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Ania Busza, M.D., Ph.D.

Ania Busza, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurology

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Ania Busza received her undergraduate degrees in Biology and in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She then completed her M.D. and Ph.D. training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where her doctorate work focused on how light and temperature cues ...
Ania Busza received her undergraduate degrees in Biology and in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She then completed her M.D. and Ph.D. training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where her doctorate work focused on how light and temperature cues help re-set the circadian clock. Her clinical training includes internship and residency in Neurology at Boston University Medical Center, followed by the Vascular Neurology (Stroke) Fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She then completed an Experimental Therapeutics fellowship at the University of Rochester.

Dr Busza is currently an Assistant Professor in the Stroke division of the Neurology department. She divides her time between clinical care for patients with stroke, being Associate Director of the T32-funded Experimental Therapeutics Fellowship, and directing the Movement and Plasticity Laboratory (MAPL). Her research focuses on adapting new technologies to create more personalized therapies for post-stroke motor impairments, in order to ultimately improve recovery of function after stroke.

Certified Specialties

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Vascular Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2015 - 2015

Residency, Neurology, Boston Medical Center. 2011 - 2014

Internship, Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center. 2010 - 2011

Education

MD | University of Massachusetts Medical School. 2010

Awards

2023 A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award. 2023

Neurology Faculty Teaching Award. 2022

Publications

Journal Articles

Upper Extremity Robotic-Assisted Rehabilitation: Results Not Yet Robust.

Dobkin BH, Busza A

Stroke.. 2023 June 54 (6):1474-1476. Epub 05/08/2023.

Rehabilitation Therapy Doses Are Low After Stroke and Predicted by Clinical Factors.

Young BM, Holman EA, Cramer SC,

Stroke.. 2023 March 54 (3):831-839. Epub 02/03/2023.

Experimental Neurotherapeutics: Surfing the tidal wave of new opportunities.

Reoma LB, Busza A, Mouradian MM, Kaufmann P, Augustine EF, Frank S, Sutula TP, Cole AJ, Fitter HD, Meurer W, Nath A, Griggs RC

Annals of neurology.. 2022 December 22 Epub 12/22/2022.

FLUORESCE: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial of Fluoxetine for Vision Recovery After Acute Ischemic Stroke.

Schneider CL, Prentiss EK, Busza A, Williams ZR, Mahon BZ, Sahin B

Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society.. 2022 July 8 Epub 07/08/2022.

Rehabilitation of visual perception in cortical blindness.

Saionz EL, Busza A, Huxlin KR

Handbook of clinical neurology.. 2022 184 :357-373. Epub 1900 01 01.

Rapid assessment of hand reaching using virtual reality and application in cerebellar stroke.

Isenstein EL, Waz T, LoPrete A, Hernandez Y, Knight EJ, Busza A, Tadin D

PloS one.. 2022 17 (9):e0275220. Epub 09/29/2022.

Automatic Identification of Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Exercise Type and Dose Using Body-Worn Sensors and Machine Learning: A Pilot Study.

Balestra N, Sharma G, Riek LM, Busza A

Digital biomarkers.. 2021 5 (2):158-166. Epub 07/02/2021.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for functional recovery after stroke: similarities with the critical period and the role of experience-dependent plasticity.

Schneider CL, Majewska AK, Busza A, Williams ZR, Mahon BZ, Sahin B

Journal of neurology.. 2019 July 25 Epub 07/25/2019.

Survival of retinal ganglion cells after damage to the occipital lobe in humans is activity dependent.

Schneider CL, Prentiss EK, Busza A, Matmati K, Matmati N, Williams ZR, Sahin B, Mahon BZ

Proceedings. Biological sciences. 2019 February 27286 (1897):20182733. Epub 1900 01 01.

Using Vision to Study Poststroke Recovery and Test Hypotheses About Neurorehabilitation.

Busza A, Schneider CL, Williams ZR, Mahon BZ, Sahin B

Neurorehabilitation and neural repair.. 2019 February 33 (2):87-95. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA.

Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY,

The New England journal of medicine.. 2018 July 19379 (3):215-225. Epub 05/16/2018.

Interfacility transfers for US ischemic stroke and TIA, 2006-2014.

George BP, Doyle SJ, Albert GP, Busza A, Holloway RG, Sheth KN, Kelly AG

Neurology.. 2018 May 190 (18):e1561-e1569. Epub 04/04/2018.

Clinical reasoning: a 32-year-old woman with right-sided numbness and word-finding difficulties.

Busza A, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Kase CS

Neurology.. 2014 August 2683 (9):e98-102. Epub 1900 01 01.

Thalamus segmentation based on the local diffusion direction: a group study.

Mang SC, Busza A, Reiterer S, Grodd W, Klose AU

Magnetic resonance in medicine.. 2012 January 67 (1):118-26. Epub 06/07/2011.

Interactions between circadian neurons control temperature synchronization of Drosophila behavior.

Busza A, Murad A, Emery P

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2007 October 327 (40):10722-33. Epub 1900 01 01.

Roles of the two Drosophila CRYPTOCHROME structural domains in circadian photoreception.

Busza A, Emery-Le M, Rosbash M, Emery P

Science.. 2004 June 4304 (5676):1503-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Nocturnal increase in plasma cGMP levels in humans.

Zhdanova IV, Simmons M, Marcus JN, Busza AC, Leclair OU, Taylor JA

Journal of biological rhythms.. 1999 August 14 (4):307-13. Epub 1900 01 01.

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