The Peripheral Nerve Society is an international non-profit organization of scientists, physicians, and other healthcare providers working together to investigate and treat diseases of the peripheral nervous system.
To improve the lives of people with peripheral neuropathies.
We support basic and clinical research, education, and standards of care in cooperation with patients and those developing treatments.
Patients affected by inflammatory PNS disorders, most notably Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), and their physicians are making enquiries to the PNS membership about the merits of receiving a COVID vaccination. The following commentary on this complex issue has been recently published by a team of PNS members, led by Professor Michael Lunn, which summaries the current evidence surrounding vaccination and GBS: https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awaa444. For additional information on COVID-19 vaccines and the GBS|CIDP community, please click here.