GBS/CIDP Foundation International Appoints Patricia A. Bryant as Executive Director
Since Patricia’s recovery from Guillain-Barre Syndrome in 2003, she has served the Foundation as Chapter Liaison, Regional Director and has served on the Board of Directors since 2005.
Patricia has a B.A. degree from
About the GBS/CIDP Foundation International:
GBS is an inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nerves and is characterized by the rapid onset of weakness and often paralysis of the legs, arms, breathing muscles and face. GBS can develop in persons of any age. CIDP is a rare disorder of the peripheral nerves with weakness occurring over two or more months and is characterized by gradually increasing weakness of the legs and, to a lesser extent, the arms. It is caused by damage to the covering of the nerves called myelin.
The Foundation was founded in 1980 by
For further information, contact: Patricia A. Bryant Executive Director (610) 667-0131 (866) 224-3301 (Toll free)
SOURCE GBS/CIDP Foundation