Anne Louise Oaklander, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Anne Louise Oaklander M.D., Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Trained at Rutgers and Johns Hopkins, she directs MGH’s Nerve Unit, a federally funded research and clinical team at Massachusetts General that studies peripheral nerve disorders. They discovered a new neuropathy common in children and young women, and its first treatment, and they linked fibromyalgia to small-fiber neuropathy. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Association, with over 100 publications. She has served on advisory panels for the National Institutes of Health, the FDA, and the Institute of Medicine.