Professor Martin L. Albert

Dr. Martin Albert, a behavioral neurologist and cognitive neuroscientist, is a Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, Director of the Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center, and Co-Director of the "Language in the Aging Brain" lab. He was the National Director of Biomedical Research for the Department of Veterans Affairs and has served as Science Consultant to the President of the United States in the President's Office of Science and Technology Policy. He earned his M.D. degree at Tufts Medical School and went on to receive his Ph.D. in Neuropsychology from the University of Paris. He counts among his mentors Norman Geschwind and Henry Hecaen in behavioral neurology, and Harold Goodglass and Edith Kaplan in neuropsychology. His nine published books and more than 170 scientific journal articles are in the fields of behavioral neurology and cognitive neuroscience, with a special emphasis on aphasia, dementia, language in aging, and the aging brain. He is listed as one of the “Best Doctors in America”.

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