GWI Common Data Element Initiative

Despite great strides in Gulf War research, criteria, measures and terminology vary greatly between research communities. The GWI “Common Data Element” initiative aims to standardize language, share assessment instruments, and collaborate to improve study results across the field of GW research.   

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CDMRP 2018 Gulf War Illness Highlights

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) included Gulf War Illness Clinical Trials and Interventions Consortium (GWICTIC) and Boston Biorepository, Recruitment, and Integrative Network (BBRAIN) in their 2018 GWI Research Highlights. These consortia are the headed by Dr. Nancy Klimas (Nova Southeastern) and Dr. Kimberly Sullivan (Boston University).