Kimberly A Sullivan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Dept of Environmental Health

PhD, Boston University



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. She is a behavioral neuroscientist and the Principal Investigator (PI) on the large multi-site Gulf War Illness Consortium (GWIC) that includes 9 study sites and is designed to determine the pathobiology of Gulf War Illness (GWI). She is also the PI of the large, multi-site Gulf War Illness Biorepository Network (BBRAIN) designed to share biospecimens and foster collaboration with other GWI researchers. She is also site PI for multiple treatment trials including intranasal insulin, Co-enzyme Q10 and D-cycloserine to treat cognitive and fatigue problems in veterans with GWI and multiple phase I/II trials of the multi-site GWI Clinical Trials Consortium (GWICTIC). Dr. Sullivan has worked in the field of aging and behavioral neurotoxicology since 1992. She has also coordinated field studies in neurotoxicology (i.e., pesticides, methylmercury), neurobehavioral outcomes and the effects of physical stressors and genetic predisposition to disease on cognitive functioning in Alzheimer's disease, stroke and Parkinson disease.


BOSTON BIOREPOSITORY, RECRUITMENT, AND INTEGRATIVE NETWORK (BBRAIN) FOR GWI
09/01/2018 - 08/31/2021 (PI)
Department of Defense/Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

GULF WAR WOMEN'S HEALTH COHORT
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2020 (PI)
Augusta University DOD Army Med Resrch

EXAMINATION OF NEUROIMAGING, COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING AND PLASMA MARKERS IN A LONGITUDINAL COHORT OF GULF WAR DEPLOYED VETERANS: THE FT. DEVENS COHORT
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2020 (PI)
Department of Defense/Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

EXAMINATION OF PLASMA PON1 PARAOXONASE ACTIVITY AND GENOTYPE IN GULF WAR VETERANS
09/30/2016 - 09/29/2019 (PI)
Northern California Institute for Research and Education DOD Army Med Resrch

TAU PATHOLOGY AS A CONTRIBUTOR TO GULF WAR ILLNESS AND A BASIS FOR POTENTIAL THERAPY
09/01/2017 - 08/31/2019 (PI)
Drexel University DOD Army Med Resrch

IDENTIFICATION OF EPIGENETIC SIGNATURES AS BIOMARKERS OF GULF WAR ILLNESS
04/02/2018 - 03/01/2019 (PI)
Department of Defense/Navy/US Naval Research Laboratory

PERSONNEL AGREEMENT FOR RESEARCH SERVICES OF KIMBERLY SULLIVAN
03/01/2017 - 02/28/2019 (PI)
Miami VA Healthcare System

NOVEL AUTOANTIBODY SERUM AND CEREBROSPINAL FLUID BIOMARKERS IN VETERANS WITH GULF WAR ILLNESS
09/01/2015 - 09/29/2018 (PI)
Department of Defense/Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

BRAIN IMMUNE INTERACTIONS AS THE BASIS OF GULF WAR ILLNESS: GULF WAR ILLNESS CONSORTIUM (GWIC)
09/30/2013 - 09/29/2018 (PI)
Department of Defense/Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity Dept of Defense

INTRANASAL INSULIN: A NOVEL TREATMENT FOR GULF WAR MULTI-SYMPTOM ILLNESS
09/30/2012 - 09/29/2018 (PI)
Bronx Veterans Medical Research Foundation Dept of Defense

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  1. Joshi U, Evans JE, Joseph R, Emmerich T, Saltiel N, Lungmus C, Oberlin S, Langlois H, Ojo J, Mouzon B, Paris D, Mullan M, Jin C, Klimas N, Sullivan K, Crawford F, Abdullah L. Oleoylethanolamide treatment reduces neurobehavioral deficits and brain pathology in a mouse model of Gulf War Illness. Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 27; 8(1):12921. PMID: 30150699; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-31242-7;.
     
  2. Seth RK, Kimono D, Alhasson F, Sarkar S, Albadrani M, Lasley SK, Horner R, Janulewicz P, Nagarkatti M, Nagarkatti P, Sullivan K, Chatterjee S. Increased butyrate priming in the gut stalls microbiome associated-gastrointestinal inflammation and hepatic metabolic reprogramming in a mouse model of Gulf War Illness. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2018 Jul 01; 350:64-77.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29751049; DOI: 10.1016/j.taap.2018.05.006;.
     
  3. Maule AL, Janulewicz PA, Sullivan KA, Krengel MH, Yee MK, McClean M, White RF. Meta-analysis of self-reported health symptoms in 1990-1991 Gulf War and Gulf War-era veterans. BMJ Open. 2018 02 13; 8(2):e016086.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29440208; DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016086;.
     
  4. Sullivan K, Krengel M, Bradford W, Stone C, Thompson TA, Heeren T, White RF. Neuropsychological functioning in military pesticide applicators from the Gulf War: Effects on information processing speed, attention and visual memory. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2018 Jan - Feb; 65:1-13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29126934; DOI: 10.1016/j.ntt.2017.11.002;.
     
  5. Coughlin SS, Krengel M, Sullivan K, Pierce PF, Heboyan V, Wilson LCC. A Review of Epidemiologic Studies of the Health of Gulf War Women Veterans. J Environ Health Sci. 2017; 3(2).View Related Profiles. PMID: 29034324.
     
  6. Koo BB, Michalovicz LT, Calderazzo S, Kelly KA, Sullivan K, Killiany RJ, O'Callaghan JP. Corticosterone potentiates DFP-induced neuroinflammation and affects high-order diffusion imaging in a rat model of Gulf War Illness. Brain Behav Immun. 2018 Jan; 67:42-46.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28782715.
     
  7. Yee MK, Janulewicz PA, Seichepine DR, Sullivan KA, Proctor SP, Krengel MH. Multiple Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Associated with Increased Rates of Health Symptoms and Gulf War Illness in a Cohort of 1990-1991 Gulf War Veterans. Brain Sci. 2017 Jul 09; 7(7).View Related Profiles. PMID: 28698487.
     
  8. Rao AN, Patil A, Brodnik ZD, Qiang L, España RA, Sullivan KA, Black MM, Baas PW. Pharmacologically increasing microtubule acetylation corrects stress-exacerbated effects of organophosphates on neurons. Traffic. 2017 Jul; 18(7):433-441. PMID: 28471062.
     
  9. Janulewicz PA, Krengel MH, Maule A, White RF, Cirillo J, Sisson E, Heeren T, Sullivan K. Neuropsychological characteristics of Gulf War illness: A meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2017; 12(5):e0177121.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28520755.
     
  10. Qiang L, Rao AN, Mostoslavsky G, James MF, Comfort N, Sullivan K, Baas PW. Reprogramming cells from Gulf War veterans into neurons to study Gulf War illness. Neurology. 2017 May 16; 88(20):1968-1975.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28507260.
     
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