Project Sleep is thrilled to share that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has officially responded to Congress regarding the narcolepsy research portfolio.
Thanks to advocates rallying together in March, 17 Members of Congress requested an update from NIH on the current size, scope, direction and strategic vision of the narcolepsy research portfolio. Consequently, a detailed official response letter was sent to Congress by Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., Director of the National Institute of Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
[…] other underrecognized serious sleep disorders, federal funding for narcolepsy research has been stagnant or declining. This is why Project Sleep advocates for federal funding for sleep disorders […]