Board Certified in Neurology
M.D.: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Dr. Albert Lo is the Director of Neuroscience Research at the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research at Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Lo is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and Epidemiology at Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, RI, and Associate Director of the Veteran Affairs Center of Excellence for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology, as well as the Director of the MS Clinic, at the Providence VA Medical Center.
Dr. Lo received his B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He then received a C.P.H. degree from Harvard University and subsequently earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degree in neuroscience from the Wake Forest University. Dr. Lo completed his internship and neurology residency at Yale University School of Medicine. He subsequently joined the Yale School of Medicine faculty in 2001 and remained in the Department of Neurology until 2007. During that period he was also a staff physician at VA Connecticut Healthcare, West Haven, where he was director of the Multiple Sclerosis Clinic.
In 2004, Dr. Lo received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in recognition of his achievements and potential in the field of neurology, and for his work in understanding and developing new therapies in the field of multiple sclerosis. The Presidential Award is the highest honor bestowed by the US government to outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers. It recognizes and nurtures scientists and engineers who show exceptional potential for leadership at the frontiers of scientific knowledge. In 2013 Dr. Lo was named a Healthcare Hero by the Hartford Business Journal.