About Sabrina Paganoni, MD, PhD

Sabrina Paganoni is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She obtained her MD degree at the University of Milan in Italy and a PhD in Neuroscience at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL). She completed her medical training at Harvard Medical School in Boston (residency at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital).

Her clinical and research activities relate to her subspecialty interests of neuromuscular medicine and clinical neurophysiology (EMG), with a particular focus on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
In addition to her clinical activity, Dr. Paganoni is actively engaged in clinical research. Her research focuses on ALS therapy development. She is the Principal Investigator of several ALS clinical trials and is interested in using biomarkers to enhance the efficiency of ALS research. She is also passionate about developing innovative assistive technology tools that can improve quality of life for people with disabilities.

Dr. Paganoni holds 3 Board Certifications (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuromuscular Medicine, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine)

Dr. Paganoni is a member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP), American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM).

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ALS clinic
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
Fax: 617-724-7290

Medical Education

  • PhD, Northwestern University
  • MD, University of Milan-Medical School
  • Residency, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
  • Neuromuscular Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

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