Join us Saturday, September 24 for the WUN Northeast Narcolepsy Conference!

This free, one day in person conference in Waltham, MA is for people with narcolepsy, their families, educators, clinicians and researchers. Leading experts share their latest research on treatment options, impact of narcolepsy, transition from pediatric to adulthood, how to live a full life with narcolepsy.

Coffee, breakfast, lunch, snacks and parking are all included with no cost at this free event.


Narcolepsy Overview & Research Update: Thomas Scammell, MD, Neurologist and Sleep Medicine Physician, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Taking Care of Your Mental Health for People with Narcolepsy: Eric Zhou, PhD, Psychologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana Faber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Transition from Pediatric to Adult with Narcolepsy: Kiran Maski, MD, MPH, Neurologist and Sleep Medicine Physician, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Living with Narcolepsy (Journey, Tips and Tricks): Charlie Bain, Senior Account Executive, PWN and Ashley Starr Frechette, MPH, Director of Health Professional Outreach at the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, PWN

Narcolepsy Therapies 101: Margaret Blattner, MD, PhD, Neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Narcolepsy: A Parent’s Perspective: Monica Gow, MPA, Executive Director of WUN, Parent of a Child with Narcolepsy

Teen Breakout Session: Led by Stephanie Manuli

Parent Breakout Session: Led by Anne Samarawickrama

Person with Narcolepsy Breakout Session: Led by Liz Guckian


The conference will be held at the Westin Waltham-Boston located at 70 3rd Ave, Waltham, MA 02451.


The Westin has given our attendees a special room rate of $119 for September 23 and 24. To get this exclusive rate, please visit https://book.passkey.com/e/50313195.


Thank you to our sponsors, Avadel Pharmaceuticals, Harmony Biosciences, Orexia Therapeutics and Takeda, for making this event possible.