Episode 104: Effects of Once-Nightly Sodium Oxybate on Narcolepsy Types 1 and 2


Mind Moments®, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Jennifer Gudeman, PharmD. [LISTEN TIME: 17 minutes]

Jennifer Gudeman, PharmD

Jennifer Gudeman, PharmD

Episode 104 of the NeurologyLive® Mind Moments® podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 104, "Effects of Once-Nightly Sodium Oxybate on Narcolepsy Types 1 and 2" features an interview with Jennifer Gudeman, PharmD, senior vice president of medical and clinical affairs for Avadel Pharmaceuticals, who discussed a recently published post-hoc analysis of the phase 3 REST-ON trial of once-nightly sodium oxybate (Lumryz). In the conversation, Gudeman talked about the impact of the drug on both narcolepsy types 1 and 2, the differences between these 2 subtypes, and the ways clinical trials of narcolepsy agents continue to evolve. Furthermore, she spoke on some of the unmet needs for this patient population, including lingering brain fog and overcoming negative stigmas.

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The stories featured in this week's Neurology News Minute, which will give you quick updates on the following developments in neurology, are further detailed here:


  • 1:10 – Overview of post-hoc analysis of REST-ON
  • 3:15 – Differences in type 1 and 2 narcolepsy
  • 5:55 – Neurology News Minute
  • 8:15 – Expanding treatment profile of once-nightly sodium oxybate
  • 10:55 – Lingering unmet needs of patients with narcolepsy
  • 11:20 – Realistic timeline of gene therapies for epilepsy
  • 14:00 – Future of narcolepsy research, drug development trials

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