Margaret Bauman, MD
Research Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Anatomy & Neurobiology

MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania
AB, Smith College

Dr. Margaret L. Bauman is a distinguished pediatric neurologist and research investigator who has been a pioneer in the study and treatment of autism for the past twenty- five years. One of the world's foremost physicians in this field, she is highly respected for the outstanding clinical care she provides, as well as for her research and teachings in the domain of developmental disorders. Dr. Bauman's dedicated career is best exemplified in her establishment and development of The Autism Research Foundation (TARF), The Autism Research Consortium (TARC), The Lurie Center for Autism and The Autism Treatment Network (ATN). Dr. Bauman is also a founding director of the LURIE CENTER, formally called LADDERS (Learning and Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Rehabilitation Services).

Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Other Pathology

Is there Evidence for Pathologic Features of Alzheimer's Disease in the Aged Autistic Brain?
12/31/2018 - 12/31/2024 (PI)
Autism Research Institute

Mitochondrial Dysfunction Associated with Autism: Clinical Signals and Treatment Outcomes
07/01/2016 - 07/01/2024 (PI)
Autism Research Institute

Comparative Analysis of Cerebellar Neuropathology in Human Autistic Patients and Cerebellar Mouse Mutants
07/01/2006 - 12/31/2009 (PI)
Rome University (Italy) Ntl Alnce for Autism

Neurobiological Studies of the Limbic System in Autism
06/10/2000 - 03/31/2008 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
5 R01 NS38975 05

Histoanatomic Observations of the Brain in the Nicotine Treated Rat: Implications for Sensory Processing in the Auditory System
08/15/2004 - 03/31/2007 (PI)
Wallace Foundation


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  1. Joseph RM, Lai ER, Bishop S, Yi J, Bauman ML, Frazier JA, Santos HP, Douglas LM, Kuban KKC, Fry RC, O'Shea TM. Comparing autism phenotypes in children born extremely preterm and born at term. Autism Res. 2023 Mar; 16(3):653-666.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36595641; PMCID: PMC10551822; DOI: 10.1002/aur.2885;
  2. Ferguson BJ, Dovgan K, Severns D, Martin S, Marler S, Gross Margolis K, Bauman ML, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Sohl K, Beversdorf DQ. Lack of Associations Between Dietary Intake and Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Front Psychiatry. 2019; 10:528. PMID: 31402878; PMCID: PMC6669230; DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00528;
  3. Margolis KG, Buie TM, Turner JB, Silberman AE, Feldman JF, Murray KF, McSwiggan-Hardin M, Levy J, Bauman ML, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Whitaker AH, Winter HS. Development of a Brief Parent-Report Screen for Common Gastrointestinal Disorders in Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 2019 Jan; 49(1):349-362. PMID: 30350113; PMCID: PMC6857533; DOI: 10.1007/s10803-018-3767-7;
  4. Stadelmaier R, Nasri H, Deutsch CK, Bauman M, Hunt A, Stodgell CJ, Adams J, Holmes LB. Exposure to Sodium Valproate during Pregnancy: Facial Features and Signs of Autism. Birth Defects Res. 2017 Aug 15; 109(14):1134-1143. PMID: 28635121; PMCID: PMC5555794; DOI: 10.1002/bdr2.1052;
  5. Ferguson BJ, Marler S, Altstein LL, Lee EB, Akers J, Sohl K, McLaughlin A, Hartnett K, Kille B, Mazurek M, Macklin EA, McDonnell E, Barstow M, Bauman ML, Margolis KG, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Beversdorf DQ. Psychophysiological Associations with Gastrointestinal Symptomatology in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Res. 2017 Feb; 10(2):276-288. PMID: 27321113; PMCID: PMC5526214; DOI: 10.1002/aur.1646;
  6. Ferguson BJ, Marler S, Altstein LL, Lee EB, Mazurek MO, McLaughlin A, Macklin EA, McDonnell E, Davis DJ, Belenchia AM, Gillespie CH, Peterson CA, Bauman ML, Margolis KG, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Beversdorf DQ. Associations between cytokines, endocrine stress response, and gastrointestinal symptoms in autism spectrum disorder. Brain Behav Immun. 2016 Nov; 58:57-62. PMID: 27181180; PMCID: PMC5526212; DOI: 10.1016/j.bbi.2016.05.009;
  7. Solomon O, Heritage J, Yin L, Maynard DW, Bauman ML. ‘What Brings Him Here Today?’: Medical Problem Presentation Involving Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Typically Developing Children. J Autism Dev Disord. 2016 Feb; 46(2):378-93. PMID: 26463739; PMCID: PMC4833704; DOI: 10.1007/s10803-015-2550-2;
  8. Schulze A, Bauman M, Tsai AC, Reynolds A, Roberts W, Anagnostou E, Cameron J, Nozzolillo AA, Chen S, Kyriakopoulou L, Scherer SW, Loh A. Prevalence of Creatine Deficiency Syndromes in Children With Nonsyndromic Autism. Pediatrics. 2016 Jan; 137(1). PMID: 26684475; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2015-2672;
  9. Zwaigenbaum L, Bauman ML, Choueiri R, Fein D, Kasari C, Pierce K, Stone WL, Yirmiya N, Estes A, Hansen RL, McPartland JC, Natowicz MR, Buie T, Carter A, Davis PA, Granpeesheh D, Mailloux Z, Newschaffer C, Robins D, Smith Roley S, Wagner S, Wetherby A. Early Identification and Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder: Executive Summary. Pediatrics. 2015 Oct; 136 Suppl 1:S1-9. PMID: 26430167; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-3667B;
  10. Zwaigenbaum L, Bauman ML, Fein D, Pierce K, Buie T, Davis PA, Newschaffer C, Robins DL, Wetherby A, Choueiri R, Kasari C, Stone WL, Yirmiya N, Estes A, Hansen RL, McPartland JC, Natowicz MR, Carter A, Granpeesheh D, Mailloux Z, Smith Roley S, Wagner S. Early Screening of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Recommendations for Practice and Research. Pediatrics. 2015 Oct; 136 Suppl 1:S41-59. PMID: 26430169; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2014-3667D;
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2011 International Society for Autism Research: Lifetime Achievement Award
2010 Massachusetts General Hospital: Partners in Excellence Award for Leadership and Innovation
2009 Massachusetts General Hospital: Distinguished Scholar in Autism, Nancy Lurie Marks
2006 American Society for Autism: Excellence in Research Award
2005 Flutie Foundation: Doug Flutie Jr. Award
1998 Smith College: Gold Medal Award

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