Victor E. Alvarez MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Neurology

MD, St. George's University School of Medicine



Dr. Alvarez completed his undergraduate degree at Boston College and earned his MD from St. George’s University. He completed residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, fellowship training in Oncologic Surgical Pathology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, General Surgical Pathology fellowship training at Danbury Hospital, and Neuropathology fellowship training at Brown University. Dr. Alvarez is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University and manages laboratory and Brain Bank operations at the Bedford VA Hospital and the Boston VA Hospital, Jamaica Plain. He is a member of the New England Veterans Administration Medical Centers (VISN-1) Brain Banks and the Brain Banks for the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, and Framingham Heart Study.

Dr. Alvarez’s research interests center on the relationship between neurotrauma and neurodegenerative diseases. Much of his current work centers on standardizing Brain Banking protocols between the various centers. He is an acting neuropathologist involved with the brain banks for the Boston University Alzheimer Disease Center, CTE Center, and Framingham Heart Study as well as the PTSD brain bank. Dr. Alvarez is a member of the College of American Pathologists and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Investigator
Framingham Heart Study


Investigator
Boston University
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center


Investigator
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center


Investigator
VA Healthcare System
PTSD Brain Bank




Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Victor Alvarez
08/01/2011 - 09/14/2015 (Key Person)
PI: Ann C. McKee, MD
VA Boston Healthcare System




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  1. Manzoni C, Kia DA, Ferrari R, Leonenko G, Costa B, Saba V, Jabbari E, Tan MM, Albani D, Alvarez V, Alvarez I, Andreassen OA, Angiolillo A, Arighi A, Baker M, Benussi L, Bessi V, Binetti G, Blackburn DJ, Boada M, Boeve BF, Borrego-Ecija S, Borroni B, Bråthen G, Brooks WS, Bruni AC, Caroppo P, Bandres-Ciga S, Clarimon J, Colao R, Cruchaga C, Danek A, de Boer SC, de Rojas I, di Costanzo A, Dickson DW, Diehl-Schmid J, Dobson-Stone C, Dols-Icardo O, Donizetti A, Dopper E, Durante E, Ferrari C, Forloni G, Frangipane F, Fratiglioni L, Kramberger MG, Galimberti D, Gallucci M, García-González P, Ghidoni R, Giaccone G, Graff C, Graff-Radford NR, Grafman J, Halliday GM, Hernandez DG, Hjermind LE, Hodges JR, Holloway G, Huey ED, Illán-Gala I, Josephs KA, Knopman DS, Kristiansen M, Kwok JB, Leber I, Leonard HL, Libri I, Lleo A, Mackenzie IR, Madhan GK, Maletta R, Marquié M, Maver A, Menendez-Gonzalez M, Milan G, Miller BL, Morris CM, Morris HR, Nacmias B, Newton J, Nielsen JE, Nilsson C, Novelli V, Padovani A, Pal S, Pasquier F, Pastor P, Perneczky R, Peterlin B, Petersen RC, Piguet O, Pijnenburg YA, Puca AA, Rademakers R, Rainero I, Reus LM, Richardson AM, Riemenschneider M, Rogaeva E, Rogelj B, Rollinson S, Rosen H, Rossi G, Rowe JB, Rubino E, Ruiz A, Salvi E, Sanchez-Valle R, Sando SB, Santillo AF, Saxon JA, Schlachetzki JC, Scholz SW, Seelaar H, Seeley WW, Serpente M, Sorbi S, Sordon S, St George-Hyslop P, Thompson JC, Van Broeckhoven C, Van Deerlin VM, Van der Lee SJ, Van Swieten J, Tagliavini F, van der Zee J, Veronesi A, Vitale E, Waldo ML, Yokoyama JS, Nalls MA, Momeni P, Singleton AB, Hardy J, Escott-Price V. Genome-wide analyses reveal a potential role for the MAPT, MOBP, and APOE loci in sporadic frontotemporal dementia. Am J Hum Genet. 2024 Jul 11; 111(7):1316-1329. PMID: 38889728
     
  2. Daskalakis NP, Iatrou A, Chatzinakos C, Jajoo A, Snijders C, Wylie D, DiPietro CP, Tsatsani I, Chen CY, Pernia CD, Soliva-Estruch M, Arasappan D, Bharadwaj RA, Collado-Torres L, Wuchty S, Alvarez VE, Dammer EB, Deep-Soboslay A, Duong DM, Eagles N, Huber BR, Huuki L, Holstein VL, Logue MW, Lugenbühl JF, Maihofer AX, Miller MW, Nievergelt CM, Pertea G, Ross D, Sendi MSE, Sun BB, Tao R, Tooke J, Wolf EJ, Zeier Z, Berretta S, Champagne FA, Hyde T, Seyfried NT, Shin JH, Weinberger DR, Nemeroff CB, Kleinman JE, Ressler KJ. Systems biology dissection of PTSD and MDD across brain regions, cell types, and blood. Science. 2024 May 24; 384(6698):eadh3707.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38781393; PMCID: PMC11203158; DOI: 10.1126/science.adh3707;
     
  3. Butler MLMD, Pervaiz N, Ypsilantis P, Wang Y, Cammasola Breda J, Mazzilli S, Nicks R, Spurlock E, Hefti MM, Huber BR, Alvarez VE, Stein TD, Campbell JD, McKee AC, Cherry JD. Repetitive head impacts induce neuronal loss and neuroinflammation in young athletes. bioRxiv. 2024 Mar 28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38585925; PMCID: PMC10996668; DOI: 10.1101/2024.03.26.586815;
     
  4. Alexander A, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Alosco ML, Mez J, Tripodis Y, Nicks R, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Martin B, Palmisano J, Goldstein LE, Crary JF, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Delalle I, McKee AC, Stein TD. Cortical-sparing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CSCTE): a distinct subtype of CTE. Acta Neuropathol. 2024 Feb 26; 147(1):45.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38407651
     
  5. Alosco ML, White M, Bell C, Faheem F, Tripodis Y, Yhang E, Baucom Z, Martin B, Palmisano J, Dams-O'Connor K, Crary JF, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Stein TD, McKee AC, Mez J. Cognitive, functional, and neuropsychiatric correlates of regional tau pathology in autopsy-confirmed chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Mol Neurodegener. 2024 Feb 06; 19(1):10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38317248; PMCID: PMC10845638; DOI: 10.1186/s13024-023-00697-2;
     
  6. Montoliu-Gaya L, Alosco ML, Yhang E, Tripodis Y, Sconzo D, Ally M, Grötschel L, Ashton NJ, Lantero-Rodriguez J, Sauer M, Gomes B, Nilsson J, Brinkmalm G, Sugarman MA, Aparicio HJ, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, Simkin I, Turk KW, Budson AE, Au R, Farrer L, Jun GR, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Goldstein LE, Qiu WQ, Mez J, Huber BR, Alvarez VE, McKee AC, Zetterberg H, Gobom J, Stein TD, Blennow K. Optimal blood tau species for the detection of Alzheimer's disease neuropathology: an immunoprecipitation mass spectrometry and autopsy study. Acta Neuropathol. 2023 Dec 30; 147(1):5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38159140; PMCID: PMC10757700; DOI: 10.1007/s00401-023-02660-3;
     
  7. Saltiel N, Tripodis Y, Menzin T, Olaniyan A, Baucom Z, Yhang E, Palmisano JN, Martin B, Uretsky M, Nair E, Abdolmohammadi B, Shah A, Nicks R, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Daneshvar DH, Dwyer B, Katz DI, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Huber B, Boyle PA, Schneider JA, Mez J, McKee AC, Alosco ML, Stein TD. Relative Contributions of Mixed Pathologies to Cognitive and Functional Symptoms in Brain Donors Exposed to Repetitive Head Impacts. Ann Neurol. 2024 Feb; 95(2):314-324.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37921042; PMCID: PMC10842014; DOI: 10.1002/ana.26823;
     
  8. Stewart W, Buckland ME, Abdolmohammadi B, Affleck AJ, Alvarez VE, Gilchrist S, Huber BR, Lee EB, Lyall DM, Nowinski CJ, Russell ER, Stein TD, Suter CM, McKee AC. Risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in rugby union is associated with length of playing career. Acta Neuropathol. 2023 Dec; 146(6):829-832.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37872234; PMCID: PMC10627955; DOI: 10.1007/s00401-023-02644-3;
     
  9. McKee AC, Mez J, Abdolmohammadi B, Butler M, Huber BR, Uretsky M, Babcock K, Cherry JD, Alvarez VE, Martin B, Tripodis Y, Palmisano JN, Cormier KA, Kubilus CA, Nicks R, Kirsch D, Mahar I, McHale L, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Stern RA, Daneshvar D, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Kowall NW, Dwyer B, Stein TD, Alosco ML. Neuropathologic and Clinical Findings in Young Contact Sport Athletes Exposed to Repetitive Head Impacts. JAMA Neurol. 2023 Oct 01; 80(10):1037-1050.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37639244; PMCID: PMC10463175; DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.2907;
     
  10. Phansalkar R, Goodwill VS, Nirschl JJ, De Lillo C, Choi J, Spurlock E, Coughlin DG, Pizzo D, Sigurdson CJ, Hiniker A, Alvarez VE, Mckee AC, Lin JH. TDP43 pathology in chronic traumatic encephalopathy retinas. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2023 Sep 22; 11(1):152.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37737191; PMCID: PMC10515050; DOI: 10.1186/s40478-023-01650-6;
     
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2020 American Association of Neuropathologists: Asao Hirano Award - Corecepient
2017 American Association of Neuropathologists: Asao Hirano Award - Corecipient
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