summer, generous donors joined with Project Sleep to award 14 Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarships to college-bound students exemplifying courage and strength while living with narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnia. Recently, we caught up with the awardees to hear about college, managing narcolepsy and what this scholarship has meant to them. star“Inspired to confidently pursue my…

Bringing Design Thinking to Narcolepsy

On Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, Project Sleep hosted “Innovations in Narcolepsy Awareness” as a one-day meeting and interactive workshop at the NonProfit Center in Boston, MA. Over 40 people attended the event, including individuals living with health conditions, loved ones, researchers and healthcare experts. Your Story Matters The day kicked off with introductions and a…

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…

Recommended Reading: SLEEPYHEAD

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 narcolepsyJoin 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, M.D.…
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