Lena Moskovich, M.D.

Dr. Moskovich is a Neurologist and Neuropsychologist who has worked with the HGARC since 1990. Dr. Moskovich received her M.D. in 1964 from the 2MOLMI Medical School in Moscow, Russia. She worked with Alexander Luria in his neuropsychological lab at Burdenko Neurosurgery Institute in Moscow for many years, and completed her Ph.D. Theses “Memory Impairment in Patients with Hypothalamic Tumors” in 1975. She also worked in the Cerebrovascular Department and in Stereotaxic Neurosurgery as a Neurologist and Neuropsychologist. Her areas of interest include lateralization and hemispheric interaction, the functional role of subcortical structures, neuropsychological syndromes of cerebrovascular desease (on the cases of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, strokes, and on models of endovascular neurosurgery) as well as Parkinsonism and cerebral palsy before and after stereotaxic neurosurgery. She is also interested in pharmacological treatment of different cognitive deficits, including neurotransmitters and neuropeptides. Dr. Moskovich is the author of four books: Brain and Memory, Subcortical Structures and Mental Processes, Neuropsychological Investigation of a Child, and Clinical Neuropsychology.