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Albert, Marilyn S., Ph.D.

Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry
Director of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Neurology

Main Office Address

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Neurology
Reed Hall West, Room 101B
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone 410-614-3040
Fax 410-502-2189


Administrative Manager

Susan Larson




University of Rochester



McGill University



McGill University



University of Minnesota Medical School

Professional Interests

  • Major research interests are in the area of cognitive change with age
  • Disease-related changes of cognition (with a particular focus on Alzheimer's Disease)
  • The relationship of cognitive change to brain structure and function, as assessed through imaging (e.g., MRI, fMRI, SPECT) and genetics
  • Recent studies have focused on how to predict who will develop Alzheimer's disease over time
  • Additional research efforts have included epidemiological studies of predictors of the maintenance of cognitive function, as well as cognitive decline

Selected Publications

Albert M, Moss M, Tanzi R, Jones K. Preclinical prediction of AD using neurophysiolgical test. J International Neuropsych Soc, 2001; 7: 631-639. 

Killiany R, Gomez-Isla T, Moss M, Kikinis R, Sandor T, Jolesz F, Tanzi R, Jones K, Hyman B, Albert M. Use of structural magnetic resonance imaging to predict who will get Alzheimer's disease. Ann Neurol, 2000: 47: 430-439. 

Daly E, Zaitchik D, Copeland M, Schmahmann J, Gunther J, Albert M. Predicting 'conversion' to AD using standardized clinical information. Arch Neurol, 2000: 57: 675-680. 

Johnson K, Jones K, Holman L, Becker A, Spiers P, Satlin A, Albert M. Preclinical prediction of AD using SPECT. Neurol, 1998; 50:1563-1571. 

Guttmann C, Jolesz F, Kikinis R, Killiany R, Moss M, Sandor T, Albert M. White matter changes with normal aging. Neurol, 1998: 972-978.


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