Physician Profile

Leslie Wolfson, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Specialties:
  • Neurology
Office Locations:

Neurology
UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 3rd Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
860-679-4888
Directions

Board Certifications:
  • Neurology
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Undergraduate SchoolNew York UniversityPsychology
Medical SchoolAlbert Einstein School of MedicineMedicine
InternshipGeorgetown University HospitalDepartment of Medicine
ResidencyAlbert Einstein College of MedicineResident in Neurology
ResidencyAlbert Einstein School of MedicineChief Resident in Neurology
OtherLaboratory of Cerebral Metabolism-NIMHVisiting Scientist (Preceptor - Dr. L. Sokoloff)
FellowshipAlbert Einstein College of MedicineInterdept. Research Training Program
FellowshipNational Institutes of Health Fogarty Senior International Fellow Hammersmith MRC Cyclotron Unit
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Robert S. Salant Research Award American Physical Therapy Association, New York Chapter
Senior International FellowFogarty International Center, NIH
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Research Interests:

Geriatric neurology, balance and gait, ischemic white matter disease

Selected Publications:


Peer Reviewed Publications

Consensus statement for diagnosis of subcortical small vessel disease. Rosenberg, Gary A; Wallin, Anders; Wardlaw, Joanna M; Markus, Hugh S; Montaner, Joan; Wolfson, Leslie; Iadecola, Costantino; Zlokovic, Berislav V; Joutel, Anne; Dichgans, Martin; Duering, Marco; Schmidt, Reinhold; Korczyn, Amos D; Grinberg, Lea T; Chui, Helena C; Hachinski, Vladimir. (2015). Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism,

Cardiovascular risk factors and small vessel disease of the brain: blood pressure, white matter lesions, and functional decline in older persons. Abraham, Hazel Mae A; Wolfson, Leslie; Moscufo, Nicola; Guttmann, Charles R G; Kaplan, Richard F; White, William B. (2015). Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism,

Thalamic fractional anisotropy predicts accrual of cerebral white matter damage in older subjects with small-vessel disease. Cavallari, Michele; Moscufo, Nicola; Meier, Dominik; Skudlarski, Pawel; Pearlson, Godfrey D; White, William B; Wolfson, Leslie; Guttmann, Charles R G. (2014). Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 8, (34), 1321-7.

Processing speed in normal aging: effects of white matter hyperintensities and hippocampal volume loss. Papp, Kathryn V; Kaplan, Richard F; Springate, Beth; Moscufo, Nicola; Wakefield, Dorothy B; Guttmann, Charles R G; Wolfson, Leslie. (2013). Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition, 2, (21), 197-213.

Rapid buildup of brain white matter hyperintensities over 4 years linked to ambulatory blood pressure, mobility, cognition, and depression in old persons. Wolfson, Leslie; Wakefield, Dorothy B; Moscufo, Nicola; Kaplan, Richard F; Hall, Charles B; Schmidt, Julia A; Guttmann, Charles R G; White, William B. (2013). The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 11, (68), 1387-94.