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  • New Study Reveals No Association Between COVID-19 and Guillain-Barré Syndrome
    A UK based epidemiological study, linked below, has found no causal association between COVID-19 infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome. This means that GBS developing at the same time or close to that of COVID-19 is most likely coincidental.
  • 2018 GBS|CIDP Foundation Research Grant Recipient Publishes Update in Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychology
    CSF sphingomyelin: a new biomarker of demyelination in the diagnosis and management of CIDP and GBS Principal Investigators: Luana Benedetti, MD, PhD  and  Lucilla Nobbio, PhD, University of Genova, ITALY CIDP and GBS are immune-mediated neuropathies characterized by strong heterogeneity in terms of clinical manifestations, prognosis and response to treatment. They are treatable diseases and early…
  • Foundation Hosted Patient Listening Session on Guillain-Barre Syndrome with The FDA
    On September 29, 2020, the GBS|CIDP Foundation International organized a patient-led listening session on Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS). More than 30 members of various branches within the FDA logged on to the virtual meeting to hear about patients’ experiences with GBS. The FDA’s role was to listen and learn about what life is like during and…
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    In 2016 The GBS|CIDP Foundation awarded a research grant to Eduardo Nobile-Orazio, MD, PhD, FAAN, Professor of Neurology Neuromuscular and Neuroimmunology Service at Milan University. Dr. Nobile-Orazio’s 2016 study titled: An Italian Multicenter Network for the diagnosis and therapy of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) and of its variants, contributed to the 2019 article: Risk factors for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP): antecedent events, lifestyle and dietary habits. Data from the Italian CIDP Database., published by the EAN (European Academy of Neurology). Update: GBS|CIDP Foundation Research 2016 Grant Recipient, Dr. Eduardo Nobil-Orazio, published in Journal of Neurology, Journal of Neuroimmunology, and Wiley Online Library, and EAN.