COVID-19 Ask the Experts with Dr. Ken Gorson, part of our educational series featuring medical experts from the Foundation’s Global Medical Advisory Board.Read More about Covid19, Ask the Expert
The GBS|CIDP Foundation International is calling for volunteers in California to reach out to Assembly Member Evan Low, the Chair of the Business and Professions Committee, to show support for Assembly Bill 2199. This bill in the California Government will help to improve the plasma collection process in the state and hopefully result in more…Read More about California – Advocates Needed
The National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD) launched a COVID-19 Critical Relief Program to provide much-needed assistance to members of the rare community affected by the current pandemic. The program provides financial relief that may be utilized to support critical, non-medical needs. The COVID-19 Critical Needs Non-Medical Assistance Fund provides eligible individuals impacted by the…Read More about The COVID-19 Rare Disease Critical Needs Non-Medical Assistance Fund from The National Organization of Rare Disorders
Grifols Announces Formal Collaboration with US Government to Produce the First Treatment Specifically Targeting COVID-19Read More about Grifols Announces Formal Collaboration with US Government to Produce the First Treatment Specifically Targeting COVID-19
By Dr. David Saperstein Antibodies (also known as immunoglobulins) play an important role in health and illness. Many of you regularly receive intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) to treat your autoimmune disease. Flooding a person’s system with antibodies from normal, healthy individuals can reverse problems caused by abnormally overactive immune systems. However, providing antibodies that fight a specific infection can…Read More about What is Convalescent Plasma?