Narcolepsy 360: Dr. Brian Murray


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Dr. Brian Murray is an Associate Professor, Neurology and Sleep Medicine at University of Toronto Department of Medicine, Chair of Royal College Specialty Committee in Neurology and Head of Division of Neurology & Chair of Research Ethics Board Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center. Dr. Murray cares mostly for adult people with narcolepsy and also, young adults with narcolepsy transitioning from pediatrics into adult care.

In this episode, Dr. Murray shares his expertise and approach to supporting the young adult patients who are transitioning into adult care. Claire and Dr. Murray discuss college accommodations, medication responsibility, life & family planning, and sleep hygiene.

Dr. Murray also offers insight into how treatment may change or rather be fine-tuned with the digitization of sleep studies. He also shares simple ways you can utilize health tracking apps on smartphones to better gather data on individual’s daily symptoms and management of those symptoms.

We are grateful for Dr. Murray’s insight and passion for treating PWN’s and supporting them to have a full life.

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