Author Archives: Patricia Inacio PhD

Investigational Therapy May Alleviate Sleep Disorder, Cognitive Decline in Children with PWS

Pitolisant, an investigational anti-sleepiness therapy in the U.S., may help reduce daytime sleepiness and improve cognitive function in children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a case series suggests. The study, “Cognitive Improvements in Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome Following Pitolisant Treatment — Patient Reports,” was published in the Journal of…

Two Grants Will Advance Research for ‘Waking’ Healthy Genes in Prader-Willi Syndrome

A research project aiming to uncover whether awakening “sleeping” genes could overcome the genetic errors underlying Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and lessen disease severity, has earned funding from the Prader-Willi Research Foundation of Australia and the U.S. Foundation for Prader-Willi Research. “[W]e hope they might help people with Prader-Willi syndrome by…