People with guillain-barré syndrome are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are at least 18 years of age
• Have a confirmed diagnosis of GBS
• Are unable to walk independently for 10 meters with deteriorating weakness
• Are undergoing or starting IVIg treatment
• Have adequate hepatic & renal function

You may not participate in this study if you:

• Have a history of requiring a permanent aid to walk prior to GBS
• Have any systemic bacterial, viral, fungal infection, or have recently been infected with SARS-CoV-2 or have ongoing symptoms of COVID-19
• Have received live attenuated vaccine within 1 month
• Are currently positive for HIV, hepatitis B, or C infection
• Have a history of malignancy within 5 years
• Are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant

Contact Information
Jeanne Gutierrez, Study Coordinator
Phone: (718) 920-7614