Sanford H. Auerbach, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurology

MD, New York Medical College



Dr. Sanford Auerbach completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He earned his medical degree at New York Medical College and completed his medical internship at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He then moved to the Boston University School of Medicine where he completed his training in Neurology and went on to complete a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology. After, Dr. Auerbach joined the faculty of the Department of Neurology. For a period of time, he devoted part of his efforts to neurorehabilitation and managed the brain injury unit at Braintree Hospital, in addition to developing a clinical program for Alzheimer’s disease at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Auerbach directed all of his efforts to activities at Boston Medical Center and the School of Medicine. He also developed an interest in sleep medicine and became the director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Boston Medical Center. In recent years, his efforts have been split between Sleep Medicine and Behavioral Neurology with an emphasis on dementia. In addition to his activities in the BU ADC, he has been active in the Dementia project of the Framingham Study and a variety of local and national committees. Dr. Auerbach is a member of the Alzheimer’s Association and has served as a member and recent chair of its Board of Directors. He was involved in administrative management of the department and had served as the interim chair of the Department of Neurology. Dr. Auerbach is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry. He is a board certified neurologist and a board certified sleep specialist.

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


Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Psychiatry




NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT COMBINATION THERAPY: FEASIBILITY, SAFETY, AND BIOMARKER PHASE I CLINICAL TRIAL IN COGNITIVELY NORMAL ELDERLY: THE NSCT STUDY
07/01/2009 - 06/30/2013 (PI)
Alzheimer's Association

A Preliminary Study of Xyrem (sodium oxybate) in Parkinson’s Disease Patients
06/10/2005 - 12/13/2005 (PI)
Orphan Medical, Inc.

A Pilot Study of the Acute Effects of Lecithin in Early Alzheimer’s Disease
10/01/2001 - 09/30/2005 (PI)
Eridania Beghin-Say




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  1. Morgenthaler TI, Auerbach S, Casey KR, Kristo D, Maganti R, Ramar K, Zak R, Kartje R. Position Paper for the Treatment of Nightmare Disorder in Adults: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Position Paper. J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 Jun 15; 14(6):1041-1055. PMID: 29852917.
     
  2. Pase MP, Himali JJ, Grima NA, Beiser AS, Satizabal CL, Aparicio HJ, Thomas RJ, Gottlieb DJ, Auerbach SH, Seshadri S. Author response: Sleep architecture and the risk of incident dementia in the community. Neurology. 2018 Mar 06; 90(10):487.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29507137.
     
  3. McInnis RP, Dodds EB, Johnsen J, Auerbach S, Pyatkevich Y. CPAP Treats Enuresis in Adults With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Oct 15; 13(10):1209-1212.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28859721.
     
  4. Pase MP, Westwood AJ, Beiser A, Jain N, DeCarli C, Himali JJ, Auerbach SH, Seshadri S. Author response: Prolonged sleep duration as a marker of early neurodegeneration predicting incident dementia. Neurology. 2017 Oct 03; 89(14):1533.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28972111.
     
  5. Neu SC, Pa J, Kukull W, Beekly D, Kuzma A, Gangadharan P, Wang LS, Romero K, Arneric SP, Redolfi A, Orlandi D, Frisoni GB, Au R, Devine S, Auerbach S, Espinosa A, Boada M, Ruiz A, Johnson SC, Koscik R, Wang JJ, Hsu WC, Chen YL, Toga AW. Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Sex Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Oct 01; 74(10):1178-1189.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28846757.
     
  6. Li J, Ogrodnik M, Devine S, Auerbach S, Wolf PA, Au R. Practical risk score for 5-, 10-, and 20-year prediction of dementia in elderly persons: Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2018 Jan; 14(1):35-42.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28627378.
     
  7. Tan ZS, Spartano NL, Beiser AS, DeCarli C, Auerbach SH, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Physical Activity, Brain Volume, and Dementia Risk: The Framingham Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Jun 01; 72(6):789-795.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27422439; DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glw130;.
     
  8. Westwood AJ, Beiser A, Jain N, Himali JJ, DeCarli C, Auerbach SH, Pase MP, Seshadri S. Prolonged sleep duration as a marker of early neurodegeneration predicting incident dementia. Neurology. 2017 Mar 21; 88(12):1172-1179.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28228567; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003732;.
     
  9. Auerbach S, Yaffe K. The link between sleep-disordered breathing and cognition in the elderly: New opportunities? Neurology. 2017 01 31; 88(5):424-425. PMID: 28039313; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003577;.
     
  10. Spector AR, Loriaux D, Alexandru D, Auerbach SH. The Influence of the Menstrual Phases on Polysomnography. Cureus. 2016 Nov 09; 8(11):e871. PMID: 27994989.
     
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