On March 17, 2023, the Hypersomnia Foundation launches the premiere episode of LIVING WITH… a monthly YouTube series that expands awareness of idiopathic hypersomnia, healthy sleep habits, emerging research in sleep medicine, and more.
Hosted by Hypersomnia Foundation’s CEO, Claire Wylds-Wright, each episode will feature in-depth conversations with sleep experts, researchers, clinicians, and people with IH, centering on the realities of people living with idiopathic hypersomnia.
Our first LIVING WITH… episode is “Why are People with Idiopathic Hypersomnia Tired,” featuring a conversation with Emmanuel Mignot, MD, PhD, the Craig Reynolds Professor of Sleep Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and the Director of the Stanford Center for Narcolepsy. Dr. Mignot has received numerous awards for his work, including a 2023 Breakthrough prize in Life Sciences and is a member of both the National Academies of Sciences and Medicine and is recognized as having discovered the cause of narcolepsy.
In this episode, “Why are People with Idiopathic Hypersomnia Tired,” join Claire and Dr. Mignot take a deep dive into IH-focused research to better understand why people living with idiopathic hypersomnia are sleepy. Part of the discussion will include Dr. Mignot’s development of new tools that will track the circadian clock and sleep debt with single blood samples.
Watch the premiere episode of LIVING WITH… A Conversation with Dr. Emmanuel Mignot on Friday, March 17th on the Hypersomnia Foundation’s YouTube Channel. Subscribe today!
LIVING WITH… is made possible with the generous support of our sponsors:
- Jazz Pharmaceuticals
- Avadel Pharmaceuticals
- Harmony Biosciences
- Zevra Therapeutics
- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
- Centessa Pharmaceuticals
LIVING WITH… is produced by Elizabeth Joy Windom of Windhaven Production.