NIRL research has been or is currently supported by intramural funds from the Department of Neurology (including the Bolden Family Neuromuscular Research Support Fund) and extramural funds from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)-National Institutes of Health (NIH), Guillain-Barré syndrome/ Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (GBS/CIDP) Foundation International, International AIDS Society (creative and novel ideas in HIV research), Genzyme-Sanofi Corporation and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.