Boston University Medical Center
Dr. Kimberly Sullivan is the BBRAIN Principal Investigator (PI) as well as PI for the Boston research site. Dr. Sullivan is a Research Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health, department of Environmental Health, and the former Associate Scientific Director for the Congressionally directed Research Advisory Committee (RAC) on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses.
Dr. Timothy Heeren is Professor of Biostatistics at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Heeren serves as the Senior Biostatistician and Statistical Core Director for the study.
Dr. Patricia Janulewicz Lloyd is an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Public Health in the Environmental Health Department and a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston in the Psychology Department. She serves as the GWIC study coordinator and a co-investigator.
Dr. Maxine Krengel is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine Department of Neurology. She is a co-investigator for the Boston site and the Neurobehavioral Core Director.
Dr. Rosemary Toomey is a Research Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University where she is the Director of Neuropsychological Assessment at the Psychological Services Center. She is a co-investigator for the Boston site and serves as a neurobehavioral expert.
Dr. Bang-Bon Koo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Koo’s research interests span the areas of neuroimaging, particularly the development of multi-modal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocols and analysis methods. Dr. Koo directs the Bioimaging and Informatics laboratory, which currently focuses on imaging feature mining and combining with non-imaging biomarkers to study neurodegenerative diseases.
Miami VA Medical Center
Dr. Nancy Klimas is the PI of the Miami site and the Laboratory Director for BBRAIN. Dr. Klimas is currently Professor and Chair at the Department of Clinical Immunology at Nova Southeastern University, Professor Emeritus at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine and the Miami VA Medical Center.
Dr. Kristina Aenlle serves as Associate Director of Nova Southeastern University’s E.M. Papper Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and oversees lab operations for BBRAIN. Dr. Aenlle is also an Assistant Professor at Nova’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.