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Giving Tuesday a global day of generosity

When the world unites to give to a charity they care about. IAES is the only family-patient centered organization for autoimmune encephalitis. We support patients, families and caregivers from diagnosis to recovery.
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Autoimmune Encephalitis

Affects 1.2 people per 100,000

It is highly treatable and reversible when identified and treated early.

Many patients are often unidentified

or misdiagnosed

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AE Attacks the Brain

AE affects all ages. It is caused when the immune system makes antibodies that are not supposed to be there.  these antibodies attack healthy brain cells wrongly identifying them as foreign. Your own body’s immune system is attacking your brain. Raising awareness of AE saves lives

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  • With your help patients, families and caregivers will receive support, advocacy, and education from the time of their diagnosis through to entering recovery and rehabilitation. Whether the need is to:

  • support breakthrough research
  • Find an experienced doctor
  • Connect doctors so they can confer on patient’s treatment plans
  • Connect patients with discounted travel and accommodation for medical care
  • Overturning treatment denials, overbilling or securing affordable insurance
  • Or simply having the security of belonging to a community with others who are walking the same journey.

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AE Trivia Playing Cards

Game-Changing Educational & Rehabilitation Tool

IAES in collaboration with Dr. Josep Dalmau has created the only product available addressing AE, advocacy, and rehabilitation. Become a knowledgable advocate

Our website is not a substitute for independent professional medical advice. Nothing contained on our website is intended to be used as medical advice. No content is intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes or as a substitute for your own health professional's advice. Although THE INTERNATIONAL AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS SOCIETY  provides a great deal of information about AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS, all content is provided for informational purposes only. The International Autoimmune Encephalitis Society  cannot provide medical advice.

International Autoimmune Encephalitis Society is a charitable non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2016 by Tabitha Andrews Orth, Gene Desotell and Anji Hogan-Fesler. Tax ID# 81-3752344. Donations raised directly supports research, patients, families and caregivers impacted by autoimmune encephalitis and to educating healthcare communities around the world. Financial statement will be made available upon request.




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