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Martin L. Albert, MD, PhD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentNeurology
Address150 S Huntington Avenue
Jamaica Plain MA 02130
Phone(617) 232-9500
Other Positions
TitleGraduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Expertise includes: Aphasia; Mild cognitive impairment; Dementia (vascular, Alzheimer's, etc); Behavioral neurology; Cognitive neuroscience; Cognitive aging; Aging brain; Language in aging; Neuropsychiatric problems in the elderly; Traumatic brain injury.

 NIH RePORTER Grants

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2015 Language in the Aging Brain 3R01AG014345-15S1 30
2014 Language in the Aging Brain 5R01AG014345-15 30
2013 Language in the Aging Brain 5R01AG014345-14 30
2012 Boston University Aphasia Research Core Center 3P30DC005207-10S1 28
2012 Language in the Aging Brain 5R01AG014345-13 30
2011 Boston University Aphasia Research Core Center 5P30DC005207-10 28
2011 Language in the Aging Brain 5R01AG014345-12 30
2011 Clinical Core 5P30DC005207-10-9003 28
2011 CENTER ADMINISTRATIVE 5P30DC005207-10-9004 28
2010 Clinical Core 5P30DC005207-09-9003 28
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 Self-Described Keywords
  • aging brain
  • aphasia
  • behavioral neurology
  • cognitive aging
  • cognitive neuroscience
  • dementia (vascular, Alzheimer's, etc)
  • language in aging
  • mild cognitive impairment
  • neuropsychiatric problems in the elderly
  • traumatic brain injury
 Publications
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  1. Cahana-Amitay D, Spiro A, Sayers JT, Oveis AC, Higby E, Ojo EA, Duncan S, Goral M, Hyun J, Albert ML, Obler LK. How older adults use cognition in sentence-final word recognition. Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2016 Jul; 23(4):418-44. PMID: 26569553.
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  2. Cahana-Amitay D, Albert ML. Neuroscience of aphasia recovery: the concept of neural multifunctionality. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2015 Jul; 15(7):41. PMID: 26008816.
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  3. Cahana-Amitay D, Oveis AC, Sayers JT, Pineles SL, Spiro A, Albert ML. Biomarkers of "Linguistic Anxiety" in aphasia: a proof-of-concept case study. Clin Linguist Phon. 2015 May; 29(5):401-13. PMID: 25815438.
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  4. Cahana-Amitay D, Spiro A, Cohen JA, Oveis AC, Ojo EA, Sayers JT, Obler LK, Albert ML. Effects of metabolic syndrome on language functions in aging. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2015 Feb; 21(2):116-25. PMID: 25854271.
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  5. Cahana-Amitay D, Albert ML. Brain and language: evidence for neural multifunctionality. Behav Neurol. 2014; 2014:260381. PMID: 25009368.
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  6. Cahana-Amitay D, Albert ML, Oveis A. Psycholinguistics of Aphasia Pharmacotherapy: Asking the Right Questions. Aphasiology. 2014 Jan 1; 28(2):133-154. PMID: 24489425.
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  7. Cahana-Amitay D, Albert ML, Ojo EA, Sayers J, Goral M, Obler LK, Spiro A. Effects of hypertension and diabetes on sentence comprehension in aging. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2013 Jul; 68(4):513-21. PMID: 23052364.
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  8. Goral M, Clark-Cotton M, Spiro A, Obler LK, Verkuilen J, Albert ML. The contribution of set switching and working memory to sentence processing in older adults. Exp Aging Res. 2011 Oct; 37(5):516-38. PMID: 22091580.
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  9. Cahana-Amitay D, Albert ML, Pyun SB, Westwood A, Jenkins T, Wolford S, Finley M. Language as a Stressor in Aphasia. Aphasiology. 2011; 25(2):593-614. PMID: 22701271.
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  10. Obler LK, Rykhlevskaia E, Schnyer D, Clark-Cotton MR, Spiro A, Hyun J, Kim DS, Goral M, Albert ML. Bilateral brain regions associated with naming in older adults. Brain Lang. 2010 Jun; 113(3):113-23. PMID: 20399492.
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  11. Albert ML, Spiro A, Sayers KJ, Cohen JA, Brady CB, Goral M, Obler LK. Effects of health status on word finding in aging. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Dec; 57(12):2300-5. PMID: 20121990.
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  12. Pekkala S, Goral M, Hyun J, Obler LK, Erkinjuntti T, Albert ML. Semantic verbal fluency in two contrasting languages. Clin Linguist Phon. 2009 Jun; 23(6):431-45. PMID: 19440894.
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  13. Pekkala S, Albert ML, Spiro A, Erkinjuntti T. Perseveration in Alzheimer's disease. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2008; 25(2):109-14. PMID: 18075249.
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  14. Tanaka Y, Albert ML, Miyazaki M, Fujita K. Pseudohysterical hemiparesis. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2007 Oct; 195(10):874-6. PMID: 18043531.
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  15. Holt AE, Albert ML. Cognitive neuroscience of delusions in aging. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2006 Jun; 2(2):181-9. PMID: 19412462.
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  16. Albert ML. Subcortical dementia: historical review and personal view. Neurocase. 2005 Aug; 11(4):243-5. PMID: 16093223.
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  17. McNamara P, Benson E, McGeeney B, Brown A, Albert ML. Modes of remembering in patients with chronic pain: relation to current pain. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2005 Jan; 193(1):53-7. PMID: 15674135.
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  18. McNamara P, Albert ML. Neuropharmacology of verbal perseveration. Semin Speech Lang. 2004 Nov; 25(4):309-21. PMID: 15599821.
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  19. Connor LT, Spiro A, Obler LK, Albert ML. Change in object naming ability during adulthood. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2004 Sep; 59(5):P203-9. PMID: 15358792.
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  20. Klein RB, Albert ML. Can drug therapies improve language functions of individuals with aphasia? A review of the evidence. Semin Speech Lang. 2004 May; 25(2):193-204. PMID: 15118945.
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  21. Dubois B, Albert ML. Amnestic MCI or prodromal Alzheimer's disease? Lancet Neurol. 2004 Apr; 3(4):246-8. PMID: 15039037.
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  22. Albert ML. Aphasia therapy works! Stroke. 2003 Apr; 34(4):987-93. PMID: 12680393.
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  23. Mackay AI, Connor LT, Albert ML, Obler LK. Noun and verb retrieval in healthy aging. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2002 Sep; 8(6):764-70. PMID: 12240740.
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  24. Connor LT, Obler LK, Tocco M, Fitzpatrick PM, Albert ML. Effect of socioeconomic status on aphasia severity and recovery. Brain Lang. 2001 Aug; 78(2):254-7. PMID: 11500074.
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  25. Tanaka Y, Albert ML, Hara H, Miyashita T, Kotani N. Forced hyperphasia and environmental dependency syndrome. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2000 Feb; 68(2):224-6. PMID: 10644794.
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  26. Connor LT, Albert ML, Helm-Estabrooks N, Obler LK. Attentional modulation of language performance. Brain Lang. 2000 Jan; 71(1):52-5. PMID: 10716805.
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  27. Albert ML, Connor LT, Obler LK. Brain, language, and environment. Brain Lang. 2000 Jan; 71(1):4-6. PMID: 10716791.
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  28. Ramsay CB, Nicholas M, Au R, Obler LK, Albert ML. Verb naming in normal aging. Appl Neuropsychol. 1999; 6(2):57-67. PMID: 10379411.
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  29. Naeser MA, Palumbo CL, Prete MN, Fitzpatrick PM, Mimura M, Samaraweera R, Albert ML. Visible changes in lesion borders on CT scan after five years poststroke, and long-term recovery in aphasia. Brain Lang. 1998 Mar; 62(1):1-28. PMID: 9570876.
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  30. Tanaka Y, Miyazaki M, Albert ML. Effects of increased cholinergic activity on naming in aphasia. Lancet. 1997 Jul 12; 350(9071):116-7. PMID: 9228973.
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  31. Nicholas M, Obler LK, Au R, Albert ML. On the nature of naming errors in aging and dementia: a study of semantic relatedness. Brain Lang. 1996 Aug; 54(2):184-95. PMID: 8811952.
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  32. Liebson E, White RF, Albert ML. Cognitive inconsistencies in abnormal illness behavior and neurological disease. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1996 Feb; 184(2):122-5. PMID: 8596109.
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  33. Obler LK, Goral M, Albert ML. Variability in aphasia research: aphasia subject selection in group studies. Brain Lang. 1995 Mar; 48(3):341-50. PMID: 7757451.
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  34. Glosser G, Wolfe N, Kliner-Krenzel L, Albert ML. Cross-Cultural Cognitive Examination performance in patients with Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. J Nerv Ment Dis. 1994 Aug; 182(8):432-6. PMID: 8040652.
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  35. Mathews PJ, Obler LK, Albert ML. Wernicke and Alzheimer on the language disturbances of dementia and aphasia. Brain Lang. 1994 Apr; 46(3):439-62. PMID: 8193911.
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  36. Glosser G, Wolfe N, Albert ML, Lavine L, Steele JC, Calne DB, Schoenberg BS. Cross-cultural cognitive examination: validation of a dementia screening instrument for neuroepidemiological research. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1993 Sep; 41(9):931-9. PMID: 8409180.
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  37. Wolfe N, Imai Y, Otani C, Nagatani H, Hasegawa K, Sugimoto K, Tanaka Y, Kuroda Y, Glosser G, Albert ML. Criterion validity of the cross-cultural cognitive examination in Japan. J Gerontol. 1992 Jul; 47(4):P289-91. PMID: 1624708.
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  38. McNamara P, Obler LK, Au R, Durso R, Albert ML. Speech monitoring skills in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and normal aging. Brain Lang. 1992 Jan; 42(1):38-51. PMID: 1547468.
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  39. Wolfe N, Katz DI, Albert ML, Almozlino A, Durso R, Smith MC, Volicer L. Neuropsychological profile linked to low dopamine: in Alzheimer's disease, major depression, and Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1990 Oct; 53(10):915-7. PMID: 2266376.
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  40. Fazzini E, Durso R, Davoudi H, Szabo GK, Albert ML. GM1 gangliosides alter acute MPTP-induced behavioral and neurochemical toxicity in mice. J Neurol Sci. 1990 Oct; 99(1):59-68. PMID: 2250172.
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  41. Babikian VL, Wolfe N, Linn R, Knoefel JE, Albert ML. Cognitive changes in patients with multiple cerebral infarcts. Stroke. 1990 Jul; 21(7):1013-8. PMID: 2368101.
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  42. Wolfe N, Linn R, Babikian VL, Knoefel JE, Albert ML. Frontal systems impairment following multiple lacunar infarcts. Arch Neurol. 1990 Feb; 47(2):129-32. PMID: 2302084.
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  43. Naeser MA, Palumbo CL, Helm-Estabrooks N, Stiassny-Eder D, Albert ML. Severe nonfluency in aphasia. Role of the medial subcallosal fasciculus and other white matter pathways in recovery of spontaneous speech. Brain. 1989 Feb; 112 ( Pt 1):1-38. PMID: 2917272.
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  44. Albert ML, Bachman DL, Morgan A, Helm-Estabrooks N. Pharmacotherapy for aphasia. Neurology. 1988 Jun; 38(6):877-9. PMID: 3368068.
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  45. Albert ML, Helm-Estabrooks N. Diagnosis and treatment of aphasia. Part II. JAMA. 1988 Feb 26; 259(8):1205-10. PMID: 3276946.
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  46. Albert ML, Helm-Estabrooks N. Diagnosis and treatment of aphasia. Part I. JAMA. 1988 Feb 19; 259(7):1043-7. PMID: 3276940.
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  47. Sandson J, Albert ML. Perseveration in behavioral neurology. Neurology. 1987 Nov; 37(11):1736-41. PMID: 3670611.
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  48. Bowles NL, Obler LK, Albert ML. Naming errors in healthy aging and dementia of the Alzheimer type. Cortex. 1987 Sep; 23(3):519-24. PMID: 3677738.
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  49. Nicholas M, Obler LK, Albert ML, Helm-Estabrooks N. Empty speech in Alzheimer's disease and fluent aphasia. J Speech Hear Res. 1985 Sep; 28(3):405-10. PMID: 4046581.
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  50. Obler LK, Nicholas M, Albert ML, Woodward S. On comprehension across the adult lifespan. Cortex. 1985 Jun; 21(2):273-80. PMID: 4028743.
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  51. Obler LK, Albert ML. Historical note: Jules S├ęglas on language in dementia. Brain Lang. 1985 Mar; 24(2):314-25. PMID: 3884087.
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  52. Obler LK, Woodward S, Albert ML. Changes in cerebral lateralization in aging. Neuropsychologia. 1984; 22(2):235-40. PMID: 6728186.
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  53. Carter JE, Obler L, Woodward S, Albert ML. The effect of increasing age on the latency for saccadic eye movements. J Gerontol. 1983 May; 38(3):318-20. PMID: 6841926.
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  54. Silverberg R, Bentin S, Gaziel T, Obler LK, Albert ML. Shift of visual field preference for English words in native Hebrew speakers. Brain Lang. 1979 Sep; 8(2):184-90. PMID: 487068.
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  55. Obler LK, Albert ML, Goodglass H, Benson DF. Aphasia type and aging. Brain Lang. 1978 Nov; 6(3):318-22. PMID: 737532.
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  56. Obler LK, Albert ML. Influence of aging on recovery from aphasia in polyglots. Brain Lang. 1977 Jul; 4(3):460-3. PMID: 907880.
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  57. Albert ML. Short-term memory and aphasia. Brain Lang. 1976 Jan; 3(1):28-33. PMID: 1268695.
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  58. Gardner H, Strub R, Albert ML. A unimodal deficit in operational thinking. Brain Lang. 1975 Jul; 2(3):333-44. PMID: 1237341.
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  59. Tzortzis C, Albert ML. Impairment of memory for sequences in conduction aphasia. Neuropsychologia. 1974 Jul; 12(3):355-66. PMID: 4421509.
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