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Bradford Clark Dickerson, M.D.

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Biography
1995 - 1999
James Scholar Program for Independent Study (research conducted in Morrell lab, Rush University)
1995
Walter Rice Craig Summer Research Fellowship (conducted in lab of W.T. Greenough)
1996
Honorable Mention, Student Research Day
1996 - 1997
Rush University Scholars Fellowship (Rush University Scholar Fellowship (F & L Morrell lab)
1997
Second place in Sigma Xi session of research forum
1998
Alpha Omega Alpha
1999
David M. Olkon Honors Scholarship
2001
Outstanding Resident Teacher in Neurology
2002
Partners in Excellence Award (Neurology Chief Residents)
2003 - 2005
Clinical Investigator Training Program
2005
Mentor of the Year Award
2007
MGH Scientific Advisory Committee Poster of Distinction Award
2013
Norman Geschwind Award in Behavioral Neurology
2013
Honorable Mention, Annual Award for Compassionate Care
2021
Xandra Breakfield Research Mentor of the Year

Overview
Brad Dickerson, M.D., is the Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Frontotemporal Disorders Unit and Neuroimaging Lab in Boston. He holds the Tommy Rickles Chair in Progressive Aphasia Research, is Director of the Neuroimaging Core of the MGH Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.

As a behavioral neurologist, Dr. Dickerson runs a busy weekly multidisciplinary clinic caring for patients with various forms of cognitive impairment and dementia, as well as providing training for clinical and research fellows. He also runs a large NIH-, foundation-, and philanthrophy-funded research program focusing on quantitative structural, functional, and molecular neuroimaging techniques, along with quantitative behavioral assessments, to investigate dementias as well as normal aging. His team also studies new approaches to caregiving. He has published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as many book chapters, and has edited two books on dementia. He is active in mentoring trainees and in teaching, and co-directs the annual Harvard Dementia Course. He is Chair of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council of the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Association and is Chair-elect of the Medical Advisory Council of the national Association for FTD. He has won a number of awards, including the American Academy of Neurology’s Norman Geschwind Award in Behavioral Neurology and the MGH Xandra Breakfield Research Mentor of the Year Award.

Research
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  1. R21AG073744 (DICKERSON, BRADFORD C) Aug 1, 2021 - May 31, 2023
    NIH
    Use of machine learning to quantify cognitive function in AD, FTD, and DLB
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R21AG072431 (SALAT, DAVID H) May 1, 2021 - Apr 30, 2023
    NIH
    Muli-scale Structural Imaging of Alzheimer's Disease Neuropathology and Neurodegeneration
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  3. R01AG061968 (DICKERSON, BRADFORD C) Sep 30, 2018 - May 31, 2023
    NIH
    A video intervention to improve decision making in early-onset dementia caregivers
    Role: Principal Investigator
  4. U01AG057195 (APOSTOLOVA, LIANA G) Sep 30, 2018 - May 31, 2023
    NIH
    Early Onset AD Consortium - the LEAD Study (LEADS)
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  5. R56AG058745 (BARRETT, LISA FELDMAN) Sep 30, 2018 - Aug 31, 2021
    NIH
    Biopsychosocial Mechanisms of Superaging
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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  1. Cavallari M, Fong TG, Touroutoglou A, Dickerson BC, Schmitt E, Travison TG, Marcantonio ER, Ngo LH, Libermann T, Pascual-Leone A, Shafi MM, Inouye SK, Jones RN. Assessment of potential selection bias in neuroimaging studies of postoperative delirium and cognitive decline: lessons from the SAGES study. Brain Imaging Behav. 2022 Mar 12. PMID: 35278158.
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  2. Barker MS, Gottesman RT, Manoochehri M, Chapman S, Appleby BS, Brushaber D, Devick KL, Dickerson BC, Domoto-Reilly K, Fields JA, Forsberg LK, Galasko DR, Ghoshal N, Goldman J, Graff-Radford NR, Grossman M, Heuer HW, Hsiung GY, Knopman DS, Kornak J, Litvan I, Mackenzie IR, Masdeu JC, Mendez MF, Pascual B, Staffaroni AM, Tartaglia MC, Boeve BF, Boxer AL, Rosen HJ, Rankin KP, Cosentino S, Rascovsky K, Huey ED. Proposed research criteria for prodromal behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia. Brain. 2022 Mar 10. PMID: 35349636.
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  3. Putcha D, Eckbo R, Katsumi Y, Dickerson BC, Touroutoglou A, Collins JA. Tau and the fractionated default mode network in atypical Alzheimer's disease. Brain Commun. 2022; 4(2):fcac055. PMID: 35356035.
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  4. Eldaief MC, Dickerson BC, Camprodon JA. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for the Neurological Patient: Scientific Principles and Applications. Semin Neurol. 2022 Feb 25. PMID: 35213900.
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  5. Illán-Gala I, Montal V, Borrego-Écija S, Mandelli ML, Falgàs N, Welch AE, Pegueroles J, Santos-Santos M, Bejanin A, Alcolea D, Dols-Icardo O, Belbin O, Sánchez-Saudinós MB, Bargalló N, González-Ortiz S, Lladó A, Blesa R, Dickerson BC, Rosen HJ, Miller BL, Lleó A, Gorno-Tempini ML, Sánchez-Valle R, Fortea J. Cortical microstructure in primary progressive aphasia: a multicenter study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2022 02 09; 14(1):27. PMID: 35139897.
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  6. Bannon S, Reichman M, Popok P, Wagner J, Gates M, Uppal S, LeFeber L, Wong B, Dickerson BC, Vranceanu AM. In It Together: A Qualitative Meta-Synthesis of Common and Unique Psychosocial Stressors and Adaptive Coping Strategies of Persons With Young-Onset Dementia and Their Caregivers. Gerontologist. 2022 02 09; 62(2):e123-e139. PMID: 33125490.
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  7. Bannon SM, Reichman M, Popok P, Grunberg VA, Traeger L, Gates MV, Krahn EA, Brandt K, Quimby M, Wong B, Dickerson BC, Vranceanu AM. Psychosocial Stressors and Adaptive Coping Strategies in Couples After a Diagnosis of Young-Onset Dementia. Gerontologist. 2022 02 09; 62(2):262-275. PMID: 33893481.
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  8. Assogna M, Sprugnoli G, Press D, Dickerson B, Macone J, Bonnì S, Borghi I, Connor A, Hoffman M, Grover N, Wong B, Shen C, Martorana A, O'Reilly M, Ruffini G, El Fakhri G, Koch G, Santarnecchi E. Gamma-induction in frontotemporal dementia (GIFTeD) randomized placebo-controlled trial: Rationale, noninvasive brain stimulation protocol, and study design. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2021; 7(1):e12219. PMID: 35141396.
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  9. Jang I, Li B, Riphagen JM, Dickerson BC, Salat DH. Multiscale structural mapping of Alzheimer's disease neurodegeneration. Neuroimage Clin. 2022; 33:102948. PMID: 35121307.
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  10. Menardi A, Rossi S, Koch G, Hampel H, Vergallo A, Nitsche MA, Stern Y, Borroni B, Cappa SF, Cotelli M, Ruffini G, El-Fakhri G, Rossini PM, Dickerson B, Antal A, Babiloni C, Lefaucheur JP, Dubois B, Deco G, Ziemann U, Pascual-Leone A, Santarnecchi E. Toward noninvasive brain stimulation 2.0 in Alzheimer's disease. Ageing Res Rev. 2022 Mar; 75:101555. PMID: 34973457.
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  11. Cummings JL, Ismail Z, Dickerson BC, Ballard C, Grossberg G, McEvoy B, Foff E, Atri A. Development and assessment of a brief screening tool for psychosis in dementia. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2021; 13(1):e12254. PMID: 34934801.
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  12. Silverman HE, Ake JM, Manoochehri M, Appleby BS, Brushaber D, Devick KL, Dickerson BC, Fields JA, Forsberg LK, Ghoshal N, Graff-Radford NR, Grossman M, Heuer HW, Kornak J, Lapid MI, Litvan I, Mackenzie IR, Mendez MF, Onyike CU, Pascual B, Tartaglia MC, Boeve BF, Boxer AL, Rosen HJ, Cosentino S, Huey ED, Barker MS, Goldman JS. The contribution of behavioral features to caregiver burden in FTLD spectrum disorders. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Dec 02. PMID: 34854532.
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  13. Wong B, Loyer E, Sullivan C, Krivensky S, Lopez AV, Quimby M, Hochberg D, Dev SI, Putcha D, Eldaief MC, Brandt K, Dickerson BC. Feasibility of multidisciplinary telehealth evaluations in atypical dementia. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Dec; 17 Suppl 8:e055760. PMID: 34971212.
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  14. Cummings JL, Atri A, Ismail Z, Dickerson BC, Ballard C, Grossberg GT, McEvoy B, Foff E. Development and assessment of a brief screening tool for psychosis in dementia. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Dec; 17 Suppl 8:e057766. PMID: 34971295.
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  15. Bannon S, Wang K, Grunberg VA, Dickerson BC, Vranceanu AM. Couples' experiences managing young-onset dementia early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Gerontologist. 2021 Nov 05. PMID: 34739072.