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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

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

Dr. Galaburda's Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Dr. Galaburda's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Emily Fisher Landau Professor of Neurology and NeuroscienceHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
  • Senior Neurologist, ChiefBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Boston, MA
    Assistant Neurologist (1976-1984); Associate Neurologist (1984-1993)
  • Assistant Visiting PhysicianBoston City Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • Senior Research AssociateChildren's Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • ProfessorInstituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Universidad de Chile
    Santiago, Chile
  • Co-DirectorHarvard University
    Cambridge, MA
  • DirectorBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Boston, MA
  • DirectorHebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged
    Boston, MA
  • Assistant in MedicinePeter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Boston, MA

Dr. Galaburda's Education & Medical Training

  • Harvard UniversityHarvard UniversityOther Training, M.A., Honors
  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical CenterResidency, Neurology
  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Boston Univ Sch of MedBoston University School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Galaburda's Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1972 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1975
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology, 1977

Dr. Galaburda's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarold Amos AwardHarvard Medical School, 2011
  • Sociedad de Psiquiatria y Neurologia de la Infancia y 
AdolescenciaHonorary MemberSociedad de Psiquiatria y Neurologia de la Infancia y Adolescencia, 2002
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Dr. Galaburda's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Dyslexia impairs speech recognition but can spare phonological competenceBerent 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 Kiaa0319Szalkowski 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 PolymicrogyriaIm K, Pienaar R, Paldino MJ, Gaab N, Galaburda AM, Grant PE, Cereb Cortex, 1/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Dyslexia Across LanguagesChapter: 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 ResearchChapter: Developmental DyslexiaPage 127 - 135
    Galaburda, AM, LoTurco, JJ, Rosen, GD
    Editors: P. Mariën and J. Abutalebi.Hove and New York: Psychology Press
    2008
  • Neuropsyhological Research: A ReviewChapter: Developmental DyslexiaPage 127 - 135
    Galaburda Joseph AM, Rosen LG
    Editors: Peter Mariën and Jubin Abutalebi.Hove and New York: Psychology Press
    2008
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Doublecortic domain containing 2 (Dcdc2) functions in neuronal dendritic growthWang, 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 SyndromeBellugi, 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 SyndromeHoeft, 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
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Lectures

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

  • Ch/Bidmc/Harvard Medical School Neurology Resident Research Education Program
    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 RAT
    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 Disruption
    Proj 2: Neuroanatomy: Postnatal Anatomic And Connectional Effects Of DisruptionEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2009 - 2011
  • Core A: Administrative
    Core A: AdministrativeEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2009 - 2011
  • Research Training Program In Cognitive Neurology
    Research Training Program In Cognitive NeurologyNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2005 - 2009
  • Brain Cytoarchitectonic Characterization Of Williams Syndrome
    Brain Cytoarchitectonic Characterization Of Williams SyndromeEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2004 - 2006
  • Molecular And Developmental Neuroanatomy
    Molecular And Developmental NeuroanatomyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2002 - 2002
  • Animal Models For Learning Disability. IV
    Animal Models For Learning Disability. IVEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2002 - 2009
  • Language, Brain And Cognitive Development
    Language, Brain And Cognitive DevelopmentEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2001 - 2001
  • Core--Neurohistology
    Core--NeurohistologyEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1997 - 2001
  • Animal Models For Learning Disability
    Animal Models For Learning DisabilityEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1997 - 2001
  • Williams Syndrome--Brain Cytoarchitectonic Characterization
    Williams Syndrome--Brain Cytoarchitectonic CharacterizationEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1996 - 2002
  • Architecture And Connectivity Of Minor Cortical Malformations
    Architecture And Connectivity Of Minor Cortical MalformationsEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1995 - 1996
  • Mechanisms Of Neuroanatomical Asymmetry
    Mechanisms Of Neuroanatomical AsymmetryNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1990 - 1992
  • Models For Specific Developmental Learning Disabilities
    Models For Specific Developmental Learning DisabilitiesEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1989 - 1996
  • Models For Specific Developmental Learning Disabilites
    Models For Specific Developmental Learning DisabilitesEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1986 - 1988
  • Developmental Learning Disability: Neuropathology
    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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