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Please find below, the latest news and announcements from the Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation.

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

  Autoimmune Neurology | Neurology Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation From nn.neurology.org - June 17, 11:18 PM Abstract Autoimmune neurology is a rapidly developing specialty driven by an increasing recognition of autoimmunity as the cause for a broad set of neurologic disorders…

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

Anti‐N‐methyl‐D‐aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is associated with IRF7, BANK1 and TBX21 polymorphisms in two populations - Shu - 2021 - European Journal of Neurology From onlinelibrary.wiley.com - Today, 12:22 PM This is the first study reporting non-HLA susceptibility genes for…

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

First 'brain on fire' case identified in Cape Breton | SaltWire From www.saltwire.com - May 11, 1:28 PM Sydney woman's rare disease left family, doctors thinking it was mental illness not physical   Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis and Its Relationship With…

Robert Sheer, Five Years Later

All our patient or caregiver testimonials are stories of people facing the battle of their life. For most, if not all, these stories represent the most difficult challenge they will face in their lifetime. Some are longer than others, some…

Awareness and Knowledge still lacking

Raising awareness is one of the primary pillars of our Foundation. We were therefore delighted when we were invited to contribute, in collaboration with Canadian partner specialists to this well-written article in the 5 May 2021 issue of the Cape…

Francisco’s Story, Age 27, Chicago, IL

While on his way to take part in the basic training for the US navy, Francisco and his life were redirected in a major way. Please welcome Francisco to our Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis family. He has generously shared his story…