Welcome to Immunodeficiency Canada Network, your hub for empowerment and resilience in the face of immunodeficiency challenges. We are a dedicated community-driven platform committed to supporting individuals and families affected by immunodeficiency disorders.

Our Mission

At Immunodeficiency Canada Network, our mission is clear: to empower lives and build a resilient network for individuals navigating the complexities of immunodeficiency disorders. We strive to provide comprehensive resources, support, and advocacy to enhance the quality of life for those impacted by these conditions….

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At Immunodeficiency Canada Network, we believe in the power of sharing experiences. Your story is a valuable resource that can inspire, educate, and empower others in the immunodeficiency community. Whether you're a patient, caregiver, healthcare professional, or advocate, we invite you to share your journey with us.

What We Do


At Immunodeficiency Canada Network, we are dedicated to advocating for individuals with primary immunodeficiency disorders (PI) at all levels of government.



We are committed to advancing the comprehension and treatment of primary immunodeficiency through research funding and education initiatives.



At Immunodeficiency Canada Network, we provide comprehensive support, education, advocacy, community building, and research for individuals affected by primary immunodeficiency.



Through events, networking opportunities, and resource exchange, we unite members and alleviate feelings of isolation and loneliness.


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Gene Therapy

Significant progress achieved over the past decade has turned gene therapy into a tangible and effective approach for treating and curing primary immunodeficiencies (PIDs).

What is Gene Therapy?

Gene therapy, akin to a ‘mini gene transplant,’ involves extracting stem cells from patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID), replacing the defective genes within these cells with healthy and fully functional genes, and reintroducing the gene-corrected cells back into the patient’s body. This process enables the cells to generate the necessary cells or proteins essential for …

Thymus Transplantation for congenital absence of the thymus (athymia)

The Significance of the Thymus Gland

Situated in the upper chest, just in front of the heart, the thymus gland is a vital organ. Its importance lies in facilitating the normal development of specific white blood cells known as T-cells. Stem cells, originating in the bone marrow, migrate to the thymus, where they undergo maturation into functional T cells capable of combating infections. T-cells are pivotal components of the immune system, making the thymus instrumental in instructing the immune system to safeguard the body against the everyday germs in our environment.

Bone Marrow Transplantation

Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) stands as a cure for numerous primary immunodeficiency (PID) conditions. Over the past two decades, significant strides have been made in enhancing success and survival rates, expanding the spectrum of treatable conditions through BMT.

What is Bone Marrow?

Bone marrow, located at the core of bones, is the soft, spongy tissue crucial for generating three vital blood cell types: red blood cells, white blood cells (integral to the immune system), and platelets. Stem cells, the initial form of these cells, undergo maturation within the bone marrow before being …

a man wearing glasses and a black hoodie holding and smoking vape

How People with Immunodeficiency Can Still Safely Enjoy Vaping

Navigating the world of vaping can be a complex journey, especially for those with immunodeficiency concerns. However, understanding the nuances can help individuals enjoy vaping safely and confidently. When exploring options, considering reputable brands offering eLiquid Canada can provide peace of mind regarding quality and safety standards.
Let’s delve into the key aspects and considerations for those with immunodeficiency who are interested in vaping.
Understanding Immunodeficiency