Chemical Weapons Exposure & mTBI: Imaging in Veterans with GWI

July 31st, 2020in Abstracts, Publications

High-order diffusion MRI has previously been shown the ability discriminate between different stages of neuroinflammatory signaling. Applying an innovative method, known as Neurite density imaging, (to high-order difussion MRI), researchers confirmed its ability to accurately distinguish between veterans with and without GWI. Looking specifically at the effects of chemical/biological weapons exposures... More

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Assessment of Health Symptoms Over Time in Relation to Neurotoxicant Exposures in 1991 Gulf War

May 12th, 2020in Publications

Longitudinal Assessment of Health Symptoms in Relation to Neurotoxicant Exposures in 1991 Gulf War Veterans was published in the The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. This study, done in collaboration by researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System, US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, and Boston University's schools... More

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Gulf War Veterans “Aging” Faster.

March 18th, 2019in BU News, Publications

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health featured Gulf War Research as their March 2019 cover story. BUSPH's Dr. Kimberly Sullivan, explains that many Gulf War Veterans are displaying "accelerated aging," presenting with chronic conditions at rates usually associated with those 10 years their senior. Clara Zundel, lead author and... More


Acupuncture as Treatment for GWI

March 21st, 2016in Publications

The New England School of Acupuncture (Newton, MA) conducted the study, The Effectiveness of Individualized Acupuncture Protocols in the Treatment of Gulf War Illness: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Trial, in collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, MA). This research found that acupuncture treatment of sufficient dose appears to... More

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