Andrew E. Budson, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurology

MD, Harvard Medical School

Andrew E. Budson, M.D. is Chief of Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology, Associate Chief of Staff for Education, and Director of the Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System, Associate Director for Research at the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, and Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Medical Director of the Boston Center for Memory, located in Newton, Massachusetts. His training included graduating cum laude from Harvard Medical School, being chief resident of the Harvard-Longwood Neurology Residency Program, pursuing a fellowship in dementia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and studying memory as a post-doctoral fellow in experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience at Harvard University. Dr. Budson has had government research funding since 1998, receiving a National Research Service Award and a Career Development Award in addition to a Research Project (R01) grant. He has given over 425 local, national, and international grand rounds and other academic talks. He has published over 100 papers, reviews, and book chapters and is a reviewer for more than 40 journals. He has co-authored or edited five books, including Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, and Dementia: A Practical Guide for Clinicians, the second edition of which has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese. He was awarded the Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology in 2008 and the Research Award in Geriatric Neurology in 2009, both from the American Academy of Neurology. His current research uses the techniques of experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience to understand memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In his memory disorders clinic at the VA Boston Healthcare System he treats patients while teaching fellows, residents, and medical students. He also sees patients in Newton at the Boston Center for Memory.

Associate Director for Research, Alzheimer's Disease Center
Boston University School of Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Consultant Neurologist, Division of Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Associate Chief of Staff for Education
VA Boston Healthcare System

Director, Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience
VA Boston Healthcare System

Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Research, Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Boston University School of Medicine

Lecturer in Neurology
Harvard Medical School

Physician, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center & Neurology Services
VA Boston Healthcare System

VA Boston Healthcare System

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

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  1. Malone C, Turk KW, Palumbo R, Budson AE. The Effectiveness of Item-Specific Encoding and Conservative Responding to Reduce False Memories in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Alzheimer's Disease Dementia. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2020 Aug 10; 1-12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32772946
  2. Sugarman MA, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Tripodis Y, McKee AC, Stein TD, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, Simkin I, Budson AE, Killiany R, O'Connor MK, Au R, Qiu WWQ, Goldstein LE, Kowall NW, Mez J, Stern RA, Alosco ML. A longitudinal examination of plasma neurofilament light and total tau for the clinical detection and monitoring of Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2020 Oct; 94:60-70.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32585491; DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2020.05.011;
  3. Turk KW, Palumbo R, Deason RG, Marin A, Elshaar A, Gosselin E, O'Connor MK, Tripodis Y, Budson AE. False Memories: The Other Side of Forgetting. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2020 Jul; 26(6):545-556.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32106906
  4. Topor DR, Budson A. VA Boston Healthcare System First Friday Faculty Development Presentation Series. Fed Pract. 2019 Nov; 36(11):514-516.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31892774
  5. Zhang W, Johndro H, Budson AE, Gutchess A. Influence of self-referential mode on memory for aMCI patients. Cogn Neuropsychol. 2020 Feb - Mar; 37(1-2):46-57. PMID: 31437095
  6. Cantu R, Budson A. Management of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Expert Rev Neurother. 2019 10; 19(10):1015-1023. PMID: 31215252
  7. Turk KW, Budson AE. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Continuum (Minneap Minn). 2019 Feb; 25(1):187-207.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30707193
  8. Rendon J, Zuluaga Y, Velilla L, Ochoa J, Arboleda-Velasquez JF, Budson A, Lopera F, Quiroz YT. Event-related potential correlates of recognition memory in asymptomatic individuals with CADASIL. Brain Res. 2019 03 15; 1707:74-78. PMID: 30445028
  9. Topor DR, Dickey C, Stonestreet L, Wendt J, Woolley A, Budson A. Interprofessional Health Care Education at Academic Medical Centers: Using a SWOT Analysis to Develop and Implement Programming. MedEdPORTAL. 2018 10 19; 14:10766.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30800966
  10. Malone C, Deason RG, Palumbo R, Heyworth N, Tat M, Budson AE. False memories in patients with mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease dementia: Can cognitive strategies help? J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2019 03; 41(2):204-218.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30179518
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