Professor of Neurology / Neuroscientist / Neurologist
Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School; Senior Scientist at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research and Medical Director of the Deanna and Sidney Wolk Center for Memory Health at Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston, MA, U.S.A.
Dr. Pascual-Leone is a world leader in neurotechnology and brain plasticity, a dedicated teacher and mentor, and a practicing cognitive neurologist specialized in dementia care. Thomson Reuters has recognized him as one of the “World's Most Influential Scientific Minds”. Research.com has recognized him as a “Best Scientist” and “Neuroscience Leader” ranking #10 world-wide and #6 in the US. He has been honored with many international awards, is Doctor Honoris Causa at the Univ of Cordoba (Medicine) and the Univ Politécnica de Madrid (Engineering), a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Association, and an elected member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Science.
He is a co-founder and the chief medical officer of Linus Health ( https://linushealth.com ).
He has authored over 900 scientific papers and several books. He holds 20 issued patents for various methods for noninvasive brain stimulation and modulation. His work is highly cited (google scholar h-index 192; i10-index 788), and has gained wide general public appeal and outreach through dissemination in articles in the lay press (e.g., Time, Newsweek, National Geographic), television and radio documentaries (e.g., Scientific American, 60 minutes, CNN, BBC, Nova, El Hormiguero, etc.), and several books (e.g., N. Doidge, The Brain That Changes Itself; J. E. Robison, Switched On). He co-authored, with A. Fernandez and D. Bartres-Faz, El Cerebro que Cura (2019) published by Plataforma Editorial.
This episode's guest on Specifically for Seniors is Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Medical DIrector of Hebrew Senior Life's Wolk Center for Memory Health and co-author of "A Guide to Cogntive Fitness." This podcast introduces a se...