WUN Supports Narcolepsy Family Education Day in Canada

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Awareness, Events, Wake Up Narcolepsy

On September 9, 2017, The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada in partnership with Wake Up Narcolepsy hosted a Narcolepsy Family Education Day for patients, families and anyone involved in the care of children with Narcolepsy. A highlight of the day was when WUN Co-founder and Board Member, David Gow and WUN Board Member […]

Unrestricted WUN Grants Lead to Unexpected Breakthroughs in Narcolepsy Research

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Research

Sleep Review Magazine, Dec. 21, 2014 Narcolepsy Research Breakthrough Announcement When a post-doc in Dr. Thomas Scammell’s lab said he’d found that narcolepsy patients have many more histamine neurons than healthy controls, Scammell initially thought the post-doc must have made a mistake. Another person in Scammell’s lab at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center was […]

News: Wake Up Narcolepsy Continues Research Funding at Harvard University

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Diagnosis, Research, Treatment

$30,000 Grant to Dr. Thomas Scammell Supports Ongoing Search for Narcolepsy Cure Worcester, MA – December 1, 2014 – Wake Up Narcolepsy, Inc. (WUN), a nonprofit organization working to speed narcolepsy diagnosis and help in the search for a cure, recently awarded a research grant for $30,000 to Dr. Thomas Scammell, Professor of Neurology at […]

Time to Sink or Swim

Posted by on May 12, 2014 in Awareness

High School AP English Essay by Kendra Larrabee, 17 “Mom I don’t want to go to practice today, I’m afraid that if I go, I’ll sink.” I was on the swim team for one and half years, since June 2009. Whether it was club swimming or high school swimming, I always wanted to go to […]

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