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Supporting persons diagnosed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) or Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) or other Inflammatory Neuropathies.

The Inflammatory Neuropathy Support Group of Victoria Inc (IN Group) is a registered charity (77954503188) that has been formed to:

  • Provide support to patients, their families and friends;
  • Promote financial support for the group and related activities (eg medical research).


Inflammatory Neuropathies

Inflammatory neuropathies typically destroy the outer layer of the nerve sheath. They are usually demyelinating neuropathies characterised by the infiltration of peripheral nerves with lymphocytes and macrophages, cells that are associated with inflammation.

The most common inflammatory neuropathies are those associated with an acute onset and rapidly progressive course (Guillain-Barré Syndrome – GBS) and those with a chronic course (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy – CIDP and Multifocal Motor Neuropathy – MMN). Other types of inflammatory neuropathies exist, but are less common.


Events for 2020

Please note: All events are listed on our IN Group AU Meetup.com page.


March meetup
Sun 22nd March @ 2 pm
 June meetup Cancelled Sun 21st June @ 2 pm
 September meetup (+ AGM)
Cancelled Sun 6th September @ 2pm
 December meetup (+ Christmas luncheon)  Ashburton Library
 Sun 6th December @ 12 noon



 You can also follow us on our Twitter account IN_Group_AU.


Any queries in respect to activities please call Melva Behr +61 3 9707 3278, Margaret +61 3 9802 5319 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




The Inflammatory Neuropathy Support Group of Victoria Inc.