Links & Resources

Overseas Organisations

American Academy Of Sleep Medicine

National Institutes of Health
If you want to find out about research studies in progress under the auspices of this US government funded organization, this is the place.

National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR)

National Sleep Foundation

American Academy of Neurology (AAN; see their search function in the upper left hand corner). The AAN also publish the medical journal, Neurology.

American Sleep Association (ASA)

Other Sleep Disorders

American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA)

Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation, Inc.

Support Groups

Narcolepsy and Overwhelming Daytime Sleep Society of Australia

Narcolepsy Association UK

Narcolepsy Network

Talk About Sleep - Narcolepsy

Research Facilities

Good sites including information both basic and more complex, with links to research articles published by their respective researchers.

One of the worlds preeminent research facilities on sleep and narcolepsy in particular. Dr Guillemnault and Dr Mignot have contributed significant research in these areas. Stanford is where the narcoleptic dogs are.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medial Center
Important research is being done here on the neuropathology of narcolepsy. Dr Clifford Saper is one who is having success in determining the mechanisms which control the sleep/wake and REM/nonREM systems.

New Zealand Sites

New Zealand Organization for Rare Disorders

New Zealand Guidelines Group

Neurological Foundation

Government Organisations

Ministry of Health



Health Research Council

New Zealand Health Information Service

Statistics New Zealand

Professional Organisations

Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners

New Zealand Medical Association

Medical Council of New Zealand

Research and Treatment Facilities

Sleep/Wake Research Centre
Massey University in Wellington's Sleep Research Facility

The Sleep Disorders Centre at Bowen Hospital