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 […]

Amanda Burns Runs For WUN In The 2018 Boston Marathon

Our first Wunner Amanda Burns is already in training for the Boston Marathon. Here is why she is running and how you can support her. Allyssa, my daughter, was diagnosed with Narcolepsy with Cataplexy in 2012 at the age of 12. Allyssa has grown up faster, and been exposed to more than a kid should […]

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 […]

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 […]

Load More