A World Perspective in Dyslexia – Dr. Galaburda

Emily Fisher Landau Professor of Neurology, . Harvard Medical School; Chief, Behavior Neurology, B.I.D.M.C.

“Dr. Albert M. Galaburda has directed Cognitive Neurology since 1993. A native of Chile, he received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Boston University, and trained in Medicine under Norman Levinsky and in Neurology under Norman Geschwind, both at the Boston City Hospital (currently the Boston Medical Center). He received board certification in Internal Medicine in 1976 and in Neurology in 1977. Dr. Galaburda is the Emily Fisher-Landau Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience) at Harvard Medical School. His clinical and research expertise is in the field of cognitive neurology, with a special focus on learning and attention disorders, as they affect adults. He has had uninterrupted funding from the National Institutes of Health since 1981. He has published over 180 scientific articles and several books on these subjects, and has received many prizes and honors for his contributions to medical knowledge.” (http://www.bidmc.org/)