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 >>
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Peripheral Nerve Society Prize for Excellence in Peripheral Nerve Research will be given for the first time.
The GBS CIDP Foundation International is pleased to announce a competition for the first Benson Clinical Research Fellowship.
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 >>
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 >>
CSL Behring is currently recruiting CIDP patients for a clinical trial... More>>.