GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada

Mission Statement

GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada improves the quality of life for individuals and families affected with GBS, CIDP & Variants.

Donate Now Through!Guillain-Barré Syndrome Foundation of Canada Inc. is a registered Canadian charity.
Registration number 887327906RR0001

3100 Garden St
PO Box 80060 RPO Rossland Garden
Whitby, ON
L1R 0H1

Phone: 1 (647) 560-6842

Vision Statement

The Canadian Foundation continues to support patients & families, & to be recognized as the Canadian resource for GBS, CIDP, & variants. Until a cure is found, we will increase public awareness by educating both the professional & lay communities, & we will raise funds for the research & treatment of the above mentioned disorders.


May 2014

May 3, 2014

GBS/CIDP Conference
Richmond, British Columbia
Download conference brochure [PDF]

March 2014

March 26, 2014

Teaming Up to Fight a Rare Disorder – GBS/CIDP
Silent Auction and Night of Paintball
Donations can be made via Canada by indicating ‘In Honour of Jamie Tadgell’

Flagswipe London
529 Philip St
London, ON
N6B 1A1

-Executive Director-
Donna Hartlen


-President and Regional Director-
Gail Kammer

-Vice President-
Sherry Nejedly

Gail Kammer

-Honorary Board-
Larry Brenneman*
Dr. Tom Feasby
Serge Payer
Dr. Kenneth Shonk

-Board of Directors-
Deb Bernasky
Denis Dupuis
Gail Kammer
Sherry Nejedly
Sharon Ratelle
Ivan Sheppard
Barbara Sherman
Demetrios Strongolos

-Medical Advisory Board-
Steven Baker, MD
Brenda Banwell, MD
Timothy Benstead, MD
Pierre Bourque, MD
Vera Bril, MD
Kristine Chapman, MD
Colin Chalk, MD
Angela Genge, MD
Gillian Gibson, MD
Angelika Hahn, MD
Hans Katzberg. MD
Kurt Kimpinski, MD
Elizabeth Pringle, MD
Zaeem Siddiqi, MD
Jiri Vajsar, MD
Douglas Zochodne, MD

-Founding Director-
Susan Keast


Gail Kammer, Saskatchewan
Denis Dupuis, Manitoba
Barbara Sherman, Ontario
Demetrios Strongolos, Ontario
Donna Hartlen, Eastern Ontario
Sharon Ratelle, Southwestern Ontario
Sherry Nedjedly, British Columbia
Deb Bernasky, Nova Scotia
Ivan Sheppard, Newfoundland
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