Narcolepsy Meetup Atlanta 12/1-12/2 2017

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Awareness, Events, Research, Wake Up Narcolepsy

Sponsored by Global Genes represented by Amy Grover-Sr Manager of Patient Engagement and Kendall Davis- Director Strategic Alliances Julea Steiner and Tammy Smith, Board of Directors Members, attended the event representing WUN.  There were approximately 50 PWN and supporters at this event.  The event consisted of a Meet and Greet dinner on Friday night.  Saturday’s […]

No Rest for the UnWicked

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Awareness, Wake Up Narcolepsy

I have a theory that the plot of Sleeping Beauty was based, in large part, on my son Dylan.  I don’t mean to suggest my son grew up with fairies or sorcery, obviously those were added for fairy tale flair, but he did fall into a deep slumber for the better part of two years […]

Wake Up Narcolepsy Awards $35,000 Grant To Dr. Scammell At Harvard For Further Research Into Narcolepsy

Co-founder Monica Gow presented a check last week to the department of sleep medicine at Harvard Medical School. During a visit to the Lab, Dr. Scammell shared progress being made into the mechanisms of cataplexy, a disabling symptom of narcolepsy. In a statement detailing the discoveries made in narcoleptic mice, he shared with Monica the […]

WUN is thrilled to award Dr. Ong a grant of $3,000 for research into the psycho-social aspects of narcolepsy

On behalf of Wake Up Narcolepsy board member Nicole Jeray who is a full-time professional golfer and a PWN awarded Dr. Ong and graduate research assistance Rylee Brower funds last week for an innovative and much needed project. The research team, based at Northwestern University, Chicago, conducted a survey that revealed most people with narcolepsy […]

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