BRI Board of Directors

Philip LoVerde, Ph.D.


Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center

Brian Gaines


Chief Executive Officer, Learning Undefeated

John B. Sacci, Ph.D.

Vice President

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Christopher L. White, Esq.


General Counsel, Chief Policy Officer & Secretary of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) in Washington, D.C.

Bob Burleson, MBA


Chief Executive Officer, IOMAXIS

Rachael Widener, Ph.D.


Alliance Manager, Business Development & Licensing
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Executive Leadership

Edwin Ashourian, MBA

Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

Institutional Official

Margaret Mentink-Kane, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Chief Scientific Officer

Principal Investigator
Schistosomiasis Resource Center

John Ward

Executive Director, Chief Biorepository Operations

Biomedical Research Institute