Medical School

  • Boston University , 1982 , Boston , MA


  • Children's Hospital National Medical Center , 1978 , Washington , DC


  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1980 , Boston , MA

Philosophy of Care

Committed to fostering optimal outcomes for children with medical and neurological disorders.


Celiane M. Rey-Casserly, PhD, ABPP/ABCN is director of Boston Children's Neuropsychology Program. She also works with patients in the hospital’s Brain Injury Center, Brain Tumor Center and Trauma Program. Among her areas of research focus are premature birth outcomes, spatial learning in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis and late effects of therapy for pediatric brain tumor survivors. Rey-Casserly completed her pediatric neuropsychology fellowship at Boston Children’s and is an assistant professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School.


  • American Board of Professional Psychology


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  1. Ullrich NJ, Payne JM, Walsh KS, Cutter G, Packer R, North K, Rey-Casserly C. Visual spatial learning outcomes for clinical trials in neurofibromatosis type 1. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2020 02; 7(2):245-249. View abstract
  2. Payne JM, Hearps SJC, Walsh KS, Paltin I, Barton B, Ullrich NJ, Haebich KM, Coghill D, Gioia GA, Cantor A, Cutter G, Tonsgard JH, Viskochil D, Rey-Casserly C, Schorry EK, Ackerson JD, Klesse L, Fisher MJ, Gutmann DH, Rosser T, Packer RJ, Korf B, Acosta MT, North KN. Reproducibility of cognitive endpoints in clinical trials: lessons from neurofibromatosis type 1. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2019 12; 6(12):2555-2565. View abstract
  3. Rey-Casserly C, Diver T. Late effects of pediatric brain tumors. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 12; 31(6):789-796. View abstract
  4. Rey-Casserly C, Diver T. Late effects of pediatric brain tumors. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 Oct 09. View abstract
  5. Rey-Casserly C, McGuinn L, Lavin A. School-aged Children Who Are Not Progressing Academically: Considerations for Pediatricians. Pediatrics. 2019 10; 144(4). View abstract
  6. Baum KT, Powell SK, Jacobson LA, Gragert MN, Janzen LA, Paltin I, Rey-Casserly CM, Wilkening GN. Implementing guidelines: Proposed definitions of neuropsychology services in pediatric oncology. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Aug; 64(8). View abstract
  7. Payne JM, Barton B, Ullrich NJ, Cantor A, Hearps SJ, Cutter G, Rosser T, Walsh KS, Gioia GA, Wolters PL, Tonsgard J, Schorry E, Viskochil D, Klesse L, Fisher M, Gutmann DH, Silva AJ, Hunter SJ, Rey-Casserly C, Cantor NL, Byars AW, Stavinoha PL, Ackerson JD, Armstrong CL, Isenberg J, O'Neil SH, Packer RJ, Korf B, Acosta MT, North KN. Randomized placebo-controlled study of lovastatin in children with neurofibromatosis type 1. Neurology. 2016 Dec 13; 87(24):2575-2584. View abstract
  8. Shultz LA, Pedersen HA, Roper BL, Rey-Casserly C. Supervision in neuropsychological assessment: a survey of training, practices, and perspectives of supervisors. Clin Neuropsychol. 2014; 28(6):907-25. View abstract
  9. Schreiber JE, Possin KL, Girard JM, Rey-Casserly C. Executive function in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: the NIH EXAMINER battery. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2014 Jan; 20(1):41-51. View abstract
  10. Baron IS, Wills K, Rey-Casserly C, Armstrong K, Westerveld M. Pediatric neuropsychology: toward subspecialty designation. Clin Neuropsychol. 2011 Aug; 25(6):1075-86. View abstract
  11. Krueger CE, Rosen HJ, Taylor HG, Espy KA, Schatz J, Rey-Casserly C, Kramer JH. Know thyself: real-world behavioral correlates of self-appraisal accuracy. Clin Neuropsychol. 2011 Jul; 25(5):741-56. View abstract
  12. Baron IS, Rey-Casserly C. Extremely preterm birth outcome: a review of four decades of cognitive research. Neuropsychol Rev. 2010 Dec; 20(4):430-52. View abstract
  13. Ullrich NJ, Ayr L, Leaffer E, Irons MB, Rey-Casserly C. Pilot study of a novel computerized task to assess spatial learning in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1. J Child Neurol. 2010 Oct; 25(10):1195-202. View abstract
  14. Turner CD, Rey-Casserly C, Liptak CC, Chordas C. Late effects of therapy for pediatric brain tumor survivors. J Child Neurol. 2009 Nov; 24(11):1455-63. View abstract
  15. Turner CD, Chordas CA, Liptak CC, Rey-Casserly C, Delaney BL, Ullrich NJ, Goumnerova LC, Scott RM, Begley HC, Fletcher WJ, Yao X, Chi S, Kieran MW. Medical, psychological, cognitive and educational late-effects in pediatric low-grade glioma survivors treated with surgery only. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Sep; 53(3):417-23. View abstract
  16. Rey-Casserly C, Meadows ME. Developmental perspectives on optimizing educational and vocational outcomes in child and adult survivors of cancer. Dev Disabil Res Rev. 2008; 14(3):243-50. View abstract
  17. Rey-Casserly, C & Bernstein, JH. Making the transition to adulthood in individuals with learning disorders. Adult Learning Disorders: Contemporary Issues, Wolf, L, Schreiber, H & Wasserstein, J (Eds.). 2008; in press. View abstract
  18. Rey-Casserly, C & Fennell, E . Brain tumors in children. Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychology, J.E. Morgan & J. H. Ricker (Eds.). 2008. View abstract
  19. N. Ullrich, C. Rey-Casserly,& L. Goumnerova . Neuropsychological Outcome After Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Children With Primary Brain Tumors and Aqueductal Stenosis. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. 2007; 13(S1):155. View abstract
  20. C. Rey-Casserly, R. Scott, L. Goumnerova, M. Proctor, S. Pomeroy, K. Marcus & M. Kieran. Neuropsychological Outcomes in Children Following Posterior Fossa Syndrome. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Volume 12, Supplement S1. 2006; 12(S1):109. View abstract
  21. Bernstein, J. H., Kammerer, B. K., Prather, P., & Rey-Casserly, C. Developmental neuropsychological assessment. Psychologists' Desk Reference, G.P.Koocher & J. C. Norcross & S. S. Hill (Eds.). 2005; 28-32. View abstract
  22. Garvie, P.A., Tao, M.L., Schum, L.N., Rey-Casserly, C., Mulhern, R. & Parsons, S.K. Use of a verbal language screening tool prior to pediatric quality of life (QOL) questionnaire administration. Neuro-Oncology. 2004; 6(4):445. View abstract
  23. Rey-Casserly, C., Scott, R. M., Goumnerova, L., Proctor, M., Marcus, K., Pomeroy, S., & Kieran, M. . Neuropsychological outcomes in children following posterior fossa syndrome: a report of 4 cases. Neuro-Oncology. 2003; 5(1):59. View abstract
  24. Koocher, G. P., & Rey-Casserly, C. . Ethical issues in psychological assessment. Assessment Psychology, J.R.Graham & J.A. Naglieri (Eds.). 2003; 10:165-180. View abstract
  25. Rey-Casserly, C. Neuropsychological assessment of preschool children. E. V. Nuttal & I. Romero & J. Kalesnik (Eds.), Assessing and Screening Preschoolers: Psychological and Educational Dimensions. 1999; 281-295. View abstract
  26. Dangond F, Garada B, Murawski BJ, Rey-Casserly C, Holman BL, Mikati MA. Focal brain dysfunction in a 41-year old man with familial alternating hemiplegia. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 1997; 247(1):35-41. View abstract
  27. Bernstein JH, Prather PA, Rey-Casserly C. Neuropsychological assessment in preoperative and postoperative evaluation. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 1995 Jul; 6(3):443-54. View abstract
  28. Rey-Casserly, C. Neuropsychological status of low birth weight children at preschool age. 1982. View abstract