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GBS/CIDP Awareness Bracelets

GBS/CIDP Awareness Bracelets

You can now show your support every day for GBS/CIDP Foundation International by wearing an awareness bracelet. The silicone bracelets are made with our two colors and GBS/CIDP Foundation is embossed permanently in the band. The cost is $2.00 each. Place your order by calling 610-667-0131.

Centers of Excellence

Expert diagnosis & management of inflammatory neuropathies is critical to our patients. This is what our medical advisory board members had in mind when setting up the new Centers of Excellence program. We now have 12 healthcare facilities providing exactly that. More >>

CIDP: Diagnosis and Treatment

Richard J. Barohn, MD, Professor and Chair Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, and a member of the GBS/CIDP Foundation International Medical Advisory Board gave a presentation to the Harris County Neurological Society in November – "CIDP: Diagnosis and Treatment". Sit back and watch the video (an hour long) and hear from one of the leading experts on CIDP in the world. Share it with your neurologist.

GBS/CIDP Foundation International: Our Commitment


The Foundation began over 30 years ago as a support group for patients & families impacted by Guillain‐Barré syndrome, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) or any of the variants that exist. Since then, our commitment has been to provide support to those affected by these disorders so that every patient obtains an early diagnosis, proper treatment & the opportunity for a full recovery. More >>

The 13th International Symposium

Walt Disney World Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Sunday, November 2, 2014 at  Walt Disney World Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

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Topics of Interest

Benson Clinical Research Fellowship

The GBS CIDP Foundation International is pleased to announce a competition for the first Benson Clinical Research Fellowship.

Diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome and validation of Brighton criteria

From BRAIN, A Journal of Neurology

GBS/CIDP Foundation International announces the establishment of the Benson Fellowship to fund Peripheral Inflammatory Neuropathy Fellowships

The GBS/CIDP Foundation International has established the Benson Fellowship to fund Peripheral Neuropathy Fellowships in honor of Robert Benson, a survivor of Guillain-Barre' Syndrome, and his wife Estelle Benson. The Foundation voted to endow over $1,600,000 of its financial resources to initially fund the Fellowship. More >>

To All Those With Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Recently, one of the physicians on the GBS/CIDP Foundation Medical Advisory Board saw a man who carried the diagnosis of CIDP for 2 years. During that time, he received IVIg monthly for 18 months then plasmapheresis monthly for five months without any clinical improvement. He went to a GBS/CIDP Foundation Center of Excellence... More >>

The PATH Study – CIDP Treatment with Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin

CSL Behring is currently recruiting CIDP patients for a clinical trial... More>>.

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