Author: Kimberley de Haseth

The psychopathology of NMDAR-antibody encephalitis in adults

A group of researchers from the Autoimmune Neurology Group at the University of Oxford led by Dr. Sarosh Irani,  recently published an article in the Lancet Psychiatry, noting that a focus on the psychopathology is likely the most effective way to promote prompt recognition of NMDAR-antibody encephalitis. NMDAR-antibody encephalitis is an autoantibody-mediated disease that typically presents …

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NORD Launches New Program Aimed at Providing Caregivers with Relief

NORD has launched the Rare Caregiver Respite Program, a first-of-its-kind program aimed at providing caregivers of rare disease patients a much-needed respite.  Caring for a loved one with a rare disease demands significant time, attention, patience and dedication. NORD’s Rare Caregiver Respite Program is designed to give back to caregivers—the parent, spouse, family member, or …

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