Marlene Oscar Berman
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Marlene Oscar Berman, Ph.D. is professor of psychiatry, neurology, and anatomy & neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine, as well as a research career scientist at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healcare System. To date, she has published over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts, invited reviews, and book chapters. She has made major contributions in multiple, distinct areas, but is probably best known for her insightful work on brain mechanisms associated with perceptual, emotional, and cognitive impairments in chronic alcoholics with and without Korsakoff’s syndrome. Dr. Berman’s contributions to science have been recognized with numerous awards and honors, ranging from a Fulbright scholarship,to awards for excellence in research from the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, the Research Society on Alcoholism, and the Distinguished Career award from the International Neuropsychological Society, just to name a few.
Her research interests include brain mechanisms associated with perceptual, emotional, and cognitive impairments in chronic alcoholics with and without Korsakoff’s syndrome.