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Joseph Volpe MD

Joseph J. Volpe, MD

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Neurologist-in-Chief EmeritusBronson Crothers Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Primary Office Location: Boston Children's HospitalDepartment of Neurology300 Longwood AvenueFegan, 11th FloorBoston, Massachusetts 02115

Contact: 617-355-8994

Fax: 617-730-0279

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    • Neurology
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    • Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program
  • Neonatal Brain Disorders

    General Neurology

  • Medical School

    Harvard Medical School, 1964

    Boston, MA


    Massachusetts General Hospital, 1964-1965

    Boston, MA


    Massachusetts General Hospital, 1968-1971

    Boston, MA

    Fellowship, Research Associate

    NICHD, 1966-1968

    Bethesda, MD

  • Pediatrics, Child Neurology

  • Laboratory research is addressed to the mechanism of oligodendroglial cell death caused free radicals, excitatory amino acids and glucose/oxygen deprivation (as a model of ischemia in vivo). 

    Clinical research is addressed to the mechanisms of brain injury in premature infants.

    Joseph Volpe, MD Research Site

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    Boston Children's HospitalDepartment of Neurology300 Longwood AvenueFegan, 11th FloorBoston, Massachusetts 02115
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