The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

 




If the immune system attacks its own body, it can often have devastating consequences: autoantibodies bind to the body’s structures, triggering functional disorders. The receptors for glutamate, a neurotransmitter, can also …

 







Lucy Dawson has spoken to raise awareness of her condition as this weekend marks World Encephalitis Day…

 




Pediatric myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG)-antibody-associated syndromes should be expanded beyond demyelinating syndromes to include encephalitis, according to a multicenter study.

 




The group focuses on antibody-mediated brain diseases, analyzing synaptic changes caused by human pathogenic auto-antibodies including novel animal models, and selection and treatment of patients with autoimmune cognitive impairment.

 




A blog from Susannah Cahalan, author of Brain on Fire, on how writing helped her recovery from autoimmune encephalitis and led to her second book, The Great Pretender.

 




Researchers at the University of Liverpool have been awarded £2.6 million to lead a national study looking at new treatment for autoimmune encephalitis.

 




Twenty two highlights from World Encephalitis Day 2020 on Saturday, 22nd February…

 




Hey! I’m Aleena. I was working at a preschool at the time and was attending a community college. I was really struggling with depression and …Read More…

 




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