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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

Patient Stories’

Recent GBS diagnosis? Read Story of 6 Sisters.

Upcoming Events

National Conference, Mississauga, ON May 2, 2015 8-5pm
The GBS/CIDP Foundation of Canada is pleased to provide details on the upcoming National Conference May 2, 2015. This day gives patients a chance to attend workshops, ask doctors that specialize in the disorders their questions, and to meet other patients and families that have been afflicted by one of the disorders. We are excited to offer an MMN workshop this conference! Please download the invitation PDF for the event details, including location, days’ agenda, and hotel information. There is still time to register! Room rates have been extended until April 17th

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For questions, please contact the foundation. or 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.


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
Wilma Koopman
Sherry Nejedly
Sharon Ratelle
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


Contact Information

Name Email
Gail Kammer, Saskatchewan
Denis Dupuis, Manitoba
Barbara Sherman, Ontario
Demetrios Strongolos, Ontario
Donna Hartlen, Eastern Ontario
Wilma Koopman, Southwestern Ontario
Sharon Ratelle, Southwestern Ontario
Sherry Nedjedly, British Columbia
Deb Bernasky, Nova Scotia