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Clinical Study

Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Autoimmune Diseases, and Infection

The cause of Multiple sclerosis (MS) and autoimmune diseases is unknown. The effects of these can severely hurt a persons brain, spinal cord, and body. We want to understand how infections may relate to the diseases. The information we learn can aid future patients.


For more information contact:

John Kriesel

IRB#: IRB_00047316 | PI: John Kriesel | Department: INTERNAL MEDICINE | Approval Date: 2011-03-02 07:00:00
Study Categories: Brain Health Studies | Specialties: Infectious Diseases, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Who can participate?

 Gender: All

 Age: Over 18 years old

 Volunteers: Volunteers with special conditions

 Location: In Person

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ages 18 and older
  • Diagnosed or undiagnosed MS or other autoimmune
  • Diagnosed people must have previous sample tissue or blood to study
  • Able to consent or have a family member consent
  • Attend at the University of Utah

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • University of Utah employee

Will I be paid for my time?


Last Updated: 8/23/22