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2018 Symposium Update – Keynote Speakers Announced!

Richard A. Lewis, MD

Lewis Richard, MDPlease join us in welcoming our 2018 Symposium Keynote Speaker, Richard A. Lewis, MD, Professor of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Lewis’ research interests include electrodiagnostic findings in demyelinating neuropathies—both acquired and inherited. As a leader in the GBS|CIDP community, he has participated in numerous patient support meetings and conferences and is on the GBS|CIDP Foundation’s International Global Medical Advisory Board, Peripheral Nerve Society and Board of Directors of the Inflammatory Neuropathy Consortium.

Michael Coleman

Michael Coleman

We are also delighted to announce that actor, patient activist and GBS survivor, Michael Colemen will also be presenting a keynote speech at the 2018 Symposia. Michael shared his inspiring patient journey from overwhelming fear to a declaration of lifelong happiness, with the GBS|CIDP community in 2017. Today we share his story to remind you of this incredible journey, and ask that join us in welcoming Michael to the 2018 Patient Symposium team!

Learn more about the 15th Biennial Symposium

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Save the Date: 13th International Symposium

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, Florida

Dates: October 31st – November 2nd, 2014
Location: Walt Disney World Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Find out more now!

  • Workshops, “Ask the Expert”, Research Updates, Networking with Members, “Walk & Roll” and much more.
  • Free Airport Transportation on Walt Disney World Express
  • Free WIFI on the hotel property
  • Room Rate $125 nightly + tax (3 days pre and post Symposium)

Keep watching this site for updates. More information on registration in the spring of 2014

Please let us know if you are planning to join us in Florida for the 2014 International Symposium by filling out the form below.