Michelle Kaku, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. From an early age she has demonstrated outstanding achievement starting with her receiving the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Distinguished Achievement Award at the N.Y International Science Technology and Engineering Fair, a $40,000 prize, while still in high school. She went on to graduate Magna cum Laude and attended both undergrad and medical school on merit scholarships. Dr. Kaku is passionate about community service and has participated in Haiti relief missions for which she received recognition for. She was chief resident at the Icahn School of Medicine before being appointed to her current position, where she lectures and serves as Assistant Program Director to the Residency.
- Stony Brook University, MD
- Barnard College, BA
- Published on 1/1/2018
Kaku M, Simpson DM. Neuromuscular complications of HIV infection. Handb Clin Neurol. 2018; 152:201-212. PMID: 29604977.
- Published on 12/22/2017
Kaku M, Simpson DM. HIV, antiretrovirals, and peripheral neuropathy: A moving target. Muscle Nerve. 2018 Mar; 57(3):347-349. PMID: 29053881.
- Published on 12/21/2017
Nguyen VP, Brauneis D, Kaku M, Sloan JM, Sarosiek S, Quillen K, Shelton AC, Sanchorawala V. Neuralgic amyotrophy following high-dose melphalan and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for AL amyloidosis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2018 Mar; 53(3):371-373. PMID: 29269794.
- Published on 3/31/2016
Kaku M, Shin S, Goldstein M, Pleet J, Fabian M. Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder in a patient with Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2016 Jun; 3(3):e221. PMID: 27088117.
- Published on 3/8/2016
Kaku M, Simpson DM. Spotlight on botulinum toxin and its potential in the treatment of stroke-related spasticity. Drug Des Devel Ther. 2016; 10:1085-99. PMID: 27022247.
- Published on 12/11/2015
George MC, Wongmek A, Kaku M, Nmashie A, Robinson-Papp J. A Mixed-Methods Pilot Study of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for HIV-Associated Chronic Pain. Behav Med. 2017 Apr-Jun; 43(2):108-119. PMID: 26651852.
- Published on 6/1/2015
Kaku M, Vinik A, Simpson DM. Pathways in the diagnosis and management of diabetic polyneuropathy. Curr Diab Rep. 2015 Jun; 15(6):609. PMID: 25899758.
- Published on 11/1/2014
Kaku M, Simpson DM. HIV neuropathy. Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2014 Nov; 9(6):521-6. PMID: 25275705.
- Published on 1/1/2013
Honkanen R, Torhab Parhiz A, Kaku M et al. Evaluation of the performance of 5 non-optimized intraocular lens power predicting formulas during residency training. Journal of Academic Ophthalmology. 2013; 6:20-25.
- Published on 12/3/2011
Isler JR, Tarullo AR, Grieve PG, Housman E, Kaku M, Stark RI, Fifer WP. Toward an electrocortical biomarker of cognition for newborn infants. Dev Sci. 2012 Mar; 15(2):260-71. PMID: 22356181.
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