Michelle Kaku, MD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Michelle Kaku
617.638.5351
72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)

Biography

Michelle Kaku, MD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine. She has graduated Magna Cum Laude from Barnard College and received her medical degree from The School of Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center where she was awarded the Gold Humanism Award. 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 at Mount Sinai and completed a fellowship in neurophysiology before being appointed to her current position, where she lectures and serves as Program Director to the Neurology Residency.

Other Positions

  • Member, Amyloidosis Center, Boston University

Education

  • Stony Brook University, MD
  • Barnard College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 6/22/2022

    Gustine JN, Staron A, Szalat RE, Mendelson LM, Joshi T, Ruberg FL, Siddiqi O, Gopal DM, Edwards CV, Havasi A, Kaku M, Lau KHV, Berk JL, Sloan JM, Sanchorawala V. Predictors of hematologic response and survival with stem cell transplantation in AL amyloidosis: A 25-year longitudinal study. Am J Hematol. 2022 Jun 22. PMID: 35731907.

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  • Published on 6/20/2022

    Qiu S, Miller MI, Joshi PS, Lee JC, Xue C, Ni Y, Wang Y, De Anda-Duran I, Hwang PH, Cramer JA, Dwyer BC, Hao H, Kaku MC, Kedar S, Lee PH, Mian AZ, Murman DL, O'Shea S, Paul AB, Saint-Hilaire MH, Alton Sartor E, Saxena AR, Shih LC, Small JE, Smith MJ, Swaminathan A, Takahashi CE, Taraschenko O, You H, Yuan J, Zhou Y, Zhu S, Alosco ML, Mez J, Stein TD, Poston KL, Au R, Kolachalama VB. Multimodal deep learning for Alzheimer's disease dementia assessment. Nat Commun. 2022 Jun 20; 13(1):3404. PMID: 35725739.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 3/7/2022

    Kaku MC, Bhadola S, Berk JL, Sanchorawala V, Connors LH, Lau KHV. Neurological manifestations of hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis: a focus on diagnostic delays. Amyloid. 2022 Mar 07; 1-6. PMID: 35253562.

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  • Published on 10/6/2021

    Ryll L, Kaku M, Lau KHV. The Nature of Interruptions Among Inpatient Residents: a Time-Motion Observation-Based Mixed Methods Study. Med Sci Educ. 2021 Dec; 31(6):1757-1760. PMID: 34956694.

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  • Published on 6/25/2021

    Lau KHV, Kaku MC, Marks A, Tang C, Zhou L, Siao P. Optimizing the operation of an electrodiagnostic laboratory during the COVID-19 pandemic: A 6-month single-center experience. Muscle Nerve. 2021 09; 64(3):361-364. PMID: 34131929.

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  • Published on 9/21/2020

    Anand P, Slama MCC, Kaku M, Ong C, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Zhou L, David WS, Guidon AC. Comment on COVID-19 in patients with myasthenia gravis: Author response. Muscle Nerve. 2020 12; 62(6):E87-E88. PMID: 32954519.

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  • Published on 9/3/2020

    Lau KHV, Kaku M, Bissonnette S, Perloff MD. Three-way telemedicine visits in resident clinic. Med Educ. 2020 11; 54(11):1061-1062. PMID: 32885465.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Qiu S, Joshi PS, Miller MI, Xue C, Zhou X, Karjadi C, Chang GH, Joshi AS, Dwyer B, Zhu S, Kaku M, Zhou Y, Alderazi YJ, Swaminathan A, Kedar S, Saint-Hilaire MH, Auerbach SH, Yuan J, Sartor EA, Au R, Kolachalama VB. Development and validation of an interpretable deep learning framework for Alzheimer's disease classification. Brain. 2020 06 01; 143(6):1920-1933. PMID: 32357201.

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  • Published on 5/22/2020

    Anand P, Slama MCC, Kaku M, Ong C, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Zhou L, David WS, Guidon AC. COVID-19 in patients with myasthenia gravis. Muscle Nerve. 2020 08; 62(2):254-258. PMID: 32392389.

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  • Published on 10/22/2019

    Kaku M, Siao P. Peripheral Neuropathies. Semin Neurol. 2019 10; 39(5):517-518. PMID: 31639834.

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