Yelena Bogdanova, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry
General Psychiatry

PhD, Boston University
PhD, Boston University School of Medicine
MA, Boston University




Dr. Bogdanova earned her doctorate in Behavioral Neurosciences at the Boston University School of Medicine, and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Neuropsychology) at the Boston University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. She completed two years of postdoctoral fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Memory Disorders Research Center at Boston VA. She then continued her work at Boston VA, building a program of research with focus on development and evaluation of neurorehabilitation treatments for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in returning veterans.

Dr. Bogdanova is currently a Principal Investigator on the federally funded clinical trials of cognitive rehabilitation and neuromodulation in TBI at the Boston VA HCS and the Translational Research Center for TBI and Stress Disorders, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. She is the recipient of multiple NIH, VA, and other awards, including NIH Individual National Research Service Award and VA RR&D Career Development Award – 2 (CDA-2). Dr. Bogdanova serves as a member of the Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force and the AP Technology Task Force of Military and Veteran Group of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. She served as a Panel Member of the Committee on Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy for TBI at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Dr. Bogdanova’s current clinical trials focus on mechanisms of cognitive impairment and recovery in blast TBI, and development of a multimodal neuromodulation treatment program for patients with TBI and PTSD co-morbidity. Her research program aims to improve and restore cognitive function post-TBI, utilizing cognitive rehabilitation and novel neuromodulation treatments, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial red/near-infrared light-emitting diodes (LED) techniques; and to optimize recovery and re-integration of returning veterans with TBI.

Dr. Bogdanova is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist. Areas of clinical and research interest include: mechanisms underlying cognitive impairment and recovery in brain injury, and neurorehabilitation interventions for individuals with brain injury and associated neuropsychiatric comorbidities (PTSD, sleep disturbance, emotional dysregulation).

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2017-2020 VHA: Clinical Demonstration Program Award
2015-2017 VA: Rehabilitation Research and Development SPiRE Award
2014 VA: Training in Rehabilitation Research Scholarship Award
2013 ACRM: Early Career Scholarship Award, BIISIG
2011-2015 VA: Career Development Award (CDA-2)
2011 NIH / BU: Clinical and Translational Science Institute Pilot Award
2010 HMS: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Training Fellowship, Berenson-Allen Center
2010-2015 VA: TRACTS Project Development Award
2009-2011 VA: Advanced Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
2007-2009 NIH: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology and Neurorehabilitation
2006-2008 NIH: NINDS Individual Predoctoral National Research Service Award (F31)
2005 Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid Award
2005 APA: APF Henry Hecaen Excellence in Neuropsychology Award
2003 BUSM: Henry I. Russek Achievement Award, First Prize




Title
Noninvasive LED treatment to improve cognition and promote recovery in blast TBI
Combining Cognitive Treatment with Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in TBI
Cognitive Rehabilitation of Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury

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  1. Jesus TS, Kamalakannan S, Bhattacharjya S, Bogdanova Y, Arango-Lasprilla J, Bentley J, Gibson BE, Papadimitriou C. People with disabilities and other forms of vulnerability to the COVID-19 pandemic: Study protocol for a scoping review and thematic analysis. Arch Rehabil Res Clin Transl. 2020 Aug 20; 100079. PMID: 32839757; DOI: 10.1016/j.arrct.2020.100079;
     
  2. Bogdanova, Y., Gilbert, K., Baird, L., Naeser, M.A. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. LED Home Treatment Program for Chronic TBI and PTSD: Clinical Program Evaluation. Elsevier. 2019; 100(12):187-188. View Publication
  3. Cicerone KD, Goldin Y, Ganci K, Rosenbaum A, Wethe JV, Langenbahn DM, Malec JF, Bergquist TF, Kingsley K, Nagele D, Trexler L, Fraas M, Bogdanova Y, Harley JP. Evidence-Based Cognitive Rehabilitation: Systematic Review of the Literature From 2009 Through 2014. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 08; 100(8):1515-1533. PMID: 30926291
     
  4. MA Naeser, PI Martin, MD Ho, MH Krengel, Y Bogdanova, J Knight, A Fedoruk, M Hamblin, BB Koo. Brain Injury. Transcranial, Near-infrared Photobiomodulation to Improve Cognition in Two, Retired Professional Football Players Possibly Developing CTE. 2019; (33):134-135.
  5. Naeser MA, Martin PK, Ho MD, Krengel MH, Bogdanova Y, Knight JA, Fedoruk AE, Hamblin MR, Koo BB. Photobiomodulation in the Brain: Low-Level Laser (Light) Therapy in Neurology and Neuroscience. Eds: MR Hamblin, YY Huang. Transcranial, red/near-infrared light-emitting diode therapy for chronic traumatic brain injury and poststroke aphasia: clinical studies. Chapter 25. Academic Press, Elsevier. 2019; 309-331. View Publication
  6. Martin PI, Ho MD, Bogdanova Y, Krengel M, Knight J, Hamblin M, Koo B, Naeser MA. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. LED therapy improves functional connectivity and cognition in professional football player with chronic TBI: Case study. 2018; 99(10):104-105.
  7. Naeser, M., Martin, P., Ho, M., Krengel, M., Bogdanova, Y., Knight, J., Fedoruk, A., Hamblin, M., Koo, B.B. North American Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy. Transcranial PBM to improve cognition in chronic TBI, and in a Retired, Professional Football Player with possible CTE. 2018.
  8. Bogdanova, Y., Ho, V.T., Martin, P.I., Ho, M.D., Yee, M.K., Hamblin, M.R., Naeser, M.A . Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Transcranial LED Treatment for Cognitive Dysfunction and Sleep in Chronic TBI: Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. 2017; 98(10):122 -123.
  9. Naeser, MA, Martin, PI, Ho, MD, Krengel, MH., Bogdanova, Y, et al. Handbook of Low-level Laser Therapy. Eds: MR Hamblin, MVP de Sousa, & T Agrawal. Low Level Light Therapy for rehabilitation in traumatic brain injury and stroke, including chronic aphasia, Chapter 39. Pan Stanford. 2017; 761-808. View Publication
  10. Naeser MA, Martin PI, Ho MD, Krengel MH, Bogdanova Y, Knight JA, Yee MK, Zafonte R, Frazier J, Hamblin MR, Koo BB. Transcranial, Red/Near-Infrared Light-Emitting Diode Therapy to Improve Cognition in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury. Photomed Laser Surg. 2016 Dec; 34(12):610-626.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28001756; DOI: 10.1089/pho.2015.4037;
     
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