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Elena Boder


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American physician.

Biography of Elena Boder

Elena Boder obtained her MD in 1932. Besides her contributions to ataxia-telangiectasia she is particularly remembered for her work on dyslexia.


  • E. Boder and R. P. Sedgwick:
    Ataxia-telangiectasia. A familial syndrome of progressive cerebellar ataxia, oculocutaneous telangiectasia and frequent pulmonary infection.
    Pediatrics, 1958, 21: 526–554.
  • R. P. Sedgwick and E. Boder:
    Progressive ataxia in childhood with particular reference to ataxia-telangiectasia.
    Neurology, July 1960, 10: 705-715.
  • E. Boder and R. P. Sedgwick:
    Ataxia-telangiectasia. A review of 101 cases.
    In: Walsh G, editor. Little Club Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 8, cerebellum, posture and cerebral palsy. London, UK: The National Spastics Society and Heinemann Medical Books, Ltd.; 1963: 110–118.
  • W. L. Epstein, H. H. Fudenberg, W. B. Reed, E. Boder, and R. P. Sedgwick:
    Immunologic Studies in Ataxia-Telangiectasia. I. Delayed Hypersensitivity and Serum Immune Globulin Levels in Probands and First-Degree Relatives.
    International Archives of Allergy and Applied Immunology, Basel, New York, 30: 15-29, 1966.
  • E. Boder:
    Ataxia-Telangiectasia. In: M. R. Gomez, editor: Neurocutaneous Diseases: A Practical Approach. Butterworth-Heinemann; 1987: 95-117.
  • R. A. Gatt, I. Berkel, E. Boder et al:
    Localization of an ataxia-telangiectasia gene to chromosome 11q22-23.
    Nature, December 8, 1988, 336 (6199): 577-580.
  • R. A. Gatti RA, E. Boder, H. V. Vinters, et al:
    Ataxia-telangiectasia: an interdisciplinary approach to pathogenesis.
    Medicine, Baltimore, March 1991, 70 (2): 99-117.

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