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. Morrison MS, Aparicio HJ, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Ashton NJ, Karikari TK, Tripodis Y, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Sugarman MA, Frank B, Steinberg EG, Turk KW, Budson AE, Au R, Goldstein LE, Jun GR, Kowall NW, Killiany R, Qiu WQ, Stern RA, Mez J, McKee AC, Stein TD, Alosco ML. Antemortem plasma phosphorylated tau (181) predicts Alzheimer's disease neuropathology and regional tau at autopsy. Brain. 2022 May 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35554506; DOI: 10.1093/brain/awac175;
  2. Frank B, Ally M, Tripodis Y, Puzo C, Labriolo C, Hurley L, Martin B, Palmisano J, Chan L, Steinberg E, Turk K, Budson A, OÂ'Connor M, Au R, Qiu WQ, Goldstein L, Kukull W, Kowall N, Killiany R, Stern R, Stein T, McKee A, Mez J, Alosco M. Trajectories of Cognitive Decline in Brain Donors With Autopsy-Confirmed Alzheimer Disease and Cerebrovascular Disease. Neurology. 2022 Apr 20.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35444054; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200304;
  3. Clark EL, Daley RT, Deason RG, O'Connor MK, Budson AE, DeCaro RE. Cue-utilization in the imagination inflation effect paradigm in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychology. 2022 May; 36(4):297-313.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35343730
  4. Turk KW, Geada A, Alvarez VE, Xia W, Cherry JD, Nicks R, Meng G, Daley S, Tripodis Y, Huber BR, Budson AE, Dwyer B, Kowall NW, Cantu RC, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Stern RA, Alosco ML, Mez J, McKee AC, Stein TD. A comparison between tau and amyloid-ß cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in chronic traumatic encephalopathy and Alzheimer disease. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2022 02 09; 14(1):28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35139894; PMCID: PMC8830027; DOI: 10.1186/s13195-022-00976-y;
  5. Frank B, Ally M, Brekke B, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Sugarman MA, Ashton NJ, Karikari TK, Tripodis Y, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, Simkina I, Turk KW, Budson AE, O'Connor MK, Au R, Goldstein LE, Jun GR, Kowall NW, Stein TD, McKee AC, Killiany R, Qiu WQ, Stern RA, Mez J, Alosco ML. Plasma p-tau181 shows stronger network association to Alzheimer's disease dementia than neurofilament light and total tau. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Dec 02.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34854549; DOI: 10.1002/alz.12508;
  6. Vives-Rodriguez A, Turk KW, Vassey EA, Singhal T, Cho CH, Budson AE. Reversible Amnestic Cognitive Impairment in a Patient With Brain Sagging Syndrome. Neurol Clin Pract. 2021 Aug; 11(4):e551-e554.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34484956; PMCID: PMC8382434; DOI: 10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000860;
  7. Tao Q, Alvin Ang TF, Akhter-Khan SC, Itchapurapu IS, Killiany R, Zhang X, Budson AE, Turk KW, Goldstein L, Mez J, Alosco ML, Qiu WQ. Impact of C-Reactive Protein on Cognition and Alzheimer Disease Biomarkers in Homozygous Apolipoprotein E ?4 Carriers. Neurology. 2021 Jul 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34266923; PMCID: PMC8480484; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000012512;
  8. Turk KW, Marin A, Schiloski KA, Vives-Rodriguez AL, Uppal P, Suh C, Dwyer B, Palumbo R, Budson AE. Head Injury Exposure in Veterans Presenting to Memory Disorders Clinic: An Observational Study of Clinical Characteristics and Relationship of Event-Related Potentials and Imaging Markers. Front Neurol. 2021; 12:626767.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34194379; PMCID: PMC8236514; DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2021.626767;
  9. Zhang W, Budson AE, Gutchess A. Effect of self-imagination on memory for older adults and aMCI patients. Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2021 Feb 03; 1-16. PMID: 33530871; PMCID: PMC8329106; DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2021.1882377;
  10. Walker JM, Richardson TE, Farrell K, Iida MA, Foong C, Shang P, Attems J, Ayalon G, Beach TG, Bigio EH, Budson A, Cairns NJ, Corrada M, Cortes E, Dickson DW, Fischer P, Flanagan ME, Franklin E, Gearing M, Glass J, Hansen LA, Haroutunian V, Hof PR, Honig L, Kawas C, Keene CD, Kofler J, Kovacs GG, Lee EB, Lutz MI, Mao Q, Masliah E, McKee AC, McMillan CT, Mesulam MM, Murray M, Nelson PT, Perrin R, Pham T, Poon W, Purohit DP, Rissman RA, Sakai K, Sano M, Schneider JA, Stein TD, Teich AF, Trojanowski JQ, Troncoso JC, Vonsattel JP, Weintraub S, Wolk DA, Woltjer RL, Yamada M, Yu L, White CL, Crary JF. Early Selective Vulnerability of the CA2 Hippocampal Subfield in Primary Age-Related Tauopathy. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2021 01 20; 80(2):102-111.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33367843; PMCID: PMC8453611; DOI: 10.1093/jnen/nlaa153;
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