Dr. Emmanuel Mignot talks about advances in narcolepsy research and care

Dr. Michael Twery, director of the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research in the NHLBI’s Division of Lung Diseases, interviews Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine and the Stanford Center for Narcolepsy, about advances in narcolepsy research. Dr. Mignot is also a recipient of Wake Up Narcolepsy research funding.

Dr. Mignot is credited with discovering the cause of narcolepsy—a disorder that causes periods of extreme daytime sleepiness. There is no known cure, but the NHLBI and Wake Up Narcolepsy are committed to supporting research to better understand, treat, and even prevent or cure narcolepsy.