Maria T. Acosta, MD

Clinical Director, the Gilbert Family Neurofibromatosis Institute
Principal Investigator
Medical Director, ADHD Genetic Study at National Genome Research Institute

Research Center(s) Membership(s)

Center for Neuroscience Research

Contact Information


Research Area(s) of Focus

Developmental disabilities, neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Academic Appointment(s)

  • Associate Professor of Neurology at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Education & Training

  • MD, Neurology, Industrial University of Santander, Bucaramanga, Columbia (1981-1988)
  • Residency and Fellowship Program, Child Neurology, The “Nueva-Granada” Military University, Military Central Hospital, Bogota, Columbia (1988-1992)
  • Residency Program Elective, Child Neurophysiology, The "San Joan de Deu" Hospital, Barcelona, Spain (1992-1993)
  • Fellowship Program, Child Neuropsychology, The European Program of Child Neuropsycology Paedological Institute and Vrije University, Amsterdam, Holland (1995-1997)
  • Fellowship Program, Child Neurology, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC (2000-2005)
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