deborah-blacker Deborah Blacker

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology

Research concerns the clinical and genetic epidemiology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

 stephen-gilman Stephen Gilman

Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Research seeks to address how social inequalities in major mental disorders emerge and persist over the life course by investigating the early childhood determinants of depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders.

 alberto-ascherio Alberto Ascherio

Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition

Research group is working  to identify causes, risk factors (positive and negative), and biomarkers of susceptibility and early diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease (PD), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

 marc-weisskopf Marc Weisskopf

Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology

Research focused on how environmental exposures relate to cognitive function, psychiatric disorders, autism, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and Parkinson’s disease (PD).

 karestan-koenen Karestan Koenen

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Research has focused on understanding the role of genetic and environmental risk factors in the development of PTSD and its comorbidity with psychiatric and substance use disorders.