National  Health Information Center 

Health Information Resource Database

[Inclusion of an information resource in this database does not imply endorsement
by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.]

GBS/CIDP Foundation International

Contact Information

Susan Mills Farrington
The Holly Building
104 1/2 Forrest Avenue
Narberth, PA 19072

1-866-224-3301 (Voice - Toll-free),
610-667-0131 (Voice),
610-667-7036 (FAX),

Internet Resources


The GBS/CIDP Foundation International, founded in 1980, provides support for patients and families confronted with Guillain-Barre Syndrome and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. Both are disorders involving peripheral nerves that present as severe muscle weakness, often paralysis. The GBS/CIDP Foundation International seeks to improve the quality of life for individuals and families worldwide affected by GBS, CIDP and variants by 1) providing a network for all patients, their caregivers and families so that GBS or CIDP patients can depend on the Foundation for support, and reliable up-to-date information, 2) providing public and professional educational programs worldwide designed to heighten awareness and improve the understanding and treatment of GBS, CIDP and variants, 3) expanding the Foundationís role in sponsoring research and engaging in patient advocacy.


The GBS/CIDP Foundation International provides various pamphlets and a DVD about both syndromes. For a complete inventory, go to


You may search for other related entries in the database under the following topics.


KEEP: Do not inactivate per NHIC Call Center. Updated Details--MP


Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/12/2013
Date Revised: 7/31/2012
Health Referral Number: HR1468
Accession Number: DP91A0680

back buttonNHIC Home Page