Albert Galaburda, MD

Albert Galaburda, MD

Neurology Boston, MA

Emily Fisher Landau Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Office Address

  • 330 Brookline Ave
    Ks274
    Boston, MA 02215
    Phone: (617) 667-3235
    Fax: (617) 667-7011

Albert Galaburda, MD

Neurology Boston, MA

Emily Fisher Landau Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology
  • Clinical Interests: Behavioral Neurology; Functional Laterality; Cerebral Cortex; Cerebral Dominance; Dyslexia; Neurons; Brain; Mice; Brain Mapping

Education & Training

  • Harvard UniversityHarvard University
  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical Center
  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical Center
  • Boston University School of MedicineBoston University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1972 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
    • Harold Amos AwardHarvard Medical School, 2011

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Dyslexia impairs speech recognition but can spare phonological competence  Berent I, Vaknin-Nusbaum V, Balaban E, Galaburda AM, PLoS One, 1/1/2012
    • Neocortical disruption and behavioral impairments in rats following in utero RNAi of candidate dyslexia risk gene Kiaa0319  Szalkowski CE, Fiondella CG, Galaburda AM, Rosen GD, Loturco JJ, Fitch RH, Int J Dev Neurosci, 1/1/2012
    • Quantification and Discrimination of Abnormal Sulcal Patterns in Polymicrogyria  Im K, Pienaar R, Paldino MJ, Gaab N, Galaburda AM, Grant PE, Cereb Cortex, 1/1/2012

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Dyslexia Across Languages Chapter: Neurogenetic contribution to developmental reading disorders 
      Galaburda, AM Fitch, RH LoTurco, JJ Rosen, GD
      Editors: McCardle, P. Miller, B. Lee, J.R Tzeng, O.J.L..Paul H. Brookes, Baltimore, MD
      2011
    • Neuropsychological Research Chapter: Developmental Dyslexia Page 127 - 135
      Galaburda, AM, LoTurco, JJ, Rosen, GD
      Editors: P. Mariën and J. Abutalebi.Hove and New York: Psychology Press
      2008
    • Neuropsyhological Research: A Review Chapter: Developmental Dyslexia Page 127 - 135
      Galaburda Joseph AM, Rosen LG
      Editors: Peter Mariën and Jubin Abutalebi.Hove and New York: Psychology Press
      2008

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Doublecortic domain containing 2 (Dcdc2) functions in neuronal dendritic growth Wang, Y. Burbridge, T.J. Peschansky, V.J. Volz, A.J. Paramasivam, M. Chang, Y. Rosen, G.D. Galaburda, A.M. LoTurco, J.J., Society for Neuroscience, 1/1/2007
    • Genes, neural systems, and social behavior: Defining the social phenotype in Williams Syndrome Bellugi, U. Jarvinen-Pasley, A. Reilly, J. Searcy, Y.M. Mills, D.L. Galaburda, A. Reiss, A.L. Korenberg, J.R., Society for Neuroscience, 1/1/2007
    • Genes, neural systems, and social behavior: The mirror neuron system reflect hypersociability in Williams Syndrome Hoeft, F. Ng, D. Karchemskiy, A. Kobayashi, N. Bavinger, J.C. Galaburda, A. Mills, D. Korenberg, J.R. Bellugi, U. Reiss, A. L., Society for Neuroscience, 1/1/2007

    Lectures

    • Genes, the Brain, and Dyslexia: Recent Findings on shRNA and KO models, Invited Lecture Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile - 1/1/2011
    • How does brain research explain dyslexia?, Invited Lecture San Pedro de Atacama, Chile - 1/1/2011
    • De los Genes a la Conducta, Invited Lecture ABC Hospital Instituto de Neurologia. Mexico City, Mexico - 1/1/2011

    Grant Support

    • Ch/Bidmc/Harvard Medical School Neurology Resident Research Education ProgramNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2010 - 2012
    • Multi Functional Studies Of Candidate Dyslexia Susceptibility Genes In The RATEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2009 - 2011
    • Proj 2: Neuroanatomy: Postnatal Anatomic And Connectional Effects Of DisruptionEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2009 - 2011
    • Core A: AdministrativeEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2009 - 2011
    • Research Training Program In Cognitive NeurologyNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      2005 - 2009
    • Brain Cytoarchitectonic Characterization Of Williams SyndromeEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2004 - 2006
    • Molecular And Developmental NeuroanatomyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2002 - 2002
    • Animal Models For Learning Disability. IVEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2002 - 2009
    • Language, Brain And Cognitive DevelopmentEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2001 - 2001
    • Core--NeurohistologyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      1997 - 2001
    • Animal Models For Learning DisabilityEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      1997 - 2001
    • Williams Syndrome--Brain Cytoarchitectonic CharacterizationEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      1996 - 2002
    • Architecture And Connectivity Of Minor Cortical MalformationsEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      1995 - 1996
    • Mechanisms Of Neuroanatomical AsymmetryNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
      1990 - 1992
    • Models For Specific Developmental Learning DisabilitiesEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      1989 - 1996
    • Models For Specific Developmental Learning DisabilitesEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      1986 - 1988
    • Developmental Learning Disability: NeuropathologyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      1985 - 1987

    Other Languages

    • Spanish, French

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • UniCare PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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