Who we are

We are a group of motivated and passionate people and organizations, excited to be making a difference.

Please get in touch if you'd like to learn more: info@OurBrainBank.org or join us on social media: Facebook page and group, on Twitter, and Instagram. We offer free monthly video chats, to receive an invitation, please email us.

Our People

Jessica Morris

Jessica Morris

Strategic communications consultant.

Diagnosed with GBM January 2016.


Fabio Iwamoto

Fabio Iwamoto, MD

Columbia University

Deputy Director of Neuro-oncology

Experience includes Weill Cornell, Memorial Sloane Kettering, NIH and NCI. Extensive research experience in GBM.

Lakshmi Nayak

Lakshmi Nayak, MD

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School. Fellowship at Memorial Sloane Kettering. Residency at NY Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical College


Bruce Hellman

Bruce Hellman, CEO uMotif

CEO and Co-founder at uMotif.

World-leading cloud platform to capture patient generated data for research, through tools patients love to use.


Ceci Zak

Ceci Zak

COO & Principal, Batten & Co.

Senior Pharmaceutical Commercial Leader and Industry Consultant with a significant passion for improving patient outcomes. Significant nonprofit proficiency and Adjunct Professor at Columbia Business School.

Kelli Duprey

Kelli Duprey

Senior Pharmaceutical Executive with extensive commercial and non-profit expertise that is dedicated to helping other's live the lives they love.


Andi Phillips

Andi Phillips

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Maycomb Capital

Claire Wright

Claire Wright

Entrepreneur and attorney with commercial and non-profit experience, and a background in advocacy and activism.