Rae Olmsted and her team began researching SGB in 2012 when COL Sean Mulvaney, Medical Corps, U.S. Army (retired), a study co-investigator, was seeing positive results using the treatment working with Special Forces members grappling with PTSD. But her interest in the causes and potential treatments of PTSD stretches back even further.
“My dad has PTSD from serving in Vietnam,” she noted. “There has always been a part of me that has wondered what is wrong with Dad, and how can we make it better? That is part of what has driven my interest.”