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Albert M. Galaburda, M.D.

Albert M. Galaburda, M.D. Biography:

Albert M. Galaburda, M.D., is a cognitive neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and, since 1995, the Emily Fisher Landau Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience) at Harvard Medical School. In addition, he serves as Director, Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Career Advancement at BIDMC and as Co-director, Mind, Brain, and Behavior Interfaculty Initiative at Harvard University. Dr. Galaburda is a native of Chile and a graduate of Boston University's Six-year Liberal Arts-Medicine Program (1971). After medical school he trained in Internal Medicine and in Neurology at Boston City Hospital (now Boston Medical Center). From 1979 until 2015, he directed a NIH-funded bench laboratory on the fundamental causes of learning disorders, especially language based learning disabilities, and from 1992 until 2015, he directed the Division of Cognitive Neurology at BIDMC. He has written extensively on cerebral lateralization and on dyslexia. He has published more than 230 original articles, reviews, book chapters and books, and has lectured extensively locally, nationally and abroad on the general field of cognitive neurology. He has also been recognized for his work with several prizes, including the Pattison Prize in Neuroscience, the IPSEN Prize in Neural Plasticity, the American Academy of Neurology Decade of the Brain keynote speaker award, the Behavioral Neurology Society of the AAN's Lifetime Achievement Award, the International Dyslexia Association's Samuel T. Orton Award, and others. Since January of 2015, Dr. Galaburda devotes half of his time to diversity and inclusion, as well as the career advancement of students and physicians underrepresented in medicine.

Albert M. Galaburda, M.D.'s Books

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  • Dyslexia Across Languages

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-185-1


    A landmark research volume from The Dyslexia Foundation, this book fully examines what we know about the identification, manifestations, and differences in dyslexia across languages and orthographies. Includes contributions from more than 40 respected researchers.

    Hardcover $74.95 Qty:
  • Dyslexia and Neuroscience

    ISBN: 978-1-68125-225-4


    Thirty years ago, the groundbreaking Geschwind Galaburda hypothesis defined the field of dyslexia, revealing and analyzing the complex associations among brain development, hormones, immune activity, and brain lateralization. This important volume revisits the hypothesis three decades later and explores key questions: What have we learned since then, and what still needs to be investigated?

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