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Charles M. Poser


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US neurologist.

Biography of Charles M. Poser

Charles M. Poser is visiting professor of neurology, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, and is senior neurologist with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. (2004)

We thank Andre Trombeta for information submitted.


  • Charles M. Poser:
    The Relationship Between Syringomyelia and Neoplasm.
    Springfield, Ill., Thomas, 1956. 98 pages. American lecture series, no. 262.
  • Charles M. Poser, editor:
    Mental retardation: diagnosis and treatment.
    New York, Hoeber Medical Division, Harper & Row, 1969. ix, 271 pages.
  • Charles M. Poser, D. W. Paty, L. Scheinberg et al:
    New diagnostic criteria for multiple sclerosis: Guidelines for research protocols.
    Annals of Neurology, 1983, 13: 227-230.
  • Charles M. Poser:
    Pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis. A critical reappraisal.
    Acta neuropathologica, 1986, 71: 1.
  • Charles M. Poser:
    Multiple sclerosis. Epidemiology and genetics.
    Annals of Neurology, December 1994, supplement 2, volume 36.
  • Raad A. Shakir, Charles M. Poser (editor), Peter K. Newman (editor:
    Tropical Neurology. W. B. Saunders, 1996. 485 pages.
  • Charles M. Poser, G. W. Bruyn:
    An Illustrated History of Malaria.
    New York : Parthenon Pub. Group, 1999. xiv, 165 pages.
  • Charles M. Poser, A. Chaudhuri, P. O. Behan, Gerard M. Lehrer, and Douglas S. Goodin:
    The relationship of MS to physical trauma and psychological stress: Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.
    Neurology, 2000, 54: 1393-1395.
  • Charles M. Poser:
    George Willem Bruyn, MD, PhD (1928–2002). Neurology 2002, 59: 1132-1133.
  • Charles M. Poser:
    Notes on the history of the prion diseases. Part I.
    Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 2002, 104:1:1-9.
  • George W. Bruyn and Charles M. Poser:
    The History of Tropical Neurology. Nutritional Disorders.
    Science History Publications/U.S.A. Watson), Nantucket, Massachiusetts, 2003. 156 pages.
  • Hans P. Hartung, Jorge Barahona, Orlando Garcea, Wolfgang Grisold, Jürg Kesselring, Xavier Montalban, Frederick E. Munschauer, Chris Polman, Charles M. Poser:
    BrainLINC 1. Deutsche Ausgabe. Learning in Cases.
    Urban & Fischer, München, Oktober 2003
  • Charles M. Poser:
    An Illustrated Pocketbook of Multiple Sclerosis.
    CRC Press-Parthenon Publishers, 1903.

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