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Bradley T. Hyman, MD, PhD

  • Director, Massachusetts Alzheimer Disease Research Center


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Clinical Interests
  • Behavioral neurology
  • Memory disorders
  • Alzheimer's disease
Medical Education
  • PhD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • Residency, University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
Board Certifications
  • Neurology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

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Bradley T. Hyman is the John B. Penney, Jr. Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He directs the Alzheimer's disease research unit at MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (MIND), with the goal of understanding the neuropathophysiologic and genetic factors that underlie dementia. Dr. Hyman's laboratory studies the anatomical and molecular basis of dementia in Alzheimer's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. Dr. Hyman received his M.D. and Ph.D. from University of Iowa and he has received the Metropolitan Life Award, the Potamkin Prize, a National Institute on Aging Merit award, and an Alzheimer Association Pioneer Award. He is the current Director of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr Hyman's research focuses on Alzheimer Disease and Lewy Body Dementias, spanning patient care, diagnostic and therapeutic issues, and neuropathology.  He also directs a basic science program dedicated to understanding the underlying biology of dementias, how genetic risk factors impact the diease, and how to develop new therapies that may help patients.

View my most recent publications at PubMed

(selected from >500 papers and chapters

1. de Calignon A, et al Casapse activation precedes and leads to tangles. Nature 2010 Apr 22;464(7292):1201-4

15. Serrano-Pozo A, et al Beneficial effect of human anti-amyloid-beta active immunization on neurite morphology and tau pathology. Brain. 2010 May;133(Pt 5):1312-27.

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