Andrew E. Budson, MD

Professor, Neurology

Andrew Budson
857.364.6184
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Dr. Andrew E. Budson received his B.A. in Chemistry and Philosophy from Haverford College (1988) and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School (1993). He served as an intern in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1993-94). He was resident and Chief Resident in Neurology at the Harvard-Longwood Program (1994-97). He was a clinical Fellow in Behavioral Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1997-99) and a research Fellow in Psychology at Harvard University (1997-2000). He began as the Clinical Director of the Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Bedford VA Hospital in 2004 and later served as overall Bedford GRECC Director (2008-2010). After serving a year as Bedford’s Acting Chief of Staff (2009-2010) he moved to the VA Boston Healthcare System as Deputy Chief of Staff in 2010. In 2012 he became the Associate Chief of Staff for Education. He is Professor of Neurology at Boston University School of Medicine, Associate Director for Research at the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Lecturer in Neurology at Harvard Medical School, and Consultant Neurologist at the Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Department of Neurology, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Budson has had continual NIH research funding since 1998, receiving a National Research Service Award and a Career Development Award in addition to a Research Project (R01) grant. He continues to see patients while teaching fellows, residents, and medical students in his memory disorders clinic at VA Boston. He is board certified in Neurology.

Other Positions

  • Associate Director for Research, Alzheimer's Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Consultant Neurologist, Division of Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology, Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Associate Chief of Staff for Education, VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Director, Center for Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, VA Boston Healthcare System
  • Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Research, Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Lecturer in Neurology, Neurology, Harvard Medical School
  • Physician, Geriatric Research Education Clinical Center & Neurology Services, VA Boston Healthcare System
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Websites

Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • Harverford College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 5/23/2018

    Turk KW, Elshaar AA, Deason RG, Heyworth NC, Nagle C, Frustace B, Flannery S, Zumwalt A, Budson AE. Late Positive Component Event-related Potential Amplitude Predicts Long-term Classroom-based Learning. J Cogn Neurosci. 2018 May 23; 1-7. PMID: 29791297.

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  • Published on 11/21/2017

    Farrar DC, Mian AZ, Budson AE, Moss MB, Killiany RJ. Functional brain networks involved in decision-making under certain and uncertain conditions. Neuroradiology. 2018 Jan; 60(1):61-69. PMID: 29164280.

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  • Published on 9/17/2017

    Deason RG, Tat MJ, Flannery S, Mithal PS, Hussey EP, Crehan ET, Ally BA, Budson AE. Response bias and response monitoring: Evidence from healthy older adults and patients with mild Alzheimer's disease. Brain Cogn. 2017 Dec; 119:17-24. PMID: 28926752.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/10/2017

    Farrar DC, Mian AZ, Budson AE, Moss MB, Koo BB, Killiany RJ. Retained executive abilities in mild cognitive impairment are associated with increased white matter network connectivity. Eur Radiol. 2018 Jan; 28(1):340-347. PMID: 28695358.

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  • Published on 2/3/2017

    Deason RG, Nadkarni NA, Tat MJ, Flannery S, Frustace B, Ally BA, Budson AE. The use of metacognitive strategies to decrease false memories in source monitoring in patients with mild cognitive impairment. Cortex. 2017 06; 91:287-296. PMID: 28245935.

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  • Published on 1/13/2017

    Waring JD, Dimsdale-Zucker HR, Flannery S, Budson AE, Kensinger EA. Effects of mild cognitive impairment on emotional scene memory. Neuropsychologia. 2017 Feb; 96:240-248. PMID: 28089697.

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  • Published on 9/17/2016

    Tat MJ, Soonsawat A, Nagle CB, Deason RG, O'Connor MK, Budson AE. The influence of strategic encoding on false memory in patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease dementia. Brain Cogn. 2016 Nov; 109:50-58. PMID: 27643951.

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  • Published on 7/26/2016

    Farrar D, Budson AE. The relationship between functional magnetic resonance imaging activation, diffusion tensor imaging, and training effects. Cogn Neurosci. 2017 Apr; 8(2):132-133. PMID: 27457121.

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  • Published on 2/15/2016

    Solomon TM, Leech J, deBros GB, Murphy CA, Budson AE, Vassey EA, Solomon PR. A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, parallel group, efficacy study of alpha BRAIN® administered orally. Hum Psychopharmacol. 2016 Mar; 31(2):135-43. PMID: 26876224.

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  • Published on 11/26/2015

    Whiteman AS, Young DE, Budson AE, Stern CE, Schon K. Entorhinal volume, aerobic fitness, and recognition memory in healthy young adults: A voxel-based morphometry study. Neuroimage. 2016 Feb 01; 126:229-38. PMID: 26631814.

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